Mountain Trail Lodge
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMountain Trail Lodge Oakhurst
Loved this place but it was a bit far to travel to and from Yosemite. The road being so close was a bit annoying but it had a really nice swimming pool and the place was clean and tidy
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Today is our last day in San Francisco.. we had enough of the weather but loved the great feeling of the city itself.. time to go bush.
We picked up the hire car after the hotel manager made us walk around the block with our bags to avoid the hobos! This didn't work except getting us all hot and bothered and still saw all the hobos.
We got …
... it by about 5pm. Days Inn is 4 stories with car parks on the ground floor and 4th floor with no elevators. Our room was 203 so we had to lug the cases up 2 flights of stairs.
The lady on the desk, who seemed to be the boss had a thick accent and I found her hard to understand. I asked her if there was somewhere nearby, not in the national park, that it was worth us visiting as there were still several hours of daylight. She ...
... mostly local restaurants and stores. The original name was Fresno Flats when the Post Office was established in 1873. It was changed in 1912 to Oakhurst in order for people to forget a stage coach robbery and in fact most residents were not aware until the Post Office notified them. Although gold was found in the area Oakhurst was more of a service city, especially after Yosemite grew in tourists visits.
MONDAY 5/26-Memorial Day and a day of lazy ...
... we are here. The campground is small and tightly packed. We decided to chill before we hit the road tomorrow.
In our travels especially since Arizona we have come across a lot of rental RV's and many of them being rented by foreign travelers. It is not strange to go into one of the parks and hear several different languages spoken and it is nice to know that travelers from other countries are enjoying our National Parks.
TUESDAY 5/20. During the night ...
... and a little shopping then it was time to farewell Yosemite for now and head for San Mateo.....home for the next two nights. Had a short break at Merced Fruit Barn....same place as last year. It's a great break place. Drove onto San Jose where we had dinner at Buca di Beppo which is an Italian restaurant.....food was yummy yet again :) Checked into the hotel in San Mateo at 8.45pm.....another long ...