How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
Photos of Pinecrest Chalet
TripAdvisor Reviews Pinecrest Chalet
Travel Blogs from Pinecrest
... famous Muscle Beach (no muscle men in action, must have been too cold) and spent an hour on the beach building sandcastles. We had parked our car on Abbot Kinney Boulevard just a short walk from the beach - it's the super cool street in Venice Beach (independent shops, restaurants, bars - not a chain in sight) although its street cred went down a few notches in my estimation when we spotted Piers Morgan. We headed back to the hotel pool in the afternoon followed ...
... went to do a walk to see a waterfall. A sheer climb but worth the effort. Good job I don't suffer from vertigo! Again it was good not to be too slow though by the time they decided to do a further lake walk I ducked out when the route became very steep and spent a pleasant 20 mins enjoying the peace,sound of wood peckers and watching the squirrels.So to return to San Francisco. Roughly 6 hours of driving. We stopped to refuel at supposedly the best fast burger outlet in USA. ...
... her daughter is in an abusive relationship with a scumbag, who not only verbally and physically abuses her, but takes her car, makes her pay the phone bill, and has spent the last month yelling at her for "ruining" his life by getting pregnant. This was not a conversation I was expecting, but it was easy to see this lady needed someone to talk to about it. We chatted about it for a long time, and I found out she was hoping her ...
... 300 feet tall and with root systems that extend many acres. Even when they fall down and die they still remain lying on the ground for over a hundred years, such is the hardiness of these giants.
Despite their significant height, the roots only extend 6 to 12 feet below ground and form a network of roots with other trees in the forest. This way they support each other physically as well as sharing nutrients. ...
... as they usually dry up in the summer.
We then take a tour and learn about the history of the park and how it came to be. We learn about Lincoln and Roosevelt and how they made the park a reality. Lincoln set aside the land sight unseen in the middle of the civil war based on a photo from tunnel view which you can see in the blog. Roosevelt made it a federal park after camping here with John Muir of Muir woods fame. He liked it so much he stayed a ...