Donner Lake Village Resort
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- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
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... explore it much.
It seems like a much tamer Vegas. There were Casinos and such, but we just didn't have time to check it out.
We checked into our a hotel, a Holiday Inn Express near the airport. The hotel was very nice and had very high ceilings in the hotel room and Justin enjoyed the echo.
We also went to eat an an Applebees, where I had a yummy but spicy shrimp salad and Justin had a burger.
Then we went back to the hotel and soaked a bit in the hot ...
June 5th – Day 32
Truckee is up in the mountains, can
have months and months of snow a year and is a skiing area. Only 20
minutes to Lake Tahoe it is also a stop for tourists all times of the
year and is set up accordingly. Cute little shops and expensive
designer ones, it's really pretty.
Today we drove to Oldtown Truckee to
look through the areas that are the oldest. We were just going to
spend half an hour ...
... did not get in until late evening. This did give us the day to run to Reno for supplies, get a couple of hours in at the beach, set up camp, get a fire going and start the party. By the time the Spoons arrived around midnight the fire was raging, the drinks were flowing and we were brimming with excitement. Coop and Mike were camping with us that night as well, we spent the night catching up, uncontrollably laughing, discussing plans for the ...
... golf course with Cooper and then ended the night relaxing at their place drinking beers and watching Youtube videos. It was a great first full day in Tahoe and Kaitlyn and I were starting to see the appeal of living here in the summers.
The next day was spent eating Truckee Style wings at Blue Coyote and checking out the Brewing Lair Blairsden, about 35 min. from Truckee. The Brewing Lair was tucked back about a ¼ mile into the trees ...
... but, connected or not...they were closed until summer. Her next call was to a friend of a friend with a horse boarded at some place that could set us up with a trail ride...after all, Chum has her new boots...
We took a walk (by mountain woman standards) / hike (by this writer’s standards) / high altitude death march (by low-lander kid standards) down the hill to the lake (which, consequently also means ...