Highland Springs Resort and Conference Center
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... golf clubs.
Grapes have to be overhead sprayed at night to get them cool enough to drop their leaves so they can be pruned. Morgan talked non stop the whole time we had her aboard and also set the route to take us through all this farm land and gave us a geology lesson about the mountains and earthquakes - she was an inspiration.
Lunch stop in an outside mall in Palm ...
... at a Chinese Restaurant as by this time we were famished. I can honestly say the China Wok dished up the best Black Pepper Beef I have ever had. You always enjoy food more when your really hungry.
We arrived a The Vagabond Inn about 4:00pm and went for a nap.It was far too hot to sit at the pool as it was 106F. Once the Sun went down behind the mountains we sat for an hour by the pool.
On to Los Angeles then Santa Barbara ...
If only we'd ended the day with apple pie, we'd have hit all of those terrific American traditions! The day begins with strange white shapes in the sky! They're the first clouds we've seen since arriving in Southern California and we're hoping the day might be a little less oppressive than the past few. What we hadn't realized was that the humidity has gone from 5% yesterday to ...
... a "chore" day into a "great" one!
We're concerned that Jake is getting the short end of the stick in this hottest of Palm Springs' summers. With temperatures hovering at 110 and with very few lakes or rivers available, his day consists of short outdoor walks and long indoor sleeps so we decide to spend the day on the coast. The route we've selected bypasses the worst of the LA traffic and takes us to Long Beach where we hope ...
Who gets up at 6:00 a.m. on holidays? We do when we we've got a 7:37 tee time at the Tahquitz Creek Golf Club next to our condo complex. Lots of laughs and we definitely got our momey's worth of strokes. The course was excellent; although we spent a lot of time raking the bunkers. Our fees included a 'free' breakfast ( ya right) after our round which was quite good and soon we had forgotten our scores and headed back to the pool. Rough ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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