Mormon Lake Lodge
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Mormon Lake
... highway to Reno, turning off at Lake Tahoe South (we've been here before and there is a huge RV park opposite the lake but while it's pretty, it is way too busy for this black duck). Dropped down the eastern side of the ranges through an impressive set of switchbacks and meeting with the 395 at Gardnerville, well south of Carson City.
The 395 is a very pleasant drive and is a great option for those cruising north of LA to Reno or Sacramento (or heading south). ...
... and sounds, sometimes browsing the makeshift local market set up on the platform to capture train passengers such as us.
What did we see through the big picture windows of the observation car as we trundled across the countryside? Initially we were in desert country, with low scrub and undulating plains. There were rocky outcrops and some distant mountains, which later became larger and snow capped as we travelled through Arizona ...
... Grey described in his book “Call of the Canyon” this canyon as having "strange, wild, magnificent ruggedness and beauty.” Also present on this hike is Meyhew's Lodge. A local “character” Bear Howard had spent a year as a cave-dweller, then built a cabin on the confluence of Oak Creek and the West Fork. Ironically, his cabin became the Mayhew Lodge, where years later it was expanded and became a secret refuge of elite movie stars ...
... with a much more comfortable climate. Within an hour of a torrential downpour not a sign of the rain---although later news reports tell of localized Flagstaff flooding. It seems that every town or city we've visited so far advertises a "downtown historic centre" or equally appealing plea for tourist visits and we've visited every one. Sometimes disappointing, but other times tasteful ...
... some talks, to catch up with friends and aquaintences and to hear the latest in the overlanding world.
As we had just aquired a Four Wheel Pop-up Camper (see: www.fourwheelcampers.com) we took up residence on their stand along with a dozen of other happy owners. It was a good couple of days but we wanted to head on and ind ourselves some new country to camp in. ...