The Pines Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Pines Resort Bass Lake
This place is beautiful, everything I imagined of a cabin in the woods! Really want to come back one day :)
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After only 3 hours sleep, we were up and on the coach at 7.30am. Everyone slept on the coach journey and actually the hangovers weren't too bad. We stopped a few times on the way to Bass Lake. We were travelling for 9 hours today and I have swollen ankles and feet again. We arrived at the lake around 5pm, chilled for a bit and then went to the boys …
... or about to see! Chad went to get sandwiches at Degnan's Deli for our lunch later while the kids and I toured the Miwok Native American Village and the museum nearby featuring intricate baskets woven throughout the Valley's history. Then, the trek began! We drove for almost two and a half hours to reach Tuolumne Meadows (pronounced like "follow me" for example "Follow me to Tuolumne" rhymes.) Tioga Pass is closed because of snow from around October to May ...
... by offering us a cocktail and immediately offering up recommendations of restaurants and bars in the area.
For dinner we decided to head into Mission, SF's Latino district, for a Mexican feed. We ended up in the pretty chic, Tacolicious, where we feasted on all sorts of gorgeous tacos, washed down with a margarita for Kate and beer for Chris. We stopped off at a bar, Churchill, on the way home and were sorry to see Golden State just beat the Houston Rockets in a play off game. The locals were ...
... floor. The autumn colours are beautiful, lots of golden leaves, the air is crisp and the imposing granite cliffs surround you on all sides. There are gorgeous stone bridges over creeks and meadows of golden coloured grasses. We checked into our little cabin, which thankfully had good heating. The sun disappears behind the granite cliffs pretty early (like 3pm) and then it's gets mighty nippy. We stayed in cabins in ...
... first and then up again along all those hairpin bends around mountains sides with a drop off to take your breath away.
Roaring River Falls - the walk in so peaceful and sunny with no wind, just the rushing of the water to break the silence. Trout fishers along the river. Backtracked to Fresco (still very hot here) and then ...