Travel Blogs from Palm Springs
Leaving Death Valley we expected the scenery to change but the desert nothing ness continued for miles with the mountains never seeming to be reached even though we drove over high passes & on (don't stop at Baker for food as we did, go on to Calico) through the empty lands for about 4 hours til we reached Calico a ghost mining town - great fun …
Was fairly warm today, mostly in low 30s, we thought once we hit California we would start to cool down. Nope, it actually got hotter, high 30s by the time we stopped. Rode through some nice desert areas with lots of cactus. Lots of wind machines through this ...
Woke up early to get going checked out the view, the picture doesn't do it justice. We headed up the mountain to elevation if 8516 feet on the cable car, Forgot to take more pictures with my iPhone for uploading so will have to wait for my Gopro videos when ...
Today we head out to the desert. There are a few different routes we can take out to Palm Springs and we have chosen the longest, most scenic (i.e. less freeway driving). First of all we took a quick stop at a mall to visit the Lego shop. I wish we had these at home, they are so cool. Then we headed off to a small town called Julian, really cute town and famous for apples and apple pie, which of course we ...
... on the planning! Ok more disorganised than laid back.
It is BOILING. We saw a temperature gauge that said 95 degrees. It's like sitting in a sauna. Another reason for needing a campsite so we can run the aircon in the van.
Travel was all fine. Best moment of the day was when Taya was struggling to settle to sleep at lunchtime in her car seat and Dylan started singing twinkle twinkle little star to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking