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Day #18 – #20 – WCA: Oakland -> Oakhurst, Yosemite National Park (July 10-12, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 231 miles (exploring Oakhurst as well for 2 days) Points of Interest: Oakhurst Air B&B; Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, California So life is such a beautiful gift, yes? One thing I love about long summer road trips is that if you don't care for a certain place where you are or have been,… Continue reading Day #18 – #20 – WCA: Oakland -> Oakhurst, Yosemite National Park (July 10-12, 2019)

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Day #17 – WCA – San Francisco: Alcatraz Tour & Pier 39 (July 9, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 8 miles + ferry rides Points of Interest: Alameda Ferry to downtown San Francisco, Alcatraz, Pier 39 Oh yay! This day has finally come! I made our Alcatraz tour reservations back in early May and have been so looking forward to this time way before then! After getting advice from our host as to… Continue reading Day #17 – WCA – San Francisco: Alcatraz Tour & Pier 39 (July 9, 2019)

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Day #16 – WCA – Muir Woods, Muir Beach (July 8, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 39 miles Points of Interest: Muir Woods, Muir Beach Good morning!!! It is a wonderful morning! We are happy to report that after the last post stating a concern for the safety of our adventure truck, we awoke to a fully intact brand new Toyota Tundra...no broken windows! However, we did have a circle… Continue reading Day #16 – WCA – Muir Woods, Muir Beach (July 8, 2019)

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Day #15 – WCA – Crescent City, CA -> Embarcadero Cove Marina, Oakland, CA (July 7, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 368 miles Points of Interest: Humboldt Redwood State Park, Eternal Treehouse No!!!! We didn't want to leave Crescent City and the beautiful weather but it was time to begin heading south and to move adventures! Today was a busy busy day, weaving in from Hwy. 101 to Hwy. 1 and seeing some great little… Continue reading Day #15 – WCA – Crescent City, CA -> Embarcadero Cove Marina, Oakland, CA (July 7, 2019)

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Day #14 – WCA – Jedediah State Park, Crescent City, CA (July 6, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 26 miles Points of Interest: Jedediah State Park, the Redwoods! Facts about Jedediah State Park: This amazing park covers nearly 10,000 acres along the banks of the Smith River. It offers over 20 miles of quiet and serene hiking trails and is considered by many reviews to be the most perfect of the Redwood… Continue reading Day #14 – WCA – Jedediah State Park, Crescent City, CA (July 6, 2019)

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Day #13 – WCA – Crescent City, CA & Oregon Coast – Brookings (July 5, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 55 miles Points of Interest: Battery Point Lighthouse; Brookings, Oregon Facts about Battery Point Lighthouse, Crescent City, California: (Sooo cool, BTW!) In 1855, the ship America burned in the harbor of Crescent City. 3 cannons were salvaged from the wreckage and mounted nearby at the northern harbor entrance. This resulted in the naming of… Continue reading Day #13 – WCA – Crescent City, CA & Oregon Coast – Brookings (July 5, 2019)

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Day #12 – WCA – Patricks Point SP -> Crescent City, CA (July 4, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 60 miles Points of Interest: Humboldt Lagoon State Park, Redwood National Park (Lady Bird Johnson Grove), Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Klamath, Trees of Mystery, Crescent Beach Overlook / Enderts Beach Road Facts about Crescent City, CA: The population of Crescent City at 7,643 in 2010 includes the Pelican Bay Prison inmate count. The… Continue reading Day #12 – WCA – Patricks Point SP -> Crescent City, CA (July 4, 2019)

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Day #11 – WCA – Patricks Point State Park, CA (July 3-4, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 0 miles Points of Interest: Agate Beach, Wedding Rock Facts about Patricks Point State Park: During the summer months, sometimes the fog doesn't burn off for days at a time. So apparently we got lucky having crystal clear days while there. The park only experiences about a 10 degree difference in average temperatures between… Continue reading Day #11 – WCA – Patricks Point State Park, CA (July 3-4, 2019)

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Day #10 – WCA – Reno, NV -> Patricks Point State Park, CA (July 2-3, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 354 miles Points of Interest: Lassen Volcanic National Park , California COAST!!!! Funny Laws in California: In Berkeley, it is illegal to whistle for a lost canary before 7am. Community leaders in Mountain View, California, have outlawed naming pet fish "names of aggressive content" such as Killer. It is against the law to play… Continue reading Day #10 – WCA – Reno, NV -> Patricks Point State Park, CA (July 2-3, 2019)

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Day #9 – WCA – Las Vegas, NV -> Reno, NV (July 1-2, 2019)

Mileage Driven: 507 miles Points of Interest: Death Valley National Park Interesting Fact about Death Valley National Park: Death Valley got its name from prospectors during the California Gold Rush in 1849, after several pioneers died during an expedition Death Valley has been a popular shooting location for the Star Wars movies. The highest point in… Continue reading Day #9 – WCA – Las Vegas, NV -> Reno, NV (July 1-2, 2019)