At the southern end of Yosemite National Park, Mariposa Grove contains hundreds of mature Giant Sequoia trees. It’s a great place to get up close to these natural giants but also a little scary if you lose your group!
After leaving the luxury of our hotel behind we head out on a long day of driving but things turn a little more eventful than planned with a trip to an Emergency Room in the town of Tonopah in what seems the middle of nowhere!
A long drive from the Grand Canyon to Las Vegas can only really have one stop – The Hoover Dam. We struggled with the heat but managed to get a quick look before spending an evening exploring Las Vegas!
Our aim was to arrive for sunset at Mather Point in the Grand Canyon National Park but we first headed via Lake Havasu City where of all things you will find London Bridge! Read about our quick drive along Route 66 and perhaps how not to do sunset at the Grand Canyon.
Group tours can help take a lot of the hassle out of travel adventures but actually they’re not always the best option for city exploring. Our day in San Diego, California comprised of San Diego Zoo and sadly not much else. Here’s how not to explore San Diego…