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Shelter Cove Minus the RV

We opted to return to Shelter Cove this summer but instead of RVing it we rented a house large enough to host the entire family…..which, at this point, is 9 adults and 3 kiddos.  Driving cars over that steep and winding road wasn’t nearly as daunting as hauling RV’s over it.  So, getting there was a lot less stressful if you don’t count the challenge of getting everything to fit in the trunk of the car!

The home we rented was located on Lower Pacific Rd. and backed up to the ocean.  So, when you walk in the front door you are immediately greeted with the glorious view of the ocean via the almost total wall of windows and french doors across the back of the house.


That view alone made the house rental a hit.  Wow!

Leaving the 5th wheel at home also meant leaving the dogs at home as t...

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Shelter Cove RV Park & Campground

Shelter Cove was not the original plan for our family camp out…… Sequoia National Park was.  But, as we got closer and closer to our reservation date for Dorst Creek Campground, the possibility of it being closed due to a lack of water became more of a worry.  The park service assured those with reservations that if that happened we would be rerouted to Kings Canyon Campground.  That solution wasn’t attractive to us because it gets pretty hot there in the summer.  So, Chris took it upon himself to find another place and Shelter Cove is what he found.

Frankly, I was doubtful of a place that had availability in July without much advance notice...

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