We traveled further south to the Salinas Elks to stay for 2 nights. $25 a night for power and water. There is a dump station for an additional $5. It’s basically a gravel parking lot, there are a few grassy areas to walk the dogs.
The most memorable excursion was to the Steinbeck museum. I remember crying reading The Red Pony as a kid, and as recent as last year I listened to Travels With Charley on CD while on the road to Utah. Touring the museum I realize that I need to read some more of his books. I remember reading a few of his books during high school, but really don’t remember much about them. Also, I would like to watch some of the great movies that were made from his books. Do you have a favorite Steinbeck book or movie?
I didn’t realize that he was a war correspondent, and had traveled as much as he did. If you get a chance to tour the museum I highly recommend it.
After we left we drove by the Steinbeck house as a gorgeous sunset was in the making.
The next day we packed up for a long drive to Porterville.