We’re not going to lie. Murphys Historic Hotel freaked us out. Lindsay was afraid to leave the room (Mark Twain’s room) at night to use the restroom down the hall and Lanee swears she heard a melody being hummed in the middle of the night. A guest log in the room reported previous guests’ ghost […]
A road trip to Murphys, California was quite simply off-the-beaten-path at its finest. There we found amazing adventures (like rappelling down an old mine shaft), gorgeous scenery, fabulous wines, delicious food, and quirky characters who give Murphys its special charm, not to mention a haunted hotel where Mark Twain and Ulysses S. Grant once stayed!
To kick the adrenaline into high gear in Murphys, California, we went rappelling (yes, apparently we like to HANG out when traveling…) through an old mine shaft at Moaning Caverns into a stunning cave, 160 feet to the bottom, including a couple extremely narrow passages (called “birth canals” because your body needs to be completely […]