Explore Outdoors: Vision of a new King's Highway is now an eye-catching hotel – KCRA Sacramento

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If you’ve ever driven Interstate 5 through the Central Valley, you’ve either caught a glimpse of a bell tower and just driven on by — or maybe you’ve never noticed it.
On this trip, KCRA 3’s Mike TeSelle stopped and wondered what the story was behind the signature bell tower only a few blocks away from the popular stop for pea soup.
To learn more about why Mission de Oro, a hotel and meeting center, was once envisioned as a way to build upon California’s King’s Highway — and why that vision failed — take a look at the video above.
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