Echo Mountain Inn
Travel Blogs from Hendersonville
... Going from dry arid west to verdant green of the east is like looking at two sides of the coin as is negotiating the old and tired LAX compared to the relative newness of Atlanta airport. Although lugging four HEAVY bags is not easy no matter what the airport is like. Traveling through Georgia to get to Greenville, South Carolina was a very long way (not sure how we'll go driving from Roanoke ...
... and the trail was much easier to follow. In about 2 miles, we got to the junction with Daniel Ridge Loop Trail (#105). We saw some mountain bikers along this trail, which is open to both hiking and biking and turned right, following the trail downwards along a creek. Right after the turn, we saw some enormous Chicken of the Woods fungi growing on a tree. Overall, this was a particularly beautiful section of ...
... west towards Asheville in North Carolina. Decided to get off the interstate highway because it's so boring and not what a Roadtrip should be. Because everyone travels by the freeway the old single lane country roads are mostly deserted and pass through beautiful untouched forests offering much needed shade in the 38c sun. Stopped at a river after driving over and seeing people swimming in. The place felt really rural ...
... to see updates, pictures, and find out what we're doing next! I will attach our group's blog to a later post so you can get to know the wild clan I will be surrounding myself with for the next 72 days.
Once more, my sincerest gratitude to the amazing support you, friends and family, shown these last few craaaazy months. I've been wanting to do this trip since February, 2013, and finally it's actually happening! Till next time, homies.
... Chimney Rock Park today, which is about a half hour south of Asheville. Chimney Rock is about three hundred and some feet high, and the elevator that takes you up there is being renovated, so our only option was the stairs. It was quite a climb, but we made it and the view was fantastic. From there you can climb even higher to Exclamation Point, the highest point in the park. More steps up. More fantastic views. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting