Travel Blogs from Chimney Rock, United States

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Nature's Playground!, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Nature's Playground!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... 's just after noon. A few days ago I indicated I was heading towards Charlotte...that is...before I found a brochures advertising the Chimney Rock Park in western North Carolina. So I took a 3 hour detour....over the Eastern Continental Divide to arrive ...

Beautiful views, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Beautiful views

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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Today we visited Chimney Rock, a 535-million-year-old 315 foot tall towering monolith in the North Carolina mountains.  The rock is accessed first by a narrow twisting road, and then by elevator (of course you climb up if you really wanted!). After ...

Southbound completed - lets do it again Northbound, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Southbound completed - lets do it again Northbound

A travel blog entry by a3dennert

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Chimney Rock, NC, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Chimney Rock, NC

A travel blog entry by stevensfamily

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This video includes a trip with my sister and our kids to Chimney Rock. Chimney Rock is a great place to take kids hiking and horseback riding. The town at the base of the mountain has unique stores, resturants, and bars along the river. At one of the ...

Landmark for Pioneers, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Landmark for Pioneers

A travel blog entry by debbiekholmes

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Chimney Rock was one of the Landmarks that the Pioneers used traveling out ...

Grandfather Mountain to Knoxville, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Grandfather Mountain to Knoxville

A travel blog entry by excope

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Still savoring the adventure!, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Still savoring the adventure!

A travel blog entry by chuckh

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... an hour in the day that I do not think about the trip. Since my return I have been able to spend alot of time in Chimney Rock. The weather has been beautiful. We had a bit cold weather about 10 days ago, then we had some 80 degree days. The leaves ...

"A little bit country..."

A travel blog entry by sanditravel

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... parked there and I jokingly suggested that I should give the driver a "freebie" to gain admission to the estate. (NOT!!!) Rode to Chimney Rock, which is a really cool little town on a river. (Note to file on that one).  Tim and I walked up ...

Chimney Rock - Blue Ridge Parkway, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Chimney Rock - Blue Ridge Parkway

A travel blog entry by pestef

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... such a large lake mass of water like this". It is a little odd, given it's size (3sq km) and accessibility.  Chimney Rock town is VERY small, Ballarat's 'Sovereign Hill' is bigger! This meant that EVERYTHING closes at 7pm (didn't know this at ...

NO TRAILS!, chimney rock, United States travel blog

NO TRAILS!

A travel blog entry by studenttest

After the tornado the wagons had fallen, the trees too! But the worst thing was that the trails where not marcked clearly! Most of the oxen had left. When we where setteled we saw that the tralis where not there.We looked around but that did not help. ...

Hiking Chimney Rock, Chimney Rock Park, United States travel blog

Hiking Chimney Rock

A travel blog entry by aloradanin80

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... be, hands down the windiest road I have ever been on. It reminded me of a curly Fry, if you get the meaning. So arrived to Chimney Rock park, where they filmed the last 17 mins. of the movie "Last of the Mohicans," my favorite by the way!!!! Hiked about 2 ...

Chimney Rock State Park, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Chimney Rock State Park

A travel blog entry by themccredies

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This was awesome! Especially when you've been driving 6 hours everyday. A nice high hike up to the top where there was an amazing view. This was the location of some of the scenes in the movie Last of the ...

The journey begins........., Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

The journey begins.........

A travel blog entry by chuckh

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We leave tomorrow, & nothing is packed! Go figure...........We are Thailand bound!  I was there in '06 and promised myself to return some day.  Well that day is tomorrow!  So here we go....you are welcome to follow along via the net. ...

Tornado, chimney rock, United States travel blog

Tornado

A travel blog entry by studenttest

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After we that we left and we went over mountains. We reached the top but suddenly we saw that the clouds were gray and a tornado was going to happen.We got so frightened that we found a hiding place that no one could see us .The hi   ding place was in ...

Day 5 - Snakes & Ladders!, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Day 5 - Snakes & Ladders!

A travel blog entry by jamestomwright

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... trying to get through this area. After all the twists and turns, we ended up driving through Gerton, then Bat Cave, untill finally Chimney Rock.  The best part of the ride was the river that ran right alongside the road.  Around Gerton, we ...

Lost on the Oreagon Trail, chimney rock, United States travel blog

Lost on the Oreagon Trail

A travel blog entry by studenttest

The fith day the wagon overturned in a river.The river was so strong it almost swept the wagon away. But since we had three oxen the oxen helped us pull it out the river.After the wagon overturned in the river we countinud walking on ...

entry3, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

entry3

A travel blog entry by studenttest

Today one of the other familys had a disease. It was a child.Luckily we had a cure.It nearly died. We had named the cure antidote.The childs name was Sam . He was 8 years ...

photos added, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

photos added

A travel blog entry by erikkathyhansen

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Roaring French Broad River right outside camper.  We slept ...

Chimney Rock State Park, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Chimney Rock State Park

A travel blog entry by cblake3493

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... is about 5 miles from Lake Lure.  There is a reduced admission since the elevator and the stairs to the top of Chimney Rock is closed for maintenance.  We knew this ahead of time as we researched aspects of our trip before leaving. Scenes ...

Aug 06, 2011, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Aug 06, 2011

A travel blog entry by jennyk27

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No place like Chimney Rock!!!, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

No place like Chimney Rock!!!

A travel blog entry by chuckh

... ! It sure was nice to get back to my "home away from home". I have seen lots of places but there is no place like Chimney Rock! What a laid back and beautiful place. We just spent a long weekend at the cabin, more R & R, hiking and tubing in the ...

Chimney? Yeah Right, Chimney Rock, United States travel blog

Chimney? Yeah Right

A travel blog entry by tworedbikes

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... plenty of mule deer and a bird of prey swoop after a pigeon, but missed. As we cycled over the crest of a hill we saw it: Chimney Rock. When I saw it, it wasn't a chimney that sprang to my mind.... Further along a bit we saw a campsite with a restaurant ...

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