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129 Macs Mountain Retreat Lane, Franklin, North Carolina, 28734, United States | Campground
 

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Smokin a Trial

A travel blog entry by bluemarlin

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steve - Left Marion and set off on using the interstate for a few miles then enjoyed fabulous scenery through the Blue ridge mountains.
made it to iron springs for lunch and a gang of Hardly dangerous riders trucked up. And then the heavens opened, proper Spanish type downpour.
we were in a nice bar so it was really tempting to stay and hit the Ale for the afternoon but proper adventure riders ...

Day 16: 42 miles into Waynesville, NC

A travel blog entry by breezer.hill

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After a wonderful breakfast of French toast, oatmeal, and fruit, I took off with Jordan. We were in charge of "sweep" today, which meant we were to be the last riders to each destination just in case someone had a mechanical or flat, etc. It ended up being a really nice day. I got to know Jordan better, who happens to be my future classmate for med school this Fall. Pretty small world. We took our sweet time with the ride, stopped at an antique shop, chatted about the horror known as ...

45ish mile ride into Waynesville - Pop. 10,000

A travel blog entry by alicoad

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I woke up in the middle of the night having to pee. I went to the bathroom and came back to my sleeping bag and tried go back to sleep. There were like 17,000 different sounds happening, a cacophony of sleep noises; humming air conditioning, heavy breathing, light breathing, light snoring, heavy snoring, rustling sleeping bags, slight sleep talking, soft soft music, building creaking. ...

Nice day of riding!

A travel blog entry by sanditravel

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... in all, a great ride. My formerly sprained ankle is sore, and so is my right hand; from my IV poke on Tuesday. Oh well, grin and endure!

Arrived at the Inn in Maggie Valley around 1630 hours, pooped and hungry. Bottle of wine, and ordered some italian food, as Susanne's bike chain was loose and she had to take it up the street to have a ...

Getting ready for the Big Trip

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke

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... At least I got some points. We stayed up until after midnight getting ready to load the van the next morning hoping it would not rain. The clothes were easy. It was getting all of the financial stuff together that we would need for a two month trip. Not only for Nick and me but for my sister and his mother. Finally we had everything we needed and it did not rain while we were loading everything. ...

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This campground, located on 129 Macs Mountain Retreat Lane, Franklin, is near Sheffield Mine and Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum.
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