Bear Creek RV Park & Campground
Travel Blogs from Asheville
Spent the day at the Biltmore Estate. This is the Vanderbilt's 179,000 sq. ft. estate. It was started in 1889 and completed in Dec, 1895. It is unbelievable.
We we then did a little wine tasting at the estate, and then headed to the campground.
Heading to the Smokey Mountains tomorrow. We will see how far we can get with the government shutdown......arrrrrr.
Good driving day, but long. We were on the road 8 hours including stops. We'll spend a 2 days in Asheville with my father and brother. Then we’ll be home on Tuesday.
Lots to report today. It started off raining in Virginia, but we out ran it and had beautiful weather when Dad took the wheel for the first time on a real road with other drivers in North Carolina. (I'll let him tell you the story about getting a one finger salute from a woman!)
We stopped at a classic American …
We pulled out of the neighborhood at about 9:00 am. Traffic was really heavy until we got to
Hickory. Then magically, the traffic thinned and the rest of the trip was easier. We checked into the Bear Creek Campground w hich is off I-40 south and west of downtown Asheville. Interestingly, it is about 3 miles from the neighborhood I grew up in. …
It’s Easter Sunday. Jesus is risen! He has risen indeed! We went to church in Spartanburg, SC by television. Daddy watches every Sunday and feels very much that it is “his” church. They have a great choir and a powerful minister who is Scottish by birth. He still has a wonderful accent. It was a joyful Easter celebration.