BEST WESTERN Mountain Lodge At Banner Elk
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Travel Blogs from Banner Elk
... waterfall is a gentle slide and provides an opportunity for some easy waterfall-sliding. Once the turtle was blown up, we took turns sliding down this lower section. The water level wasn’t high and the slope is not steep, so it’s not the most exciting waterfall to slide down, but it was still a lot of fun. After a few slow runs, we realized that we had to start at top on the far side ...
... from the top of a waterfall, but this one has a gradual enough slope that the view is quite nice as the water slides down the rock into the gorge below. Sandy thought it would be possible to get down to the base from here. I really wouldn’t recommend that anyone try this, although she did make it to the bottom safely by holding onto a rope. Realizing she would never be able to get back up however, I headed back to the ...
... on a holiday weekend, there were several tents set up at the campsite. From here, we picked up the hiking trail that runs along the ridgeline above the creek. Along this trail I saw a guy hiking back and asked if he had come from the waterfalls. He indicated that he had and was even nice enough to leave a pile of rocks and some sticks in the shape of an arrow pointing where to get off the trail. The side trail ...
We would be staying at Down by the River Campground in Pineola. I generally tend to avoid private campgrounds as they tend to be more crowded, but being a holiday weekend, this was the only one in the area that I could reserve. From Price Park, we headed south on the Blue Ridge Parkway and made a couple of quick stops along the way. First, we stopped at the View Wilson Creek Valley Overlook. The valley ...
... The blowing rock is a famous rock formation sitting at about 4000ft absl, which looks like a tiara and overlooks the North Carolina part of the appalacian mountains. There is a legend about a beautiful cherokee indian girl, her farther hid her up there away from the white men, there was an Indian man and he apparently threw himself off the rock and the wind blew him back or something. But basically if you throw a light object over the edge the prevailing winds blow the object back ...
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