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Travel Blogs from Apex
... but certainly not least, if you circle enough times you will eventually find what you are looking for.
Time for lunch. How about Cracker Barrel? Oops, looks like we did not beat the Baptist as there is quite a wait. What's our next choice? Let's see what we find. We are circling a shopping center and it offers lots of options. Nope let's go back to Steak n Shake. Sounds good to me. While we ...
Well, as expected, it's raining...... Boy do I love football, especially in the rain. NOT............. We got in the car and Charles asks if he needs the map. Without hesitation Stew handed Charles the map. Stew is having a "thought process". Now that's scary.... We found a parking lot, drove in, parked and the the lady came and said we could not park there. She said we were not in a legal spot and they want to keep the lot looking nice. That's a new one. ...
... a Kodak moment with a Duke's football coach, walked over to the chapel. They are renovating the chapel so we could not go inside. From there we walked to the Divinity School to check out their cafeteria. On the way we passed the Goodson Chapel and there was a guy playing the piano. He was very talented. We decided against eating at the cafeteria and went to the recommended burger spot. Bull City Burger and Brew was the place to be. They have grass ...
... is a city of about 250,000 and part of the wider Triangle of Durham, Chapel Hill and Raleigh which basically merge with each other. The total population of these three cities is over two million. Durham is a university city with three universities - Duke (where Cam studied in 2010), University of North Carolina and also North Carolina Central University. Classes commenced this past week and as Duke alone has around 14,000 students there has been a huge influx into the ...
... the drive between the two is beautiful. We followed a rushing river up the mountain and down the other side. And I think I discovered why it is called the Smoky Mountains. When you look at the photos, you may come to the same conclusion as I did. The forest is thick and dense and very green. And there are many pull offs where you can take photos. On the other side we drove The Blue Ridge Parkway and through Maggie Valley where you can eat at ...
Other places to stay in Apex
1400 E. Williams Street, Apex | 1 star hotelfrom $60
1006 Marco Drive, Apex | 2 star hotelfrom $94
1411 East Williams Street, Apex | 2 star hotelfrom $86
1005 Marco Drive, Apex | 2 star hotelfrom $75