Blue Heaven Ostrich Ranch
Travel Blogs from Apex
... too can find a "Victor spot", that it is important at Duke to keep game day parking lots looking nice even if people have no place to park, Duke had a better football team than we thought, Tech's football team is not as good as we had hoped for, good local places to eat, the Duke Forest, they have lowered the Wallace-Wade Stadium field 8' and removed the track to bring stadium seats closer to the field, ...
... but we got our dozen hot glazed doughnuts, and started eating. We even got to watch them being made. Time to see if we still fit in the car. We arrived back at the hotel, and Charles decided it would be in our best interest to take the remaining donuts to the desk crew at the hotel. Good call. She was excited to get them and was taking them home to her kids. We are headed home tomorrow but it has been a fun trip, in spite of the rain. Till ...
... the Duke campus and the next trick was to find the Visitor Center and a place to park. Found the Visitor Center, found a parking garage, and got a ticket but the gate didn't go up. We had to wait for the lady taking money to come let us in the garage. Talk about parking inefficiency. Not us but them. We had to search for a spot to park. That was a challenge.
We went to the Visitor's Center and got campus information, went to the bookstore ...
We have now been staying with Cam (along with his house mates Nick and Gienia) for ten days and recuperating (!) from over seven weeks of intensive travel. It is surprising how much it takes it out of you. Durham is very pleasant at this time of the year. The daily temperatures have reduced to between 28-32 degrees and the humidity is less so the days much more pleasant. You can actually go out and explore without ending up exhausted from the heat and constantly in need of a ...
... and McCoys, Dixie Stampede, Wonder Works, Pigeon Forge, Dollywood, and there are countless other ways to spend your money. It is definitely tacky, glitzy, touristy and it looks like a fun place to stay for a couple of days.
We soon entered the park, which is a drive through the mountains and the forest and takes about an hour and a half to get to the other side. Gatlinburg is on the north side and Cherokee is on the south ...
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
600 Park Summit Blvd, Apex | Hotelfrom $52
1005 Marco Drive, Apex | 2 star hotelfrom $75