Downtown Motel

Address: 318 East Main Street, Franklin, North Carolina, 28734, United States | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 318 East Main Street, Franklin, is near Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum, Nantahala River, Nantahala National Forest, and Ellicotts Rock.
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Travel Blogs from Franklin

A Hiker By Any Other Name Stinks Just As Much

A travel blog entry by jwatson on Apr 04, 2015

... waking, thankfully. It was actually my first time hitchhiking in the US, funnily enough. The village is like a little resort town, with a couple restaurants, a general store, mini-golf, and a ton of cabins. Mooch and I grabbed our mail drops from the main lodge - I had forwarded some food from Franklin and had my parents and send me some heavier gloves and a sleeping bag liner - and headed to the laundromat, where there was a gathering of hikers in various states of undress. We ...

One Down, Thirteen To Go

A travel blog entry by jwatson on Mar 29, 2015

2 comments

... down. On the way up it started sleeting on my too. It would have been fun except for the pack, but afterward everyone agreed that even though it was hard, it was a good climb. At the top there was a firetower that you could climb that had amazing views of the surrounding area. It was really very beautiful, and we could see the mountains we had climbed before and nearby towns and roads.

We managed to snag spots at Long Branch Shelter (I really wasn't planning ...

Building up the miles

A travel blog entry by jwatson on Mar 25, 2015

... at the hostel. We'll be leaving probably around 10 and just going 5 miles to a shelter to recover from the longer miles we've been doing. Our trail legs are still coming in, so we're going to try to keep it around 10-12 miles for the next several days, maybe let Mooch and Seeker catch up. We'll be hitting North Carolina in a couple days and the Great Smokey Mountains National Park shortly after, so we have bigger mountains in ...

The Ups and Downs of North Carolina (165.9 miles)

A travel blog entry by hgarner11 on Mar 18, 2015

19 photos

... to meet really cool people from all walks of life. I love hearing their stories and what brought them to the trail. It's fun coming to a campsite at night and bonding over the tough climbs, the weather, and of course all the food we miss. Tomorrow is my 23rd birthday and I'll be spending it at the "Fontana Hilton" taking a zero day. For those that aren't up to date on AT news ( and I don't expect you ...

Sore legs, Rainy days, and Trail names

A travel blog entry by hgarner11 on Mar 11, 2015

2 comments, 14 photos

... feeling crossing into another state knowing I was that much closer to Maine. We are currently in Franklin, North Carolina getting the greasiest burger I can find and piling a couple of milkshakes on top of it. I can honestly say that was one of the best burgers I have ever had. Both of my knees are hurting really bad from all of the stress put on them from ...