Travel Blogs from Boone
... station is a combination fuel, produce and gift shop and we both found things we just had to buy: me – apple cider, Wendell – fried apple pie. The cider is chilling now and I’m about ready for a glass. Wendell has the lawn chairs set up and we are going cook out. The sun is beginning to set so I’m going outside and see if I can get any good pictures.
Day 31 of 49 (Oct 8). First off, Wendell told me I need to ...
... He lives in England as he married an English lady, but was born in Des Moines, Iowa. Both his parents were local journalists for a Des Moines newspaper. His father being a renowned sports writer. After our two beers decided to head to the motel and rethink the next stage. However, we do have to have the car back in Chicago by early next week. Walked about 1km down to a local bar called Gino's. They served counter teas as well, ...
As most of you are aware Sheila and I depart at the end of this month for two months in Europe. We have signed on with this travel blog and will send comments and pictures as we move around. Should you not desire to receive these, just let me know and I'll delete you;). There should be a picture here of some idiot up a pole.
Fred & ...
... pavilion with grills, hiking
& biking trails, suntanning deck, etc.
This is truly a resort within a resort. Abundant wildlife, deer, bear,
turkey, fox, raccoon, etc. Enjoy spring wildflowers, cool mountain
summers (rarely a recorded temperature above 80 degrees), fall colors,
& plenty of winter snow skiing.
Nearby Attractions: - Swimming, hiking, biking, fishing, shopping,
... resentment of British rule culminated when they formed the Overmountain Men during the Revolutionary War, marching to King’s Mountain and handing the British a stinging defeat recognized as a turning point of the conflict.The Orchard’s first permanent resident was Charlie McKinney, whose legend has grown due to his prodigious family. McKinney had 48 children by four wives he somehow managed to co-exist ...