Holiday Inn Express Williamston
Travel Blogs from Williamston
... down a little bit; kids were running around, free as birds. Everyone knew everyone (which I suppose could be both a good or bad thing), and folks just hanging out. It was nice. And it was nice to be able to go out and socialize with some of the team. We started today with home-cooked eggs, bacon, cheese biscuits cooked by Georgie himself, the owner of the local Georgie's Oyster Bar. And then we were off. Today I rode with Alycia, Alicia and Kim. And Lorenne ...
I always had North Carolina on my radar as one of those states I definitely wanted to visit..I've seen so many pictures of it and it just drew me in. Anyhow, the state has 2 very different landscapes to it...The West side of the state is mountainous (not unlike what we have in Tamarack), therefore higher elevations, cooler temps, Forest land. The Eastern side of North Carolina has the water..specifically the Outer Banks....and I love the water. So guess where we ...
... guess what we saw? Turtles, lots and lots of turtles. Jumping turtles, tanning turtles, and ninja turtles. I recommend a trip on this river if you have a fetish for them. Travel this river! Now that I am coming out of the shell in this, let me get to the history of the name.
The name is said to have derived from an event in March of 1862 when Confederate troops were evacuating Washington County and had sent squads up and down ...
Crazy ride today. Few rain showers, very hot and humid, tons of traffic and lights thru the little towns making the kms feel longer. Rode thru a beautiful town in NC called New Bern. Very picturesque, a maze of bridges over the Neuse river. No motels, though! Off to dinner. Not sure if we can beat last nights charmer. A cross between the Hook, back home, and the Mayfair tavern. All the prerequisite characters were present to round out the experience and a two man show on ...
... Museum where they flew the first airplane.
Bev found us a place to eat after the tour, it was called "Sam & Omies". Once we got inside we found it was a "local bar hangout", but our waitress was great and the shrimp sandwiches were yummy.
We headed off the island about 5 pm. and drove about an hour to Plymouth, NC to our hotel for the night. Took lots of pictures ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center