Fairfield Inn & Suites Cherokee
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... stayed in Gatlinburg a couple of nights and we did a **** load of walking which we needed after all the meat we have been eating.
In true form Troy and I decided we'd pick a hike that was called 'Chimney top', only 4 miles long can't be that bad. Holy **** it was steep! When you get to the top you have to climb a massive boulder I got about a quarter of the way up the boulder and started to freak out it ...
... walked back to 50 to check it out. The site was quite pleasant, with a little stream and large shade trees. But what would I do all day? What did you say? Take a nap? Kate, you clearly don’t know me. I don’t take naps because then I can’t sleep at night. Yes, I know I already couldn’t sleep at night, but trust me. No naps were going to be happening.
I don’t know Jen’s reasons, but she agreed with me that we should hike on to Smokemont. ...
... take a fake shower near the top.
This one was still a little of a climb but much less torturous. There were tons of people at the top waiting for their Kodak moment behind the falls so we joined the queue. Got our romantic snaps and Chris got a quick head cool off.
Then we descended a steep bit near the river/falls and dipped our bods. Chris made a ...
... me) while dipping our feet in the stream, I asked Marc if I could take a look at the trail map. Ramsey's Cascade Falls walk was described as "Strenuous" and can usually be completed in 5 to 7 hours.
We spent the afternoon exploring the town of Gatlingburg. I rewarded myself with Coronarita (Beer and Margarita, win win situation). Followed by another beating at the hands of the Sach's, this time on the mini golf course. I think these ...
... things like that. I bought myself some decent hiking shoes that would prove to be invaluable the next day. We had a nice dinner at a brewery - Marc forgot his ID (darn American rules) but we managed to successfully sneak him a few beers.
Afterwards Louise and Marc took us to the Pepper Palace where they tricked an unassuming spice loving Chris to try the "hottest legally sold" chili spice in the U.S. ...
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