Hampton Inn Cherokee
Travel Blogs from Cherokee
... all sorts of goodies. It was a kinda weird place.
The weirdest experience was a restaurant called 'Dick's Last Resort'. These restaurants are everywhere now that we are aware of them. We walked in to the restaurant and the guy was like 'Welcome to Dick's! Have you been before?' We were like 'No', he then said 'You have heard of us before right?', our response 'Nope'. 'His response 'So you've just ...
... already.” I opened my eyes to utter blackness. Then a beam of light cut through the dark and someone entered the shelter. The voice of a whiny child elicited another “Shh!” from a male adult. He held a flashlight in his mouth and flipped open a sleeping bag onto the bottom platform on the side opposite me.
“Daddy…” the little voice started again.
“Shh!” He threw down some pillows, and a second sleeping bag as a ...
Happy Labor Day People (though we will make the argument that we labored more yesterday)
today is Waterfall challenge #2. This one was Grotto falls and only 3~ish miles and supposedly not so uphill. (This being a waterfall I was not going to be fooled by the promise of 'no' uphill...)
We carried a lighter load today (smart move #1) and brought along our water shoes ...
Bear Spray "Check"
My Massive knife "Check"
Rain jackets "Check"
Expensive Hiking shoes "Check"
Marc and Louise went with:
Massive Camera "Check"
No water, No Snacks, No protection from the elements. These two clown's looked like they were going for a stroll along the beach rather than a hike. O well i thought when they start to suffer we can always ...
... shocked to see all these Vegas type hotels lining the parkway as far as you could see. There was a turn-off for Dollywood...but Ms. Parton will have to wait another trip to see our shining faces.
We picked up some provisions at a local Kroger's grocery store and then took the bypass to get into the park. (This meant we would not drive through Gatlinburg on the way...hopefully missing some traffic) ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking