Hampton Inn Summersville
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... We had not had much of that for a week or two. We took route 60 as we headed for the New River Gorge. Although this road has a speed limit of 55 it was much slower driving than that. The road winds up and over hills and mountains, through little towns and unincorporated hamlets.There were places where the streets were lined with empty shops only to find a large shopping mall further on.
The wind was blowing quite gustily and swirling the leaves on ...
... much did Ruby and Ben in. But the way back barely required pedaling, and it was a nice reward for the hard work of the first pass. Following our ride we had lunch and then did a short tour of Thurmond. The train depot now serves as the visitor center, and a few original building of the town still remain. Trains still run there, and the post office closed as recently as 1995. It was a bit spooky to try to ...
... by the National Park Service. That's right--the National Parks are operating again!! This was excellent timing. The New River was designated a National River in 1978, and there are four visitor centers along the Gorge. They showed a good film about the history and geology of the area, and a park volunteer gave us some great advice on where to park and how to negotiate the big crowds tomorrow on Bridge Day.
After leaving camp at 7am we headed to Lansing in West Virginia, about 5h drive away! We got there just in time for our tour to set out in the bus down to the river. In all we went down about 14 rapids, all varying from grade 1-5 in difficulty with me on falling out twice at the same rapid! It was such a great ...
... hours of this fun it was time to shower off and get on the bike and head to Murph Hotel - our lovely friends place - John and Sharon in Virginia for rest and recovery. All this adventure is exhausting.
We have a great ride with perfect riding weather and we experience cold pockets of air as we ride through valleys.
As we ride north to Virginia there is an amazing sunset to the west. I watched the ...