Holiday Inn Express Blowing Rock South
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Blowing Rock
... s a shame as this is a really nice campground and a beautiful area. We parked outside the gate near the closed visitor center and had to hike in to the trailhead. The extra quarter-mile walk to the trailhead was worth it, though, as we walked through a beautiful wildflower meadow just past the amphitheater heading to the campground. At the campground, we got on ...
It started raining quite heavily around 2 Sunday morning - heavy enough to wake me up from a dead sleep. By the time we got up in the morning, however, the rain had tapered off. We had breakfast and then headed into the main Wilson Creek area for more hiking and waterfalls. Driving north on NC-181, we made a quick stop at Brown Mountain Overlook. The skies had cleared after the overnight rain, but there were still fog and clouds lingering in ...
... of this narrow, gravel road. Towards the end, there are a bunch of big primitive campsites that were occupied by a very large number of campers. I’ve never really wanted to camp down here as the sites are just too overcrowded, each with five or six vehicles and probably more than a dozen campers. We parked at the end of the road and hiked along Steels Creek Trail (#237). In a quarter-mile, we came to a creek crossing at a nice swim hole. ...
Our summer adventure is coming to an end. Its been busy here on the east coast and we have loved seeing so many of our friends (we've missed you all so much)! We had dinner with Brittany and Honore and their sweet little boy in New York, dinner at The Lobster Shack in Maine with Lindsay, pool time with Jennie, grilling around a campfire with Mitch and Emily and Jennie in Charlottesville VA, and now ...
... around, do it again, and again! All on a two lane twisty road in the mountains!!! UGH! Thankfully we found a young lady at a gas station market that gave us exact directions. We were only a few minutes away the whole time!!
It turns out that GPS doesn't work in these hills! Thanks for the warning!