Holiday Inn Express Knoxville Strawberry Plains
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After a slightly delayed start to our trip we arrived in Knoxville after about 8 hours driving through Virginia and Tennessee. Our Hotel for the evening was the Holiday Inn Strawberry Plains (just outside Knoxville) was excellent. They accept pets for a small charge and the breakfast on offer was great just what we needed for another day in the car.
... the rapids but from the cold water splashing us). The first rapids were Class 2 and Class 3. They were just the right amount of fun. Then we approached the Class 4 rapids. Mike and I both almost lost it.
In fact Mike had to overcompensate once and ended up in the bottom of the raft. But that was better than the bottom of the river. One of the guys on ...
... minute video on the history of Bush Beans and how they are canned etc. It was actually very entertaining. We then went to the restaurant where they brought us an appetizer of…. Beans. The menu thankfully had more of a variety but if you ordered a meal with sides you could choose between baked beans, pinto beans, black beans… well you get the idea. For dessert ...
Our next stop for two nights, was just outside Gatlinsburg, which neighbours the Smoky Mountains, the most visited national park in the whole of America. We had driven around 6 hours that day to get there, and so that evening we took to one of the local fast food joints. Although the locals in there were horrific, the food was exactly what we fancied! The next morning, we had our sights set on the Smoky Mountains. A quick visit to the information centre, with a ...
... and old cinema themed. Who would have thought a place like that would be in a town like this? And that unexpectedness, that why not attitude is one of my favorite things about this trip. I received two letters in my mail drop, thanks so much Melba and Grandma for thinking of me and sending your well wishes my way; it really means a lot. I think that's all for now. Ole Redd, happy birthday, bud. And family, it was really great to spend some time with you. Talk to y'all tomorrow. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed