Holiday Inn Express Woodstock / Shenandoah Valley
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I flew back to Washington, D.C. only to drive west towards Tennessee. My car was parked at the Dulles International Airport, however I flew back into the Reagan National Airport. Good thing for public transportation! East Tennessee State University is my next stop.
... meadow while their dad was recording them, so I turned on my video camera and also got a recording. Unfortunately, there was some background noise from passing vehicles. I also got lots of great photos today, so will post a few.
We decided to dry camp in one of the beautiful campgrounds in the national park, which were quite empty this time of year and found a lovely spot to spend the night. When ...
Travel 30 miles down the Skyline Drive Road to Big Meadows campground. It is an older campground than Mathews Arm and not as nice. The campsites are more open and not as large. Hard to find a site to fit a 32 foot Motorhome! The one thing this campground has are showers which we dont use. We settle in and read for the afternoon then walk around the campground!
It gets windy and cold later so no fire tonight. Rains in the night!
... have views and lookouts on both sides. Pull into the first campsite Mathews Arm and get a really nice spot. There are warnings everywhere about not feeding animals and bear warnings and we figure SURE,, just like all the hundreds of Moose warning signs on the roads and we never saw one moose! We have lunch and go for a big hike where we go down about 1000 feet in elevation ...
... countryside around here, and some great views from the top of the Blueridge mountains. Emily saw the ass end of a bear on the drive in so we were hoping for some bear action. It wasn't to be sadly, but we did get a great shot of an eagle of some sort, firstly on the ground, and then as he took off with his dinner in his talons. Poor squirrell!
Our next adventure was hitting the road to hike Old Rag mountain with Ian, Kelsey and Wills. ...
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The staff was nice and the hotel was clean. The laundry facilities were efficient and the exercise room was fine. The rate for the room was reasonably priced with the AAA rate.
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