Howard Johnson Inn
Travel Blogs from Gatlinburg
... distinct lack of cowboy boots, but Scott is sporting a cowboy-ish hat at least.
Right after starting up we fueled up the bus at bit. The tank can hold a total of 275 Gallons (1040 L), but we only put ...
... 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 ...
... and could hold up to twelve people. The top level was maybe four feet high and the bottom three. A handwritten sign warned of a snake that lived under the platform and which sometimes came out to visit. “I don’t like snakes,” Jen said, and put her gear on the top. Carol and Julie joined her. I took the bottom because I knew I’d have to pee in the middle of the night and didn’t want to fall down a ladder doing so. Unfortunately, with so little headroom, I ...
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 ...
... me) while dipping our feet in the stream, I asked Marc if I could take a look at the trail map. Ramsey's Cascade Falls walk was described as "Strenuous" and can usually be completed in 5 to 7 hours.
We spent the afternoon exploring the town of Gatlingburg. I rewarded myself with Coronarita (Beer and Margarita, win win situation). Followed by another beating at the hands of the Sach's, this time on the mini golf course. I think these ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking