Howard Johnson Inn - Lynchburg
Travel Blogs from Lynchburg
... and northern Virginia, as we headed further south, it got lighter and lighter and soon was only visible high up on mountain peaks. Near Natural Bridge, we got off the highway and headed towards the James River Face Wilderness in Jefferson National Forest. We were planning a hike to Devil’s Marbleyard to break up the long drive. The small ...
... the other (which the Appalachian Trail follows) a distance to the west becoming the border between North Carolina and Tennessee and eventually the Smokies. Here the scenery widens out, no longer within national forests but bordered by private land, a pleasant landscape of small farm fields in the forest in a region settled in colonial times. This starts to feel like Hillbilly Country, although nowhere near as hardscrabble as the declining coal country ...
... four long years and a couple
days of minor fighting in the area. The focus of the historic site is the
buildings of the village of about 150 people at the time of the Civil War, the
megalopolis of the county with no other significant settlements at that time. The
town of Appomattox was rebuilt a few miles away.
Plenty of old photographs show that almost everything at the
site is a recreation dating from the 1930s onwards ...
... served in the war after which they were set free to fend for themselves. Also I noted that General Grant's personal aid was Indian and a major in the army. He actually wrote out the terms of surrender for signature and later retired as a brigadier general. He was not a citizen and General Lee remarked, when introduced, that it was nice to meet a "real American". The tidbits you ...
... back to childhood and makes a new friend of Otis (or was it Oscar?) and reveals to all that she wants to be reincarnated as an otter;
2) Jeanne looks and feels great;
3) Being silly, Jane falls down in kitchen and hurts bum (good thing that was all!),
4) Sue, Karen and Jane make it to the top of Peaks of Otter;
5) "Aflac" entertains everyone along with drying chicken feet;
6) and dead animals on the walls.
Other places to stay in Lynchburg
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3320 Candlers Mountain Rd, Lynchburg | 2 star hotelfrom $88
4025 Wards Road, Lynchburg | 3 star hotelfrom $120
3125 Albert Lankford Drive, Lynchburg | 2 star hotelfrom $82
5600 Seminole Ave, Lynchburg | 2 star hotelfrom $127
2815 Candlers Mountain Road, Lynchburg | Hotelfrom $83
3620 Candlers Mountain Road, Lynchburg | 1 star hotelfrom $110
4640 Murray Place/Candlers Mountain Road, Lynchburg | 3 star hotelfrom $135
15171 Wards Road, Lynchburg | 3 star hotelfrom $130
1910 University Blvd., Lynchburg | 2 star hotelfrom $104
5604 Seminole Avenue, Lynchburg | 2 star hotelfrom $120
1312 Commerce Street, Lynchburg | Hotelfrom $119
1210 Long Meadows Dr, Lynchburg | Hotelfrom $69