Travel Blogs from Boone
We just returned to the Blue Ridge parkway area after a deliteful side trip to visit friends in Virginia. Lots of rain moved thru during our trip to Virginia, but the sun came out and it got cool. A lot of folkes are in the area and we had to wait a long time to get a table at the resturant. The plan is to explore the Blue ridge parkway up and down …
... after Daniel). The road is an incredible feat of engineering and done in such a tasteful, unobtrusive way, all maintained impeccably. At Boone we went to a Diner, created in the true 50's style. Good burgers, fries and pulled pork. No wine though, only coke or ...
After leaving Asheville late in the afternoon, we started a relaxing drive down the Blue Ridge Parkway. At MP 364 we made our first stop at the craggy gardens visitor center. We stepped out of the car into a cold and blustery day, a complete 180 from the still heat we'd experienced only 30 minutes prior in Asheville. Our first real mountain landscape was amazing. The highest point of the Eastern United States was found at MP 355. We followed a 2 mile winding road to ...
We have been having a great vacation. It's been a little hectic and pretty loud but super fun. The sunsets from our deck are really pretty and the family time in the evenings to go with the sunsets is nothing short of extremely entertaining.
Eric and I wandered off on our own today to hike around Linville Falls. It was a nice little park area with lots ...
... 20 minutes to Grandfather Mountain. Our first stop inside the park was the animal habitat. We watched the river otters feed and saw the deer and Eagle habitat. By far the highlight was the bear enclosure. We spent a lot of time watching the bears.
After the animals and the museum we made our way a little further up the road to have a picnic. The views were ...
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