James F. Martin Inn
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Stayed at Carolina Landing RV resort. This is a Thousand Trails resort. The overall look and feel is not so good. Grounds are unkempt, pool is already closed. No tv channels, no cable etc. Wifi at the clubhouse only. First site we attempted to hook up at had reverse polarity at the electric box.. Decided not to stay here for the full 3 weeks we had reserved. While here we spent the day out ...
Monday morning, we again work up right at sunrise, broke
camp and started out on our first hike of the day. Conveniently, Rainbow Falls is accessed
through Jones Gap State Park, so we didn’t have to drive anywhere. We hiked along the Jones Gap Trail as it ran
along the Middle Saluda River for a short ways, before taking a bridge across the
river for the Rainbow Falls Trail. This
... way to visit this waterfall by
heading through private property – Asbury Hill Methodist Camp. Justine had emailed the camp and got
permission to hike through their property and the gate code to enter the premises. Past the gate, we drove through the camp and
parked near the basketball hoops. As we
were getting ready, a girl who worked their greeted us and gave us a couple of
maps. We thanked her and ...
... today, but Spoonauger is a short trail and we could get this one quickly. The short Chattooga River Trail leaves the road and enters the Ellicott Rock Wilderness before following Spoonauger Creek upstream through an area of dense rhododendron, certain to be spectacularly beautiful in the early summer when in bloom. After a few switchbacks, we made it to the falls. This 50-foot waterfall has much less water flow than nearby King Creek ...
... Linda added that she enjoyed meeting the young men at the rafting company (they were all college students, the owners are teachers in the local school system) and the two women who shared the raft with us.
Unbelievable, our expenses for this trip per person was around $308 plus our own personal ...