Travel Blogs from Martinsville
We drove the 5 hours from Great Falls Va at Floyd VA for the wedding of two of our friends, d and Adam. It was a fairy tale day for the bride, complete with fairy's, trolls, knights, a horse drawn carriage, and a far flung guest list. We knew very few there, but it was a beautiful setting, so all was ...
... and crossed the creek several times on footbridges, before making it back to the parking area. As we were packing up the cars and getting ready to leave, we saw a few flowers in bloom right next to the car that hadn’t been blooming when we starte. A couple of dwarf-crested irises had started to bloom while we were hiking! On the way back, we stopped for pizza and beer at Radius Pizzeria and Pub in ...
... had a chat with a school legend who had coached there for 35 years. Afterwards we watched the boys game for a bit and then went home to get changed and then it was off to Applebees for dinner as it is Holly's birthday as well as Cam's (Marty's son) birthday.
But of course before we get to Applebees we have to stop at a shoe shop for some more shopping and then we go to Applebees. Not a bad place, sport on the TV's beer and bourbon flowing freely and they even forgot to put ...
... for some coins. I had a **** load in my pocket so just gave him some and he was on his way. Just like we were. on our way, off to Rocky Mount, Virginia.
Stopped in at Charolettesville for lunch at this great place, it was like a veggie market where you could buy all this fresh food, hot food, beer and wine. I settled for soup, scoffed it down and then went across the road to a ABC shop to pick up a bottle of bourbon. Too many to choose from so ...
... so in we went. It was a real small town operation. You order at the counter and they will deliver your food to your table. The breads, cookies, and desserts were all made on site. We wanted coffee and they seemed delighted to put a pot on for us, We had a very tasty lunch, with the owners kept coming around frequently to see if we wanted anything. I don't think they get many tourists at this time of year, especially ones from Canada ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services