Travel Blogs from Blowing Rock
... and had desert after our $1.00 hot dog and $1.00 corn dog at Cookout. We then rode through Appalachian State University. The campus is really beautiful and was quite alive with students and visitors.
We returned to Montreat/Black Mountain to allow Leo a chance to get out of the motor home and run around.
All in all it was a fun day with fun people!!
... Trail heading northbound towards Round Bald. The wind was brutal but we were able to get a bit of shelter hiking through a section of spruce forest, where the trees absorbed most of the wind. We went a little further past the forested area and got a couple pictures of the snowy scenes but the wind gusts were strong and so after a few pictures, we quickly made our way back to the car. From here, we headed back into North Carolina. By ...
... are currently before being weathered down. That geological fact always leads me to envision what the landscape around me would have looked like then. I’m sure the skiing would have been better than it is today!
The stops I made along the way include Grandfather Mountain where the last section of the parkway was only completed in 1987 with a viaduct that skirts the mountain and used European developed technology that ...
... After one last climb, we made it to the wooden platform at the base of the falls and got a couple of pictures of this scenic 50-foot waterfall. We didn't linger too long as it was very crowded and we were both getting quite hungry. Back at the car, we headed into Morganton for a delicious meal of fajitas at our favorite Mexican restaurant - Las Salsas. A fitting end to a heroic week of hiking and ...
... 4 Brown Trout. Threw them back. Back to the house to pack up. Tomorrow we leave this beautiful place :-( Going to dinner at Bayou Smokehouse & Grill in Banner Elk. We were suppose to meet here for lunch a week ago when we first arrived, but the Wooley Worm Festival was going on and it was a madhouse in town. What a fabulous and memorable week!!!!!!!! See you soon. ...
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