Quality Inn & Suites Mt. Chalet
Travel Blogs from Clayton
... Neat new game. The campground has horseshoes, shuffle board and a game called holy holes. Has 3 holes in 2 wooden boxes and you stand on one and throw at the other using large metal flat washers. Kind of a mix between cornhole and horseshoes in the scoring. On Monday we took a ride to Alpine Helen (check pics) which is where Oktoberfest is on the weekends. Saw a ...
to the rocks below the platform for a better view. Between the recent rains and spray from the
waterfall, the rocks were quite slippery, but we managed to get out and get
some shots from various angles. The
spray from the waterfall was pretty strong, which did make it difficult to get
good pictures, though. After enjoying
this waterfall, we headed back to the cars.
From here, we hopped on ...
... Then another field and another stream crossing and then another. Finally, after the third field, we headed onto what looked more like a trail heading through the woods. There were more stream crossings and the trail got narrower and harder to follow. As we got closer to the falls, we saw a snapping turtle in the middle of the trail. I had never seen one completely out of the water before (although it was raining enough that the trail ...
... hill....they laughed and asked if they should wait until after we finished our lunch to tell us.
Walked around Helen and took a few nice pictures of the architecture, and got some penuche fudge at Hansel and Gretel candy shop.
Buzzed back and stopped to get some laundry soap in Waynesville. Chilling tonight and doing some laundry.
I love riding down here, but it is much more tiring than straight "highway humping"!
We packed up the car to drive home. It was more difficult due to all the purchases we had made. Again, Peggy, Joan and Linda shared driving responsibilities and Carol was navigator.
We always ask, "what was your favorite thing of the trip." We all agree that our excursion of whitewater rafting was ...