Maggie Valley Inn and Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Maggie Valley
... We exited the park and headed for Asheville, NC and our hotel. On the way some jerk ripped out of a parking lot and almost took wade out. He was struggling to hold the bike up in the gutter if the road but held it together. Then some misdirection from the GPS and we finally made it. Almost 300 miles today. Tomorrow we enter the ...
... to the estate, which was an ordeal in itself. We had to drive to one place to pick up our will call tickets, then get in the car and drive to another place to park the car and take a shuttle to the entrance. Once at the entrance, we learned that there were no bathrooms in the house, only at the stables, so we had one more delay.
We ended up starting the tour an hour later than we had planned. Fortunately, it is a self-guided tour. It ...
We always try to stay at the same place on Friday and Saturday nights, so it worked out perfectly that we arrived in Asheville on a Friday. On Friday morning before we left Wytheville, we booked two nights at the Asheville KOA and two tours to the Biltmore Estate on Saturday. It was a short driving day through and across the Appalachians to get to ...
... stayed in Gatlinburg a couple of nights and we did a **** load of walking which we needed after all the meat we have been eating.
In true form Troy and I decided we'd pick a hike that was called 'Chimney top', only 4 miles long can't be that bad. Holy **** it was steep! When you get to the top you have to climb a massive boulder I got about a quarter of the way up the boulder and started to freak out it ...
... a gentle, uphill hike. At about lunchtime, we stopped to rest at a clearing alongside Big Creek. The water tumbled by over mossy rocks. Brilliant blue butterflies danced in the sand. A small band of horsemen approached on the trail, waving as they clopped by.
"Is that thunder?" I asked. Jen, one of our hiking companions, looked up at the sky, which was blue.
“No, I think that was an airplane.”
I heard the sound again. Admittedly, it was difficult ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking