Red Roof Inn Asheville West
Travel Blogs from Asheville
We have left the stately Clifton Inn for the significantly less impressive Red Roof Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. Memories we will keep from our time in the Virginias include the advertisement for the state fair contest on the radio - the cook-off was for the best mac and cheese made with any variety of SPAM - and the fellow from the swimming …
... He was going really slow and did not look comfortable. After a few miles we pulled over and he broke the bad news. He said he couldn't hold a line with it. It wanted to go anywhere but straight. It was like he just told me my girlfriend was fat am ugly. His bike felt like my kids tricycle. It was so easy to flip from one side to ...
So wade and I stopped for a stretch and we were both complaining. The ride was so long and our backs hurt and we were tired and some Ducoti's passed us like we were in reverse. As we were sitting there a guy in a 1200 GS came around the corner, saw us and came in. First thing he says is, "what state am I in?" He goes on to examine that he was at the qualifying for the GS team USA challenge that will compete against 24 other countries ...
... no indoor photos are allowed, but I got a few of the grounds as seen from the inside.
When we finished the Butler's Tour, it was pouring and we were both tired, so we headed out. Leaving the estate was as difficult as getting there. First we had to wait in the pouring rain for the correct shuttle and then when we got to our car, we had to drive forever to leave. The exit road takes one past every other attraction on the ...
... drive was beautiful. Along the way, we stopped to buy groceries and gas in Marion, Virginia.
One of the most noticeable features of the drive was the kudzu everywhere. I had seen it before, but not in such great abundance. We can read about this invasive vine taking over the South, but until it is seen for oneself, it cannot be imagined. ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed