Knights Inn Rowland
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Yet another instance of great friends starts my time at the lake. Upon hearing of my plans for this southern journey, Miss Heather Smith immediately rolled out that southern hospitality and invited me to stay at her family's lake house up at Lake Burton in Northeastern Georgia and enjoy some solitude. Thank you Heather! My few days here at Lake Burton, right up in the Chatahoochie National Forest, have been filled ...
... into the little town wasn't running, but Mooch and I managed to hitch the couple miles rather than waking, thankfully. It was actually my first time hitchhiking in the US, funnily enough. The village is like a little resort town, with a couple restaurants, a general store, mini-golf, and a ton of cabins. Mooch and I grabbed our mail drops from the main lodge - I had forwarded some food from Franklin and had my parents and send me some heavier gloves and a sleeping bag liner - ...
... out of the shelter to snow and 20 degrees.
That day's seven and a half miles were both beautiful and frustrating. The snow didn't really make it harder to hike, but since it was so cold everyone started hiking with all their cold-weather clothes on, and we had to keep stopping to take off layers. The hike itself was fairly easy, and the snow made for an interesting change. When I made it to Winding Stair Gap where you can get a ride to Franklin, NC, I got my first bit ...
... weather. It was almost constantly uphill, but at a very gentle slope that let me do the entire 13 miles with only one couple minute break. We made such good time that we reached the shelter around 1 pm with plenty of daylight left. The next day looked to be a *******e with several large climbs and we had so much time before sunset that Smokescreen, Co-ed and I decided to knock out another 6 miles over a mountain so we wouldn't have to do it the next day (Mooch was a ways behind ...
Heading from Dahlonega to Blue Ridge takes you through national forests and beautiful country side. Every now and then a surprise 'small town' beckons with antique an store or outdoor market.
Who knew that the Amicalola Falls is the second highest in the USA (after Niagra). It is a must to stop at the Amicalola Falls State park for a number of reasons:
1) The water fall
2) The hiking trails
3) This is the start (or end) of the ...