Sleep Inn West
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... The last four hours of which -- you know, the mountain part -- were in pouring rain and the last 15 miles -- you know, to the inn part -- were in pouring rain and pitch black darkness on the Blue Ridge Parkway. I literally kissed the ground when I got out of the car. Then drank the better half of a bottle of Gewurztraminer with dinner.
Lesson learned. This year, I broke up that drive into two parts. Much more civilized. And sanity saving. Last night was spent ...
... As expected, there were old worn warehouses which artists had occupied and set up shop. They left the commercialism behind and focused on the art. It was wonderful to see them at work! Nellie got to go with us on our adventure to Chimney Rock & Lake Lure. She bounded up 26 flights of steps only stopping to allow us to catch our breath! The views were spectacular from the top. We then took a path to the ...
... to get our bags packed and ready to go. Once we had all our things packed and relatively ready to go, Joe took us to Starbucks inside ingles. We relaxed there, updating the blog. Joe bought the movie White House Down to watch when we got home. When we finished the blogs, we set off to the Dollar General to pick up snacks. This is where we found the diamond in the rough. We found the movie Surf's ...
... stopped the track to check on him.
The attendant got him awake and drove him off the track. There was a
doctor on the scene and he helped us out. We called his parents and
we took him to the emergency room where we waited for three hours. We
prayed for him and he turned out ok. We ate at Cracker Barrel and
drove back home. Needless to say we survived and it was a pretty good
... the top down as this is the ultimate cruising opportunity. With all the stops to admire the view we only covered 70 miles today, so a long way to go. A real find for dinner, The Blackbird. Innovative Southern cooking of fine ingredients was really well done. This place gets our highest rating. Saw some weird sights in the streets, including a woman who would be best described as 'topless melons', enough said (and ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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