Village Inn of Blowing Rock
Travel Blogs from Blowing Rock
... Carolina. During the afternoon we stopped at Doughton Park for tea from our newly bought flask. We made it to Boone this evening without spending a cent.
Our motel tonight is only $50.. our cheapest night in the states so far. Probably considered 'run down' compared to most places here, but its still a nicer more equipped room than all the places we stayed at in South America, so no complaints.
A great drive today. All good so far!
... Appalachian Trail
Ping pong tournaments
Home brewed pumpkin spice beer
Strolling down memory lane, catching salamanders
Good times with wonderful people!
... to the parking lot. Although it was only about a four mile loop, we stopped so frequently that it took quite a while. We had initially thought about hiking up to Table Rock, but it would be crowded and it was getting late. And we were getting hungry and knew that our favorite restaurant, Las Salsas in Morganton was not far away. So we finished our hiking and drove to Morganton for dinner before heading back to the Raleigh ...
... just a couple miles more down NC-181 and stopped at the Brown Mountain Overlook. It’s just a pulloff on the side of the highway, but clearings in the trees provide great views of the mountains to the east and west. To the east, Brown Mountain, with its mysterious lights, as well as Chestnut Mountain can be seen. However, the sun sets to the west over Jonas Ridge, the eastern edge of Linville Gorge. There were great views ...