Alpine Village Inn
Travel Blogs from Blowing Rock
: So last night we went to Glacier Brewhouse for dinner. It was pretty good! I'm pretty sure I had the Thai Chicken Pizza. I've heard a lot about it so it was good to go there! After that we all decided to go out (well most of us). We ran back to the hotel quickly so I can change and then me, charity, dee, dan, and his friend ethan went to Humpy's …
5th November 2013
Start: Motel 6, 870 N Lee Hwy, Lexington, Virginia
Finish: Greene's Motel, 1377 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, North Carolina
Well, 5 days in and I for one did not think I would have continued this blog. This morning we did not get off to the best of starts. Last night we decided, as its dark here at 5pm (day light savings ended on the weekend) we would start our days much earlier to spend ...
We headed up to Roan Mountain after the peak fall foliage period.
However, we were able to enjoy the fresh mountain air, views and recreation.
We went in a group of seven to stay in my grandparent's mountain house on Roan Mountain close to the Tennessee and North Carolina border.
What I saw:
Carvers Gap ...
... had to look around for a nice place to climb up. We found a steep climb that leads up to a great overlook on the Chimneys. The climb up was steep, but short, and we had to climb through a beautiful rock arch to get up there. We stopped and had lunch here and climbed around to enjoy the views from different angles. To the east, we could see the rolling foothills and to the west we could see across the gorge with stunning ...
... down the Babel Tower Trail, a moderately strenuous trail, less so because we were heading down. Going up on this one is a lot tougher as its steep, narrow, and full of rocks, roots, and other tripping hazards. There are a couple of openings along the trail for good views of fall color in the gorge, but the very best views were from Babel Tower itself. Babel Tower is a tall rock outcrop in the form of a tower that rises high above ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed