Sylvan Valley Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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So after departing sunny Ringgold, we began the first proper road-leg of our tour. This one began by retracing our steps back to Atlanta, before setting off North East towards the mountains. First stop was a little place called Winder, to meet up with some of Leah's friends - Josh & Ellie, and Paul & Rebecca. Josh is a tennis coach and had a lesson til late on so the rest of us went for ...
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 ...
... ended up staying at the shelter with another hiker who's been going about the same pace we have, Seeker). This was both a great and a terrible idea. When we finished, we were so glad we didn't have to do it the next day, but it was probably too early to be doing so many miles and our legs were really tired.
We really felt those 19 miles the next day. Since we did those extra miles, we were able to do a 13-mile day and reach ***** Creek Gap and the Top of Georgia Hostel in ...
... I'm not even resupplying in Neel Gap), but Co-ed spent a thousand dollars and dropped 15 pounds, an amazing feat. Our cabin was unimaginably luxurious after four days on the trail, with a full kitchen, a shower, actual beds and water you didn't have to filter, and I wanted to just lay down and not get up for days. But instead, we decided to hike 6 more miles.
Since it was supposed to rain the next day, we decided to take our first zero (day where you don't hike) then and ...
... it our base camp for a few days. Forest Hills Resort, 13 miles out of town is a large farm with individual log cabins that can be rented. Ours featured a hot tub, fire place, wrap-around porch and beautiful views of mountain forest. Horse riding, wagon trails and a intimate chapel are all perks of Forest Hills but we opted for the hiking trials instead. Breakfast is included but dinners can be reserved. Well worth saving ...