Hillwinds Inn

Sunset Drive at Ransom Street, Blowing Rock, North Carolina, 28605, United States | 4 star inn
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Travel Blogs from Blowing Rock

Day 5: Lexington, Virginia - Boone, North Carolina

A travel blog entry by andrewandtree

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... time on the road in daylight hours. We turned the alarm off at 7:30 this morning, kept sleeping, and didn't end up leaving til after 9. After hitting the road however, we were fortunate enough to be driving once again under blue skies. We headed straight back to the Blue Ridge Parkway and continued on our journey South. We took a stop in the morning at Otter Creek for a short stroll. Rocky Knob was our stop for lunch. We then crossed the border ...

Roaming Roan Mountain

A travel blog entry by naomi.spencer

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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 ...

Linville Gorge - Chimneys & NC Wall

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

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... sticking up from dense vegetation and providing a beautiful contrast. Almost immediately, we saw the Sphinx rising out from the canyon floor among the dense vegetation. Towards the end of the trail, we saw the Camel, another rock formation that looked surprisingly like the animal. Altogether, we stopped at a three or four spots to enjoy the views and get some pictures and then took the trail back up to the MST and took ...

Linville Falls & Gorge

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

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... is further down the river and provides a good view of the main falls as well as the two upper falls behind it, the only viewing spot to see both. There were also nice views of the river downstream as it heads into the gorge. From here, we hiked to the furthest viewing spot, Erwin’s View Overlook. Along the way, there is a view of the gorge downstream where we could see northern portion of Linville Gorge. From Erwin’s ...

Cold and wet

A travel blog entry by pieter.nj

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Very cold in the mountains this morning. Add fog amd rain to the mix and it's kind of in pleasant. Then again you get views like below and it seems worth while. The goal is to get to Roanoke VA today. It seems optimistic given we've hon only 50 miles in 90 ...

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Location

This 4 star inn, located on Sunset Drive at Ransom Street, Blowing Rock, is near The Blowing Rock, Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, Appalachian Ski Mountain, and Christopher's Wine & Cheese.
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