Travel Blogs from Blowing Rock
... after Daniel). The road is an incredible feat of engineering and done in such a tasteful, unobtrusive way, all maintained impeccably. At Boone we went to a Diner, created in the true 50's style. Good burgers, fries and pulled pork. No wine though, only coke or ...
... Verizon is far superior to AT&T in the Appalachian mountains, and looked for the nearest hotels. Calling the Skyline Village Inn, we convinced ourselves it would be a short walk up to the front desk to begin our laid back mountain evening. We were wrong. After driving 2 miles down the road, we realized we had stumbled upon something even better. The Skyline Village Inn boasted a total of 16 rooms, we grabbed the last available balcony and settled in. The Inn was ...
... a new person gets here.
We ate dinner and hung out on the deck. The kids all did magic with wands we picked from the tree out front. Then they all tried to make a the craziest face ever. I think Eric won. We managed to get the kids in bed at a reasonable time. The rest of us stayed up and played Mexican train and enjoyed some well deserved wine.
... 20 minutes to Grandfather Mountain. Our first stop inside the park was the animal habitat. We watched the river otters feed and saw the deer and Eagle habitat. By far the highlight was the bear enclosure. We spent a lot of time watching the bears.
After the animals and the museum we made our way a little further up the road to have a picnic. The views were ...
I had decided that I would not make any reservations for hotel rooms. I didn't know how far we would get each day and figured there were plenty of towns around to find something. I don't know why, but Blowing Hole, NC, doesn't seem to have much, but ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed