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... There are so many turnouts and if you stopped at all of them, the trip would take forever and we didn’t have that much time. The posted speed limit on the parkway is 45 mph, but that is not usually achievable, so after driving for an hour and a half, we had managed to travel 45 miles! The distance from the entry at Rockfish Gap to our next campground was 180 miles, so at that rate it would take us between 5 and 6 hours. Speeds had to ...
... walk to the top of the falls where an old grist mill and water wheel are located. We had to go past the mill and take a steep path to the creek and then rock-hop back up to get to the base for some pictures. For being in a city park, it’s a rather nice waterfall. We got some pictures of the waterfall and the old mill then headed back up. It was a just a short drive into Morganton for dinner at Las Salsas, then made our way ...
... go to the official website at "www.Appalachian trail.org". Otherwise, just have a read of Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the woods" for a humorous look at the trail. His book has just been made into a movie starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte. Soon to be released. The book is a great read, and I intend to see the movie as well. For those of you who don't know, Bill Bryson is a renowned American born journalist/writer specialising in ...
As most of you are aware Sheila and I depart at the end of this month for two months in Europe. We have signed on with this travel blog and will send comments and pictures as we move around. Should you not desire to receive these, just let me know and I'll delete you;). There should be a picture here of some idiot up a pole.
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... out, fine dining at world-class
restaurants, historical sites, etc. There is horseback riding,
sightseeing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, camping, Hawks Nest,
Appalachian State University, Lees-McRae College, Spruce Pine, gift
shops, antique stores, flea markets, art galleries, gemstone mining,
Jesuit monastery, downhill & cross- country skiing.
Please contact me for more info about this great place to stay. Thanks!