Old White Inn
Travel Blogs from White Sulphur Springs
... hiking the first few climbs. We stopped by a shelter to eat lunch. Finally a shelter with a real privy.....4 walls, a took, and.... (drum roll)......a real door! About damn time! Of course as luck would have it, my shorts layed in a spot of mud....then I stepped on them as I sat down. Took a while to clean the mud off my shorts and calf. (At least I hope it was mud...lol!) Today was really great, first we went to the Captain's Place. It has a zip line to get across ...
... join the new state and which would remain in Virginia, which is why the map of West Virginia looks like one of those weird, gerrymandered legislative districts!
From here we meandered along the Highland Scenic Highway, a great place to watch the fall colors beginning to show.
We head out of North Carolina early and for our next stop which was in Virginia. A state park called Douthat. It is the oldest state park in the Virginia Park System. The ride was more on the stressful side this time. Only half the trip was interstate, the rest was country roads and city driving through Greensboro NC. The country roads aren't to bad, but city driving can be a pain. Our GPS has a habit of taking us through some of the more interesting parts ...
Leaving the Days Inn in Luray was easy....Back to the remaining 80 miles of skyline drive. Linda's infection was not getting better and she was starting to look like death warmed up....but still wanted to continue on the scenic route -much to the horror of the kids who were tired of the car by now. Thankfully, the Chrysler Town & Country comes with a DVD player and two screens, ...
... cycling, and riding my bike.
With age have come a bit of wisdom, and a great big dollop of confidence. I'm not afraid of looking foolish anymore. I'm not athletic, graceful, supple or fast, but I'm strong. I'm also more determined than ever to do and try things that, as a twenty-year old, made me doubt myself. I am older, and have some of the expected aches and pains, but I'll take those over the lack of self-confidence of years past, any day of the week.
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed