The Inn at Half Mile Farm
Travel Blogs from Highlands
... on the red-blazed
Asbury Trail. We passed a lake before heading
through the woods. A couple of side
trails led to “waterfalls”, but these were barely cascades and not worth leaving
the trail for. Towards the end of this
trail, we approached Matthews Creek and finally crossed the creek on a cable
bridge. The cable bridge consisted of
two cables running between trees on opposite sides of ...
... The backwards slant of the falls makes it look even bigger than it is. There were some logs to cross the creek at the base of the falls and get pictures from different angles. When we were done here, we continued back to the car and drove just a short ways further on Burrells Ford Road to the trailhead for Spoonauger Falls, our last waterfall for the day. It was getting late in the evening and we certainly wouldn’t have any more time ...
... at Joey's Pancake House before hitting the road.
Headed west to get on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Chilly, but very nice ride - at least it's not raining!
Ended up behind a couple on a harley with a HUGE sidecar with their dog in it. They let us pass them, but they pulled in at the Highest Elevation lookout. The guy said they left Florida on Friday and are heading to Maine, then down the eastern seaboard, with their American bulldog-Mastiff mixed ...
... had to take the southern route to Maggie Valley.
Went through BOONE and BLOWING ROCK - two of my new favorite places in NC. Very, very nice houses and little shopping areas.
We got flagged down by some motorcyclists who had dumped their one-day-old Ultra while pulling out of the driveway of a motel. Todd and I, and another guy, helped right the bike...wasn't easy with the little hill it was perched on. Guy looked like a brand-new ...
I must have been 13 or 14 the last time I was a guest at the Pisgah Inn. Being the oldest child, I got to share a room with my nana, which was just a treat. And I can remember sitting on the porch of our room, reading the August Back-to-School fashion issue of Seventeen magazine, trying to decide what new style I might like to try when the family did some shopping in Atlanta later in our trip. It was raining that ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking