The Tufts House Inn

Address: 254 Edgar Tufts Rd, Banner Elk, North Carolina, United States | Inn
 
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Location

This inn, located on 254 Edgar Tufts Rd, Banner Elk, is near Grandfather Mountain, Sugar Mountain Resort, Hawksnest Golf & Ski Resort, and Beech Mountain.
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Travel Blogs from Banner Elk

Trail Days

A travel blog entry by jwatson on May 17, 2015

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... brands, like Tom Hennessey from Hennessey Hammocks, Dutch from Dutchware Gear, the Jacks from Jacks R Better, and the man behind the guide most of the hikers are using, David "AWOL" Miller (I realize most of those names mean nothing to most people reading this, but it was pretty cool to meet the people who made all the stuff I've been carrying for so long). Also while at the vendor area, I signed up for the things that would occupy a large portion of my time at Trail ...

Hostel Hopping and Marathon Marching

A travel blog entry by jwatson on May 01, 2015

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... therm send it there, and it would have been much simpler, just a few days later. But whatever. It was an enjoyable enough stay: I got a shower and clean clothes, I ran into Zorco again, I was warm that night and I got to watch movies all evening while eating late Easter candy my parents had thrown in my mail drop. I got up early the next morning, because I had a crazy idea in mind. I was going to go 25 miles, putting me 26 miles outside Damascus, which I would do the next day. ...

Coming In From The Cold (And The Wet And The Wind)

A travel blog entry by jwatson on Apr 25, 2015

1 comment, 33 photos

... stay there long. Later I talked to a guy who stayed there completely by himself and he said it was the creepiest night of his life. After coming down off the mountain, we hit Carver Gap, and there Yellow Bird and I got yet MORE trail magic. An older couple handed us each a bulging plastic baggie of snacks and told us those were the last two they had left. Smiling from the double trail magic, we kept going and headed up Round Bald, and it was there that we found our views. ...

Grandfather Mountain

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Apr 20, 2015

6 photos

... views.

Saw our first groundhog (woodchuck) and spotted the bend in the road named after the spot where a scene from Forest Gump was filmed. The park staff apparently went mad when Tom Hanks actually turned up, instead of his brother doubling for ...

Family gathering.

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Apr 19, 2015

Woke to rain and mist, but hoped it would improve. Unfortunately it did not, poured all day. Great family gathering for lunch of all Sara's family. Her Dad, Bill; brother Adam, wife Emily and children Rayley, Carson, Lucy and Rory; sister Maggie, children Caelin and Joni, and her mother-in-law Gail. Lovely to see them all again as we had not seen them since Andrew and Sara's ...

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