Earthshine Mountain Lodge
Travel Blogs from Lake Toxaway
... We both love Hilton Head and would have liked to have spent more time there, but we need to get up to our place in Empire, MI. Today we made it to Flat Rock, NC and looks like we are driving right in to the major cold front that is moving across the US. There is suppose be an major storm tonight. We are staying in a place that is ...
After a wonderful breakfast of French toast, oatmeal, and fruit, I took off with Jordan. We were in charge of "sweep" today, which meant we were to be the last riders to each destination just in case someone had a mechanical or flat, etc. It ended up being a really nice day. I got to know Jordan better, who happens to be my future classmate for med school this Fall. Pretty small world. We took our sweet time with the ride, stopped at an antique shop, chatted about the horror known as ...
... seems they were having days similar to mine, and you know what they say about misery... it loves company. So riding with them made it a little better and a little easier. We made it to host and had to paint the van. Basically, we tried to paint it a week who ago and it turned out horribly. So we had to do it today; we leave North Carolina and the leaders wouldn't let us leave the state with ...
... unique way. For example, one flock of riders drifted into the path of a generous boatman who offered a handful of the guys a free tour of the Lake (including the cove where Dirty Dancing was filmed!!!), while another group took a detour at a minigolf course before descending into the valley.
Lunch was going to be held on the shores of Lake Lure, that I was sure of. People hadn't had a bonafide swim day yet and I was determined to ...
... end of Rock Bridge Road, but this is a narrow windy gravel road that turns into a forest road some ways in, so it seems to take forever. Fortunately, this road gets very little traffic so no worries about oncoming traffic. We parked at the end of the road near Flat Creek and set off on our hike. There is an immediate stream crossing over Flat Creek. I chose to keep my boots off and wade across the creek, but its also possible to ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting