Hawks Nest State Park Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Slept in until after 7am. Headed to the original Bob Evans restaurant at homestead and ranch in Rio Grande, Ohio. I had a problem with the bike - all the electrical went out in the front, so while we were waiting for our food, I went out and took my seat off to see if anything looked out of place, and it did, so apparently I fixed it since I didn't have any problems the rest of the day! Susanne planned a ...
... each way but it was so pretty. The sun was on the mountains and the trees were many shades of autumn colours. We crossed into West Virginia where there was a nice welcome sign across the road. At times the forest gave way to farmland with a backdrop of colourful hills. Logging is big in the area and we could see the evidence of logged areas, some recent and others with regrowth.
We left the main highway at Clintonville to be greeted with ...
After a very good lunch at a Mediterranean restaurant called Lavash, we went back to Princeton to visit the railroad museum. This is small but also very interesting. It features a now-defunct line called The Virginian which ran from central West Virginia to Norfolk, taking coal to the coast where it was shipped to Europe and beyond. The Virginian eventually merged with Norfolk and Western, and all the Virginian symbols and memorabilia ...
... spot that was well known and highly recommended. The wait was just too long so we went back to the biscuit place. But before we left town, we visited a gear store because I learned my lesson on not having approach shoes...So I got some for the hike to the crag. When we got there we started down that very memorable approach to the crag that I spoke of in a previous entry. Through the rhododendron forest and down the ladder we went. We set up to lead a couple ...
... s sky-high bridges. We marveled at how the bridges could have been constructed. We traveled on excellent highways without the heavy traffic on so many interstates. Would love to come back and spend more time here.