Alpen Acres Motel

Highway 321, Blowing Rock, North Carolina, United States | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Blowing Rock

Independence Weekend Trip to Gragg Prong

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

5

... waterfall is a gentle slide and provides an opportunity for some easy waterfall-sliding. Once the turtle was blown up, we took turns sliding down this lower section. The water level wasn’t high and the slope is not steep, so it’s not the most exciting waterfall to slide down, but it was still a lot of fun. After a few slow runs, we realized that we had to start at top on the far side ...

More Waterfalls in Wilson Creek

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

14

... at a couple of smaller cascades between the upper and lower waterfalls. At one spot, there was an area of wet rocks where a large number of Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterflies had congregated. I guess they were drinking from the wet rock or perhaps there was some food there that I couldn’t see. About a quarter-mile from the Upper Waterfall, we came out at the top of the Lower Waterfall. Usually, you can’t ...

Wilson Creek Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

10

... on a holiday weekend, there were several tents set up at the campsite. From here, we picked up the hiking trail that runs along the ridgeline above the creek. Along this trail I saw a guy hiking back and asked if he had come from the waterfalls. He indicated that he had and was even nice enough to leave a pile of rocks and some sticks in the shape of an arrow pointing where to get off the trail. The side trail ...

North Harper Creek Falls

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

9

... a few times to see some nice cascades on the creek above the falls. A few would almost qualify as waterfalls, though I'm sure that they're not named. It was getting late by now and we were both getting hungry, so we headed to Banner Elk and Sandy bought dinner for my birthday at Puerto Nuevo, a very good Mexican restaurant. Then we headed back to camp and built a fire before retiring for the ...

Hebron Colony Falls

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

10

We drove east through Newland and Linville and then took US-221 north. Not sure why the GPS directed us to take this route instead of the Blue Ridge Parkway, but it was quite scenic nonetheless. We could see the Blue Ridge Parkway above at several points, including a brief view of the Linn Cove Viaduct from below. We also stopped for a couple of roadside waterfalls along the way. One, right at ...

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