Travel Blogs from Maggie Valley
... all sorts of goodies. It was a kinda weird place.
The weirdest experience was a restaurant called 'Dick's Last Resort'. These restaurants are everywhere now that we are aware of them. We walked in to the restaurant and the guy was like 'Welcome to Dick's! Have you been before?' We were like 'No', he then said 'You have heard of us before right?', our response 'Nope'. 'His response 'So you've just ...
... trail. Luckily for us, such an alternative existed. The Swallow Fork trail was two miles longer than Gunter Fork, so instead of a six mile day, we had an eight mile one, most of it uphill. But it got us to the same place in the end, Laurel Gap shelter.
When we arrived, weary and footsore, we found it was already inhabited by a lone gentleman named Toby. I barely paid him any attention since there was a bright patch of sunlight illuminating the field in front of the ...
... shriek as he entered the water, entertainment for all. Sach's have an exclusive video of this if anyone wants to put in an order.
On the way back Chris and I checked out 'Food City' and collected another loyalty card for another grocery store that we'll probably never see again.
Due to the combined exhaustion from the past two days we decided to chill ...
First night of camping in a National Park complete, we got up early to find out what we would be doing today. For the next few weeks we have handed all the planning over to Marc and Louise and basically hijacked their vacation. Marc informed us that today we would be hiking to a waterfall "Ramsey's Cascade". Great i thought as me and Les have become expert hikers over the last 6 weeks (I just hope the Sach's can keep up with our pace!).
Woke up to a massive thunderstorm outside. We departed Lexington after the rain subsided - saw a closed street where a power line had fallen on top of a pick up truck (glad that was not us)
Making our way south I saw a giant road sign for "The Original KFC" aha..."Kentucky"Fried-Chicken and we are actually IN Kentucky. (I was a little slow to realize this connection) So I forced Chris to make the slight ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking