Econo Lodge Civic Center
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... in the visitor centre to get a map to indicate our way back down without getting lost. A very nice lady, obviously very proud of her mountain and all the splendour it offered gave us a map and sent us on our way, before we set off she asked (as they all do), where we came from. My answer as usual was, we live in Australia but we originally come from England. She retorted, "and what accent are you speaking in now", I replied "I am pretty sure ...
... minutes to reach it and it rose from the surrounding suburbia and thrust us on to a mountain road that seemed miles from anywhere. There is a 45mph speed limit throughout it's length and quite honestly the deciduous trees give a feeling of driving through England, not unlike the New Forest. Some of the views are quite breath taking, one such place was the bridge across the Roanoke River. The bridge spanned the river from very high up, we thought it ...
We have had quite a few wet days on this holiday that hadn't really caused too many problems, but we had come to Roanoke to do some walking. Rain or not we decided to head out to walk the 'Greenway' along the Roanoke River. Roanoke has quite a few of these walking/biking tracks both along the river and up into Mill Mountain. The mountain would have to wait until Wednesday, today it would be the river. As we set off the rain actually eased, we had to ...
It's a nearly 6 hour drive to a town (or city as Americans like to call all towns) called Roanoke. We chose the place because it is located in a valley between the Smoky Mountains, the Shenandoah National Park and of course the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The journey was a lot more scenic than some as we climbed at times through the passes carved out of the rock to form ...
Woke up not-too-early with the intention of heading to Asheville by noon, but decided to divert my route and take the Blue Ridge Parkway through the mountains - a good choice! Made it to Asheville by dusk.
SUMMARY OF MY DAY
- Breakfast at the "Pink Cadillac Diner".
- Filled up the 'ol gas tank ...