Holiday Inn Express Hendersonville Flat Rock
Travel Blogs from Flat Rock
We stopped for a stretch and to swap bikes. I was removing my gear to lower the seat on my RS for wade when an oldster on one of those NRC spyder a pulled in and asked if we needed help, we got to talking and he gave us about a week of trips we could take in the area. Then things got bad. Wade took off on my bike with me following on ...
... no indoor photos are allowed, but I got a few of the grounds as seen from the inside.
When we finished the Butler's Tour, it was pouring and we were both tired, so we headed out. Leaving the estate was as difficult as getting there. First we had to wait in the pouring rain for the correct shuttle and then when we got to our car, we had to drive forever to leave. The exit road takes one past every other attraction on the ...
... side of every highway, it seems like most trees and plants have been surrounded. I tried to get some photos, but my camera does not like to take pictures while we are moving so fast, but I have posted two. In one of them, you can see how the vine has completely covered a tree. Unfortunately, these photos do not really show the vastness of the problem.
... was especially poignant. We then sorted on the big road trip up BRP, which runs for an unbroken 469 miles, with a 45 mph limit. The scenery from the Cherokee end is chocolate box pretty, and rises above 6000 feet at its zenith. There was a steady stream of vehicles including motor homes, motorbikes and push bikes, but with 'lookovers' every mile or so the pace is steady. I would have loved to be driving my old ...
... At a point, I
couldn’t go any further, because the wind was so strong, I was afraid I’d get
blown over on the wet rocks. When we
were done, we started making the hike back down. Although we had the falls to ourselves, we
saw quite a few people hiking up on our way down. A nice thing about camping at the park is you
can get an early start and avoid the crowds.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking