Holiday Inn Express Conover (Hickory Area)
Travel Blogs from Conover
... 160; I spent several days reacquainting with an old Air Force room mate from Denver, CO. It had been over 40 years since we had seen each other. We went to dinner at a local favorite, Big Daddy's and met Trish and Don for a great seafood feast. The rest of our stay was all about NASCAR! We visited many of the garage shops and took a couple ...
... this waterfall before, we never had a chance to play in the water. And arriving early, we had the waterfall to ourselves, at least for a little while. We set up along the big area of exposed bedrock, changed into swimsuits, and blew up the inflatable turtle we had picked up from Walmart for just $5. Although the turtle was for children only, with a maximum weight of 40 kg, it was quite large and we all were easily able to fit on ...
... away peacefully in his sleep. He was gone. My dad was gone.
-And so it began....
-A memorial was planned. A celebration of life really. It was a beautiful and a huge party that he would have loved to have been at. And it sucked so much that he wasn't. There were friends and family and stories and laughter and tears. The planning was daunting and my sister and her husband hosted it in their back yard. The brutal North Carolina winter (that's a dig at all ...
Another beautiful morning in the campground... and a walking tour of downtown Asheville. Then the drive across the mountains into central North Carolina on I-40 -- crossed the Eastern Continental Divide and then a six-mile very steep downhill stretch. At Hickory I turned south and drove through the small town of Maiden to ...
... the WORST high school football team ever. We scheduled the orphanage, Childrens' Home for homecoming every year so we could get ONE win. They only had one goal post at their field (you can look it up), so they played at West Rowan every year. Jim and I were the stars of the team, of course. That is how pathetic we were. Then, Jane's SECOND cousin, once removed, Diane and her husband, Tom, invited us for a wonderful meal ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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