Holiday Inn Express Hiawassee
Travel Blogs from Hiawassee
... no downtown strip to walk in so we might as well head back to the cabin. Passing by a grocery store, we couldn't resist a quick pit stop for more food (we were getting nervous our supplies wouldn't hold out until the next day).
We ended up back at the cabin and decided to spend the night enjoying our cabin, each other, and engaging in a fierce battle of Mexican Train Dominoes.
... moved over there and found rocks lining the sides where we could climb to reach the shallow sides of the lake.
Sitting on the rocks, the water looked tempting. We had seen someone swimming earlier. Then Thao spotted a rope swing across the lake and convinced me to swim across with her. We were in t-shirts and shorts...but decided to brave it anyway. The water turned out to ...
... We ended up paying for Will and myself and the kids helped. So we had 4 buckets between us. Had to dig our own dirt from a little "tunnel". Apparently, this was all native dirt, meaning no gems had been planted here to allow for instant gratification.
Took us about an hour to go through a bucket each, which was plenty of time for me. Only Matt wanted to do more - the rest of us were pretty tired - ...
... to the top of the creek where we would start our tubing adventure. The first set of rapids were pretty rough and a couple of us fell out (Phan and myself). We quickly discovered it was better not to tether the little ones to the adults as that affected balance and made everyone more likely to get stuck or fall off. We all got stuck frequently but some wiggling usually got us moving again. In future, we ...
Day 1: White water rafting on the Tuckaseegee River with Smoky Mountain River Adventures. $17/adult, $12/kid
We originally planned to go with RaftingwithKids. When we got there, we found a rickety shack that was closed with no explanations. Did not look like nice facilities at all. Moved on next door and found Smoky Mountain River Adventures. Beautiful and new store with ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking