Laurelwood Mountain Inn
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... Falls is named
for an illicit moonshine still that used the cover and remoteness of the
waterfall to hide the evidence of this illegal operation. There are still several drums behind the waterfall
from those days. It is possible to get
behind the waterfall near the drums and view it from different angles. But to see the entire thing, we had to climb
down to the base. We had some fun
playing around ...
... but a heavy downpour. Since the sun was out when we had started, we had not brought rain gear for this hike. Worrying about my non-waterproof camera, I ran quickly back to the trailhead and took shelter under the sign until everyone was back and ready to go. We continued on Oconee Station Road to Jumping Branch Road and looked for our turn. We were supposed to turn on FS715A, but we didn’t see it, so we turned on FS715. This was a ...
... aptly name "Harley" in a very expensive and nicely decked-out side car ($7500 - yikes). "Harley", however, looked like she was very much enjoying her ride, as well as the attention she received, and the scenery.
We took Rt 215 off the Parkway....very nice road, except Sandi does NOT like chip-n-seal gravel roads. Very nice twisties, and a few waterfalls along the way.
Stopped to pee at a gas station/Church of The Lord/pastry shop just south ...
... We wished them safe travels, and suggested he park the bike in gear, with his foot on the kickstand....
Still had a very nice day of riding. 268 Miles today. Glad to be in the room and relaxing.
Ate a late lunch at Salty Dog Seafood. There was a bunch of loud bikers there (dirty, rotten bikers) from some completely forgettable motorcycle club; see, I already forgot the name. Completely loud, obnoxious and messy. Could not wait for them ...
Our time in North Carolina has come to an end and its time to head cross country to show Luke the American way, other than the Southern way! It has been a great month with the twins, Daniel and their amazing families. We may even miss hearing Rex the horse stomping his feet while eating breakfast at some ungodly hour in the morning. See you in ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed