Mountain High Lodge
Travel Blogs from Highlands
We woke up early again and quickly broke camp, then making
our way to Pickens County. From the
camp, we took SC-107 north almost to NC, then SC-130 down to SC-11 to cross
Lake Jocassee/Lake Keowee. Just across
the lake, we turned on Cleo Chapman Highway and took this to Eastatoe Community
Road and turned on Water Falls Road.
This road terminates at the trailhead for Twin Falls. The hike to Twin Falls is ...
... while, just long enough to get some pictures, but soon more and more people made their way down here. As the base got more and more crowded, we decided it was our cue to leave so we made our way back up to the cars. We drove through Walhalla again, taking SC-183 to SC-11 to our next hike. Along the way, we found a gas station that took credit cards and restocked on gas, Gatorade, and ice. From SC-11, we took Oconee Station Road past the historic ...
Todd was up at the crack of dawn again. Very chilly and foggy this morning. Quick breakfast at 6am at the Inn, then a long, hot shower and off we go to the CVS in Waynesville to get some supplies...sunscreen, nuts (in addition to the one I am traveling with), nose spray, and other completely useless, yet expensive, items. VERY foggy in Waynesville, which is only a few miles from Maggie Valley; that's the hills for ya!
Fog burned off nicely, and off for ...
Up early (BF was up at 3am....) Got some coffee in the hotel lobby, then off to Shoney's for breakfast before hitting the road again at 8am.
Nice weather again today; chilly in the morning, but warmed up nicely. I was stripping clothes off at each stop! That kind of activity gets a lot of looks down here in the "bible belt".
Todd's GPS was acting up so we got off-track and missed the turn-off for Grandfather Mountain. Ended up in ...
... in the highway. If a driver coming from the other direction is distracted and veers a little off the road, there could be a serious accident. But we took our chances and stopped briefly to get a couple of pictures. There is a very steep trail leading to the base of the falls, but we decided it would be very unsafe given how wet everything was. From here, we turned around and headed back for the last waterfall, Quarry Falls, ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed