Super 8 Knoxville Downtown/West
Travel Blogs from Knoxville
Wooeee, what a chilly ride in! Left Nashville at about 35 degrees and it was downhill temp-wise from there. The ride was pretty - climbing elevation and still orange, gold leaves on the trees. Then the wind picked up a bit and it was heated grips time with more frequent stops than for gas. At one point I think the temp dipped to 32 or so. Then …
We have had to luxury of planning for about 6 weeks. We were taking a tour, but had to cancel due to a traveling companion having a knee problem. Luckily, we had travel guard insurance so filed a claim then started a whole new plan.
We have never been on a cruise so decided we might as well try it now.
Highbury & Islington / Arsenal
... North Caroline side - the Newfound Gap Road. Given our late start and Frank and Caroline's limited mobility we took it easy today, confining our sightseeing to driving the Cade's Cove Loop, which was convenient since we were camping at Cade's Cove. Cade's Cove is an interesting and beautiful area. It is a lush and relatively flat valley plain in the western part of the Tennessee portion of the park. The Cade's Cove area was first settled in the 1820's and had as ...
... A short time later, we were back on the road and down it came again, so we sheltered under a bridge. Eventually, it cleared and we raced off as we had spent a lot of time in Lynchburg and the day was escaping on us.
After turning up at the wrong Best Western, we raced off again to find the correct one - it was a quick meal as we seem to have lost an hour as well with crossing from Alabama to Tennesse and everything was ...
... the road was one way and limited to 10 mph up and down. The view was mostly of dense forest land with a few historic rustic [hill billy type] cabins. There was also some creeks with large roundy [new word too] boulders that seemed to follow the road on the way up and down.
Tomorrow we head out to Louisville, KY to see the Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed