Travel Blogs from Wytheville
... the displays we followed a timeline that led us on a changing path starting with prehistoric forests of 300 million B.C. and ending with videos that also told the modern history. They have several flags from the state's early years but none in as pristine condition as the one we had brought.
Inspired by the next day's 151st birthday we decided a local newspaper might be interested in the story of the flag. ...
... night of sleep, thanks to a great breeze! Monday, may 12 2014 Hiked to Bland, after a long hellishly hot hike. After arriving late to the hotel, all the food stores were closed. Ended up grabbing some Subway, then going to bed. Tuesday may 13 2014 Woke up, got resupply, ate at Dairy Queen. It was a long hot hike today. Only saw 2 small Garter snakes, a baby black snake, and a dead deer - this time we did not eat it...lol! Ended at camp after 600 mile marker ...
Gail cooked a wonderful Sunday morning breakfast and we enjoyed a leisurely meal with much conversation. Jan and I headed back to Raleigh mid-morning. One really nice thing about main North Carolina highways is that they are mostly bordered by trees and bushes so you rarely see houses and other buildings. Up until very recently billboards were banned -- much more pleasing without all the advertising. After a last-minute check of RT, I started on my way home. Took I-40 ...
... things and prepared our campsite just at dark.
Getting settled in and comfortable really was not too bad. While the going to bed temperatures were cool, the blankets, pillows, foam pad and sleeping bag were very comfortable. I woke up numerous times, and must have gotten some sleep, but if you are like me, you're not sure. Dolly said she was very warm overnight and only had one ...
On to Wytheville, Va. (Folks here say "withvil") the scene of Brenda's ancestral clan. On the way here we passed into and through sites of Rebel carnage and glory, Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and finally, the end of it, Appomattox. Pretty country all, bloodied by the 100,000 who fell here. B's ancestor, Nikolas Tarter, son of a German ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed