Highland Hills Motel & Cabins
Travel Blogs from Boone
... Carolina. During the afternoon we stopped at Doughton Park for tea from our newly bought flask. We made it to Boone this evening without spending a cent.
Our motel tonight is only $50.. our cheapest night in the states so far. Probably considered 'run down' compared to most places here, but its still a nicer more equipped room than all the places we stayed at in South America, so no complaints.
A great drive today. All good so far!
I woke up to frost outside, frost on my motorcycle. I threw on many layers and was out the door by 7:30. Stopped at McD's for a coffee and to read the latest news on our lying, crack-smoking lush of a mayor. Back in the saddle and on the road by 8.
Excited that I was again alone on the road as I entered the fabled Blue Ridge Parkway. It is another beautiful park, 755 km of twisting, ...
... Appalachian Trail
Ping pong tournaments
Home brewed pumpkin spice beer
Strolling down memory lane, catching salamanders
Good times with wonderful people!
... the west side. In the distance, the outline of the mighty Black Mountains could be seen in the distance. Fall color did not seem to be quite peaking yet and there was a lot of green left still visible (although much of this was from evergreen trees). However, there were many beautiful patches of bright colors. When we finished lunch, we climbed back down and followed the MST for a little while longer, taking an ...
... is further down the river and provides a good view of the main falls as well as the two upper falls behind it, the only viewing spot to see both. There were also nice views of the river downstream as it heads into the gorge. From here, we hiked to the furthest viewing spot, Erwin’s View Overlook. Along the way, there is a view of the gorge downstream where we could see northern portion of Linville Gorge. From Erwin’s ...