Mountain Aire Cottages & Motel
Travel Blogs from Clayton
We arrived here at Yonah Mountain on Sunday 9/22 The trip up was nice and the roads werent bad. When we arrived the campground Hosts (Bill and Norma) met us at the front and took us in a golf cart to pick out a site. This is another awesome campground. Well maintained and very nicely laid out. We learned a new game from Bob, Norma and ed and Diane called marbles. Uses cards ...
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 ...
... and we were unsure of where to go. The torrential rain didn’t help either. We drove up and back on Jumping Branch Road until finally we saw an unmarked gravel road. On closer inspection, there was a sign with 5A. It looked like someone had blasted the top two numbers off with a shotgun. So we proceeded down this road to a parking area at the end. There were a couple of cars here and some people were hiking back to them. They confirmed ...
Got up at 7am, and on the road at 830am for Helen, Georgia. A little overcast this morning, but it cleared up nicely!
Gorgeous on Rt 19 in the Nantahala Forest Region; riding by the river and watching folks floating down on tubes.
136 miles down, and my shoulders were killing me from all the fun curves. I need a lighter bike....oh wait! I HAVE a lighter bike! I would love to ride the Ducati around down here.
Had a nice ...
... Linda added that she enjoyed meeting the young men at the rafting company (they were all college students, the owners are teachers in the local school system) and the two women who shared the raft with us.
Unbelievable, our expenses for this trip per person was around $308 plus our own personal ...