Liberty Mountain Resort & Carroll Valley Golf
Travel Blogs from Carroll Valley
We didn't leave Bville until around 11am, but we still made a quick stop at the United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) and managed to explore the inside exhibits for about an hour. Zach and I found this place about a year ago as outside trail plainly visible from 81. We were on our way to Whispering Pines, NC. So, on a very hot day as I recall, on our way back home, we stopped and walked the outside trail with Maui. I always said we would get to ...
Day Totals: 14 hrs, 30 kms The world is enshrouded in fog as I launch out on a new segment of my Superhike, following Holly Pike south of Carlisle. Today I'm going to finally reconnect with the Appalachian Trail after many days of straying away from it. it's about 11 kilometers out of my way--but there's a new town to explore along the way, so I figure it's worth it. It's been a long time since I've explored a new town. Walking along the busy highway, I notice ...
... you need people to come and consider a stroll and a shop on Main Street as a fun thing to do.
There's a farmer's market going on--complete with a live country singer playing for tips. Frederick feels a bit out of the "Bible Belt" not as many churches crammed in here. But the ones that are here are quite impressive, with their towering spires. I parked my car 22 kms away, and now I'm kind of regretting that... if I hadn't parked so far away I could spend ...
... way to sprain an ankle. It's worth the risk--there's something magical about walking through the forest in pitch darkness.
Finally, I decide to take a rest, sit on a log, and play some music...
Finally the trail zigzags down the hill to a road that leads to the town of Smithsburg. A very small town, but cozy, with houses pressed right up against the street, the way things used to be--unlike the houses of nowadays that stand aloof as ...
... company starting building a bunch of houses here. Then the people had some disagreement with the township (towships are subdivisions of the county that are not "boroughs--rural, or semi-rural). I guess they didn't like the services they were recieving, so they got together and decided to turn themselves into a borough, with more control over how to run their community.
That's the difference of how "new towns" come into being now, versus 200 years ago. It ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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