Maggie Valley Club & Resort
Travel Blogs from Maggie Valley
... all sorts of goodies. It was a kinda weird place.
The weirdest experience was a restaurant called 'Dick's Last Resort'. These restaurants are everywhere now that we are aware of them. We walked in to the restaurant and the guy was like 'Welcome to Dick's! Have you been before?' We were like 'No', he then said 'You have heard of us before right?', our response 'Nope'. 'His response 'So you've just ...
... are many restaurants and a lot of street music of the mountain variety. The general populace look much slimmer than the other Americans we have seen. Conspicuous by their general absence are black people, also very few Asians. The air in Asheville is quite refreshing after the coast, which explains it's original popularity with the ...
... Red Rosa’s, asking me why on earth I’d go backpacking again after I made it sound so horrible in my previous blogs. Well, I do it because it is an adventure! Sure, there’s hardship and discomfort, but I’m not likely to get chased by a bear in Minneapolis, am I? If two weeks of sleep deprivation are the price to pay for that experience, I’m happy to pay it and would do it again.
Though hopefully next time my pants won’t be down when it happens.
See you soon,
Happy Labor Day People (though we will make the argument that we labored more yesterday)
today is Waterfall challenge #2. This one was Grotto falls and only 3~ish miles and supposedly not so uphill. (This being a waterfall I was not going to be fooled by the promise of 'no' uphill...)
We carried a lighter load today (smart move #1) and brought along our water shoes ...
... drive to the trail Marc inquired what our longest hike to date had been (Worrying question i thought). We informed him that 6 miles had been our longest. "O" he said "Today we are doing 8 miles". Poor Marc and Louise, I didn't have the heart to tell them that they should probably have chosen a shorter hike to be their first one. My concern grew for our hiking companions further as we started our walk. Me and Les had come prepared:
2 liters ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center