Old Edwards Inn and Spa
Travel Blogs from Highlands
to the rocks below the platform for a better view. Between the recent rains and spray from the
waterfall, the rocks were quite slippery, but we managed to get out and get
some shots from various angles. The
spray from the waterfall was pretty strong, which did make it difficult to get
good pictures, though. After enjoying
this waterfall, we headed back to the cars.
From here, we hopped on ...
... the trailhead for Station Cove Falls. This one is a short hike, maybe a half mile, and so there were quite a few others along the trail and at the falls. Station Cove Falls is 60-foot cascading falls. Similar to Yellow Branch Falls, it was very beautiful, but the crowds of people took away the serenity of the falls. We got a few photos and then made our way back as we started to hear thunder. About half way back, it started to rain, and not a ...
... at Joey's Pancake House before hitting the road.
Headed west to get on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Chilly, but very nice ride - at least it's not raining!
Ended up behind a couple on a harley with a HUGE sidecar with their dog in it. They let us pass them, but they pulled in at the Highest Elevation lookout. The guy said they left Florida on Friday and are heading to Maine, then down the eastern seaboard, with their American bulldog-Mastiff mixed ...
... had to take the southern route to Maggie Valley.
Went through BOONE and BLOWING ROCK - two of my new favorite places in NC. Very, very nice houses and little shopping areas.
We got flagged down by some motorcyclists who had dumped their one-day-old Ultra while pulling out of the driveway of a motel. Todd and I, and another guy, helped right the bike...wasn't easy with the little hill it was perched on. Guy looked like a brand-new ...
... between Dry Falls and Cullasaja Falls. This is a smaller cascade named for a quarry that used to be here. This is a popular swim hole and people slide down the falls into the pool below. But it was getting late and we didn't have time to stay long. By the time we had taken a few pictures and got back on the road, it was starting to get dark. So we made our way back to camp, stopping on the way again in Cashiers for a bite to ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility