The Branches

Timber Ridge Road, Banner Elk, North Carolina, 28604 , United States | Resort
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Location

This resort, located on Timber Ridge Road, Banner Elk, is near Grandfather Mountain, Sugar Mountain Resort, Hawksnest Golf & Ski Resort, and Edge of the World.
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    Travel Blogs from Banner Elk

    Crabtree Falls

    A travel blog entry by jmpncsu on Sep 01, 2014

    8 photos

    ... before anyone else. That gave me a good opportunity to climb up on the rocks and set up the tripod to get some nice pictures of the waterfall before the crowds arrived. This 70-foot cascading waterfall is absolutely beautiful; certainly one of the most photogenic waterfalls along the parking and I was able to get some great pictures. Sandy was waiting on a bench ...

    South Harper Creek & Thorps Creek Waterfalls

    A travel blog entry by jmpncsu on Aug 31, 2014

    11 photos

    ... with the waterproof GoPro. We got some pictures and videos from here with a good view of the lower section of the waterfall, then headed back down. Once back, the couple headed back up, taking their rope with them. We stayed for a little while longer, enjoying the views, then started heading back up. Even without rope, it wasn't too bad climbing back up to the trail - going up always seems a little easier than going down. Back on Harper ...

    Burnthouse Branch & Steels Creek Waterfalls

    A travel blog entry by jmpncsu on Aug 30, 2014

    7 photos

    ... an “official” trail listed on the Forest Service's website, it is clearly not maintained and has become very much overgrown with poison ivy, stinging nettle, and various other plants. And since this trail is not well-used, we also had to make our way through countless spider webs across the trail. The trail is rather scenic as it follows Upper Creek upstream past countless small cascades and tumbles, but we were too busy ...

    This is our last week!

    A travel blog entry by kurt-kristy on Aug 29, 2014

    26 photos

    Our summer adventure is coming to an end. Its been busy here on the east coast and we have loved seeing so many of our friends (we've missed you all so much)! We had dinner with Brittany and Honore and their sweet little boy in New York, dinner at The Lobster Shack in Maine with Lindsay, pool time with Jennie, grilling around a campfire with Mitch and Emily and Jennie in Charlottesville VA, and now ...

    Turn around, do it again, and again!

    A travel blog entry by mikenda on Aug 25, 2014

    ... around, do it again, and again! All on a two lane twisty road in the mountains!!! UGH! Thankfully we found a young lady at a gas station market that gave us exact directions. We were only a few minutes away the whole time!!
    It turns out that GPS doesn't work in these hills! Thanks for the warning!
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