Canoe the Elk
Trip Start May 13, 1996
16Trip End May 14, 1996
Historic Downtown Fayetteville has many traditional and unusual folk art shops, Pastime Cafe with live country music every Thursday, Cahoots, an old jail and firehouse turned restaurant, the Southeast's largest fabric store, and antebellum homes.
Lincoln County Museum, located in the Old Borden Milk Plant, exhibits long-ago examples of industry, pastimes, education, military, and people.
Elk River Plantation on Eldad Road is a working farm featuring exotic animals, there are tours for schoolchildren and the fall festival has a Pumpkin Patch and various events each weekend in October.
Elk River Canoe Rental lets you float this Class 1 river in beautiful Old Town Discovery canoes, everything provided; changing rooms and primitive campgrounds; first-timers welcome.
Stay at Heritage House, an antebellum brick colonial home within walking distance of downtown, 3 rooms, private bath, continental breakfast; Old Cowan Plantation on Old Boonshill Road is an 1886 Colonial home with a large porch and country atmosphere offering 2 rooms and continental breakfast.