Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP)

Finally, A Nice Spring Day In NC Mountains

It’s been a long cold winter….maybe the winter wasn’t so bad, but January didn’t end until…April!!

Roaring Fork & Setrock Creek Falls….Just More To Love About The Mount Mitchell Area!!

One of my favorite routes to the NC mountains includes traveling via I-40 to exit 86 in Marion, then routing my way to NC Hwy 80. The route that NC 80 takes once it winds past Lake Tahoma, is one that is straight out of a Forza video game. The crazy twists, turns, narrow & …

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Skinny Dip Falls

Finally! Finally! I have passed this location numerous times, seeing tons of cars parking at a prime Blue Ridge Parkway Overlook location, only to see them walking the “other” direction. Several times I have wanted to park here only to find no space available, still with no one looking at the overlook. The location I …

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The “Waterfallmobile” Rides Again

I have been sidelined for a few weeks now. My beloved Accord, or the “Waterfallmobile” began crying for help. It seems this spring and summer have been hard on it. Lots of falls, many a trail this ride has delivered me to, never with a complaint. Not even the steep winding dirt roads, that some …

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Linville Falls – Plunge Basin View and Linville Gorge View

Linville Falls and Gorge is one of the Blue Ridge Parkway’s top attractions. ¬† Linville Falls has the distinction of having the highest volume water flow of any NC waterfall, although it is certainly not the biggest or highest. ¬†With a nice gift center, restrooms, large parking lot, and numerous trails on both sides of …

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