Getaway to the mountains

With our second visitors from Switzerland we went for a long weekend to the mountains. First stop was Waynesville, a town located between the Great Smokey and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our hotel was located there, we visited the Main Street of this little town including general store and some galleries and we ate a perfect BBQ at Haywood Smokehouse.

The next day we went to Cherokee. It’s one of the headquarters from the Cherokee Indians. Their sad story is explaining in the museum of the Cherokee Indian. Really nothing we can be proud of… After a Cheeseburger we started for a two hour tubing trip – cold water, a dangerous creek and a lot of fun.

On our way home to Charlotte we took a part of the Blue Ridge Parkway, a beautiful scenic mountain road, with a stopover at sliding rock, a natural waterfall where you can slide down into a plunge pool below. Very cold, pretty awesome and it isn’t bad, when you have a cushion booty. Lunch we had in Saluda, a cute little railway town.

Now back in the heat of Charlotte with good memories and cool mountain air at the back of one’s mind.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s