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where to break journey dc - atlanta via mountains

where to break journey dc - atlanta via mountains

Jun 18th, 2003, 11:59 PM
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where to break journey dc - atlanta via mountains

we are travelling down to atlanta from DC and will take the mountain road.........can anyone suggest stopping off points etc as we have a week to do the journey ...thanks
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Jun 19th, 2003, 06:00 AM
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Jun 24th, 2003, 07:02 AM
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I assume you mean the Blue Ridge Parkway. I recommend Blowing Rock. There are quite a few different mountain routes that take you through areas like Highlands ,Cashiers,etc. It really depends which way you travel.
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Jun 25th, 2003, 06:01 PM
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Maggie Valley. We're at the last exit off the Parkway before the very end! Be sure to stop at the Waterrock Overlook before you exit - it is truly spectacular, with the mountain ranges stacked one behind the other, each one just a little paler blue-gray than the one before.

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Jul 15th, 2003, 08:08 PM
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If you haven't already left for the trip, I would get off of the Blue Ridge and visit Lexington VA. Both the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) and Washington & Lee University (W&L)are there. Civil war history is especially prominent with Stonewall Jackson commandant of VMI and Robert E Lee President at W&L. You can even see where his horse, Traveller, is buried.

Highly recommend the Inn an Union Run as a wonderful B&B just outside of town.

I could go on and on, but I'll stop.

I am partial to Lexington, since I attended W&L for my undergraduate degree in the early 90's.
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