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Those rides have to be even more spectacular when the leaves are changing colors.

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Did you try the fried corn on the cob at Butts On The Creek? Also, were you able to get a glass blowing demonstration?

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Glad to hear you both had a great time and returned safe. Sweet write up.

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Great write up though

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thanks for the great write-up. another ride for me upon retirement. I like the Shamrock idea , saw it in Roadrunner mag.

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Thumbs up Blue Ridge Parkway Trip - but not on my bike :(

Well, now I see why this road should be on everyone's bucket list.

I took my son on our Trail Life scouting trip to South Carolina last week. We just got back Saturday night. It was a blast.

We stopped in the Cumberland Gap for one night of camping and hiking up to the Pinnacle Overlook and then to three points where Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky meet. The campgrounds in the National Park there is amazing.

We then went into South Carolina at the HQ for Trail Life. The staff and the grounds are exceptional.

We took a day trip to NC and toured Charlotte Motor Speedway. That is one tour that you should take even if you are not into Nascar. We then headed to the Nascar HOF which is a really cool place as well.

On Thursday, we Ziplined for close to 3 hours. Never done that before, but now my son is hooked on it.

On the way back, we headed to the Smokies and visited Clingman's Dome which is quite a hike up to about 6600 feet. We stayed at Elkmont campground in the National Park system. Didn't get to use my bear repellent, which I suppose is a good thing. We also hiked a little on the Appalachian Trail and then took the 1.7 mile hike up to Grotto Falls which is a pretty rough hike, but well worth it. We rode through Gatlinburg and into the Island at Pigeon Falls. Very touristy, but my kid wants to go back, so I think we just might plan a fall trip.

I saw hundreds of bikers and now I know why the BRP is such a great ride. I'll have to make a plan to get back there on my bike someday. It was pretty fantastic even from a cage, I can only imagine the ride on my bike.
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