Grandfather Mountain & Skyline Drive

Grandfather Mountain is a mountain, a non-profit attraction, and a North Carolina state park Skyline Drive is a 105-mile (169-km) road that runs the entire length of the National Park Service's Shenandoah National Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, generally along the ridge of the mountains. 2.0/5

Grandfather Mountain Skyline Drive Blue Ridge Parkway North Carolina Wax Museum Andy Griffith Pigeon Forge Linville Falls

Just returned from a trip to Virginia and N. Carolina for a week. Arrived back home really early this morning and feel very tired. Visited Farmville, Va., Durham, N.C., drove from Asheville, N.C., on the Blue Ridge Parkway and on the Skyline Drive clear up to Front Royal, Va. Beautiful scenery and I took a lot of pictures on those various overlooks. Drove up to Grandfather Mountain and walked across the swinging bridge. It was 63 degrees up there and there was a nice breeze blowing. Also walked to the Linville Falls in Carolina (@ 1 mile out and 1 mile back) but got soaked as it really rained on that afternoon. Need sleep and peace of mind.
Well, I don't normally post anything on here, but would like to tell everyone about the vacation that my husband, Greg and I just got back from. It was a long trip on the motorcycle, but a very nice trip. Round trip was 1,447 miles. We rode up to Front Royal, Virginia on Monday, went to the Shenadoah Caverns & Museums, then on Tuesday we went to the Skyline Caverns and got on the Skyline Drive which was 105 miles long. Of course, there were 2 big black bears that decided to cross in front of us, like we weren't even there. On Wednesday, we started riding on the Blue Ridge Parkway, making stops along the way, which ended up being 469 miles long. We stopped off at the Natural Bridge Park & Wax Museum. Then we went to Mt. Airy, North Carolina spent the night and visited Andy Griffith's Mayberry town. Everyone there was very nice and welcome with open arms. (This is a must for everyone to visit). After there we went to Grandfather Mountain again in Linville, N.C. where for the first time I connquered ...
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