• Blue Ridge,  NC Mountains,  North Carolina,  Waterfalls

    Another Day Trip

    I so enjoyed our little day trip to the mountains again this past weekend.  How I love the Blue Ridge!  We found another waterfall that we had not hiked to before.  It was not a hard hike, but was on one of those paths less travelled although we did meet two groups that were hiking to the same falls.  I guess with internet access it is a lot easier to find these places.  Anyway, we hiked to Rufus Morgan Falls.  It was not the most beautiful falls I had ever seen, but nevertheless, it was an enjoyable hike and a very pleasant day. Directions: From intersection of US 64 and…

  • Back Roads,  Fun,  NC Mountains,  North Carolina

    Roaring Falls, NC

    Roaring Falls Affiliate Links included in this post (full disclosure) If you like waterfalls, then Roaring Falls should be added to your list.  It is an easy enough hike for Grandma to take and is quiet and relaxing.  If you are in the western NC mountains traveling the Blue Ridge  then Roaring Falls won’t be far away. We drove along Hwy. 80 out of Marion which is a long winding road that crosses the Blue Ridge.  It is an interesting drive and as we drove we remembered a hike that we had done a few years ago-Roaring Falls.  We were glad for the opportunity to do it again and it is…