Thursday, July 7, 2011

Mammoth Cave Caravan - May 1 - 8, 2011

Well, I've been lax on updating things on this blog, so it's high time I caught up.

Next is the continuation of the Blue Ridge Rally previously posted, as the caravan left from the rally, so here we go!!!!

Sunday, May 1st, 2011, My Birthday!!

It turns out there were 12 of us that were going to be traveling together along the Blue Ridge Parkway to head to our next destination.

Now, I was SOOO excited, cause as long as I've owned my camper, and as much as I've been out with my T@B and gone to T@B gatherings, I've NEVER, EVER seen another T@B on the road. I've seen them at other campgrounds, and at dealers on the highway, but never ever on the road, so to be traveling along with 12 other T@Bs/T@DAs was going to be so cool!!

We all lined up at the exit of the campground and headed on our way about 10am.

Our first stop was the Pisgah Inn.

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It was a hotel along the Blue Ridge Parkway that had a cute gift shop, a nice restaurant, and some beautiful views. A lot of us ordered sandwiches to go and we had a picnic in the parking lot.

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After our rest and lunch we continued along the Blue Ridge Parkway

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Our next stop was the......

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It was SOOOO cool traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway. It was a beautiful Sunday, the sites were wonderful and watching everyone's expressions were awesome!! For one section I was about the 4th in line. You could see folks look as the first trailer passed by, then the second one passes by and there are double takes, then obvious stares, waves, thumbs up, and horns beeping as the rest of us pass by.

At every stop there were folks wanting tours and asked LOTS of questions. We had a ball!!!!

We then continued on, and I got brave enough to snap a picture while driving.

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One last scenic overlook stop on the Blue Ridge

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After that little stop and photo op, we headed on to our next destination,

The Little River Townsend KOA on the edge of the Smoky Mountain National Forest.

There was some major construction going on and even had some one lane roads, so while stopped on the road got a chance for a couple of road shots

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We arrived at our destination campground all at once and were quite the cluster getting in as we were all very near to each other and they were all backin sites!!! We all did get settled in and set up, then somebody quickly got the fire ring going and we all gathered Happy Hour provisions and spent the evening drinkin and socializing around the fire!!!

It was the perfect ending to the perfect birthday!!!!

Coming next, turkeys and bears and Mountains oh my!!!

3 comments:

Tim S. said...

Love the blog and pictures - thanks for posting!

Anonymous said...

I would love to do that! Some day I will. I hope to make the BRR this year.
Crystal

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