Hikes and Rambles

Hikes and Rambles: The AT to Buzzard Rock (Whitetop, VA)

On Easter Sunday we set out late in the afternoon for a short hike to Buzzard Rock. We drove up Whitetop Mountain Road and parked in a gravel parking lot just steps away from the Appalachian Trail. We only went a mile out and the trail had three distinct sections: The trail surrounded by¬†blueberry bushes,… Read More Hikes and Rambles: The AT to Buzzard Rock (Whitetop, VA)

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Bikes and Rambles: Virginia Creeper Trail (Damascus, VA)

There is a warm spot in my heart for the southwest corner of Virginia and we were thrilled to spend Easter weekend there with both Chris and my family. The Creeper Trail is a 34.3 mile Rails-to-Trails project stretching from White Top to Abingdon Virginia. In addition to the beautiful scenery, the trail also has the advantage… Read More Bikes and Rambles: Virginia Creeper Trail (Damascus, VA)

Hikes and Rambles

Hikes and Rambles: Grayson Highlands State Park

This¬†might just be my favorite hiking spot ever. Grayson Highlands has it all: spectacular views, wild ponies, the Appalachian trail and all the fascinating people you find on it, wild blueberries growing by the path, waterfalls, and those scary warning signs about abrupt weather changes. You can expect the drive in to be beautiful, irregardless… Read More Hikes and Rambles: Grayson Highlands State Park