Sent To The Big House (Mountain)

Big House Mountain, VA *We have added the Big House Mountain hike in House Mountain Preserve to our list of the Best Hikes in the Southern Appalachians. It is a REALLY interesting hike in west-central Virginia. Note that there are several options to this hike and the one we ended up hiking was...somewhat on the …

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Hike the High Country

The Grayson Highlands, VA *We hiked the Grayson Highlands in April 2014 over a period of two consecutive days, first starting from the Mount Rogers Trailhead and later from Massie Gap in Grayson Highlands State Park. We covered a variety of trails on these hikes and saw virtually every part of the highlands, excepting the …

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Damascus VA: Adventures In Trail Town, USA

Grayson Highlands and the Virginia Creeper Trail *Sylvia and I visited Damascus VA and vicinity in April 2014. Some things may have changed since so please check with the locals before heading out. But you will NOT be disappointed is all we can say. Located in the very far southwestern corner of Virginia is the …

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A Sharp Hike to Sharp Top Mountain

Sharp Top Mountain Hike, Virginia **We have added Sharp Top Mountain in the Peaks of Otter Recreation Area to our list of the Best Hikes in Virginia. If you can get this on a day when there’s no crowd, this is a good one. 😊 Located at Milepost 86 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, the …

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