Monthly Archives: August 2007

At my age whitewater rafting should be a spectator sport

While on vacation at our Bearfoot Hideaway cabin in the mountains of North Carolina this summer, we decided to take a whitewater rafting excursion. It has been a particularly dry summer, and we were afraid that the water levels would be too low for the rafting trip. After a few phone calls to the rafting […]

Elk River Falls

Once in awhile, you happen upon a place that is such a perfect representation of an icon that you think eveyone knows about it.  We found the PERFECT summer swimming hole/waterfall! Elk River Falls is not well known to area visitors!  Which makes it a very special quiet place!  A short hike from the parking area, […]

Tubing down the New River

This summer has been brutally hot, so the family decided we would cool off by going tubing down the river by the cabin. The river was ice-cold, but once we got going, we couldn’t feel it anymore. The river was a bit slow and low, having been dry this season, but we had a great […]

Family Galore!

This summer, we invited my brother and his family to the cabin with us, so we packed nine people into our ten person cabin! It was so wonderdul having our whole family together in our little getaway!  Our kids are all within 10 years of each other, so they all had a great time together. We […]