Newland, NC

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Secluded Valley Campground

Continuing our drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway, we stopped off in Newland, NC, at the lovely Secluded Valley RV Park.  It is indeed located in a little valley with a stream along one side and small lake in the middle.  It is an appealing campground that was very quiet during our stay.  We would like to take the weather we experienced here with us everywhere we go:  low to mid-70s during the day and mid-50’s at night. Continue reading

Galax, VA

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The kids are back in school, we have left the crowds and congestion of the northeastern states and have reached the Blue Ridge Mountains of western Virginia and North Carolina.  Cooler temperatures, clean mountain air and a slower pace as summer slowly winds down.  We entered the Blue Ridge Parkway near an area known as Meadows of Dan and drove south to Galax, VA.  Here we parked at the Cool Breeze Campground.

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