What’s the craziest thing that’s ever happened to you on the #blueridgeparkway ⁉️ Ever seen a sleuth of black bears?!?! (And yes, “sleuth” is the collective noun for bears 🐻🐻🐻) Talk about a photo opportunity 🎥 tag a friend who needs to see this bear encounter!
Hey Leaf Chasers - looking for that perfect fall drive⁉️ we always recommend the @blueridgenps to our guests - access onto the BRP is only a 15 minute drive and from #staysummitlodge Keep in mind that fall colors appear in the high country earlier than lower altitude regions. Watch the “Fall Foliage” reports from @weatherchannel to stay updated on conditions!
Don’t board your dog ❌
Bring your dog ✅
They’ll love the adventure just as much as you! We provide bowls and bags for bathroom breaks, so that you can bringfido on your mountaintop vacation!
Is mountain mondays a thing⁉️ if not it should be ✌🏻⛰🕶. The upcoming fallfoliage has got us us here in the high country very excited - watching those @weatherchannel maps! Do you have plans to soak up our regions finest colors yet? Check out the link in our bio and staysummitlodge
Sometimes the journey is as memorable as the destination. For vacationers driving in from the south/southwest 🚗 (many of our guests come from Atlanta) we recommend a detour into the DuPont State Forest! Home to 9 super impressive and unique waterfalls 🌊 it’s worth making a pit stop! staysummitlodge
An absolutely spooky 👻 scene on the Linville River in dense fog. No matter the weather, the Linville Wilderness area does not disappoint - dress for the occasion and enjoy 🤙🏻 rainy days mean less foot traffic, higher water levels and moody lighting for photography enthusiasts 🌧. Speaking of spooky, do you and the fam have Halloween plans yet? Consider a trip to the mountains!!! #staysummitlodge
Fun fact: mother nature’s favorite color is green! Intense summertime vibes here at Beacon Heights off the blueridgeparkway this trail offers a commanding short-range views of grandfather mountain and endless long range views to the S/SE. This trailhead is only a 15-20min drive from Summit Lodge photoopportunity ENJOY 🌲⛰🕶✌🏻
Thank you mortonsalt family - we can’t get enough of Grandfather Mountain!! This park has too many attractions to count ⓵, ⓶, ⓷, ⓸, ⓹... It’s geological features are rugged (more reminiscent of the Rocky Mountain range) and can be enjoyed from the new profile trailhead! So conveniently located right off Highway 105! #staysummitlodge and check it out ⛰✌🏻