It is an odd factor to get up in your personal mattress if you end up on a visit, maybe that’s what it seems like once you personal an RV… Regardless, a great nights sleep ought to by no means be handed up earlier than an extended day of using and I am glad to have gotten one. From right here on out I am positive the lodging will not be fairly as good, however sleeping beneath the celebs provides to the journey and appears extra becoming for a visit on vintage bikes.
Heading due north from my home, we hit the Virginia border inside an hour. Just some miles into Virginia, we turned west onto Freeway 58 and rolled on in direction of the Appalachian Mountains. Alongside the best way I observed indicators at each fuel station proclaiming that “Virginia is Dew Nation”. I assume the previous motto of “Virginia is for Lovers” would not promote as many sodas.
As lunch time approached, we have been winding our manner into the mountains which have been massive on surroundings however sparse on eating places. Simply outdoors of Hillsville we noticed a spot that seemed promising and pulled into the car parking zone. From the surface it could not appear to be a lot, however the meals was wonderful and the costs have been virtually as low cost because the fuel. We additionally acquired some journey recommendation from the prepare dinner and adjusted up our route, heading north on Interstate 77 after which slicing again south on Interstate 81.
One other 50 miles down the street and we determined to take a break from getting whipped round by the site visitors on I-81 and pulled right into a relaxation cease. The bikes drew a small crowd and which gave us the possibility to query a number of the locals a couple of good place to camp for the night time. Turned out one of many relaxation cease attendants was a retired park ranger and he gave us instructions to a close-by campground on the Hungry Mom State Park.
Made it one other 170 or so miles in the present day. We’re going to have to start out placing in some longer days if we wish to make it to California in three weeks.