Ohiopyle: Ohiopyle Campground and Fallingwater

For some time I’ve been yearning to visit Fallingwater, one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpieces.¬† Since it is about 4 hours drive from where we live in Virginia, we planned a weekend around it, deciding to see the house on Sunday, and camping overnight nearby at Ohiopyle State Park Campground¬†the previous night. Ohiopyle We arrived […]

Dolly Sods Wilderness: Dolly Sods North Loop Day 2 – Part 3

Continued from Day 2 Part 2 Going up the hill, the grassy meadows stretched far, dotted with spruce and other trees. The sky was overcast for most of the day and the temperature was perfect for hiking. The cloudy sky was deceptive, though, and we skipped putting on sunscreen in the morning. The result later […]

Dolly Sods Wilderness: Dolly Sods North Loop Day 2 – Part 2

Continued from Day 2 Part 1 Hiking along, we passed through some forests, but most of Dobbin Glade Trail is flat or hilly meadows with marshes. This environment means there is plenty of sun for wildflowers! In this meadow you can see lots of Goldenrod and Flat-topped White Asters. At one point we passed through […]