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WHAT TO DO

Treasures at Milepost 86
Dining Room Hours
Breakfast 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dinner 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Friday night is
Prime Rib & Seafood Buffet)
Sunday Brunch: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lounge Hours
Monday thru Friday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Gift Shop
9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily
Country Store
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
Grab n' Go
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Above: Cinnamon rolls and carrot cake are on the dessert bar. Above: Sharp Top.

gravy, grits flecked with cheddar
cheese, buckwheat pancakes and
breakfast sausage, just to name a few.
Alongside the breakfast bites are
hearty dinner options like pot roast,
split pea soup, seafood salad, peel and
eat shrimp, mashed potatoes, roasted
carrots, macaroni and cheese, and, the
crème de la crème, Southern fried
chicken.
Here's where we'll let you in on a
secret - get creative with the buffet.
The best dish you can put together
(though they're all fantastic) is one

that isn't technically offered: chicken
and waffles. While it can be tempting
to load up on a little of everything (and
no, no one will judge you for your two
slices of pie!), save some room on a
plate to slide a fresh-off-the-iron waffle, spread the butter on thick, drizzle
it with maple syrup, and then make
your way to the buffet and grab the
crunchiest piece of chicken you can
find. Put it on top. Sit down, carve in,
enjoy. It's a mind-altering experience
between the perfectly fried chicken
and sweet, airy waffle. You'll never do

Shuttle Tour
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shuttle departs from Nature
Center every hour. May 23 through October
31 - Wednesday thru Sunday. Closed Monday
& Tuesday.
November 1 through October 30 - Friday,
Saturday, Sunday.
anything else when offered those two
items in one restaurant.
If, somehow, you haven't managed
to overstuff at brunch, be sure to hike
or catch a ride to the top of the Peaks
- yes, the lodge even offers a shuttle
to (almost) the top for only $8 roundMAY/JUNE 2014 | 59



Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014

Letters / You Said It
From the Editor
From the Farm
BRC Unlocked
Mountain Report
Creasture Feature
Great Buys in the Mountains
The Hike
Festivals and Events
Country Roads
It’s Weird, It’s Wonderful, It’s Asheville!
Photoessay: The Waterfalls of Western North Carolina
Mountain Adventure: Where to Play, Where to Stay
One Day on the Parkway, 1987
Little Zoos, Big Fun
Mountain Garden
Flavors
Cabin in the Woods: The Farms Cabins and Cottages
Guest Column
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Intro
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Cover1
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Cover2
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 3
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 4
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 5
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Letters / You Said It
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - From the Editor
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 8
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 9
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - From the Farm
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 11
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - BRC Unlocked
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Mountain Report
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Creasture Feature
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Great Buys in the Mountains
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - The Hike
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 17
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Festivals and Events
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 19
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 20
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 21
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Country Roads
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 23
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 24
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - It’s Weird, It’s Wonderful, It’s Asheville!
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 26
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 27
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 28
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 29
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 30
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 31
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 32
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 33
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Photoessay: The Waterfalls of Western North Carolina
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 35
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 36
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 37
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 38
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 39
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Mountain Adventure: Where to Play, Where to Stay
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 41
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 42
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 43
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 44
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 45
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 46
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 47
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - One Day on the Parkway, 1987
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 49
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 50
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 51
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Little Zoos, Big Fun
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 53
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 54
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Mountain Garden
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 56
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Flavors
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 58
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 59
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 60
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 61
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Cabin in the Woods: The Farms Cabins and Cottages
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 63
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 64
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 65
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Guest Column
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - 67
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2014 - Cover3
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