Clairmont Drive - Druid Hills Historic District Walking or Driving Tour

Clairmont Drive – Druid Hills Historic District Walking or Driving Tour

Clairmont Drive – Druid Hills Historic District Walking or Driving Tour Starting from the log cabin on Meadowbrook Terrace, go left. Take the right fork, up the hill on Clairmont Drive. The historic neighborhood doesn’t start until the corner, but two of my favorite houses are not quite in the neighborhood. Odd numbers are on…

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Blue Ghost Fireflies - Henderson County, NC

Blue Ghost Fireflies

Blue Ghost Fireflies are very rare, but they can be found even in people’s back yards in some areas around here. We went looking for Blue Ghost Fireflies in two places they are supposed to be found. The first night it drizzled. We’ve been told that they don’t like the rain, so maybe that’s why…

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Buck Spring Trail near Meadowbrook Log Cabin

Buck Spring Trail

I’m not gonna put in every trail, but this is right by the trail to Mt. Pisgah and the Pisgah Inn. It is a really short trail that takes you to what is left of George Vanderbilt’s Hunting Lodge. There is nothing left but the roads and huge stone foundation and steps.

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Oklawaha Greenway Trail – Things to Do Near Meadowbrook Log Cabin

Oklawaha Greenway Trail

The Oklawaha Greenway Trail is really nearby. It is 3.25 miles long, from Berkeley Mills Park to Jackson Park. The path is 10 feet wide, plenty of room for walking or biking. There are benches and water fountains along the way. There are even three bicycle FixIt Stations. It begins at Balfour Rd. From the…

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