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Descriptive Essay: Windy Gap

This past winter my family and I planned a vacation. After researching many different vacation options, we chose to spend a week in North Carolina. In the heart of the Smoky Mountains, in between the cities of Murphey and Andrews, lies a small town called Nantahala. We rented one of the luxurious cabins the Nantahala Mountain Resort has to offer. I will describe the intricate details of the outdoor scenery, the breath taking views, exterior structure, and the indoor first and second floors of this beautiful cabin called Windy Gap. From the moment we began our trip up the steep and narrow mountain path to our cabin, I began to experience the stunning sites. Cascading waterfalls, hiking trails, and thick forests were a few of the first things that caught our attention. The cascading waterfalls provided a soothing sound and set the tone for a week of tranquility. The hiking trails gave a sense of adventure and excitement. The thick forests were mainly composed of pine trees, which possessed a distinctive aroma. For the first time in my life, I was able to enjoy the beauty of falling snow during the winter season. The Windy Gap featured a spacious two-story Appalachian style log cabin. The cabin was composed of logs and glass windows all throughout. On the north side of the cabin stood a couple of picnic tables and a barbeque grill. Additionally, each floor had a wrap around balcony. The second floor balcony had a rock/glass fireplace, and an enormous hot tub right in front of it, where we relaxed on those cold nights. Also, there were wooden log chairs and swings, which we sat on during the early mornings or late evenings while admiring the gorgeous views. The first floor of this cabin was the entertainment area. In the center of all the rooms was an open space, which was the game room. It had a full-sized pool table with satellite television, arcade games, and board games. At the bottom of the spir...

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