A few years back we decided to take the lazy man’s route around one of our local state parks. It was a fun fall experience, offering some Tennessee history while taking a hayride through Edgar Evins State Park. The pictures you see here were taken last year, but I recently discovered ...
September 9, 2018Carol
On a cool March Friday in 1972, John Wallace checked out his four seat airplane at the Charlie Brown Airport in Atlanta for a flight to Tennessee. The plan was for John's wife Youlanda, and their children Paul and Erika along with Art Smith, and Jack Pace to drive up ...
June 16, 2018Carol
On Saturday June 9th, 2018 Tennessee opens all access fishing at no fee. The purpose is to promote the sport and allow friends and family the opportunity to fish and enjoy all the countless beautiful lakes, rivers, and streams that Tennessee offers. In addition, children ages 15 and younger may ...
May 17, 2018Carol
Tennesseans love their horses and now that warm sunshine days and balmy evenings are approaching, it’s once again time to get out-of-doors and enjoy our diverse trails, park lands and lakes. Seeing the sights on horseback offers a special, highly enjoyable experience. Either the accomplished rider or a novice can ...
April 30, 2018Carol
Spring is the best time of year to explore Tennessee waterfalls. The late winter thaw and early spring rains combine to substantially increase the water flow and heighten the beauty and grandeur of Tennessee’s waterfalls. It is the perfect opportunity for hikers, day trekkers, and shutterbugs to capture the most ...
February 19, 2018Carol
The many available driving trails are a fun and leisurely way to experience Tennessee. They are an unhurried stress-free introduction to scenic views and endless recreational possibilities. The following top five are re-presented from the top ten scenic drives found at: https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/top-10-scenic-drives-in-tennessee No. 5 – The Snake...
February 6, 2018Carol
Special Olympics of Greater Memphis will have their 12th annual Polar Bear Plunge and Chili Cook Off Saturday, February 3rd. Raise some money, taste some awesome chili, and take the Polar Bear Plunge - if you dare. The 2018 Bluff City Fire and Ice & Chili Cook Off is an ...
January 14, 2018Carol
Rich in Tennessee history, Natchez Trace Parkway was established as a unit of the National Park Service in 1938. Today however, visitors can experience the 10,000 miles of scenic beauty and recreational opportunities this National Scenic Byway offers by driving, biking, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and camping. Also called the ...
January 6, 2018Carol
'Tis the season and I thought I would take the “off-the-beaten-path” approach and search for a hidden Holiday activity gem that would be enjoyed by the whole family. And yes, I found it. Discovery Park America is a bit out of the way (Nashville is approximately 2 hours southeast), but more ...
November 29, 2017Carol
Tennessee trail bikers enjoy traveling through the Volunteer State at all levels of expertise. Beginners and intermediate road bikers, as well as advanced mountain bikers. Whether they are fast city bikeways for the morning commute, or leisurely pathways for a relaxing weekend getaway, people in Tennessee have a lot of ...
October 9, 2017Carol