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
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
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
As Christmas approaches the Tennessee Tech University satellite campus – The Appalachian Center for Craft hosts a Holiday Festival that offers the public the opportunity to view and purchase unique creations by affiliated artists and craftsmen. The craft center has up to twenty-five exhibitions annually that include works of regional, ...
October 16, 2017Carol
Some of the best hiking trails can be found in Middle Tennessee, for beginner trail blazers thru the expert hiker. The following list will introduce you to ten favorites, all within 160 miles of Nashville. Bearwaller Gap Located along the Cumberland River near Carthage, Bearwaller Gap is a track for expert hikers ...
September 29, 2017Carol
An important aspect of hiking boots is the support they provide for the ankles as well as a stiff support that helps the entire foot. While it does restrict ankle movement, the hiking boots will protect against such things as blisters that can crop up while walking for long distances. ...
June 20, 2017support