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
Last year 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 that ...
September 21, 2017Carol
Here is an event even the couch potatoes will enjoy. It is hosted at Standing Stone State park each year about this time. If the tournament itself does not appeal to you, the park is a great place to appreciate nature and you can spend a little time listening to that ...
September 15, 2017Carol
Tennessee State Parks has two climbing workshops a year at Fall Creek Falls State Park: one in the spring and the other in the fall. Cummins Falls Ranger Ray Cutcher will offer instruction in safety, the use of climbing/rappel gear and climbing techniques at this weekend clinic. This workshop is great for beginners. It ...
September 12, 2017Carol
Fall is approaching, and the colors of the season are truly breathtaking. A unique way to view and enjoy the fall foliage is on one of Tennessee’s lakes and rivers in a Kayak or Canoe. Kayaks are used for fishing or for recreational access to the ...
September 7, 2017Carol
Near Nashville, Dale Hollow Lake is mainly in north central Tennessee, where it covers portions of Clay, Pickett, and Overton Counties. Small arms of the lake also extend northward into the Kentucky counties of Cumberland and Clinton. Dale Hollow Lake itself has a rich history. The old town of Willow Grove, Tennessee (The Drowned City) ...
July 7, 2017Carol
Cades Cove is a 6,800 acre scenic paradise located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Townsend and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. With nearly two million visitors a year, Cades Cove TN is one of the most visited areas of any National Park located in the United States. Cades Cove Tennessee belonged ...
June 20, 2017support
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 20, 2017Carol
Choosing where to spend your family vacation can be difficult. Families need to think about what will be best for all members. Teenagers may find the thrill of whitewater rafting exciting, but a younger child might have more fun at Disney World. Parents may enjoy visiting historic museums, but some ...
June 7, 2017Carol
Fall is fast approaching and there’s no better place to experience the wonders of the fall colors than Gatlinburg and the surrounding Great Smoky Mountains! Now is the time to start planning your discount Gatlinburg vacation. Millions of visitors annually flock to Gatlinburg, the official gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains ...
June 2, 2017Carol