Posts filed under: USA Travel Destinations

~Carmen Oak Mountain State Park is Alabama’s largest state park with almost 10,000 acres of land and 230 acres of water.  The park is located just 20 minutes southeast of Birmingham making it an ideal and convenient location.  With its abundance of hiking, mountain bike trails, variety of water activities, golfing, cabins and camping lodging......
~ Carmen Reelfoot Lake State Park is a 15,000 acre lake that is located in the northwest corner of Tennessee.  Known as a fisherman’s paradise, Reelfoot Lake State Park is also a great place to go camping.  The park offers camping year-around in its 2 campgrounds. Originally created by a series of earthquakes between 1811......
~Lauren I recently moved to Arkansas for work, and since my move, I have made it my mission to hike as much as possible.  Recently, I was passing through Russellville, Arkansas when I decided to take a small detour to hike the Rim Trail on Mount Nebo. Unlike Pinnacle Mountain, Mount Nebo does not have......
~Carmen Woolly Hollow is a small, quiet state park in north central Arkansas.  Located just an hour north of Little Rock, it is a convenient weekend destination.  We spent a week at Woolly Hollow this past summer and have already made plans to return.  See why we think Woolly Hollow is a great place to......
~ Joe If you are traveling to or from the big MTB trails of Northwest Arkansas there is a cross-country tight, tree-lined, single track trail tucked away off of Interstate-40.  If you have an opportunity, take some extra time for a little over 9-mile cross country mountain bike trail.  The Enders Fault Mountain Bike Trail......
~ Carmen This past weekend brought one of our favorite festivals in Memphis, India Fest.  India Fest was started in 1993 as a way to celebrate the growing Memphis Indian community.  It is usually held on the first Saturday of November and located at the Memphis AgriCenter.  Each year it has grown and now boasts......
~Lauren Did you know that there is a great mountain for hiking right outside Little Rock, Arkansas? If you are crossing the Interstate 430 bridge going into town, you might see what looks like a volcano to your right. Though people often mistake it for a volcano, it is actually an old and very popular......
~Carmen Who doesn’t love a great road trip?  How about a road trip that features great food, music, and breathtakingly beautiful landscape.  One ultimate road trip crisscrossing the state of Tennessee accomplishes all three!  Starting in Memphis, the birthplace of rock & roll and traversing to the Great Smoky Mountains is a great way to......
~ Carmen Franklin, Tennessee is a small, historic town located just 20 miles south of Nashville.  Known for its Civil War history and thriving downtown, a visit to Franklin, Tennessee makes for a perfect weekend getaway or convenient road trip stop!  You can easily see the major sites in Franklin in 2 days. Franklin, Tennessee......
~Carmen Joe and I have traveled extensively around the world.  It seems no matter where we are, when people hear we live in Tennessee, they immediately remark, “Oh, Jack Daniel’s!”  Even when we took a cooking class last summer in Athens, Greece, the chef/teacher held up a Jack Daniel’s key chain and exclaimed, “Ahhh! Jack......
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