Posts tagged with: Tennessee

~Carmen Who doesn’t love a great road trip?  How about a road trip that features great food, music, and breathtakingly beautiful landscape.  One 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 experience......
~ 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! Franklin, Tennessee happens to be just 3 1/2 hours east of where we live......
~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......
~Carmen Chattanooga is located in southeast Tennessee along the Tennessee River and is at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.  The name Chattanooga came from a Native American word meaning “rock coming to a point.”  One view of Lookout Mountain, located on the border of Tennessee and George, will show you immediately why Chattanooga was......
  ~ Carmen Gatlinburg, Tennessee (USA) is one of those rare destinations that has activities for the whole family.  As the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is a dreamworld for nature lovers and hikers!  Next door Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is filled with amusement parks and museums for little and big kids.......
~ Carmen Located along the Eastern Highland Rim in the state of Tennessee is a hiker’s paradise!  We recently spent our spring break road tripping this area of east-central Tennessee in search of beautiful scenery, waterfalls in particular.  This road trip was just one part of our Ultimate Tennessee Road Trip. In just one day, we......
~Carmen The Natchez Trace Parkway is is a 444 mile-long, scenic road that generally follows the path of the Old Natchez Trace from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee.  This All-American Road and National Scenic Byway takes you through history with Native American burial mounds, Civil Wars sites, and well worn boatman trails. Watch our 3-minute......
~ Carmen When your kids are away at college most of the year, you try to make the most of the time you have together.  All through her childhood, my youngest daughter, Rachel, and I made frequent trips to Nashville for her dance competitions and school-related functions.  Being only 3 1/2 hours aways from our......
~Carmen Recently, my daughter Rachel and I took a 4-day trip to Nashville, Tennessee.  Nashville is only a 3 1/2 hour drive from our home in Memphis.  Especially when Rachel was a competitive dancer, we made frequent trips to Nashville for dance conventions and great shopping. For our latest trip, Rachel and I wanted to......
~ Carmen The Big River Crossing is the longest active public pedestrian/cycling bridge going across the Mississippi River. First proposed in 1975, it finally opened October 2016 and connects Memphis, Tennessee to West Memphis, Arkansas.  From the West Memphis side, hikers and cyclists can continue on the Big River Trail which includes more than seventy......
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