Posts tagged with: Tennessee

  • 3 Reasons to Stay at Whitewater Express
~ Carmen We recently returned from our annual whitewater trip to the Ocoee River in eastern Tennessee (read Whitewater Rafting on the Ocoee River).  For the last four years, we have stayed and ridden the river with Whitewater Express. 3 Reasons to Stay at Whitewater Express 1.  Great lodging for the price. We save money......
  • Whitewater Rafting on the Ocoee River
~ Carmen The Ocoee River is the most commercially rafted river in the United States.  The Ocoee River was also home to the 1996 canoe and kayak Olympic events.  Located 100 miles west of Atlanta, the upper and middle sections of the river contain some the best back-to-back rapids you’ll find anywhere. Even though it......
  • The Ultimate Memphis Barbecue Guide
~ Carmen No one does pork barbecue like Memphis, Tennessee.  I know Kansas City and North Carolina both have their die-hard fans, but Memphis has got to be the barbecue capital of the world.  What other city has as many restaurants solely devoted to the cuisine?  At any given time, Memphis has over 100 barbecue......
  ~ Carmen If you have been reading the blog, you know that I recently played “tourist” in my own hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. I tried to group like-interested activities together so that each day had a “theme”. In this post I will give you an overall summary of how the three days would look......
  ~ Carmen If you have been following the blog, you’ve learned some fun and interesting things to do in downtown Memphis. 3 Days in Memphis: Day 1:  Read about “24 Hours in Memphis- Civil Rights Focus” Day 2: Read about “24 Hours in Memphis for Music Lovers” But downtown is not the only area in......
  ~ Carmen Memphis is known as “The Home of the Blues” and “The Birthplace of Rock and Roll”.  To visit Memphis and not see some of its iconic musical attractions and venues would be like going to Orlando and skipping the theme parks.  Music put Memphis on the map.  If you love music, a......
~ Carmen If you have been following our blog, you have seen posts about camping, cycling, and road trips.  However, sometimes the best trips are the ones right in your own hometown.  I have lived in Memphis for fifteen years and being a teacher I have seen quite a bit of my city (i.e., school......
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