A Walk to Cataract Falls – Great Smoky Mountains National Park {Tennessee}

A Walk to Cataract Falls – Great Smoky Mountains National Park {Tennessee}

Ah, the Great Smoky Mountains- so beautiful, so majestic. No trip to this part of Tennessee is complete without a visit to this historic park. Great Smoky Mountain National Park encompasses 522,419 acres across Tennessee and North Carolina and is a part of the greater Appalachian Mountains that carry on through to the north part [...]

Stairs to the Top- Chimney Rock State Park {North Carolina}

Stairs to the Top- Chimney Rock State Park {North Carolina}

Our last morning in Asheville and we were getting ready to leave for home. We had experienced the lively downtown area of Asheville but felt we couldn't leave without seeing some of the beautiful natural areas outside the city. Brad's aunt suggested a visit to Chimney Rock State Park which is a local favorite for [...]

Savage Gulf- South Cumberland State Park {Tennessee}

Savage Gulf- South Cumberland State Park {Tennessee}

We decided to enjoy the last few colors of fall at another state park, this time going further afield to South Cumberland State Park. This state park is a little different because there are actually three separate areas, a ways apart from each other, that make up the park. One of our first Tennessee discoveries [...]

David Crockett State Park {Tennessee}

David Crockett State Park {Tennessee}

This weekend's state park adventure is brought to you by Davy Crockett- legendary folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, politician, defender of The Alamo, and purveyor of animal skin clothing- who was considered the 'King of the Wild Frontier'. He gained a reputation for his larger than life adventures and as those stories were then put into [...]

Cades Cove Loop- Smoky Mountain National Park {Tennessee}

Cades Cove Loop- Smoky Mountain National Park {Tennessee}

We decided to take a impromptu trip to the Smoky Mountains this weekend. Although the weather was cold, it made for a wonderful weekend away. We decided to start with the Cades Cove Loop in the south west corner of the park. Because of the cool weather, it made the mountains all the more smoky [...]

Travel Challenge- Day 1 :: Bryce Canyon National Park {Utah}

Travel Challenge- Day 1 :: Bryce Canyon National Park {Utah}

Travel Challenge accepted! What better way to end a year and begin a new year with a travel photo challenge! I was nominated by 40thousandkm to participate in this challenge. This challenge asks you to post one favorite travel picture once a day for 10 days with no explanation. If you want to join the [...]