River Styx Trail- Mammoth Cave National Park {Kentucky}

River Styx Trail- Mammoth Cave National Park {Kentucky}

After exploring the wonders of the caves, we decided to explore one of the many trails above ground that Mammoth Cave offers. Right off the entrance/exit to the cave is the River Styx Trail. It leads down a gentle path through the trees until you come to a small spring that flows from the cave [...]

Deer Trail- Long Hunter State Park {Tennessee}

Deer Trail- Long Hunter State Park {Tennessee}

We spent Sunday afternoon enjoying the bright loveliness of Long Hunter State Park. This state park is just outside of the Nashville area and is a very popular destination. Sitting next to the Percy Priest Lake it offers a wide variety of trails to walk and access points to the water. We decided to do [...]

Booker T. Washington State Park {Tennessee}

Booker T. Washington State Park {Tennessee}

This weekend we drove down to Chattanooga and drove through the beautiful downtown area. After stopping by a favorite Mediterranean restaurant for lunch, we then made our way out of town to check out a new state park. There are two state parks right by each other in this area, but for this trip we [...]

Narrows of the Harpeth- Harpeth River State Park {Tennessee}

Narrows of the Harpeth- Harpeth River State Park {Tennessee}

Long weekends are the best! Especially when you have family in town and you take them to see a new state park. We made our way to Harpeth River State Park for a day of easy hiking and beautiful views. This state park is a large, linear state park that is actually made up of [...]

Grotto Falls Trail- Smoky Mountain National Park {Tennessee}

Grotto Falls Trail- Smoky Mountain National Park {Tennessee}

On our last day in Gatlinburg, we got up really early and made our way into the park for a morning hike. Today we hiked to Grotto Falls and it was incredible. The hike itself is moderately easy. There were lots of log steps set into the mountain side to help make the trail easier [...]

Baskins Creek Trail- Smoky Mountain National Park {Tennessee}

Baskins Creek Trail- Smoky Mountain National Park {Tennessee}

After a day of the shops of the Village and the thrills of Anakeesta, we were ready for another hike in the park to finish off the day. This time we ventured to the Baskins Creek Trail for a short, easy hike through the hundreds of rhododendrons plants that line the trail. What was interesting [...]