The Parthenon Nashville

Thanksgiving in Nashville

This is our fourth Thanksgiving on the road. Every year we try to do something a little different. The first year we stuffed ourselves silly at a Vegas buffet, the second year we had a traditional meal with a group … Continued

Tim & Amanda

Two More Tennessee State Parks

First of all, I want to say thank you to everyone who commented and emailed regarding my last post about blogging. I’m still working on replying to everyone, but it means a lot to know that my thoughts resinated with so many other bloggers. … Continued

Fall Creek Falls Lake

Thoughts on Blogging

It’s been an entire week since my last blog post. There was a time when that would have stressed me out. A time when I would have felt like I was falling behind, letting people down, or practicing bad blogging habits. Those … Continued

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Fall Creek Falls

Douglas Dam & Fall Creek Falls State Park

Just a quick update about where we are this week. The first half of the week was spent at the Douglas Dam Campground not far from the crazy town of Pigeon Forge (if you’ve never been picture miles and miles of … Continued

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

One Day in the Smokies

Well we survived our short detour to Charlotte, NC and are now back in Tennessee. To be more specific, Tim survived three days at the office, while I survived three days of being stuck inside at an RV/mobile home park while it rained. I … Continued

Bear Creek RV Park

Heading East…

Wait…what? East??? Yes, we are still planning to go southwest for for the winter, but we had to make a quick detour first. Last week Tim’s boss asked if he could be in the office for an important meeting, and since we were … Continued

Fall Leaves

Empty Campgrounds + Fall Leaves

Ahhh…the joys of fall camping. Empty campgrounds, fall colors, and crisp, cool air. What’s not to love? We stayed at two different campgrounds last week. Both were nearly empty and filled with some really great fall color. The first was a … Continued

Mammoth Cave National Park

That’s One Mammoth Cave!

There’s no doubt that the underground world is a fascinating one. Ever since we visited Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico and were blown away by the surreal beauty of the underground formations, caves have been on our radar. And when … Continued

Maker's Mark

Exploring Kentucky: Horses, Bourbon & More

Probably the number one recommendation we got for our time in Kentucky was to tour the famous bourbon distilleries. Coming in at a close second was the Kentucky Horse Park. So for our second week in the Bluegrass State we … Continued

Twin Knobs Campground

Oh Kentucky…

We have arrived in Kentucky. First stop — the Twin Knobs Campground on Cave Run Lake in eastern Kentucky. Like everywhere else we have stayed these last few weeks, the campground was getting ready to close for the season and only had … Continued