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Adventure, Tennessee and Appalachian Region Travel, Travel & Adventure

Wilderness at the Smokies: Adventure, Education, and More

  (Note to readers: I was an invited guest of the Wilderness at the Smokies Resort and most expenses were covered, including some of our activities and excursions.  I was not otherwise compensated and, as always, my opinion remains my own.) This year I’ve been looking at our travel experiences in an entirely new light. Since we’re homeschooling for the first...

Tennessee and Appalachian Region Travel, Travel & Adventure

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol

If music and musical roots inspire your journey from time to time, I know a place where you can literally “walk the line” – much like Johnny Cash sang.  It’s a place where many of country music’s first and finest musicians got their start – and no, this isn’t about Nashville.  I'm talking about Bristol, baby! Bristol, long known to...