Tennessee

The Nashville Public Library is like so many other libraries full of books and conference rooms, but this one is also a gorgeous building with an amazing courtyard and artwork throughout.

The most astonishing thing I found in Nashville was the full scale replica of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece. And it was built right here in Centennial Park as a museum and event space.

Nashville might be known as the Music City and the Country Music Capital of the World, but there is so much more to this beautiful Tennessean city than just the studios and live music around every corner. During the Southeast Eclipse Tour road trip in 2017 I spent a few days in Nashville exploring this […]

The Trail of Tears National Historic trail is a bit hard to follow, but the sites along the various routes offer a look into a dark chapter in the country's history of removing the Cherokee Indians.

5 Best Scenic Overlooks on the Cherohala Skyway

The Cherohala Skyway is a beautiful and hidden drive through the mountains with lots of scenic overlooks, but which are the best for the mountain views and sunsets?

Three Days on the Cherohala Skyway

With three days on the Cherohala Skyway I discovered just why it's called the "Skyway", hiked a few trails, saw a stunning sunset, and spent some cozy nights camping by a lake.

The problem with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park being the most-visited in the country is that people tend to do the same thing year after year. How about something different?

16 Favorite Travel Photos of Chattanooga, Tennessee

The beauty of Chattanooga becomes apparent on the first evening and that is exactly why I have been going back ever since with my camera in hand. Here are some of my favorite photos.

The last time many Cherokee saw their homeland was at the Cherokee Removal Memorial Park where they were sent across the Tennessee River. This is their story.

10 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Knoxville, Tennessee

Knoxville is an exciting, beautiful town to visit. Take a look at these ten photos to inspire your next visit to this Tennessee mountain city.

14 Favorite Photos of Christmas in Knoxville

Christmas is a great time to visit Knoxville, do some shopping, enjoy the local food, and admire the lights throughout the city. Let these photos inspire your next trip to the city.

Three Days in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Driving through Pigeon Forge can be absolutely overwhelming. The towering business signs, flashing lights, and digital billboards scream at visitors beckoning them to stop for a meal, entertainment, or shopping. I had never spent a night in Pigeon Forge, instead always opting to get through the town as quick as possible to reach Gatlinburg or […]