Tennessee

The Land Between the Lakes sounded like a fantasy land from the pages of an old book about adventure and beautiful landscapes, and after arriving I realized that's exactly what it was.

The 41-mile Cherohala Skyway National Scenic Byway twists and curves around mountain peaks and scenic overlooks over a mile above sea level for breathtaking views and recreation.

Whether a weekend getaway or a full week adventure this road trip across the Tennessee mountains from Knoxville to Chattanooga will prove exciting and beautiful.

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.