Tired of Spending Spring Break at the Beach? Try Some Waterfalls in the Southeast

By Nate Bowery | March 7, 2018

Spring break is among us! Looking for some amazing destinations other than those crowded beaches that everyone seems to go to? Don’t worry, I have you covered. Whether you live near Arkansas, Tennessee, Georgia, or North Carolina, there are tons of wonderful waterfalls to occupy your spring break. I have put together a few of … Read moreTired of Spending Spring Break at the Beach? Try Some Waterfalls in the Southeast

Chattanooga: From Waterfalls to ChooChoo Trains

By Taylor S. | January 26, 2018

Chattanooga was quite the host. My boyfriend (travel partner) and I spent three nights in Chattanooga, TN as a spontaneous trip from our home in Charlotte, NC. We had only planned on staying 2 nights, but the city drew us in and convinced us to stay another night. We began our trip by needing food, … Read moreChattanooga: From Waterfalls to ChooChoo Trains

Mt. Cammerer Lookout

By Justin Potter | February 5, 2018

  Mt. Cammerer, is a fire lookout station built in the 1930’s and used until the 1960’s.  I have had Mt. Cammerer Lookout marked on my map for about a year now,   I had read about the endless views of Tennessee and North Carolina as it straddles the state line at an elevation of … Read moreMt. Cammerer Lookout

Grassy Ridge, the view that doesn’t stop.

By Justin Potter | January 18, 2018

If you’ve ever wanted to find that place around North Carolina that you could see for miles and miles. The hike from Carvers Gap to Grassy Ridge Bald is the hike  you need to check out. Not only is it part of the most iconic trails in the country but it gives you views of … Read moreGrassy Ridge, the view that doesn’t stop.

Rowing your way to Oak Ridge, Tennessee

By @knoxdaytripper | April 18, 2018

From now through the fall, thousands of people will make their way to one of the best waterways for regatta rowing in the country and it’s not where you might expect. Over the past few years, Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, TN (about 20 minutes northwest of Knoxville) has become a premier spot for … Read moreRowing your way to Oak Ridge, Tennessee

It’s Dogwood time in Tennessee

By @knoxdaytripper | April 4, 2018

  Four delicate white leaves with hints of dark red on the end open to reveal a small cluster of yellowish green “flowers”.  This is the bloom of a dogwood tree and this time of year, tens of thousands of these natural creations paint a picture of spring brilliant enough to capture the attention of … Read moreIt’s Dogwood time in Tennessee

Dollywood’s Show-stopping Season Ahead

By @knoxdaytripper | March 12, 2018

From the African rhythms of Ladysmith Black Mambazo to the smooth moves of the Flamenco Kings, the show stopping fun at Dollywood kicks off March 17th with the annual Festival of Nations and doesn’t stop until the season ends in January 2019.   Last year, the park introduced two new rides, Dropline and Whistle Punk Chaser, … Read moreDollywood’s Show-stopping Season Ahead

Courage and Conviction on display in Clinton, TN

By @knoxdaytripper | February 20, 2018

If you’ve ever driven I-75 north of Knoxville, you’ve probably seen a sign directing people to the Green McAdoo Cultural Center.  While the title does describe its location, it doesn’t let travelers know of its importance.  Inside the walls of this old school, the story of 12 high school students who changed the world is told.  Known as … Read moreCourage and Conviction on display in Clinton, TN

The Sunsphere – Knoxville’s Big Star

By @knoxdaytripper | January 28, 2018

It is difficult to miss the Sunsphere as you pass through Knoxville. Throughout the years, this structure has become synonymous with the city. Even though it may not be the tallest building in the city, its golden aura stands out in a city not all that uncommon architecturally speaking. The Sunsphere rises 266 feet into … Read moreThe Sunsphere – Knoxville’s Big Star

7 Magnificent National Parks to see in East Tennessee

By @knoxdaytripper | January 7, 2018

While the Western United States is home to the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and Yellowstone, East Tennessee showcases the most visited National Park in the country along with many others definitely worthy of a visit. Great Smoky Mountains National Park    Covering more than 500-thousand acres, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the nation’s most … Read more7 Magnificent National Parks to see in East Tennessee

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