Itinerary for Great Smokey Mountains Nat’l Park

I’m in the midst of preparing an itinerary for a last-minute trip to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park for this weekend!  I found the cutest studio cottage for only $60 a night–10 miles from Gatlinburg, situated on 2 acres–with a pond.  Here are some photos from the owner’s site…


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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Home

“Home” is the Weekly Photo Challenge hosted by WordPress.

Some of these giant Sequoia trees, located in the Sequoia National Park, California, have claimed their home for over 2,000 years.  I was visiting there in the Autumn of 2011.


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Lodge to Lodge Hiking on the Appalachian Trail – Day 1

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After driving  8 hours from Cincinnati to Thornton Gap (an entrance to Skyline Drive – a 115 mile scenic road & where I left my car parked) in the Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, my friend Cindy and I were picked … Continue reading