Tag Archives: Tennessee

Agritourism — It’s a Real Thing

ADAMS, Tenn. – Simply taking a city kid to a farm isn’t likely to inspire him or her to choose agriculture for a livelihood, but it certainly can provide some entertainment and show that food originates somewhere other than the … Continue reading

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An Art-Filled Stroll in Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Bluff View Art District is a quiet retreat high over the Tennessee River that features a B&B operation in three houses, an art gallery, a chocolate kitchen, a bocce court, a nice restaurant, a fancy restaurant, … Continue reading

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Expert advice: See a bear, make some noise

GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK — Bill Stiver, a wildlife biologist at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, wants me to do something that goes against every outdoor-loving fiber of my body. If I’m lucky enough to see a black bear, the … Continue reading

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NPS Rangers Share Parks’ Secrets

CNN.com is running a summer series featuring recommendations from National Park Service rangers about the parks they serve, which is a very cool idea. Here’s a link to an installment about my favorite, Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee … Continue reading

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ZORBing IS Safe!

In light of the recent tragedy in Russia, involving a Zorb-type globe, I felt I needed to post something for our listeners/readers to reassure them that ZORBing is indeed safe. The ski resort in Russia is not in any way … Continue reading

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2012 Was Very, Very Good to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Visitation to Great Smoky Mountains National Park rose to 9,685,828 in 2012. That’s a 7.5 percent jump, making 2012 the biggest year since the 10.1 million visitors in 2000, which remains the record. Park management credited mild weather last winter … Continue reading

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Santa’s true identity

It’s entirely possible that Santa Claus is a Tennessean based on Christmas 2012.  

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Head South for Holiday Lights, Travel Writers Say

Half of the 10 destinations the Society of American Travel Writers recommends for holiday lights are in the Southeast. SATW members compiled a list of 10 destinations with light-up-the-night displays that might be lesser known than destinations such as Times … Continue reading

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Discount Code for Cabin Rentals in Tennessee!

Looking for a vacation in the gorgeous Great Smoky Mountains? Need to save a little bit of cash to have that vacation? Then call up Cabin Fever Vacations and mention the discount code *TWC* for a 10% discount on your … Continue reading

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Old Mill Square – Pigeon Forge, TN

One of my favourite places to visit while in Pigeon Forge is the Old Mill Square. This place is right up my alley…with quaint shops, interesting history and beautiful views. I love the shops and restaurants. We were treated to … Continue reading

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