Yahoo Travel announced its list of the 20 Best Budget Destinations for Fall. And guess what? Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park with Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge made the list. What's your favorite Tennessee city in the Smokies?
Looking for a Labor Day weekend vacation? Head to Visit Knoxville for the Boomsday festivities and more. After 27 years, this will be the last year for the nation's largest Labor Day fireworks display at Volunteer Landing on the Tennessee River. Music starts at 3 p.m. Sunday with the big fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m. For details go to www.visitknoxville.com.
Early on a Monday morning in May, I climbed out of my car and within seconds was walking on a wood-mulched trail lined with tulip poplar, beech, sugar maple, oaks and hickory surrounded by the sounds of songbirds, clumps of … Continue reading