Nature

Cades Cove is the most visited part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and we can see the draw.  Easy hikes, and the promise of wildlife.  ...

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Cades Cove

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After having spent so much time in the Rockies and Sierras, the lush green rolling Smokies are a big change from what we’re used to. I didn’t real...

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Hiking in the Smokies

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For the record, Colette has been officially banned from arranging any “vacations” unless she will be participating.  She has now been put on noti...

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Canyon Dreams

Considering she lives in an area where elevation is measured in numbers below sea level, we thought we’d start Shelby’s visit off with a bang and ...

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Shirley Canyon Trail