Asheville, NC / Great Smokey Mountains, Pigeon Forge, day 12

Starting out the day in Asheville with a visit to the Folk Art Center after breakfast. Considered going to the Biltmore estate, owned by the Vanderbilt’s. Do not want to pay $65 to get inside, so we are continuing on to Pigeon Forge. Not sure if we are going to drive on I40 or doContinue reading “Asheville, NC / Great Smokey Mountains, Pigeon Forge, day 12”

Blue Ridge Parkway, day 11

Tomorrow it it time for the mountains. Driving up to Blowing Rock and entering the Blue Ridge Parkway. Will drive to Asheville,NC where we will stay overnight. Blowing Rock, NC Visited the visitor center to get an overview over today’s trip. Met a Willie Nelson look-alike. Nice & funny guy, but we had to getContinue reading “Blue Ridge Parkway, day 11”

Savanna, GA / Charleston, SC, day 9

Starting out the day by walking around in Savanna. Maybe even have lunch here. When it is too hot, we will head toward Charleston. Savannah, GA Another hot and humid day…. Walked around a bit in the City marked in the morning, but soon headed north to Charleston. Decided to get a lunch at CrackerContinue reading “Savanna, GA / Charleston, SC, day 9”

Memphis, TN + along Mississippi River, day 4

It is a bit hot & humid to stay outside for longer periods at a time, so we try to stay inside or in the car as much as we can. Graceland Today we are heading to Graceland, Memphis. We actually got tickets go get in! Didn’t expect that, since it turned out to beContinue reading “Memphis, TN + along Mississippi River, day 4”