Riding the Cherohala Skyway Through a Mountain Wilderness

Having the Cherohala Skyway in two states, travelers can either choose the Tennessee access route from Tellico Plains to Robbinsville or the North Carolina access route from Robbinsville to Tellico Plains. Our access point was Robbinsville. Though the official Skyway is 36 miles long, the distance between Robbinsville and Tellico Plains is about 50 miles. To […]

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10 Ways To Explore the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is an iconic scenic highway that stretches 469 miles along the spine of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This unique unit of the National Park Service offers interactive historic sites, visitor centers, picnic areas, campgrounds, miles of breath taking mountain scenery, and much more. Whether planning a day trip or a multiday family […]

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The West’s Most Beautiful, Least Visited Wonderland

Though one of the oldest national parks in the U. S., Lassen Volcanic National Park isn’t as well-known as its Californian sister, Yosemite National Park, only welcoming 507,256 visitors last year compared to Yosemite’s over four million. Unlike Yosemite, there were no crowds at the entrance gate, in the parking lots, or on the trails. Lassen […]

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Your Next Adventure Is Set In Stone

There is more than gold in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Above dense forests and pristine streams, Mount Rushmore National Memorial represents a national treasure. Symbolizing the ideals of freedom and democracy, it is a tribute to four presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln and their invaluable contributions to the […]

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