What do you get when you combine beer, craft bourbon and whiskey, and wine? You get the Masters & Makers Trail in Franklin, Tennessee. The 70-mile trail traverses the scenic landscape throughout Williamson County, Tennessee, connecting craft distilleries, local breweries and an award winning vineyard to highlight an exceptional tasting experience found just south of […]


Outdoor Gravity Park on a Roll in Pigeon Forge

by Anthony Manzanares on July 8, 2015

Pigeon Forge’s newest attraction offers two wet and slippery attractions and one dry activity, and it plans to add two more adventures this summer. It is Outdoor Gravity Park, a new business on the former Zorb site that features the New Zealand iconic OGO adventure and the spinning-in-place Fishpipe. The OGO is a plastic sphere […]


Gaylord Opryland: A Weekend To Sing About

by Jenni Ingersoll on June 8, 2012

Nashville, Tennessee is undeniably the the heart and soul of country music. With many artists living, working and recording in this town, country music fans flock to Music City as it is nicknamed.  An easy drive and convenient one-tank trip from numerous cities within the Midwest, Nashville makes a great weekend destination. My family and I set out […]


Mountain High Family Fun in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

by Jenni Ingersoll on July 25, 2011

Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg!  To some, the mere mention of the Tennessee town conjures up images of a countrified tourist destination.  True, the downtown streets of this Smoky Mountain village are lined with knick-knack stores, fudge shops and “Believe It or Not”  museums, but it is these features that give Gatlinburg its charm. I first visited Gatlinburg as […]