• Dirt Highways

    Mariel Williams photo

    Dirt Highways

    If you open your windows on the Old Cataloochee Turnpike in the summertime you will smell innumerable wildflowers and hear, just beyond the rumble of the gravel under your tires, the sound of Cataloochee Creek at the bottom of a narrow valley. Read more

    Oct 1, 2023


  • A century of magic

    Bob Hilburn photo

    Fryemont Inn

    For visitors, the Fryemont Inn serves as a place of respite, but for locals, the inn is much more. Read more

    Jul 30, 2023


  • The Pines, Sevierville, Tennessee

    A nostalgic revival in historic downtown Sevierville

    After 65 years, the iconic marquee of The Pines Theater shines bright once again, offering an exciting, modern mixed-use space of entertainment and culinary delights. Read more

    Jul 29, 2023


  • Grayson Gravel Traverse trail

    David Landis photo

    Time Travel with a View

    So much unspoiled land in Southwest Virginia, with so much life teeming beneath the quiet forest canopy and the bucolic fields. Chickens and ducks and geese, and cattle grazing in lush meadows. Goats sparring and munching. Read more

    Jul 30, 2023


  • A view from the top

    A View from the Top

    The Smoky Mountains boast of a slew of outdoor adventure activities such as hiking, fishing, mountain biking, and rafting. When you need a break from the tried-and-true activities, the region is also home to a number of rock climbing and zip lining v Read more

    Jul 30, 2023


  • Waterfalls

    Peter McIntosh

    The Wonderful Waterfalls of Rabun County, Georgia

    In Rabun County, a new outdoor pursuit is rapidly taking hold: waterfalling. Waterfallers love spending time in nature like many others, but what sets them apart is that they only hike to waterfall destinations. Read more

    Jul 1, 2023


  • Visiting Kentucky's Horses

    Kentucky Tourism photo

    Visiting Kentucky’s Horses

    There’s a good reason that Kentucky is often associated with horses. A visitor to Kentucky will find many opportunities to interact with horses, to learn about the different horse breeds and history, and even saddle up and take a horseback ride. Read more

    May 29, 2023


  • Exploring the Smokies in the Saddle

    Tracy Reed Frazer photo

    Exploring the Smokies in the Saddle

    Anyone who appreciates horses is grateful to be in the presence of these gentle giants. Known to be intelligent, obedient and loyal, the majestic creatures captivate the heart. Horses and humans often develop deep emotional bonds. Read more

    May 29, 2023


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