A Little Lakeside Fun – Lake Jocassee – Devil’s Fork State Park – Salem, South Carolina – 11/19/2019

In our quest to find more gems not too terribly far off our beaten path, we have discovered the stunning…

Waterfall Scrambling at Cane Creek Falls – Fall Creek Falls State Park – Spencer, Tennessee – 11/06/2019

It’s been a while since we’ve been rock or waterfall scrambling. I’ve been trying to plan a few waterfall destinations…

Autumn Fog – Osage Mountain – Nantahala National Forest – Highlands, North Carolina – 10/30/2019

When you set out for a lovely trip with the family, you think blue skies and picturesque weather…. Not too…

Jumping for Joy! – Dunlap, Tennessee – 10/28/2019

Sometimes we have WAY too much fun….

Alana Falls – Helen, Georgia – 06/19/2019

Alana Falls is a small, but still very beautiful, water feature along the side of the main road through downtown…

Newfound Gap – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Newfound Gap, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

Newfound Gap, in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is a mountain pass situated at the border where Tennessee gives…

Alum Cave Trail – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Gatlinburg, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

The First Day of Spring in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an exquisite juxtaposition of warm sunshine, cool…

West Prong of the Little Pigeon River – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Gatlinburg, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

Rivers and creeks are a beautiful part of the grand scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. But they…

Hiking the Chimney Tops – Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Gatlinburg, Tennessee – 03/20/2019

In November 2016, something horrific happened that changed our lives forever here in Tennessee. Fire. Now, our Tennessee House is…

Highway 52 East – Alpine, Tennessee – 03/18/2019

Sunshine and clear skies in the Upper Cumberland today! Woo Hoo! Definitely THE perfect day for taking the back roads…

Enjoying the Journey – Silverthorne, Colorado – 09/17/2018

Sometimes, a trip is about the destination. Sometimes, you can find even greater beauty just relaxing and enjoying the journey….

Grizzly Creek Trail at the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon – White River National Forest – Glenwood Springs, Colorado – 09/17/2018

What a stunning way to start the day with a sunrise over the Colorado River in the White River National…

Bonneville Salt Flats – Wendover, Utah – 09/15/2018

Chancing across the Bonneville Salt Flats and the Bonneville Salt Flats International Speedway was another unexpectedly awesome gem of a…

Crooked Creek Falls – Valdez, Alaska – 07/31/2018

Oh, there are SO many wonderful waterfalls to explore in the Valdez area of Alaska! Where the Chugach Mountain Range…

Mentasta Lake – Mentasta Lake, Alaska – 07/03/2018

No words needed. Just gorgeous.

Horseback Riding in Zion National Park – Springdale, Utah – 07/19/2012

Berthoud Pass Along the Continental Divide – Berthoud Pass, Colorado – 06/30/2012

Deep in the Rocky Mountains, the Continental Divide passes through, effectively separating which rivers ultimately drain to the Atlantic in…

Berthoud Falls Hike – Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests – Berthoud Falls, Colorado 06/30/2012

Hopefully you saw the post on Berthoud Falls itself! It truly is stunning! If and when you check out the…

Random Rocky Mountain Interstate 70 Shots from Denver to Empire, Colorado – 06/30/2012

Stunning mountain vistas as far as the eye can see… Majestic snow-capped peaks… Driving through the inside of behemoth mountains…