There are so many wonderful hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. My favorite types of hikes are those with waterfalls or fantastic views… or both! It really makes all the effort getting there worth it. I still have plenty of hikes that I want to complete in The Smokies, but out of the […]
A couple of months ago, my mother in law and I hiked the Mouse Creek Falls Hiking Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This one has been on my “to hike” list since the beginning of the year. It’s an easy and beautiful hike to a really wonderful waterfall. I’m not sure why I […]
Last weekend we headed back over to the Greenbrier area of The Smokies to hike Porters Creek Trail. (Second hike of 2018!) It’s located fairly close to the Ramsey Cascades trailhead (which is my favorite hike in The Smokies). It’s a pretty easy hike that totals a little over 6 miles round trip.
The Chimney Tops Hiking Trail is one of the most popular trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is a great day hike, totaling 4 miles round trip. Those 4 miles are very strenuous, though. Even with the difficulty of this hike, I would still recommend it as one of the 7 Must […]
Road trip vacations have become a favorite way for Kyle and I to explore while we travel. We typically fly to a city, rent a car, and then drive to all the places we want to see- mostly National Parks and fun cities. In September 2017 we took our vacation to Nevada, Arizona, and Utah. […]