Tennessee

National Civil Rights Museum

Right or wrong, the first thing that comes to mind after visiting the National Civil Rights Museum?  The place is HUGE!  I've been to more museums than I care t...

What I Found In Johnson City, TN

It should come as no surprise to anyone that follows my trips across America that I love the state of Tennessee.  One friend jokingly asked if I was running for...

Six Reasons To Love Dollywood

There are obviously more than just six reasons that Dollywood is a fun, worthwhile stop the next time you're near Pigeon Forge or the Smoky Mountains.   But, he...

Hanging Out With A Country Music Legend

Jerry Bradley sits a foot away from me, in an old waiting room chair from the RCA Records building on Music Row in Nashville.  It's one of hundreds of objects h...

Where I Found 40 TV & Movie Cars

It may come as a surprise when you come to visit the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and find some of Hollywood's most famous vehicles right around the corne...

What Is The Most Visited National Park?

As we gear up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of America's national park system, we wondered which of the 59 federally protected areas is the most popular.  ...

Bass Pro Shop In A Giant Pyramid

That giant pyramid is impossible to miss as you drive along the highway coming into downtown Memphis, Tennessee.   A former sports and event venue that had been...

5 Cool Places To Visit In Nashville

Of course there are an abundance of places in Nashville, Tennessee worthy of your time but I thought I'd leave some material for the other travel writers out th...

Stax Museum Of American Soul Music

There's a reason more songs include Memphis in lyrics than any other city in America. (Sorry, New York City)  This place just oozes music.  While Sun Studio and...

The Studio That Changed The World

There's a lot to like about taking a tour of Sun Studio in Memphis.  For one - it's the best tour of an actual legendary recording studio in America.  It's auth...