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Top Reasons to Visit the Smokies in the Fall

The Smoky Mountains are a beautiful place to visit any time of the year, but the fall is probably a favorite for many.  Here are the top reasons to visit the Smokies this fall. Fall Foliage There’s no doubt that people flock to the Smokies when fall foliage is at its peak. The beautiful hues of orange, yellow, and red that line the landscape are a sight to see set amongst the rolling hills of the mountain ranges.  Autumn foliage begins about mid-September and runs through early November in the lower to middle ranges of the mountains and weekends start to get busy about the beginning of October when colors are at their peak.  Scenic drives are the top activity in the Smokies . . . Read more

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Top Reasons to Visit the Smokies in the Fall

The Smoky Mountains are a beautiful place to visit any time of the year, but the fall is probably a favorite for many.  Here are the top reasons to visit the Smokies this fall. Fall Foliage There’s no doubt that people flock to the Smokies when fall foliage is at its peak. The beautiful hues of orange, yellow, and red that line the landscape are a sight to see set amongst the rolling hills of the mountain ranges.  Autumn foliage begins about mid-September and runs through early November in the lower to middle ranges of the mountains and weekends start to get busy about the beginning of October when colors are at their peak.  Scenic drives are the top activity in the Smokies . . . Read more

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2017 Solar Eclipse: Best Places to Watch in Nashville

Everyone is preparing for the first solar eclipse to cross the United States in 38 years! On Monday, August 21st, the moon’s path will cross with the Sun creating a total solar eclipse for 13 states from Oregon to South Carolina.  Nashville, TN is the largest city in the path of the TOTAL eclipse and we’ve got a list of the best places to view it from. Rooftop Parties There will numerous rooftop parties throughout Nashville, including ones at Acme Feed and Seed, and the Westin Hotel.  All rooftop parties require tickets purchased ahead of time and are selling out fast if not already. Water Parties There’s no doubt the waterways will be jam packed with boats during . . . Read more

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2017 Solar Eclipse: Best Places to Watch in Nashville

Everyone is preparing for the first solar eclipse to cross the United States in 38 years! On Monday, August 21st, the moon’s path will cross with the Sun creating a total solar eclipse for 13 states from Oregon to South Carolina.  Nashville, TN is the largest city in the path of the TOTAL eclipse and we’ve got a list of the best places to view it from. Rooftop Parties There will numerous rooftop parties throughout Nashville, including ones at Acme Feed and Seed, and the Westin Hotel.  All rooftop parties require tickets purchased ahead of time and are selling out fast if not already. Water Parties There’s no doubt the waterways will be jam packed with boats during . . . Read more

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Best Ways to Manage Gas Costs on the Road

Summer can be one of the best times to travel, but also the most costly. Gas prices always seem to be higher during the summer months because more drivers are taking to the roads with vacations and summer travel. To hopefully help you cut down on gas costs this summer, we’ve got a few tips for you. Check for deals with hotels and campgrounds that you might be staying at. A lot of times they will offer a free gas card with the purchase of so many nights at their establishment. Check with those membership clubs you belong to as well. Places such as the Good Sam club offers discounts on fuel with the purchase of a membership.  Download a gas app on your smartphone. There are many mobile . . . Read more

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Best Ways to Manage Gas Costs on the Road

Summer can be one of the best times to travel, but also the most costly.  Gas prices always seem to be higher during the summer months because more drivers are taking to the roads with vacations and summer travel.  To hopefully help you cut down on gas costs this summer, we’ve got a few tips for you. Check for deals with hotels and campgrounds that you might be staying at.  A lot of times they will offer a free gas card with the purchase of so many nights at their establishment.  Check with those membership clubs you belong to as well.  Places such as the Good Sam club offers discounts on fuel with the purchase of a membership.  Download a gas app on your . . . Read more

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Best All American Foods for your Fourth of July

The fourth of July is when we get to celebrate America's independence and everything that we love about this country; especially the food.  We have our staple "American" foods that are common for cookouts, including hot dogs, brats, corn on the cob, and of course beer. So as you are sitting there contemplating what to make or bring to your Fourth of July celebration, try a different spin on your favorites. Here are a few of the best all american foods for your Fourt of July celebration.  All American Burger with special burger sauce Ingredients Brioche Buns 1 Pound meat Butter, or Green Leaf Lettuce Vine Rip Tomato, sliced American Cheese, sliced 2 Tablespoons Butter, divided between . . . Read more

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Best All American Foods for your Fourth of July

The fourth of July is when we get to celebrate America's independence and everything that we love about this country; especially the food.  We have our staple "American" foods that are common for cookouts, including hot dogs, brats, corn on the cob, and of course beer. So as you are sitting there contemplating what to make or bring to your Fourth of July celebration, try a different spin on your favorites. Here are a few of the best all american foods for your Fourt of July celebration.  All American Burger with special burger sauce Ingredients Brioche Buns 1 Pound meat Butter, or Green Leaf Lettuce Vine Rip Tomato, sliced American Cheese, sliced 2 Tablespoons Butter, divided between . . . Read more

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