Category: Historic site

Fall in the Cumberlands: A tagged map

This map spotlights the stops on our 2018 Fall in the Cumberlands tour. The “natural” route is Berea, Ky. to Oak Ridge, Tenn. to Elizabethtown, Ky.

Our Florida Grand Tour: A tagged map

Every tag and every category and every map tag has a story. But today, we’re just sharing a web-based map we created using the tools at tagonmap.com. It’s not perfect, but it’s useful. Here’s a tagged map of our 2017 tour of Gulf Coast…

The Last BIG battle of the U.S. Civil War?

© Take Life on the Road

Shiloh. Antietam. Gettysburg. Bloody and pivotal battles. Earlier this month, we recounted some of our impressions of a scouting trip to Franklin, Tenn. We only briefly touched on the the remarkable story of the Battle of Franklin, which, arguably, was the last great battle…

Historic Franklin, Tenn.

For us, Franklin, Tennessee, was an easy reach. In even the worst traffic, it’s 3 hours from our home base and we gained an hour because of a time zone change. Accordingly, we had a leisurely morning, knowing that an early arrival would leave…

Close Encounters at Devils Tower

Believe it or not, we have downtime here at TLotR as we build a new business of curated motor coach tours. We can’t take life on the road all the time. But that won’t stop us from sharing our travels. This week, we’re scouting…