Category: Recreational

Ridge and Valley

We’ll divert from our direct path for a brief stop here, mainly to add to the scenic beauty of our tour. We’ll see O.T. Smith Athletic Field and learn a bit about sports history in East Tennessee. We’ll learn more about the relocation of… Continue Reading “Ridge and Valley”

Sgt. Alvin C. York State Park

This site is completely off the beaten path and it’s doubtful that any of our tour participants have ever been here. We intentionally took this route to stop and pay tribute to one of America’s most celebrated military heroes. You may have seen the… Continue Reading “Sgt. Alvin C. York State Park”

A Night on the Lake

Typically, a stop at Dale Hollow Lake is a respite from a full day. Its natural isolation is enhanced by its lakeside location, and we’ll arrive fairly early in evening. Included in your tour price is a voucher for dinner at the Island View… Continue Reading “A Night on the Lake”

The 1st Lincoln Memorial

Built on the knoll above the sinking spring where many believe the Lincoln cabin originally stood, the Memorial Building at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park was constructed between 1909 and 1911 in an effort by the Lincoln Farm Association to commemorate the life… Continue Reading “The 1st Lincoln Memorial”