Category: Restaurant

Appalachian Artifacts & Lore

“I just plain hated the idea of that object being hauled to Terre Haute or Dayton and made into a table completely removed from the context of the region, and from the people who made it and used it.” Thus spoke John Rice Irwin,…

Soups and More Done Right

We’ll end Day 2 with a healthy meal featuring freshly made soups and sandwiches. Your tour package includes a $15 voucher to cover soup and  bread or a sandwich, plus dessert and beverage, but you can add more to your order at your own…

Great Eats – On Ole Rocky Top …

It’s part of a busy day, so we’ll try to murder more than one avian with the rocks we have when we reach Rocky Top. We tried to get the University of Tennessee Pride of the Southland Marching Band to entertain you with their…

A Utopia in the Cumberlands

In Victorian England, the younger sons of landed British families had no rights to inheritance and few socially acceptable options for work. Author and social reformer Thomas Hughes dreamed of a Utopian community where such sons could, through agriculture, build a community free of…

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…