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.
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… Continue Reading “The Last BIG battle of the U.S. Civil War?”
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… Continue Reading “Historic Franklin, Tenn.”
We always want to make dining a big part of our tours and while you can look forward to a post about our most recent destination, I want to limit this post to food – specifically one restaurant. We escaped town on July 4… Continue Reading “Finding Lunch Grub in Franklin, Tenn.”
What would you say if I told you that we could load you on the motor coach at 9 a.m. and by 10:15 a.m.we could have you standing in a chapel viewing Leonardo’s The Last Supper? In Nashville, Tennessee, near Music Row (the area where… Continue Reading “Da Vinci on the Road”