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Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center for Families

I have stayed at a lot of hotels. Pretty fabulous places all over the world with great amenities, amazing views, fabulous food, and awesome rooms. But the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center is still one of my very favorite places to stay. With 9 acres of lush gardens, trees, and a charming, shallow river inside … Continue reading »

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Wilderness Wildlife Week in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

We hadn’t been to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in years. Caught up in traveling all around the world, we had almost forgotten this charming town tucked away at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, one of the most visited national parks in the United States. We were in town to check outWilderness Wildlife … Continue reading »

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Weekend Getaway to the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center

The bad thing about our amazing girlfriends getaway to the Gaylord Opryland Hotel was that an epic snowstorm swept into the south just after we left Kentucky, which moved down into Nashville and quite literally locked down the city. This meant we could not even leave the hotel. The good thing about our girlfriends getaway … Continue reading »

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Wilderness Wildlife Week in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is tucked away at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, one of the most visited national parks in the United States, and is a great place for a family getaway with tons of activities for all ages. We were in town to check out Wilderness Wildlife Week, an annual … Continue reading »

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The Ultimate Cabin Experience at Eagles Ridge Resort

Although I am the ultimate beach fan, Tom is a big fan of cabins so I try to compromise sometimes and find him a mountain cabin. This is a pretty easy proposition in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee where I think the cabins must outnumber the residents of this mountain town located near the entrance to the … Continue reading »

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Getaway to Music City: Nashville, Tennessee

 If you are in the mood for a little country music along with great food, fabulous hotels and truly friendly people, there is no better place for a little getaway than Nashville, Tennessee. The expansive Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center was our first stop in Nashville and it is the perfect place to stay, … Continue reading »

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The Chattanoogan Hotel

There were a great number of things we liked about the Chattanoogan Hotel in Chattanooga, TN. The beautiful lobby, the sunning terrace, our comfy room. But by far our favorite thing was the amazing meal we had at The Broad Street Grille, one of the restaurants in the hotel. Just thinking about it makes my … Continue reading »

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A Weekend in Music City: Visiting Nashville, Tennessee

If you are a fan of country music, there is only one destination possible for the perfect getaway – Nashville, Tennessee. Country music is available in a huge variety of venues, both large and small, but Nashville also has a lot to offer visitors in addition to music. Centrally located near the famous Grand Ole … Continue reading »

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Photo Friday: Athena’s Toes in Nashville, TN

There is an amazing and astonishing replica of the Parthenon in Nashville and inside is this monstrous statue of Athena. Tom got a great shot of just her sandals and toes. Pin It

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A Weekend in Nashville. Or Two.

One of the deals with being a travel writer and photographer duo who get comped stays (or really comped stay = many articles, hundreds of photos, Twitter feeds, Facebook updates, etc. So not actually FREE. Only other travel writers will understand this disclaimer) is that hotels will often only offer a 2-3 night stay even … Continue reading »

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