The Blue Ridge Parkway is a popular destination, especially during the summertime and on weekends. The Julian Price Memorial Park area is packed on this beautiful Sunday.
A view looking down from the Pinnacle Trial near Craggy Gardens off of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Table Rock State Park up ahead off of the two lane highway. We finally hit the mountainous region of South Carolina.
The bridge that travels over beautiful Lake Jocassee. We spied boats on either side with people enjoying water sports activities.
Green River Road is the centerline of the Battle of Cowpens. Patriots and Loyalists set up fronts along this road. Patriots fought under Brigadier General Morgan and Loyalists under Banastre Tarelton. The park has signs along the road to help you understand what the armies went through that day.
The pavement ends on a country road next to some railroad tracks. The road doesn’t end here, it turns into a Carolina sand, dirt road.
The bridge that connects Jekyll Island to St. Simons; it looks like a mini version of the Cooper River Bridge located in Charleston, SC.
The sign for St. Marys Street. This street is the main little strip across from the water in St. Marys, a quaint, quiet town.
Ride along on some of the roads we’ve traveled on so far.
Nabila’s Garden Restaurant is where we stopped for lunch. This seemed to be the spot were everyone in this town gathered to ‘check-in’ on one another. We were the strangers enjoying the sights.
An old Catholic Church located in Macon, GA. The architecture is stunning and if you stare at it a bit, the towers look like arms reaching towards the heavens.
A view from the east side of at the top of Brasstown Bald. The hike up to this point was at about a 15% grade and 6/10 of a mile. It gets your heart going and your calves burning but the view is worth it.
The American Flag blows in the cool breeze on top of Brasstown Bald. The highest point in Georgia has never seen temperatures above 84 degrees and today was no exception as we experienced a cool 60 degrees.
On top of Brasstown Bald at 4,784 feet sits the visitor’s center. You can hike or pay a small fee to take a shuttle up here. You can also see the Ranger’s lookout tower were they keep a look out for forest fires.
A smoke shack set up next to the Tallulah Falls Overlook. You could smell the delicious smolderings as soon as you opened your car door.
The outside of historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. This is the church were Dr. King co-pastored with his father and after seminary came back to serve again as a co-paster.
A dirt road off a two lane Georgia road. The road is canopied on either side by trees. We did not explore where this road led but sometimes it’s nice to leave mystery in life.
From an overlook in Park Point on Lookout Mountain you can make out the tip of the foot for Moccasin Bend. The Tennessee River bends around the peninsula and creates the shape of a moccasin.
The lights are slowly turning on as the sun sets at the end of a long day exploring and walking around the Rossini Festival.
The stores, restaurants, and businesses on Gay Street create lines of parked cars, where people are tending to their daily routines. The skyline of the older buildings is noticeably shorter than those of newer skyscrapers.
An ominous sky full of couds moves over the East Tennessee State University’s Athletic Center. The Buccaneer’s play inside the Mountain State’s Health Alliance center.
Carolyn and Ant at the South Holston Dam having some fun joking around, also taking time to stretch their legs from sitting in the car. The area provided beautiful scenery to get out and enjoy for a moment.
Carolyn is chasing after Ant at the South Holston Dam, due to a smart comment by Ant. Being by each other all the time always creates opportunities for smart comments and retaliation.
A volunteer stays on the property of the Minister’s Tree House to be sure no vandalism occurs. Located in Crossville, TN.
From the Minister’s Tree House in Crossville, TN you can look down and see this field landscaped with the message of Jesus.
The sun is setting for the evening by the railroad tracks and a small downtown scene. You can see the Cream City Ice Cream sign lighting up for the evening patrons.
While walking around the square in Cookeville, TN we spied some Rorshach graffiti on a building; from the movie “Watchmen.”
On a back country road in Tennessee we stopped for this beautiful scenery of barns and fields full of buttercups.
Jenny the Jeep chills on the side of the road while Ant and Carolyn nosh down some picnic lunches. We are on a back country road somewhere between Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN. It was a gorgeous day for a picnic.
A barn painted with an American Flag out in the country somewhere between Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN.