Camping, hiking, paddling, mountain biking, waterfalls, arches… Big South Fork has it all and without the crowds that some of the other parks in the area have (looking at you Smokies). Despite growing up just 2 hours away, this was my first visit and I am kicking myself for not having gone all these years. Our 3 day camping trip was amazing and I fell in love with Big South Fork. This is all the reasons why.Read More
Cummins Falls State Park is one of Tennessee's newest state parks (dedicated in 2013), but people have been trekking to the 75 foot high falls for generations.
It is not the easiest of swimming holes to get to, but the magnificent falls and swimming hole at the end are enough of a draw that 250,000 people visited the falls in 2015. I wouldn't go near this place on Labor Day weekend, but on a Monday morning in May, it was a gorgeous pit stop on a drive between Nashville and Knoxville on I-40.Read More