Travel Blogs from Chattanooga
... the road 4 hours behind schedule because if we hadn't we never would've met the nice young lady who was hiding out in the bathroom of a Krystal smoking a cigarette while trying to bum a ride. She probably thought I was lying when I told her there isn't room in the car because we're moving to California. Who does that anyways?
Our first mini destination was "Foamhenge," the most accurate to-scale replica of Stonehenge in ...
After driving up from Lake City, we spent a great weekend with Jamie and Kristen. They made a turkey dinner for us with all the trimmings and we relaxed at their house on Saturday. On Sunday we drove out to the Chickamauga Battlefield National Park, watched a video and toured the park. Fun stop at the Sears Shoe Store (holy lots of shoes) then made our way home for turkey leftovers and margaritas. Early departure tomorrow am. We'll have to save "Captain Ron" for next ...
... a quick lunch, I got on the Waterfalls Trail, which takes you deep down into the canyon to a couple of waterfalls. Much of the trail uses a stairway which had over 1,200 steps. Obviously, the trip down was easy, the return trip, not so much. It really got the blood pumping! At the bottom of the trail, I found a nice rock in the sun with a great view of a little waterfall, took some pictures, and just relaxed for a bit. Afterwards, I charged back up the trail and went out to the east ...
... Mountain at a 72 degree grade which is almost straight up. I wasn't sure if our dad had taken us on this when we were younger on one of our summer road trips. It seemed familiar, however, my brother Daniel had a pretty severe fear of heights when he was younger and the steepness of this climb seemed like it would scare the **** out of him. It even gave me butterflies on the way to the top and I rarely have a serious issue with ...
... by the boys in grey. Later, the battle of Chattanooga in October and November resulted in a crucial Union victory which gave the Yankees control of Tennessee, destroyed the Confederate army of Tennessee, and established a valuable supply line that allowed for Sherman to makes his destructive March to the Sea through Georgia in 1864. The next day I would do my first hike of many on this journey, the Chickamauga Creek ...
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