Family Inns of America South
Travel Blogs from Pigeon Forge
Any folks who want to see the difference between how a crow flies and how a VR trip goes click here to see the planned route (devised by Chief navigator Tom) But since we are fearless and fancy free ...
After DC we hired a car from Knoxville and headed to the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. We stayed in a town called Gatlinburg and the only way I can describe it so that everyone understands.... It's like being at Disneyland without the rides but all the attractions and fast food restaurants that you could think of. It had so many mini golf places, Ripley's believe it or not attractions, cars from movies, old fashion ...
... trail. Luckily for us, such an alternative existed. The Swallow Fork trail was two miles longer than Gunter Fork, so instead of a six mile day, we had an eight mile one, most of it uphill. But it got us to the same place in the end, Laurel Gap shelter.
When we arrived, weary and footsore, we found it was already inhabited by a lone gentleman named Toby. I barely paid him any attention since there was a bright patch of sunlight illuminating the field in front of the ...
... shriek as he entered the water, entertainment for all. Sach's have an exclusive video of this if anyone wants to put in an order.
On the way back Chris and I checked out 'Food City' and collected another loyalty card for another grocery store that we'll probably never see again.
Due to the combined exhaustion from the past two days we decided to chill ...
Bear Spray "Check"
My Massive knife "Check"
Rain jackets "Check"
Expensive Hiking shoes "Check"
Marc and Louise went with:
Massive Camera "Check"
No water, No Snacks, No protection from the elements. These two clown's looked like they were going for a stroll along the beach rather than a hike. O well i thought when they start to suffer we can always ...