The Backroad Blog

Experience Historical Dandridge and Jefferson County, Tennessee

Jefferson County, Tennessee, is the "Lakeside of the Smokies" and home to historical Dandridge, Lake Douglas, and the Bush's Beans Visitor Center. I was a guest of Jefferson County Tourism, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Jefferson County, Tennessee...

Explore Anderson County, Tennessee

Anderson County, Tennessee, is home to Norris Dam State Park, the Museum of Appalachia, the Secret City of Oak Ridge, Civil Rights-era Clinton, Rocky Top, and much more!

The Clinton 12 Story: Tennessee’s Green McAdoo Cultural Center

Relive the Clinton 12 story, an all but forgotten account of desegregation during the Civil Rights Movement, at Tennessee's Green McAdoo Cultural Center. I was a guest of Anderson County, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. The Clinton 12 Story You may...

How to Plan an Oregon Road Trip

A collection of Oregon road trip ideas and itineraries for the Tualatin Valley, the Tillamook Coast, the Mt. Hood Territory, and the Columbia River Gorge.

An 8-Day Kansas-Missouri Road Trip

A Kansas – Missouri road trip route takes me to Wichita, Tallgrass Prairie, Council Grove, Topeka, Osawatomie, Kansas City, Independence, and other sites along the way.


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