Design Your Own Tennessee Road Trip

Design Your Own Tennessee Road Trip

Design your own Tennessee road trip with Backroad Planet’s itinerary planning resources, recommended destinations, Civil War and Civil Rights historical sites, plus 16 themed trails and byways. I was a guest of many destinations throughout...
Explore Civil Rights History in Memphis, Tennessee

Explore Civil Rights History in Memphis, Tennessee

Explore Civil Rights history in Memphis, Tennessee, with visits to the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, Clayborn Temple, Slave Haven Underground Railroad Museum, and Beale Street. I was a guest of Memphis Travel, but all thoughts and...
A Drive through Loudon County, Tennessee

A Drive through Loudon County, Tennessee

On a drive through Loudon County, Tennessee, you can scout Civil War Trails, sample cheese at Sweetwater Valley Farm, tour historic towns, hike to National Campground, detour to Sam Houston’s Schoolhouse, and discover the Million Dollar View. I was a guest...
Explore Anderson 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! I was a guest of Anderson County, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Explore...
Retro Roadtrip: Appalachian Autumn Part 2

Retro Roadtrip: Appalachian Autumn Part 2

This second installment in a three-part post about an Appalachian autumn road trip from Florida to Georgia is part of our Retro Roadtrip series. Note: The following revised and annotated post is part of our new Retro Roadtrip series. This 3-part post is about an...
Take a Drive on the Cherohala Skyway!

Take a Drive on the Cherohala Skyway!

The Cherohala Skyway is an incredible scenic drive through the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee. It has also been named a National Scenic Byway. A Drive on the Cherohala Skyway I know a lot can be said for springtime in the Rockies, but you...