The Natchez Trace Parkway

Winding its way North from Natchez Mississippi to Nashville Tennesse the Natchez Trace Parkway tells the stories of Native Americans and “Kaintuck” boatmen.  The parkway will take you on a journey through 10,000 years of history.   The Natchez Trace Parkway is a unit of the National Park Service. Began in 1938 to commemorate the historic

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A Family Day out in Gruene.

In our quest to get out and see more of Texas, we headed for the former town of Gruene.   Located about 25 miles Northeast of San Antonio, Tx.  Gruene is no longer its own town, it is a historic district with ion the city of new Bruanfels, Tx.   Listed on the National Register of Historic

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Amateur Traveler – Episode 464 Travel to the Tennessee Valley (Tennessee, Alabama)

Recently I was a guest for the second time on The Amateur Traveler Podcast hosted by Chris Christensen.  I talked about where I grew up and the great things to see,do and experience in the Tennessee Valley.  You can listen to   that episode or read the transcript at the link below. http://usa.amateurtraveler.com/travel-to-the-tennessee-valley-episode-464-transcript/

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