Smoky Mountain Road Trip Part 1 – Rainy Days and Fun Days

For years, Crystal has wanted to visit the Great Smoky Mountains. In her youth, she passed through the region on a road trip, but had not visited as an adult. Being mountain lovers, we felt it was time to remedy this oversight. We were experiencing a warm September, as we headed off on our Smoky Mountain Road Trip. The weather in Kansas City had been filled with sunshine and lots of yard work. The Appalachian Mountains were preparing for the inflow of the remnants of Hurricane Florence, which had made landfall in the Carolinas. Knowing what was coming, we were able to plan [...]

Museum of the Cherokee Indian – A Smoky Mountain Side Trip

A visit to the Smoky Mountains offers travelers so many options. While it is easy to get caught up with shopping, hiking, and climbing, don't forget to save time to learn about the people of the Appalachians. Who would be more native than the first residents to the region? A visit to the Museum of the Cherokee Indian offers visitors a chance to better understand the story behind these proud people.  We want to thank the Museum of the Cherokee Indian for their hospitality. Rest assured all opinions are our own. Paleo Period Thousands of years before the European explorers arrived, the Cherokee [...]

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