Guide To The Blue Ridge Parkway Favorite Things To See And Do In Nc

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Shortly after entering North Carolina on the Blue Ridge Parkway, you will find the first public recreation area on the parkway, Cumberland Knob. At MP 217.5, Cumberland Knob is a 1000 acre park with a picnic area and a variety of plant and animal life, including many species of birds. There are also two hiking […]


Guide To The Blue Ridge Parkway Favorite Things To See And Do In Virginia

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The scenic Blue Ridge Parkway travels over 469 miles of mountain tops through North Carolina and Virginia. Along the way, there are plenty of panoramic overlooks, picnic areas, and several campgrounds to accommodate both trailers and tents. The Blue Ridge Parkway also offers more than one hundred hiking trails, as well as access to larger […]


Guide To The Blue Ridge Parkway Hiking Trails In Virginia Iii

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Continued from part 2 MP 91.0 A moderate 1.9 mile portion of the Appalachian Trail, leading from the VA 695 to Sharp Top Mountain overlook. MP 92.5 The Sharp Top Mountain to Harvey’s Knob section of the Appalachian Trail is a 2.9 mile moderate hike along the Blue Ridge Parkway. MP 95.4 Harvey’s Knob overlook […]


Cincinnati Schools Environmentally Sound Building Featured In National Education Magazine

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Cincinnati Schools’ Green Renovation Cincinnati School’s has in effect a long term $1 billion building project that will help to renovate and rebuild many of its older buildings. One Cincinnati School ‘s elementary school, Pleasant Ridge Elementary School, has been recently featured in District Administration. This national magazine focuses on issues in K-12 education. The […]


Renting Cabins In Georgia

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The peach state, Georgia offers a lot of relaxing southern atmosphere. Some people prefer to take in this beautiful state by renting cabins instead of hotel rooms. Renting Cabins In Georgia Georgia is a great vacation spot for friends and family. Whether you would rather stay in north Georgia, home of the Blue Ridge Mountains, […]


Montana Moccasin Ridge Adventure A Spring Training Hike Bonus

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In a light drizzle that chilly Sunday morning the Moccasin Ridge trek was underway. June hikes in Montana frequently offer the rain option and this was no exception. With hikes up that same route almost every weekend year round, a surprise on that familiar route would be…, well, surprising. The trail up Moccasin Ridge is […]


Log Cabin Vacationing In Blue Ridge Georgia

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One of the lesser know but most relaxing vacation destinations in the southeastern United States is Blue Ridge, Georgia. Blue Ridge is located in the most northern part of Georgia nestled in amongst some of the most scenic mountain areas in the southeastern United States. Blue Ridge is a really small town with a picturesque […]


What The Heck Let S Go To Georgia

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We all day dream about long and serene vacations. Unfortunately, few of us have the time to take them. Georgia offers you all of the benefits of a long vacation, even if you only have a couple of days. What The Heck, Let’s Go To Georgia Sick and tired of working all summer while it […]


Getting Away From It All In Northern Georgia

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As strange as it sounds, you can enjoy a taste of the south by going north. Specifically, northern Georgia offers a bevy of opportunities to get away from the hubbub of daily life. Getting Away From It All In Northern Georgia The beauty of the state of Georgia, located on the Southern East Coast of […]


Ski In Ski Out Accommodations At Blackcomb

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Whistler is known as a resort with extremely extensive terrain and the highest vertical drop in North America (over one vertical mile from the top of the Blackcomb Glacier down to Whistler Village. It is also known for a wide variety of ski-in, ski-out accommodation. However, potential visitors should be aware that not all ski-in, […]


Virginia Travel

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Virginia – named after Queen Elizabeth I of England, who was known as the Virgin Queen – resides in the southern part of United States with greatly varying geography. It stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains. It is one of the country’s most scenic States. From the amazing Blue […]


What You Ll Find When You Visit The North Georgia Mountains

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As you venture to the highest point in Georgia, you will encounter the North Georgia Mountains, where a variety of energizing activities, interesting get-togethers, and refreshing recreational opportunities are found. Found in the northeast corner of the state, the spread of mountains in the region are also part of the Blue Ridge mountain chain that […]


Uneven Pavement On A Chopper Scary

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The other day I was riding and found myself in a road paving project area. This was a project on a 4-lane road with 1/2 of the two lanes on my side paved… and the other 1/2 getting prepared for paving to continue. The problem is that the 1/2 that was paved was the left […]


Tent Styles

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In prior articles we’ve discussed how to choose a tent based on considerations of weather and number of people that will be sleeping in it. In this article we’ll look at different styles of tents. There are many different tent styles available to choose from. Frame tents, ridge tents, dome tents, geodesic tents, vis-a-vis tents, […]