All in Cities and Small Towns
When you think of places to visit in Iowa, things like Des Moines, the Bridges of Madison County, or Pella often make the list of places to see. Throughout the years, I’ve made a lot of visits to Iowa. And now after spending several days in Ames (a city of about 70,000) I think the city should definitely be on the list, too. Here are five reasons to think about a visit to this central Iowa city.
When it comes to finding things to do in Clinton you’ll find a treasure chest full of ideas. From groundbreaking historic events to a wide array of festivals throughout the year, here are a look at ten things to do while you’re here.
Deep roots in music, deep gorges and a deep love for nature all fuel a small-town vibe in Sparta unlike any other you’ll find in Tennessee. It’s a town countless people have passed through over the years, and now more than ever there are plenty of reasons to stop and stay awhile.
Sparta, Tennessee is only 90 minutes from Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga and if you’re looking for a rush involving water, then this place in “The Land of Falling Water” is just the place for you.
In World War II, the government chose a remote section of East Tennessee to build a secret city that helped usher in the nuclear age. That city is Oak Ridge and today you can still enjoy the city’s remote and natural side.
With one foot in Tennessee and the other in Virginia you’re not just in Bristol, you are in a special STATE of mind. Here the music of the mountains made history, chasing outlaws moved to the last great colosseum, and nature’s wide paintbrush created a backdrop of sparkling waters and majestic mountains. Bristol may be small on the map but it’s BIG when it comes to things to do.
Having taken in Mardi Gras so many times, we certainly know the ropes, so if you’re thinking about reveling in this grand celebration here are a few things to know before you go.
Giant trees filled with lights, streets filled with marching bands and decorated floats, and holiday music emanating from the state, it’s Christmas time in East Tennessee and if you’re looking for things to do, you have plenty of choices.
A stroll along the river is often magical on its own, but when you add holiday displays filled with two-million lights, it becomes extraordinary. Christmas on the Cumberland in Clarksville is the centerpiece of Christmas Celebrations in that city, but there’s plenty to see beyond the riverfront.
When it comes to distilled spirits the state of Tennessee is legendary. While Dickel and Daniels have become household names around the world, some craft distilleries across the state are also making a name for themselves. One of those is Old Glory Distilling in Clarksville which opened in the fall of 2016.