Smoky Mountain Rain

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 Today was another day for hiking. We had already done a day of several short hikes so today we wanted to do one longer hike. Now, for serious hikers today’s hike would not be considered a long hike but when you are hiking with 3 kids five-miles, mostly uphill, is loooong.Continue reading “Smoky Mountain Rain”

DOLLYWOOD

Monday, July 6, 2020 We spent today in Dollywood! We debated long and hard on if we wanted to go to Dollywood. We had multiple reasons to not go: 1) Covid-19 (stupid Coronavirus), 2) Expensive, 3) Covid-19 (who wants to wear a mask ALL DAY in the heat), 4) Crowded, 5) We are not bigContinue reading “DOLLYWOOD”

Hiking the Smokies

Sunday, July 5, 2020 Today was hiking day. We did 3 different hikes today for a total of 8.31 miles. We also drove the Newfound Gap Road that took us all the way across the GSMNP from the Tennessee entrance to the North Carolina entrance. We started our day early by arriving at Clingmans DomeContinue reading “Hiking the Smokies”

Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Friday, July 3, 2020 This morning we packed up, left Nashville, and drove across Tennessee. We arrived this afternoon in the Great Smoky Mountains. We have seen very little so far but what we have seen is beautiful. We are staying on the south side of Pigeon Forge at Alpine Hideaway Campground. It’s a quaintContinue reading “Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains”

NASHVILLE

THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2020 Day 2 in Nashville did not disappoint! We only had a day and a half to see as much of Nashville as we possibly could. I know there is so much more of the area to explore, but we chose to focus on downtown. We started the day at the WhatContinue reading “NASHVILLE”

Gulf State Park 2019

JKLMN is on the road again! Today we left Hot Springs for one last summer adventure before school starts in 2 weeks. We are on our way to stay at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, Alabama. This is a trip we’ve been wanting to take for a while. We all love the beach butContinue reading “Gulf State Park 2019”

Great American Adventure Trip Itinerary

Great American Adventure Trip Itinerary Day 1:  Hot Springs, AR to Wakeeney, KS (approximately 660 miles, 14 hours) Campground: Wakeeney KOA Day 2: Wakeeney, KS to Colorado Springs, CO (294 miles) Campground: Garden of the Gods RV Resort Activities: Garden of the Gods; Manitou Springs Day 3: Sight-Seeing in Colorado Springs, CO Activities: Pikes Peak;Continue reading “Great American Adventure Trip Itinerary”

Christmas Break Mini-Vaca

  Thursday, December 27, 2018, 5:30 pm JKLMN is on the road again!! We made it through the last few days of school, which were full of tests, basketball, choir and band concerts. Then we made it through Christmas, which although is very enjoyable is also very stressful and busy. As we were finishing upContinue reading “Christmas Break Mini-Vaca”

JKLMN’s Great American Adventure 2018

This year we decided to take on one of our “bucket list” trips…a 3500-mile cross country RV road trip that takes us to the Rocky Mountains, Yellowstone, and the Black Hills.  Here we go!!!! Thursday, June 28, 2018 It’s travel day #1!! I can say that my 4am wake-up call didn’t come too early thisContinue reading “JKLMN’s Great American Adventure 2018”