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The History of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The History of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The story in a nutshell: everyone was evicted and then the government made a park. But history is a bit more complicated than that. Let's dive in, shall we?

Nov 2, 2015 : Kat Ignatova
My Benton MacKaye Trail Summary

My Benton MacKaye Trail Summary

After 20 days hiking the remote, wild, rugged Benton MacKaye Trail we emerged from the woods into the picnic area at Big Creek Campground in North Carolina.  Unlike doing an Appalachian...

Jun 3, 2015 : Sprinkles
Coco and Magnus — Days 29 through 35 — Creme Fraiche, Eloping, and Fog

Coco and Magnus — Days 29 through 35 — Creme Fraiche, Eloping, and Fog

Time is flying and internet connections are scarce! A brief glimpse into our fifth week. We finished Day 35 at mile 322.1. 4/5 Sunday - Day 29 * Too cold....

Apr 23, 2015 : Courtney
Coco and Magnus — Days 21 through 28 — The Smokies, Mountaintops, and Moonshine

Coco and Magnus — Days 21 through 28 — The Smokies, Mountaintops, and Moonshine

I wrote a superb, top notch post of Magnus's and my fourth week on the AT, but the internet ate it. I was very sad. I will attempt to write...

Apr 13, 2015 : Courtney
Pox & Puss Episode #49 – Wild: Starring Johnny Cash’s Wife

Pox & Puss Episode #49 – Wild: Starring Johnny Cash’s Wife

Wild: Starring Johnny Cash’s Wife We’re finally going to talk about “Wild”. We waited to hear back from Reese and “her people” to see if she was going to do...

Mar 23, 2015 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Inside Look: Black Bear Resort in Hampton, TN

Inside Look: Black Bear Resort in Hampton, TN

March marks the time of year Marylee and Bob Breuer travel back to Hampton, Tenn., from Florida to help their daughter Stephanie and her husband Brian Dockemeyer polish up the...

Mar 16, 2015 : Kayla Carter
Inside Look: Brown’s Grocery and Braemar Castle

Inside Look: Brown’s Grocery and Braemar Castle

Sutton Brown said he has assisted hikers working hard to complete the entire or parts of the Appalachian Trail since the late 70s. Sutton Brown stands outside of his business...

Mar 12, 2015 : Kayla Carter
Pox & Puss Episode #48 – Flow Easy and Stuff

Pox & Puss Episode #48 – Flow Easy and Stuff

Since Flow Easy stuck around Natty Greene’s after mooching free beer from the @NCBeerGuys episode, we asked him to sit down and record with us. Flow tells us about his...

Mar 2, 2015 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Inside Look: Roan Mountain Bed and Breakfast

Inside Look: Roan Mountain Bed and Breakfast

The novelty that bolsters the Roan Mountain Bed and Breakfast’s atmosphere is family history. Owners Ann Morgan-Campbell and her brother Robert Morgan have spent the last 13 years creating a

Feb 2, 2015 : Kayla Carter
Inside Look: Mountain Harbour Bed and Breakfast in Roan Mountain, TN

Inside Look: Mountain Harbour Bed and Breakfast in Roan Mountain, TN

A cross-country road trip from Southern California began Mary and Terry Hill’s search for a unique and rural place to establish their business and new home. Their dream of owning...

Dec 18, 2014 : Kayla Carter