Fishing Tips So You’re Ready to Start Catching
Fishing Tips So You’re Ready to Start Catching

Courtesy of BPT You can smell it in the air. A warm, fresh breath of spring. And to you and millions like you, that can mean only one thing... fishing! Here are 10 tips from the fishing enthusiasts at Rapala, the world's best-selling fishing lure for the past 50...

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Discovering Manteo
Discovering Manteo

By Kristi Parsons Mountains to the Sea For as long as I can remember, I had heard stories of the Outer Banks, the oceanside end of North Carolina, a state that begins with mountains and ends at the sea. I was intrigued by the fact that though the islands are...

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Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
Cheekwood Estate & Gardens

Open 9 am to 5 pm every day from March 12 to April 10 There’s no place more beautiful than Cheekwood in the spring as tulips, daffodils, and spring blooming bulbs spill from our gardens, creating a colorful, showstopping experience you won’t forget. Magnolias,...

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Evins Mill: A Hidden Gem
Evins Mill: A Hidden Gem

Article and Photos by Kristi Parsons Evins Mill is a tucked away oasis that sits beneath a forest of majestic Eastern Hemlocks in Smithville, TN. The privately owned resort is a place of tranquility, fine dining, history, and an abundance of natural features. Once a...

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12 Short Walk Waterfalls
12 Short Walk Waterfalls

2.5 hours or less drive from Knoxville For those of us who are more than ready to get out of the house, go for a drive, and see that spring has indeed sprung, we have found twelve “road side” (or close to it!) waterfalls in our area that can be enjoyed by everyone in...

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Winter Wonderland Fun for Everyone
Winter Wonderland Fun for Everyone

5 hours or less drive from Knoxville We tend to not get a lot of snow here in Knoxville (understatement!), so if your friends and family are longing for more of the white stuff, here are a few ideas of where to make that happen. Whether it’s a day trip or an extended...

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