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Best Places for Day Hikes Near Nashville

From easy to strenuous, some of the best day hikes near Nashville may be hiding from you in plain sight. These days Nashville is booming and is the the place to live...
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Where is the Appalachian Trail in Tennessee?

The Appalachian Trail enters Tennessee in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The trail runs along the eastern border of the state weaving in and out of North Carolina many times before it finally...

20 Tips to Make Hiking With Kids Enjoyable for All [From a Mom]

When my husband and I were newlyweds, I remember going on a hike and seeing a family hiking with kids, and being overcome with longing for that to be our future. Passing on a...

Going Hiking on a First Date – is it a Good Idea?

Maybe you've met someone on Tinder, another dating app, or perhaps organically through a mutual friend. You've exchanged numbers and are hashing out the details for the first date. One of you suggests a...
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Top 5 Waterfall Hikes Near Cookeville, TN

The Cumberland Plateau and Upper Cumberland Region is a beautiful part of the state of Tennessee. Cookeville is right in the heart of it all. Cookeville is the largest city you'll find between Nashville...

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