Tag: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Oh, Beautiful

Oh, Beautiful

Another day in one of our nation’s national parks, my #21, Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee. This park, like Shenandoah, feels more like home. Though spectacular they are, the geology of the western parks in their different biomes can be almost otherworldly. There […]

Daisy Town, Abandoned Resort Enclave in the Smoky Mountains

Daisy Town, Abandoned Resort Enclave in the Smoky Mountains

A National Park with the opportunity for exploration of long-abandoned dilapidated cabins?┬áThat is double the pleasure for me! ┬áDaisy Town was a resort enclave established in the early 20th century by pioneer Appalachians. The old cottages are easily accessible in the Elkmont region of Great […]