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Lake Powhatan Campground

This past weekend, we camped at Lake Powhatan which is located in the Bent Creek area in the Pisgah National Forest.  

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Wilson Lick Ranger Station

On the drive up to Wayah Bald, you pass Wilson Lick Ranger Station. Originally built in 1916, Wilson Lick Station was used by the watchmen that were commissioned to keep watch over the forest below for fires.

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Wayah Bald Lookout Tower – North Carolina

Wayah Bald Lookout Tower is located in the Nantahala National Forest just outside of Franklin, NC. and offers amazing views from an elevation of 5,342 feet. On a clear day, you can see to the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee and even into Georgia.

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Little Tennessee River Greenway

The Little Tennessee River Greenway is a fun ride for all ages. If you travel the entire trail, it totals 5 miles. We opted to not cross the road since we had our 8 and 5-year old with us, so we parked behind The Shops of Riverwalk located on Highlands Rd. and followed that side …

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Dry Falls

Last weekend, we took a drive towards Highlands, North Carolina to let the boys see Dry Falls. Dry Falls is a popular waterfall located just a few miles outside of Highlands, NC. This beautiful 75-foot tall waterfall gives you a rare opportunity of being able to walk safely behind it and stay dry, unless you …

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Bridal Veil Falls, North Carolina

It’s amazing how we live so close to some of the most beautiful places, but rarely stop and visit. 

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Pearly’s Possum Cycling Socks

Disclaimer: I received  product for the purpose of review  and all opinions are my own. I was not paid in anyway to write this review   It can at times be challenging to find a good cycling sock that will also keep your feet warm during cold, wet rides. While searching for the perfect sock, I …

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Biking in Cades Cove: Day 2

Saturday we woke up to a very cold morning.  You know those mornings when you really don’t want to climb out from under what little warmth you have found in the tent through the night?  Sadly someone has to get up to start the fire (the mister of course). Our seven year old was the …

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How To Keep The Kids Busy During Summer Break

For most of us the school year has come to an end and now we are trying to figure out exactly how to keep the kids active and entertained during the summer months.  Being on a budget as most families are, means looking for free or cheap ideas. We live in a small town so …

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