Sunday: A Day in Review

I don’t think I’ve had such an activity-filled day in a long while. I think it helped that our weather hit 84 degrees yesterday. Let’s review the activities, shall we? 9:30 am: I had plans of getting a 10 miler in so I ate gluten-free toast with peanut butter and jelly. 10:30 am: Got ready {Read More…}

The Cumberland Gap

Driving back from Crossville, TN, Joe + I knew we needed to stop at this historic spot and see The Cumberland Gap for ourselves.

IMG_3354.JPG IMG_3352.JPG IMG_3355.JPG While we were at one of the visitor’s center, we learned that the pioneers traveled in the winter in order to make it to their destination in time to plant spring crops.

Fall Creek Falls

When we realized it was only four tenths of a mile + would only take ~20 minutes down and 40 minutes up we were game!

…Sometimes Joe had to remind me to look around at nature’s beauty since I was so concerned with looking at my feet + placement of my feet.

Cumberland Mountain State Park

I think one of the best ways to get to know a new city / state is to experience nature first hand. Our first adventure for Saturday morning was to visit the Cumberland Mountain State Park. The weather and scenery were both gorgeous. After walking around the park a bit, we decided it would be {Read More…}

Shenandoah National Park — Skyline Drive

It’s almost time for the wedding ceremony at 5:30!! We are staying at the Mimslyn Inn where the ceremony and reception are taking place. Ceremony site… Of course more photos to come after the wedding! But for now, these photos from our adventure today at the Skyline Drive are really incredible. Buck Hollow Overlook: Pinnacles {Read More…}

Brandywine Falls

The Cleveland area has been blessed with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It is a very scenic, peaceful, and a great way to spend some time in nature. A few weeks ago my husband and I spent some time with our friend Joe around the Brandywine Falls and surrounding trails. Here is the map: I {Read More…}