Get​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Spirits​ ​with​ ​Grains​ ​&​ ​Grits​ ​Festival

As fall finally settles in over the eastern part of Tennessee and winter just around the corner, you may find yourself wanting to go on a road trip to explore what the mountains have to offer before the weather turns too harsh. It is a great time to not only take in the outdoors but […]

By |September 26th, 2017|Events, Featured Articles, Featured Slider, Food & Drink, Music, Other|0 Comments

Boudin Cook-Off

 What is the Boudin Cook-Off?

You can’t think Louisiana without imagining the numerous delicacies Cajuns enjoy. For the past decade, one of those dishes has drawn hundreds to Parc Sans Souci in Downtown Lafayette for a celebration and competition all centered around one thing: boudin.

First dreamt up by Robert Carriker, history professor at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, […]

Book Your Stay in a Historical Getaway

Typically, when people take a trip down south to Louisiana, they are going in search of a good time, or maybe even a quiet escape. No matter what you are looking for, be sure to spend time in Lafayette where you can find exactly what you are looking for. From grand festivals to quiet locations, […]

By |September 7th, 2017|Adventures, Featured Slider, Other|0 Comments

Wine, Barbecue, Balloons, and More at Sweetwater, TN

Although many know about Sweetwater, TN being home to the United State’s largest underground lake, there is more to the little town located right outside of the Great Smoky Mountains. Every year they host a grand festival at their very popular muscadine vineyard, Tsali Notch, which has events running through multiple weekends in September. This […]

Amazing Food and Drink Establishments in Blount County

When planning a trip to Blount County, don’t forget to include some amazing eateries and places to drink in your plans. While the area is most well-known for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, there are also some amazing restaurants that shouldn’t be overlooked, which are all nestled within East Tennessee’s amazing natural areas.  

Dancing […]

Sick of Seafood? Try This Traditional Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Recipe

If you’ve been in Louisiana, you’ve probably been filling up on loads of delicious shrimp, crawfish, and crab –– especially if you went to the Arts and Crabs Fest. But moderation is key with everything, and even the best seafood can get old after awhile. If you’re craving a more mid-south protein to go with […]

By |July 7th, 2017|Featured Articles, Featured Slider, Recipes|0 Comments

Nashville’s Free Music Fest: Live on the Green 2017

As summer winds down, the entertainment heats up at Downtown Nashville’s Live on the Green Music Festival, held at Public Square Park. This free, outdoor concert series takes place on Thursday evenings from August 10th through the 31st, and then on Friday, September 1st and Saturday the 2nd. It’s an awesome event put on by […]

By |June 28th, 2017|Events, Featured Slider, Music, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Craft Brews and Bourbon in Georgetown, KY

Would it really be a trip to Kentucky if you didn’t sample their world famous bourbon? It’s a huge part of the culture and something locals are proud of. And although Kentucky is mainly known for Bourbon, that’s not all they have when it comes to quenching your thirst. As with the rest of the […]

5 of the Best Food Trucks in Nashville

If you’re visiting Nashville, you should definitely try some of the town’s best restaurants, but you’d be doing yourself a disservice if you were to neglect the tasty food Nashville’s food trucks have to offer. From more variations of grilled cheese than you knew existed, to loaded burgers, to all things crepe, Nashville’s food trucks […]

By |June 27th, 2017|Featured Slider, Food & Drink|0 Comments

Hops in the Hills Craft Beer Festival: A Celebration of Fermentation

Maryville, Tennessee’s 3rd annual Hops in the Hills Craft Beer Festival is taking place Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th, 2017. This is an event that beer lovers won’t want to miss! Mark your calendars and make your way to Maryville to enjoy this two-day festival — or plan a week-long trip and explore […]