Worlds Fair Park Knoxville Waterfront Fountains

10 FUN THINGS TO DO IN KNOXVILLE TN

We recently took the opportunity to stay one night with our kids and discover all that Knoxville, TN offers on the weekend.  What we discovered is that visiting Knoxville on the weekend is a great idea!  Here are ten fun things to do in Knoxville that will make you want to spend the weekend visiting Knoxville, TN.

San Francisco Cable Cars with family

SAN FRANCISCO IN A DAY

San Francisco is a fascinating city to visit. Unfortunately, our road trip was so full with so much to see and do, we only had about twenty four hours there. In California Road Trippin: San Francisco Day 1, I shared our adventures on our first day in this grand city. We did all the usual tourist things on the Fisherman’s Wharf. It was breezy and cold during our visit, but the sun was shining and we enjoyed our short time there.

SMOKY MOUNTAINS SUNRISE

TEN FUN THINGS TO DO IN THE SMOKIES

In the northeast corner of Tennessee is the well known mountain playground, Gatlinburg, Tennessee. As one who grew up here, I often took for granted the jewel I had in my own back door. As I have grown older and traveled all around this magnificent country I call home, I have a greater appreciation of all the Great Smoky Mountains and its surrounding communities have to offer. The great thing about the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg, Tennessee is that they offer something for everyone in the family. Here are 10 Fun Things To Do In The Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg, TN with your family.

REVIEW OF THE FESS PARKER DOUBLE TREE, SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA

In this hotel review, VeraVise visits The Fess Parker A Double Tree Hilton Resort in Santa Barbara, California. The Fess Parker surprised us with its beautifully manicured grounds, welcoming pools, and public spaces, and clean, spacious, rooms. If you want to enjoy the beautiful Santa Barbara coast in a well appointed and relaxing atmosphere, consider The Fess Parker A Double Tree Hilton Resort.

OMNI AMELIA ISLAND

GETAWAY TO FLORIDA’S BEST BEACHES AT AMELIA ISLAND

Amelia Island’s Fernandina beach has become one of my absolute favorite Florida beaches! The island is 13 miles long and sits just over an hour south of two other favorite low country beaches located to the north in Georgia: Jekyll Island and St. Simons Island. We have stayed at the SPG Westin Property on Jekyll Island and can highly recommend it as well.

Morning in Monterey, California: Stunning Sunrise, Steinbeck Monument, and Cannery Row

When your three year old is still on east coast time, he gets up at 5:15 am in Monterey, California. Sneaking out so as not to wake the rest of the family, we walked out into the brisk cool morning, crossed the street from our hotel onto a very nice jogging and bike walkway, and were greeted with this stunningsunrise! This is quite a sunrise for my very first west coast sunrise! WOW!

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

Hotel Review: Sonesta Resort Hilton Head

Located in Shipyard Plantation on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, Sonesta Resort Hilton Head has it all. During my recent stay, the time and weather prevented me from enjoying all the Sonesta has to offer, but I was able to get a feel for what this place must be like in the summer season.