bugsy at HOB Studios, Berry Hill

One night in Nashville, TN (visit #3)

After spending a few days with family in NC and GA, we are officially setting out on our two-month Big Trip 2! First (third?) stop on our way west: Nashville, an urban camping destination we love, just for a night. Read...

bugsy at i dream of weenie

Three days in Nashville (visit #2)

After we took the Airstream to Nashville last Spring, we knew we wanted to return for the food, drink, and fun, all with easy access from a campground in the middle of town, a rarity in a big city. We...

bugsy on pinnacle mountain fire tower

One day in Unicoi and Johnson City, TN

We needed a stopover to break up the drive from Nashville to Charlottesville and wanted to be able to fit in a hike, so chose to stay at Woodsmoke Campground in Unicoi, TN and hike the Pinnacle Mountain Tower Trail....

Bugsy and Elvis in Nashville

Six days in Nashville, TN

[This post is about our first trip to Nashville in mid-2017. Read about our second visit at the very end of 2017 here!] Hello! While we’ve been living full-time in the Airstream near Charlottesville, VA, we’ve tried to keep from feeling too cooped...

airstream at tom sawyer's campground memphis

Two days in Memphis

Campground Tom Sawyer’s RV Park appealed to us for two reasons: it’s the closest we found online to downtown Memphis (we did drive by a closer one in West Memphis with far less character), and from your riverfront site you...

dog sleeping at riverpark campground jonesborough

Two days in Jonesborough, TN

This was a great stop for us–fantastic camping, rewarding hiking, good beer and delicious tacos. One activity we missed was exploring historic Jonesborough, which looks quaint and lovely, but we prioritized enjoying our sweet campsite over driving more. We’ll just have to...

cloudland waterfall

Two days in Chattanooga, TN

Camping Lessons Learned Download podcasts while on the campground wifi before you leave for your next drive. We’re listening to Serial (yes, behind the times) and are loving it/totally frustrated by it. Breaking camp takes a long time, and we’re...