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

Hello! While we’ve been living full-time in the Airstream near Charlottesville, VA, we’ve tried to keep from feeling too cooped up by moving our house somewhere different for several days once a month. After our big January trip to Austin, the trips have...

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...