Looking for a way to recharge after months of quarantine? On our recent trip to the picturesque Alabama beaches, we spent the good part of two days exploring the Backcountry Trail at the Best Alabama beaches.
The Grans recently put into practice an old saying…”It’s like riding a bike.” We were ready for a short getaway and a chance to be outdoors, so riding a bike was just the ticket! Here are our top reasons to go biking in Cades Cove in the Smoky Mountains. Biking in Cades Cove is a Private Affair on Wednesdays Are you looking for outdoor activities to do during the current pandemic? Have you tried riding a bike? The famous Cades Cove Loop Road in the Smoky Mountains is now closed to car traffic on Wednesdays from June through September. Therefore, …
Visit Senoia for a Walking Dead tour and Juliette for a meal at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Small Georgia towns on my mind One southern state popular with tourists is Georgia and is best known for its delicious peaches. Small Georgia towns are plentiful with parks, rivers, waterfalls, and hiking trails, and there is always a place to venture outdoors. Savannah, Blue Ridge, Dahlonega, Jekyll, and Cumberland Islands are areas that top my favorites list. Recently, two quaint towns that have left a lasting impression are Senoia and Juliette. Neither are large enough for a traffic light but have a …
The seasons on the Alabama Gulf Coast each hold their unique appeal. Spring weather is perfect for uplifting a mood out of a winter mindset and too much time indoors. Summer is synonymous with family vacations. Fall is the time to cool off, take long walks, and go to a seafood festival. Winter is the time to gear down and enjoy the holidays at a leisurely pace.
It seems like yesterday that I took my high school senior trip to Gulf Shores. Now we plan “Senior” trips of another nature to the Alabama Gulf Coast, any time of year… because we can. Ahh…the seasons of life enjoyed during winter, spring, summer, and fall on the Alabama Gulf Coast.
The Cinque Terre area of Italy offers a wide variety of attractions in a vacation destination: beauty, nature, hiking, beaches, accessible transportation, history, and culture. The Grans on the Go stepped into the Cinque Terre National Park and purchased our Cinque Terre Card. Our three glorious days hiking and visiting village-to-village are forever etched in our minds. This Cinque Terre Guide will help you determine the best way to experience the Cinque Terre and purchase your Cinque Terre Card.
By staying in a Florence Airbnb apartment, we were able to travel to Italy on a budget, spending less on lodging, and more our daily expeditions.