Next stop on our southern road trip was the home of Country Music, Nashville, Tennessee. There were 2 big conferences in town so accommodation options were limited, but we did manage to book a Comfort… More
After leaving Birmingham, Alabama, the next stop on our road trip was Nashville, Tennessee. After a bit of research I realised that the Jack Daniel’s distillery was only a little bit of a detour from our route. Neither of us are huge fans of Jack Daniel’s, but we’ve see the town of Lynchburg so many times on their TV adverts so we had to visit.
Following 2 days in New Orleans we headed north, driving up to Birmingham, Alabama. We had only planned this as an overnight stop on the way up to Nashville, so we didn’t see much of the city. The thing I really wanted to do here was to visit the Civil Rights Institute.
After leaving New Orleans (you can read about our 2 days in NOLA here) we stopped at the Honey Island Swamp to break up the journey on the drive up to Birmingham, Alabama. It’s about a 45 minute drive north out of the city. Continue reading “Honey Island Swamp Tour, Louisiana”
We’re currently on a road trip seeing a small part of the Deep South USA. We flew into New Orleans on Saturday and spent 2 days there, before picking up a rental car and heading north. New Orleans has always been on my bucket list. ‘The Big Easy’, the birthplace of jazz, the creator of cocktails and creole comfort food, what is not to love?! Continue reading “48 Hours In New Orleans”
On the way back from our recent visit to San Francisco we spent a night in Monterey. It’s less than 2 hours down the coast from SF and feels worlds apart. After a few days in the city it was nice to be in a small town by the sea. I’m clearly not a city girl! Continue reading “Whale Watching in Monterey, California”