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 Inn within walking distance to downtown.
There is something I really like about the end of a year and the start of a new one. It’s a great opportunity to reflect, but also make new plans. 2017 has been the most incredible year for us with the opportunity to travel in the USA, and 2018 will bring new adventures. But for now here is what I’ve been up to (and writing about) in 2017! Continue reading “A Look Back On 2017”
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”