Blog Day Trips

Day Trips

Blog post cover image Don’t miss this year’s Outhouse Race in Sapphire, NC!
02/12/2024 • Bernie Gilchrist
Don’t miss this year’s Outhouse Race in Sapphire, NC!

Embark on a whimsical journey to the enchanting mountain town of Sapphire, NC, where families gather from all corners to witness the annual spectacle that is the Outhouse Races since 1993. It's hard to believe, but this year's event marks the 24th Outhouse run in Sapphire, NC—a family tradition. Picture...

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Blog post cover image The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is in my backyard!
06/02/2023 • Bernie Gilchrist
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is in my backyard!

Hey there, I'm Bernie and let me tell you about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! This place is truly a stunning natural wonder that spans across Tennessee and North Carolina. The park boasts a vast expanse of wilderness with a wide array of flora and fauna, including over 1,500...

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Blog post cover image Apples, Pumpkins, and Trains Oh My
10/17/2022 • Bernie Gilchrist
Apples, Pumpkins, and Trains Oh My

I always think about picking my own Apples and drinking Pumpkin Spiced coffee this time of year. It seems to be synonymous with the leaves changing and football. As soon as the air begins to cool, and I find myself wearing sweaters in the morning and striping to t-shirts in...

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