East Tennessee -Hidden Gems and Fun Discoveries

I’m adjusting to life in East Tennessee after living and working in Chicago my whole life. Hubby retired, I took a job transfer and we are now empty nesters out exploring our world. Tennessee is a popular spot for people our age, and my grand-children now talk about Grandma and Papa’s “village” vs coming to our house. Follow along as we look for more fun places to visit.

Ozone Falls Adventure – near Crossville TN

Today was a crisp and cool spring day. Recently we had read about the top waterfalls in Tennessee and Ozone Falls happens to be within an hour drive. We headed out just after noon and took an easy ride down Interstate 40 arriving about 1pm.https://www.tn.gov/environment/program-areas/na-natural-areas/natural-areas-east-region/east-region-/na-na-ozone-falls.html The parking area is right alongside the road, an informational... Continue Reading →

Taking the ARUBUS – Visiting Super Foods – Breakfast Bargains – Boca Catalina

We are adventurous, and a little bit cheap. Our Monday started with a walk over to the Beach hut where Ritz guests can get snorkel masks and fins for no charge. We wanted to explore Boca Catalina today so getting our gear was a priority. Next we decided to walk and take the bus as... Continue Reading →

Dinner on the Town (Oranjestad) – Learning a lesson about reservations

Dinner on the Town – Learning a Lesson about Reservations. We spent the afternoon at the Renaissance Island and came back to our room for a shower and a rest. We had stopped at the Navigator Desk in the lobby of our hotel (Renaissance Marina) and asked about dinner recommendations. She mentioned the Driftwood Restaurant... Continue Reading →

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