Looking for hiking trails near Nashville? Ever wonder what it's like to hike on the Old Trace? (The Old Trace is an historic stretch of roadway between Tennessee and Mississippi that today is merely a worn down foot and horse path in the few places where it remains.) Here are highlights, plus photos, of our favorite place to hike on the Natchez Trace Parkway: The … [Read more...] about Natchez Trace Hiking Near Nashville TN: Why We Like The Old Trace Hiking Trail At Milemarker 426.3 + Photos
Jim and I have driven the entire length of the Natchez Trace Parkway -- from Tupelo Mississippi to Nashville Tennessee -- several times. (We have a friend who lives in Starkville, Mississippi. Enough said.) In total, the Natchez Trace Parkway covers 101 miles in the state of Tennessee, and passes through 7 Tennessee counties (from north to south): Davidson … [Read more...] about How To Enjoy The Natchez Trace Parkway In Nashville When You’ve Only Got An Hour
We are fortunate to live close to the Natchez Trace Parkway in Nashville. It's a true gem in terms of roadways, scenic destinations, and outdoor fun. Over the past several years, I have spent many many hours hiking, bicycling, picnicking, motorcycling, jeeping, camping, and walking my dog there. The Trace is one of the National Scenic Byways that passes through … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons The Natchez Trace Pkwy Should Be On Your Bucket List
I was looking through YouTube the other day, when I came across some videos showing the uniqueness and beauty of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Since this is pretty much in my backyard, I was interested to see how others view this wonderful 444-mile stretch of roadway from Mississippi through Alabama and onto to Tennessee. I thought I'd share with you a couple of the videos … [Read more...] about Best Natchez Trace Parkway Video To See What It’s Like Before You Go!
I'm always intrigued by pictures and historical facts, and I love the Natchez Trace Parkway, so I was thrilled to receive an advanced copy of this pictorial history book by the Natchez Trace Parkway Association. Who better to share photos and fun facts with the public about the Natchez Trace Parkway, right? The Natchez Trace Parkway Association formed in 1934 to promote the … [Read more...] about Building The Natchez Trace Parkway: A Review