Southwest Virginia Update

We are currently on vacation in the mountains of Southwest Virginia! Wi-fi at our house is terrible so I am not able to post pictures as I go, but I’m currently sitting in the Abingdon library and thought I’d share a couple quick updates. Enjoy!   If you’re interested in our previous trips to the… Read More Southwest Virginia Update


Abingdon, Virginia

*Last updated on April 30th, 2017 at 01:05 pmI’ve written this week about the Virginia Creeper Trail and Damascus and today I’m continuing with the love for southwest Virginia! Unlike the other two which I’ve visited several times, this weekend was my first ever trip to Abingdon. I didn’t get to do as much as… Read More Abingdon, Virginia


Damascus, VA

*Last updated on July 17th, 2017 at 01:10 pmYesterday I wrote about the VA Creeper Trail which starts in Whitetop and winds down to Abingdon Virginia. Damascus is the half way point and as far as I ever gotten biking the trail. Damascus is arguably the most well-known town along the Appalachian Trail and hosts… Read More Damascus, VA

Hikes and Rambles

Hikes and Rambles: Grayson Highlands State Park

This might just be my favorite hiking spot ever. Grayson Highlands has it all: spectacular views, wild ponies, the Appalachian trail and all the fascinating people you find on it, wild blueberries growing by the path, waterfalls, and those scary warning signs about abrupt weather changes. You can expect the drive in to be beautiful, irregardless… Read More Hikes and Rambles: Grayson Highlands State Park