Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee

Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee: the “Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll”

Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, is known as the “Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll” and “the most famous recording studio in the world.” It is, after all, the place where some of the most well-known names in music history got their start. Sam Phillips opened the soon-to-be famous recording studio in 1950. Originally called Memphis … Read more

Airplane Service Station in Powell, Tennessee

The 15 Best Tennessee Roadside Attractions

Are you planning a Tennessee road trip and want to find all the best Tennessee roadside attractions along your route? Whether you’re driving across the state on I-40, traversing one of the state’s many scenic byways, vacationing in Memphis, or visiting the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, you won’t want to miss these fifteen must-see … Read more

Giant Cross in La Follette, Tennessee.

Giant Cross in La Follette, Tennessee

I was on my way home from a week-long road trip that took me through Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania (home of the Mars flying saucer), Virginia, and North Carolina. The return trip had me rushing home on I-75 through Tennessee. I was tired, exhausted, maybe speeding a little more that I should. That lackadaisical end of … Read more

Smoky Mountains

Virginia/North Carolina Road Trip: Day 9

Sunday we woke up early at the bluegrass festival and I made the executive decision to cut my trip a day short. I allotted two days to get back but looking over my map I kept thinking I’d probably only end up a few hours from home anyways. So I decided to cut out a … Read more