TransAmerica Trail – Day 2

Havelock NC We woke to a foggy morning and because of the fog the gravel roads had an eerie appearance as we began today’s journey. The gravel quickly gave way to long flat two lane roads so as the fog dissipated the drive made us sleepy. We found ourselves travelling through endless fields of cotton … Read more

TransAmerica Trail – Day 3

Lenoir NC to Hot Springs NC No cooking this morning just some quick doughnuts for breakfast before heading down US 64 towards Brownsville NC. About 30 miles down the road we intersected the TAT again and hopped back on. The Smokey Mountains are beautiful and the twisty mountain roads were a blast to drive. Our … Read more

TransAmerica Trail – Day 4

Hot Springs NC to Knoxville TN We’ve been without cell signal since early yesterday afternoon and I’m about to go crazy!!   I need internet so we got up before the sun at 5am and even though the fog was thick we started driving the narrow mountain roads with a gazillion switchback turns. Lucky us we … Read more

TransAmerica Trail – Day 5

Knoxville TN to Dunlop TN We lingered at our hotel until about 8am before heading down the highway to reconnect with the trail. and caught back up near Tellico Plains.  At the start of the road was a sign promising a waterfall, which we never did see. It was a narrow gravel road that quickly … Read more