Percy Warner Park – My Favorite Park In Nashville, TN

Nashville is my favorite city in America because I believe it has one of the best park systems in the nation! Change my mind! Emily and I have hit all/most of these over the years. Our favorites are Percy Warner Park, Edwin Warner Park, Radnor Lake, and Beaman Park. If I had to pick an …

First Bikepacking Trip – Land Between The Lakes

I’ve never gone bikepacking but wanted to give it a try. I’d spent a good part of the winter learning about it. Max decided he’d go with me (his first time too). For my first bikepacking trip we went up to Land Between The Lakes to ride on the 28-mile North-South Trace: Canton Road to …

Getting Ready For My First Bikepacking Trip

I’d spent a bunch of time during the winter months learning about bikepacking. With my first trip planned and fast approaching it was time to get everything together. I had not been doing as much bicycling as I have in the past so I needed to get my body ready for the trip (and not …

Henry Horton State Park – Kayaking the Duck River (AKA The Dirty Duck) – Chapel Hill, TN

We visited Henry Horton State Park, near Chapel Hill, TN. Our main goal was to kayak on the Duck River (which runs right through the state park). We soon learned the locals call it the Dirty Duck…even though it isn’t dirty at all?!? Weird?!?. We also explored the Tennessee humidity on bikes (as well as …

Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail (Ashland City, TN) – Biking

We rode bikes on the Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail. It is just up River Road in Ashland City, TN. It is a rails to trails conversion that runs alongside the Cumberland River with an awesome bridge. Oh…and I almost lost my drone (because I didn’t check the wind conditions). That was a fun near heart …

Montgomery Bell Park State Park

We went to Montgomery Bell State Park to hike and bike. The boys joined us.  We biked on a few of the trails on the extensive mountain bike trail network.  We hiked to all three of the lakes on the 3700-acre property.  We also saw all the iron ore pits from when was mining was …

Breckenridge, Colorado – Summer Fun (Ziplining and Mountain Biking)

We visited Breckenridge, Colorado for a few days back in the Summer of 2018. The boys and the girls ziplined on a stunning course. The boys did some mountain biking. This was the easy kind of biking. It was all downhill without all the annoying sweating and panting involved in pedaling up the mountain. Pops …

Edwin Warner Park – My 2nd Favorite Park In Nashville, TN

I love the Warner Park system (Edwin and Percy). I have chosen my last two homes based on proximity to these parks. We recently moved to Bellevue and now live closer to Edwin Warner Park. We spend a ton of time in this park hiking and biking. Edwin Warner Park is my 2nd Favorite Park …