Monthly Archive: May 2016

May 21

Creative Discovery Museum: Child’s Play in Chattanooga

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Traveling through Chattanooga, Tennessee with little ones in tow is a little easier after a visit to the Creative Discovery Museum.  No worries about getting a good night’s sleep.  This hands-on children’s museum will tucker not only them out but you as well.  The Creative Discovery Museum had a wide variety of fun, interactive exhibits.  …

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May 19

Fall Creek Falls: Tennessee Waterfall

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Fall Creek Falls is Tennessee’s largest waterfall.  Located in Fall Creek Falls State Park.  One of the best state parks that I have ever visited.  My trip there was a basically a drive by but still got to see some stunning scenery.  Also realized that a drive by is not going to cut it next …

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May 17

Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

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The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is one of the best museums of its kind around.  Our family enjoyed our visit.  Unlike most natural science museums the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science seems to have as many living animals as dead ones. Other ones that we have visited are just filled with static displays.  Not bad but now that …

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May 14

Chattanooga Zoo

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Woo Woo! The little Chattanooga Zoo Zoo.  Oh wait… I think that was so supposed to be Choo Choo.  Either way for a family with two little ones the Chattanooga Zoo was a fun family outing.  At just over a dozen acres this is probably the smallest zoo we have ever reviewed.  I will say …

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May 12

Oklahoma Land Run Monument: OKC

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The Oklahoma Land Run Monument is made up of 45 larger-than-life bronze statues idealizing the 1889 event.  Started in 2003 and completed in 2015.  The Oklahoma Land Run Monument is one of the largest freestanding bronze sculptures in the world.  It spans a whopping 365 feet in length.   Ideally located in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown area. …

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May 09

BASE OF FALL CREEK FALLS TRAIL: Tennessee

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Base of Fall Creek Falls Trail was the only trail that we had time for in our drive to Chattanooga.  Obviously not enough time for this marvelous state park.  Filled with waterfalls, hiking trails, and various other activities.  Fall Creek Falls State Park is the gem of the Tennessee State Park System.  Home to the …

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May 05

Fort Negley: Bastion of Nashville

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Fort Negley is a nice stop to escape the car.  Free, nice path to stretch the legs on, a little Civil War history, and an informative visitor center.  Not the greatest attraction in Nashville. However, if you are in a pinch to get the kids out and about Fort Negley will get the job done. …

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May 02

Twin Falls: Rock Island State Park

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Twin Falls was the reason we hit Rock Island State Park as we driving from Cookeville Tennessee to Chattanooga.  The state park has plenty offer.  But if you are like us and don’t have enough time, Rock Island State Park is still a good visit.  Most things are right off the park road.  Also the …

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