|Chatanooga, Tennesee River Walk|
Instead of racing to a destination we are savoring the scenic opportunities along the way to the Atlantic Coast in Georgia.
Our stops include:
Art along the river walk. Enjoyed the pedestrian bridge across the Tenneesee River. We tried to go to their famous Aquarium but the lines were too long.
|River walk over Pedestrian Bridge|
|Abraham Lincoln first and only family home-Springfield, Il|
Toured the Lincoln Home National Site. Their first and only family home. A freebie and very interesting.
|Abe's modest desk|
|Lincoln Formal Living Room|
|Cahokia envisioned in its prime|
a state Historical site and one of about two dozen US World Heritage Sites. This one was on my bucket list.
|Cahokia Visitor Center, Collinsville, Il|
Outstanding visitor center. You can even walk to the top of monks mound.
|The walk up largest earth mound in the world|
|Shawnee National Forrest-Garden of the Gods|
|Garden of the Gods-Southern, Il|
Shawnee National Forrest in Southern, Illinois
We walked the Garden of the Gods. Beautiful visit. But don't ask us how to get there. We made the mistake of taking a gravel road over the mountain and had to four wheel it. Rambo did a great job but did get dirty and a little scratched. Now he has some real street cred.
|Garden of the Gods|
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
We strolled through the gardens admiring many plants that don't survive our winters. The camellias, dogwoods and redbuds were in bloom. The claim to house the most orchids anywhere and there were too many to count.
|Chinese Fringe Tree-Gardens|
|Atlanta Botanical Garden|
|Orchid Displays- Gardens|
Next stop-Tybee Island-Georgia