Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, AL

Tannehill was the site of several iron furnaces used during the Civil War to create iron for cannons, munitions, rifles, and all sorts of other accessories of war for the Confederacy. At its peak, its four furnaces were turning out 22 tons of iron a day! After setting up our campsite we walked across the […]

Cheaha State Park, AL

The word Cheaha comes from the Creek Indian word “Chaha” which means “high place.” Nestled in the Talladega National Forest, Cheaha State Park holds the highest point in all of Alabama and is the state’s largest, and oldest state park. When we arrived we had a picnic near the peak and Trey played on some […]

Journal: Australia vs. Key West

Mosquitoes, rice, and potholes. That would sum up what Heidi and I have unanimously agreed (all two of us) is the worst State in our glorious country (wave your little flag, hand over your heart). Arkansas is full of mosquitoes, rice, and potholes – and nothing else. Now I must give the state the benefit […]