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Virginia Creeper Trail

Weekend Adventure: Virginia Creeper Trail

One of the good things about having grown kids (mine are 23 & 21 years old and busy in their own lives finishing college) is that Tom and I have time on the weekends to do what we want. We have decided to spend more time exploring the world around us. We’ve only lived in Tennessee for 2 years and there are LOTS of things to explore!!

Virginia Creeper Trail

Friday was a beautiful fall day- sunny, a light breeze and upper 50s- so perfect to get out & explore! We decided to ride our bikes on the Virginia Creeper Trail. It’s just over 30 minutes from us and gives us the option of how much we want to ride.

 

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Warrior's Path State Park Kingsport Tennessee

Exercise and Warrior’s Path State Park

After making new foods and eating all week I have to get up and MOVE!! My exercise of choice is walking and hiking. So most weekdays I would put on my sneakers and head out my front door for a walk but when we moved to Tennessee 2 years ago I was no longer able to do that. Our house is on a curvy road and forget sidewalks most of the way doesn’t even have shoulders, just ditches or cliffs, so a quick walk was out. So I had to find somewhere to walk – close and safe and if the scenery was pleasant even better. Lucky for me there is a state park 15 minutes from my house!!

Warrior's Path State Park Kingsport Tennessee

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