From Nashville we drove south of Atlanta hitting thankfully not too much traffic; we stopped “somewhere” in Georgia and then drove the rest of the way home the next day.
We totalled 2,351 miles and saw a lot! We checked off Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Indiana, Kentucky and Georgia …
Providence Canyon State Park
Peace & Justice Memorial
Memphis Botanic Garden
Missouri Mines State Historic Site
St Louis, MO
Laumeier Sculpture Park
Casey Jones Distillery
Lake Barkley State Resort Park
Visiting this city was manic! The city is so busy and while it appears to welcome rowdy groups of drunk women on their “party buses“, it was not to our taste. We did take a bus tour around the town, grabbed lunch in a somewhat quieter place, and quickly left! There are some interesting buildings to see (but why is there a Parthenon?!) …
Leaving Lake Barkley State Resort Park to get a better breakfast, we stopped in Clarksville where it turned out they were staging for a movie set in Michigan! Confusing …
The sculpture represents the triumph of Women’s Suffrage (Tennessee was the state that “just” passed the 19th amendment).