Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... [read more]
Date: November 4th 2007
Date of trip: November, 2007.
Had the opportunity to spend a day hiking in Smokey Mountain National Park over the weekend. I covered trails in the Deep Creek area just outside of Bryson City. I would highly recommend this hike--especially when the leaves are changing. I would also recommend Bryson City over the nearby Cherokee area. This was the second time I've gone through Cherokee and i ... read more