Cathedral Caverns: A Unique Trip Underground

A recent trip to Marshall County in Northeast Alabama led us to one of the most spectacular adventures that we have ever been a part of. The history of Cathedral Caverns is almost as intriguing as the notable features in the cave. Archaeological excavations at the mouth of the caverns show that Native Americans occupied the location as recent as 200 years ago and as early as 7000 BC. Additionally, the area around the cavern is called Kennamer Cove because of the family who settled the area. During the Civil War, their farmhouse was burned down by the Union

Hattiesburg Trail: 10 Burgers You Don’t Want to Miss

Keg and Barrel, 1315 Hardy StreetVisit Hattiesburg had the absolute genius idea to start a Hatties{BURGER} Trail, a focus on the most amazing hamburgers in the Hub City. There are 33 mouthwatering, delicious, and unique stops on this trail and over the next few weeks the Backroads Team will be exploring 10 burgers on the list. We started Thursday at Keg and Barrel (1315 Hardy Street) and tackled the Keg Stand burger. Cooked medium well, the 100% grass fed beef from Stonnington Farms in Perkinston, MS offered a rush of flavor from the first bite and was further complemented

Birthplace of the King of Rock and Roll

The King of Rock and Roll was born under very unassuming conditions, being nothing more than a poor boy born to Gladys and Vernon Presley on January 8, 1935. Both parents worked multiple jobs while living in Tupelo but sometimes it was not enough and the family moved several times during the thirteen years they lived in the city. When Elvis turned thirteen, the Presley’s moved to Memphis. Today, the birthplace serves as museum for fans of the King himself. Once inside the main building, visitors are ushered through a hall of memories and memorabilia from Elvis’ life. From

Unclaimed Baggage: A Shoppers Paradise

Long before we had a chance to visit this Scottsboro, Alabama store in person, we had it at the top of our bucket list. Little did we know just how amazing this place would actually be. There was no possible way we could have imagined this store until we actually laid eyes on it. When we entered the doors of this massive warehouse, we were instantly welcomed into the business by some of the most hospitable employees. From the door, we slowly started learning the history of this world-renowned enterprise. Doyle Owens knew hard work and how to make

Why the The Hands on! Discovery Center and Gray Fossil Site Is the best museum in Tennessee

The Hands On! Discovery Center and Gray Fossil Site, located just outside of Johnson City, Tennessee, is definitely one of the most interesting and informative museums we have ever visited. The Discovery Center is a hands-on, all ages, science center that offers everything from immersive exhibits like a musical Tesla coil, an engineer center, and kinetic sand that changes the landscape of the map you are working with. Additionally, fossils that have been found on site are on display here and the incredible staff has all the answers to your questions about these animals that would have lived millions