It’s Spring! Get Active!

My big 6-year-old on his new green bike with gears.

When we aren’t visiting the mountains, we live in a suburb on the north side of Indianapolis. I love being close to the city. But we do pay for it with all the usual trappings — lots of traffic, etc. Today was ride your bike to school day for our kids. This is kind-of funny, […]

Kid Testers: Horseback Riding at Five Oaks

Well, I did it. I conquered my fears and climbed right on a horse. A big horse. I’m quite proud of this fact. It was really very spur-of-the-moment. We had a free slot on day in the Smokies. We batted around ideas, and the kids clung to the idea of going horseback riding. Why not, […]

5 Spots for Horseback Riding in the Smokies

Hiking is one way to enjoy the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains. Another is on horseback. Below, five local stables that will show you the sites atop a beautiful horse. Plus, one that offers camping and a Wild West Show! Smoky Mountain Riding Stables (this is the one right in The Great Smoky Mountains […]