Vacation- Gatlinburg- 1st Day!

Vacation started Sunday – June 8th…

Four of us packed into my sister’s new Ford … and with a lot of heaving… and shoving we made it happen…

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Small cooler  k8506907  in back seat between my sister and sister-in-law

We had to have some drinks and snacks!…

Our first stop was at a Cracker Barrel in Lexington22ATW72Cd2L

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A hearty breakfast to take us to Tennessee

We made pretty good time… and met up with a cousin and her husband at the Rental Office of the cabin we were staying at…

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The directions were so simple…but, we got totally turned around!… taking us at least 45 minutes which should have taken us 10…

At this point we were getting thirsty and a little frustrated…k15798869 EQUALS =  product_ice_tropicalfruit_240x570product_ice_tropicalfruit_240x570product_ice_tropicalfruit_240x570

Smirnoff later my sister and I sharing… (we weren’t driving)… we were feeling much better!…We all laughed as we kept missing our turn off… but, when we finally saw it… I think we all cheered!… k5452270

The cabin was as good as we had expected… Couldn’t have been better…

Beautifully landscaped along the road with ponds… greenery… flowers… and animals abounded…

Bullfrogs croaking k13105092 … Ducks swimming… Birds k3865191 singing… Rabbits k6220322 and Squirrels   k3479393  hopping…

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This was the frog’s home… right in front of our deck… and boy could they croak at night! 

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These three friends would meet the maintenance man every morning for their breakfast!

 

Thank goodness NO Black Bears which Gatlinburg is famous for!…gatlinburg

A very nice supper at The Alamo Restaurant… after unpacking and checking out the cabin… the-alamo-gatlinburg

The creek ran right in front…

3 complete bedrooms with baths and TVs… Kitchen /dining area… living room…

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and a wrap around deck with hot tub…  6891120168

which we put to use later this night!

 

Extra pull-out sofa for extra guests which we had for 1 night…

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We found the deck to be our main place for talking and relaxing… Complete with a table/chairs and rockers… Just perfect… the view from where we sat!…

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Day #2 … Not so happy… but, interesting for sure…

 

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