My Day Out
Day one it rained. All day. Inches. Didn’t think it would ever stop. Day two, I was ready to leave the four walls of the RV. Joan decided to stay in, so out I went to see some of the fun stuff I wanted to do. First stop – Boot Junkies. The name of the store could not have fit my addiction better. I have a huge hang up for western style boots and yes, I found what I wanted with the luck of having a factory rep in the store for the day.
Next stop was Smokey Mountain Knife Works. Oh my! How can any building house so many knives? From the dollar cheap, top factory brands, to rare custom made knives, I spent several hours looking and touching the wares.
The Historic Old Mill
Joan and I have traveled to the Pigeon Forge –Gatlinburg area for more years than I want to count. From all these trips, we did not know about the Historic Old Mill. Making a traffic turnaround one evening we found this interesting place and decided to return the next day.
The area is a collection of restaurants, cafes, and a wide variety of eclectic shops. Anchored by an 1830 gristmill mill, we found clothing, pottery, great food and my favorite, a custom knife maker’s school.
Topping off the stop is the beautiful mill dam and grist mill water wheel. Definitely, a post card view you should see when visiting this area.
The last day of the visit, I spent a few hours in Gatlinburg. This was the first time I’ve returned since the devastating fires. So much has changed. It’s a fun destination, with shops of all kinds and plenty of activates to keep adults and kids entertained.
This was a different stop for us. Joan wanted snow before Spring and nature delivered. Cold? You bet! The visit to Pigeon Forge was fun. More of a time to get away, chill out and just enjoy the area.
The Historic Old Mill – https://old-mill.com/
Boot Junkies – https://www.mypigeonforge.com/business/boot-junkies
Pigeon Forge – https://www.pigeonforgechamber.com/
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