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Walking-Driving Brochure

Gatlinburg, TN, is celebrating its 200th birthday this year. The city has a great walking and driving tour brochure for folks who want to explore both the downtown area and environs.

It includes 25 sites to visit or view including the Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway at Ober Gatlinburg, the Gatlinburg Inn,  the Bales Cemetery and the Greak Smoky Arts & Crafts Community, to name a few.

For a free brochure with detailed descriptions of the stops, along with a map, contact the visitor information center at 800-568-4748 or visit www.gatlinburg.com


Walking & Driving Tours
Ambling Through Old Town Alexandria, VA

To explore "Old Town" Alexandria, VA, is to walk the streets of history. Here the 18th century governors made a decision to tax the early colonists, fanning sentiment that led to the American Revolution. George Washington reviewed his Virginia militia here. Robert E. Lee's family attended church here.

So let's amble along with Virginia freelance writer Craig Lancto on an eclectic walking tour that takes in the major sites of this Colonial city.
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Key West, FL: a Family-Style Walking Tour

Key West resident and freelance journalist Laura Myers has designed a walking tour for families disembarking from cruise ships at the Port of Key West. That said, this tour may also be helpful for families arriving by car.

From eco-fun to museums, from train and trolley rides to a family-friendly restaurant and eclectic shops, Laura outlines what's best to see and do as a family. So put on comfortable walking shoes, grab the kids, and head out.
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Baton Rouge, LA: A New Walking Tour Guide

The Baton Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Foundation for Historical Louisiana have pooled their resources and come up with a handy, pocket-size touring guide to Louisiana's capital city.

For more information about this new walking tour guide, which has a hefty focus on historical sites, read on....
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Walking & Driving: Greenbrier County, WV

The Greenbrier County (WV) CVB and the Lewisburg Foundation have developed a series of "back roads" tours that allow visitors to explore the hills, valleys and forests of the state as well as historical sites.

Where's Greenbrier County? It's in the springs area of southeastern West Virginia. The driving tours developed for visitors range from 10 to 100 miles.

In addition, the Ronceverte Historic Landmark Commissiion and the CVB have developed a handy walking tour folder for Ronceverte. Together, the booklets create eclectic exploration options.
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Walking Tour of Historic Galveston, TX

Texas writer Kathryn Straach -- who authored a "what to eat and where to dine" story about Galveston, TX" story on this site -- has also created a Galveston walking tour for visitors.

Galveston's downtown area is filled with shops, cafes, historic Victorian homes, a historic ship, museums and a Grand Old Theater. Whether you explore Galveston by foot, carriage or trolley, this walking tour provides a good tour framework.
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Sauntering through Historic Jamestowne, VA

Professional travel writer Hal Gieseking, a long-time Williamsburg resident and co-author of a new book on Historic Jamestowne (spelled with an "e" as in the Queen's English), has penned an original article with his tips for touring the historic site.

In this 400th anniversary year, come along as Hal details the sights, how best to visit, and what to see and do. So let's step back to 1607 and explore Colonial America.
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Quaint Winter Park, FL: Shopping and Tiffany Glass

Just five miles north of Orlando and a world apart from Florida's theme parks is Winter Park, a quiet enclave of boutiques, parks and the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art with its renowned collection of Tiffany glass.

David Wilkening, one of our Orlando-based freelance travel writers, reveals his "top picks" of what to see and do while on a walking tour of the "burb's" Park Avenue.
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