On day 5 we started in Illinois and backtracked to St. Louis, Missouri so we could investigate the Bellefontaine Cemetery. It was worth back tracking for. We spent about 3 hours at the cemetery and I’ll devote a whole post later to this beautiful place filled with so much history. When we were done at the Cemetery we headed east again to Illinois and then crossed into Kentucky and made it to our Tennessee destination for the night at 5:30. Here are a few shots from the road.
I have so much to share from Bellefontaine.
Our day #5 on the road was Thursday May 1st. We started in Illinois, traveled back to Missouri, back to Illinois, then to Kentucky and finally ended up in Tennessee.
On Thursday evening we had dinner with Andrew’s best man’s mom in Hendersonville, Tennessee. We were given a nice place to lay our heads and headed out on Friday morning for Asheville, North Carolina via a scenic route that took us through Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg next to the Great Smoky Mountains.
We are thankful to be so far into our journey safe and sound. Tomorrow we stay put right here in Asheville. I’ll be sharing all about our time soon. We traveled from the central time zone to the eastern time zone today.
Hope May has started out well for all of you!
9 thoughts on “SeaJack Road Trip Day #5”
Yeah Ellen and Katie. You guys are doing so well. Enjoy Asheville. Katie must be getting so excited!!!
Well welcome to EST! I love knowing that if it’s 10:44 here, it’s 10:44 for you, too! Have a fun time in Asheville.
Course it’s always Pacific Time on your blog. ;>
I am enjoying reading about your travel adventure. We have travelled through many of those areas and can relate well. I hope you visit the Biltmore Estate!
One of the things about being a blogger is the sense of ‘being with the rest of the world’ when you head into that EST zone!
Everything looks so green there!
It must have been nice to spend the night in a home instead of a hotel.
You are getting closer to your destination!!
Wow, looks like you just passed within a few miles of me! Wish I hadn’t been behind on reading your blog and maybe I could have suggested a meeting …
I do love that picture of Kentucky!