Tennessee and the Turnaround Point

27 09 2012

I’d already found caches in Tennessee, so my finds as I drove through were bonuses.

I stopped just across the border for a two-fer at a rest area. This portion of I-40 is called the Musical Highway, and each rest area was dedicated to a couple of country-western stars.
Centerville Stop I-40E
FIND a cache on 2-29-2012

I found an entrance to the historic Natchez Trace, a historical path and roadway that runs 444 miles from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee, and it links the Cumberland, Tennessee, and Mississippi rivers.
NTSP TravelBug Campground

The cache there was one of my favorite kinds: easy!

I drove by Graceland as I meandered through Memphis on my way to Mississippi, but there was no place to park to get a photo. I did see this, though:

I stopped at the famous Loveless Cafe for lunch, and the food was really good! I brought some of the preserves and biscuit mix home.

I got as far east as Lexington, KY, where I had a day full of business meetings and only time for one cache:
Graven Images

I got my oil changed before heading back west, and managed to avoid their unusual surcharges:

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27 09 2012
professorbenson

Love the labor rates sign.

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