8:00 AM CDT, St. Louis
We leave St. Louis early. It’s gonna be a eight-hour drive.
12:46 PM CDT, 30 minutes from Nashville
While driving peacefully for about a couple hundred miles on this two-lane highway, we run into an ornery and hostile person driving a semi carrying flammable liquid. We eventually escape him but we watch him tail some other unfortunate people in the rearview mirror.
5:48 PM EDT, Sevierville
We arrive at our Airbnb, a little, red cottage tucked into this mountain town. The place is equipped with all the amenities: a hot tub, fridge, microwave, cable, and heat.
6:42 PM EDT, Blue Moose Burgers & Wings
Good ol’ American burgers and wings are how we decide to end the night. I got their wings dipped in their Signature Hot sauce and Jaret dove into his Patty Melt and fries. Big meal for a big hike tomorrow!