I have divided my travel into two eras: Before 1977 and Starting with 1977. The Before 1977 era is the era when my family and I traveled pretty much exclusively to South Florida and North Carolina, nearly always by car, rather than by plane. Even though we started traveling other places starting with 1977, I still have traveled between my home and South Florida many times since then. Four of these trips were by car, and the others were by plane.
I am currently trying (going from memory and with very little documentation) to stick to destinations that I first visited in the Before 1977 era. I may be mistaken about this next one, which is Rock City. Rock City, is apparently technically “Rock City Gardens,” though I have never heard anyone use that term. Rock City is both on and in Lookout Mountain, since Lookout Mountain is both a mountain and a town on the mountain. The town is on the Georgia side of the border between Georgia and Tennessee, but it looks to me like the actual park is on the Tennessee side of the line. Continue Reading