If you have any travel coming up in the near future that will take you from the Midwest or Central Time Zone to the Atlantic states of the Southeast, and you are not flying, then you are probably going to be passing through the state of Tennessee. Getting from those parts of the country to places like Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, or Virginia means driving either through the Appalachians or around them.
North Carolina has some Interstate roadway crossing the mountains, but these low-speed and winding roads are constantly in danger of rockslides and foggy weather. Virginia also has a freeway running through the mountains, but its northern route takes it towards Pittsburgh, and South Carolina has nothing cutting across its mountains.
Thus, the fastest and easiest way to get to the Southea...Read More