Editor’s Escape: Greenville Getaway

One of the advantages to living in the Carolinas is having so many great spots to explore on a quick weekend road trip. If Greenville, South Carolina, isn’t already on your “to go” list, you should definitely add it. Consistently earning those this-city-is-all-that-and-more accolades from Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Traveler and […]

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Editor’s Escape: Charlotte Staycation

Everyone needs a break every now and then, but it’s not always easy to make time for an out-of-town adventure. That’s why a getaway close to home is such a great idea. Here are a few ideas to help you plan a Charlotte Staycation! Mastering the Charlotte Staycation Recently, we enjoyed a mini vacation in […]

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Go Explore Gaston County, N.C.

Established in 1846, Gaston County is named for William Gaston, member of the U.S. House of Representatives and justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. Originally inhabited by Cherokee and Catawba tribes, the area drew European settlers in the 1750s. An industrial boom in the mid-1800s led to the construction of cotton mills and […]

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Richard Petty

Home is where the heart is for this legendary racer. They call him “The King.” His crown is his trademark Charlie 1 Horse wool cowboy hat. And with his genuine and approachable demeanor, he holds court wherever he goes.  As the most decorated driver in NASCAR history with 200 race wins that spanned three decades, […]

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Six Ultimate Southern Game Day Experiences

When it comes to college football — the South rules.  Since the inception of the college football playoffs, nine of the 16 teams to compete are Southern bred, six of the eight teams to advance to the National Championship are Dixie proud, and the coveted trophy was won by Southern teams three out of four […]

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Hit ‘em Straight

Our handpicked course crawls in the Carolinas From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Outer Banks and the Research Triangle on down south to Daufuskie Island, the Carolinas teem with picture postcard golf courses. Multiple road trips and months of accrued vacation days would be needed for golfers to make a significant dent on their […]

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Diamond Spotlight: The Carolina Inn

The Carolina Inn has been an iconic Chapel Hill hotel since 1924. Located next to the campus of the University of North Carolina and owned by the university, this historic property has maintained its AAA Four Diamond status for the past 21 years. It has remained an important landmark for Tar Heel families and alumni. […]

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Horseplay

The Carolinas boast exciting events for equine sports fans. Just as the entire world eagerly awaits the Olympic Games held every four years, the equestrian sporting community awaits another epic event, the FEI World Equestrian Games. Also held every four years in the middle of the Olympic cycle, it’s a combination of eight World Championship […]

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