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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Category: Editors escape, World

Broadening Our Horizon 

Editor's Escape Cruising is one of my family’s favorite way to vacation. We can explore several destinations in one trip and we can do activities together or let the girls do their own thing yet still be close. This summer, we had the opportunity to experience Carnival’s newest and biggest ship, the Horizon. We’ve sailed […]

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Category: Editors escape, US

Wild, Wonderful West Virginia

Editor's Escape True confession: I was born and raised in West Virginia and never went whitewater rafting. I love the outdoors, but I just never took advantage of the plethora of natural adventures the Mountain State offers.  Thankfully, I remedied that this summer when my daughter, Madden, and I ventured to the New River Gorge […]

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Upscale Eats in the Queen City

Editor's Escape Whether you’re looking for a dining spot for a special occasion or just want to kick your date night venues up a notch, there are several fantastic Charlotte restaurants to choose from. In addition, you can find most of these restaurants on this year’s Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week list.  This year, Queen’s […]

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Hot in the City: Raleigh, NC

Editor's Escape Although I’ve lived in the Carolinas for about twenty years, my firsthand experience in Raleigh was limited to the two times my plane landed there. I was anxious to remedy that and see for myself what everyone I’ve talked to raves about. Now that I know what I’ve been missing, I’m kicking myself […]

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Editor’s Escape: Making Memories on Hilton Head Island

You’d think that after visiting the same place a few times a year (every year), a vacation spot might become a little “ho hum” after a while. Even though our family has been visiting Hilton Head for over 26 years (my husband for even longer), and our daughters consider it their second home, we continue […]

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Wine and Rhine with AmaWaterways

A European river cruise has long been on my travel to-do list. So, when I had the opportunity to experience the AmaWaterways “Enchanting Rhine (Wine Cruise)”, I was all in. Bob and Lynette Morus, proprietors of Phelps Creek Vineyards in Oregon, traveled with us. They hosted wine tastings and lectures throughout our journey. I could […]

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