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Editor’s Escape: Winery Tours for Autumn Diversions

Editor's Escape I love autumn and I love wine. When I can combine two of my favorite things with a fall winery tour, I’m 100 percent on board. Luckily for me, I don’t need to fly to Napa Valley to taste some fantastic wines. There are several great wineries in the Carolinas. Here are a […]

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Editor’s Escape: Orlando or Bust!

Editor's Escape With the new school year on the horizon (first day was Aug. 17), I felt like a last summer hurrah was in order. What better way to celebrate than to hit Orlando’s hottest new water theme park — Universal’s Volcano Bay™? So, a couple of weeks before school began, the girls and I […]

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Editor’s Escape: Girlfriend Getaway in Abingdon, Virginia

Editor's Escape August 6 is National Sisters Day — the perfect time for me to share one of my favorite trips I took with my sister to celebrate her milestone birthday (I’m not telling which one!). We decided it called for a girls’ getaway, but we needed to find something in the center of our […]

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Editor’s Escape: Summer Fun in the Holy City

Editor's Escape With a number of summer camps and crazy work schedules, it was impossible for us to take the obligatory week-long family vacation this year. At first we were bummed, but we quickly realized the huge upside to it. Since we aren’t beholden to one week in one place, we decided to take a […]

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Editor’s Escape: 8 Four Diamond Bed and Breakfasts Worth Visiting

Editor's Escape I was bitten by the bed and breakfast bug 24 years ago. My husband and I spent our first anniversary at a lovely B & B in Wilmington. I was smitten with the homey feel, the freshly made breakfasts, and the personalized service we received there. We actually still have photos somewhere of […]

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Fun with the Sun: Experience the Solar Eclipse in the Carolinas

Editor's Escape Many of us in the U.S. are geeking out about Monday, Aug. 21 this year. And why wouldn’t we? We get to experience the first total solar eclipse visible in the contiguous United States. That’s when the moon passes in front of the sun, casting its shadow across all of North America. It’s […]

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Editor’s Escape: Veggie Up at Your Local Farmers Market

Editor's Escape Saturday, June 17 is National Eat Your Vegetables Day. What better way to celebrate than to spend the weekend perusing your local farmers market for fresh, locally grown vegetables? Lucky for us, great farmers markets are plentiful in the Carolinas, so it’s not hard to find one. Here are a few definitely worth […]

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Editor’s Escape: Exploring the “Island with No Bridge”

Editor's Escape My family has been visiting Hilton Head Island for a better part of 25 years, and ferrying over to Daufuskie Island for the day has long been on our “we need to do this” list. We just never made it happen. Last weekend, we finally got to check it out. Why, oh why […]

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