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5 National Historic Sites For Your Next Southern Road Trip

By Cassandra Brooklyn National Parks get all the attention. However, there are several lesser-known historic sites, trails and protected areas in the south worth a visit. National Parks are well-deserving of the attention they get. They’re beautiful, relaxing and offer activities...

Visiting Old Friends at Hanging Rock State Park

By Jeff Kennon The afternoon sun was beaming, breaking through the tall pines of my campground at Hanging Rock State Park in North Carolina. I was in my mid-twenties, with a mid-twenties mindset. My plan was to camp alone, get...

5 Reasons to Pop Over to Portland

By Sam Boykin If you’re like most of us, you’ve likely compiled your list of places to visit when travel restrictions are lifted. You'll want to add Portland, Oregon.     There’s lots to love about this vibrant city. With its compact design...

Into the Woods: Your Camping Primer

Fresh air, sounds of nature and family togetherness — there are many reasons to take a camping trip. Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned camper, here are a few camping tips and recipes to make the most of...

High Adventure in Morganton, North Carolina

By Vanessa Infanzon My favorite places to vacation are under-the-radar. They’re the small towns in between places tourists seem to flock. Quiet and serene, with history and pride among its residents — these are the destinations I seek out when...

An Inside Look at the Art and Artists of Asheville

By Tracey Teo Known for its vibrant arts scene, Asheville, North Carolina, is the ideal road-trip destination for those who want to spark their creativity. When self-isolation restrictions ease, make plans to head to this lively mountain town! At the Asheville...

How to Feed Your Wanderlust at Home

 by Cassandra Brooklyn Can’t travel? No problem. Bring the world inside your home anytime, anywhere! With airplanes grounded worldwide, and shelter-in-place orders across the country, now is an opportunity to feed pent-up wanderlust by bringing a bit of travel into your...

National Park Week

We might not be able to physically explore a national park right now. However, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the beauty, history and stories of our nation’s natural treasures. April 18-26 is National Park Week, and the National Park...

Sip From Your Sofa

We wine lovers take our grapes very seriously. We join clubs, we visit wineries and wax poetic about body and tannins of all our favorite varietals. At the moment, we might not be able to travel to vineyards near and...

Take a Virtual Vacation!

by Kristen Griffie Covid-19 might have us homebound right now, but that doesn't mean we still can't "escape!" There’s no shortage of TV shows, movies, FaceTime and mobile apps to help pass the time while we wait out the Coronavirus. However,...

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5 National Historic Sites For Your Next Southern Road Trip

By Cassandra Brooklyn National Parks get all the attention. However, there are several lesser-known historic sites, trails and protected areas...

Road Less Traveled: Fort Jefferson

By Kimberly Button On a distant island enveloped by sparkling turquoise waters, the brutally strong brick fortress known as Fort Jefferson creates quite a contrast....

Leaving Las Vegas

Seven sights worth exploring outside of Las Vegas.

New National Park

Grab a sled and make your way to southern New Mexico to get to know the nation’s 62nd national park. White Sands National Park...

The Bridge Through Paradise

By Kristy Tolley The brainstorm of oil tycoon and railroad baron Henry Flagler, the Old Seven Mile Bridge was to serve as the first land...