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3 Reasons to Head to Blowing Rock When We Can Travel Again

Early last fall when the leaves were just beginning to turn and the world was still open for exploration, my family and I enjoyed a long weekend in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. We try and visit often. It’s one...

Safe Travels: Tips for Staying Healthy Every Trip!

During a flight early last year (long before “Coronavirus” was in our daily vocabulary), my seat mate did something I hadn’t seen anyone do before. Before she sat down, she took out her cleaning wipes and proceeded to wipe...

Dreaming of Road Trips

 To me, few things are more freeing than a good old fashioned road trip. The changing scenery, interesting stops in charming lesser-known towns and the perfect playlist as a soundtrack for the journey — it’s all bliss. This extended time...

A Toast to Virtual Wine Club

  My wine club has met faithfully every other month since 2015. We take turns hosting, and the host decides the theme and schedule for their night. Themes have included local wines, wines from family-owned vineyards and even our own...

California Wineries Adapt to Covid-19 Challenges

Guest post by Bob Ecker, Napa Valley, California-based writer Even though buds are alive and well throughout the California vineyards, this is certainly a spring like no other for wineries. Not even the challenges of past dozen years that included:...

Race to Daytona Beach!

Editor's Escape And by “race,” I mean driving the speed limit or traveling by air. Daytona Beach is perhaps best known as the birthplace of NASCAR racing and home of the Daytona 500. However, you don’t have to be a race...

What’s your travel Style?

  We all have a favorite way to vacation. Some travelers like to be pampered. Others thrive on outdoor exploration. Many enjoy expanding their knowledge when they travel. There are limitless travel options across the globe on land and sea....

Escape to Chateau Elan Winery & Resort

Editor's Escape My husband and I lived in Atlanta several years ago. We drove by AAA Four Diamond-rated Chateau Elan Winery & Resort  countless times during road trips home to visit family. Every single drive we’d comment on what a...

A Haunted Getaway in Historic Savannah

Editor's Escape If hunting ghosts is your idea of a great Halloween diversion, you’re in luck! Savannah is a convenient road trip destination from the Carolinas. It’s also Georgia’s oldest city, and has a reputation of being one of the...

Family Fun in Sevierville, Tennessee

Editor's Escape By Kristy Tolley This summer, my daughter’s national dance competition took place in Sevierville, Tennessee. We’d visited the area before, but didn’t get to explore as much as we would have liked. This time, we decided to roll into...

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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...