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5 Tasty Southern Alcohol Based Desserts and Drinks

Check out these alcohol related food and drink purveyors that have something for everyone! By Allison Futterman Creative use of alcohol is at the heart of these southern-based businesses. Whether it’s in a cupcake or a bottle, these companies offer tasty...

Brown Mountain Lights: A North Carolina Mystery

A North Carolina Mystery Have you ever heard of a western North Carolina phenomenon known as the Brown Mountain Lights? These “ghost lights,” as they're often called, are visible from several different overlooks of Brown Mountain near the town of...

Behind the Scenes of Disneyland’s Star Wars Themed “Galaxy’s Edge”

Chris Beatty is talking at light speed. Wearing a hard hat, a reflective vest, and jeans, the Walt Disney Imagineer is leading a tour of the 14-acre construction site at Galaxy’s Edge, the hotly anticipated Star Wars–themed land set...

A Tale of Two Cities: North Augusta and Augusta

By Vanessa Infanzon Although the Savannah River separates North Augusta, South Carolina, and Augusta, Georgia, they work in tandem for a great day adventure or weekend getaway. North Augusta, South Carolina The charming town of North Augusta is just across the Savannah...

Green with Envy

By Jason Frye These LEED certified, AAA Four Diamond accommodations are proof you don’t have to sacrifice luxury for an environmentally-friendly getaway. There was a time when travelers with a taste for luxury and the desire to go green had only...

Fun in Fort Lauderdale

Editor’s Escape Recently my husband and I participated in one of the Celebrity Edge inaugural sailings, detailed in “Top 5 Reasons to Sail the Celebrity Edge.” The cruise left from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Neither of us has...

5 Best Islands

A tropical island is the ideal choice for many vacationers. Here are our top picks for 2019! Greek Islands Greece includes 6,000 islands and islets scattered across the Aegean and Ionian seas. Only 227 are inhabited. Ideal climate and accessibility make...

Still Rolling After 200 Years

Yes, it was 1819 when roller skates officially came to be, paving the way for lots of bruised body parts, spilled drinks at drive-in burger joints and romantic 14-year-old nights under a disco ball at the local skating rink. The...

The Evolution of America

Join the party with a visit to where our story began. Democracy, diversity and opportunity. These themes are at the forefront of the 2019 Commemoration marking 400 years of progress in America — now underway at Colonial Williamsburg, the Jamestown...

Go Explore: St. Augustine, Florida

Situated on the northeastern coast of Florida, St. Augustine is noted for being the oldest continuously settled city in the U.S. Here you’ll find an appealing mix of history, natural beauty, culture and outdoor adventure. Nautical History At the St. Augustine...

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Jackson County, NC: Social-Distance Approved Getaway

Looking for a getaway that’s a little less “people-y?” Consider a road trip to Jackson County, North Carolina. This remote...

Universal Orlando Theme Parks Hope to Reopen June 5

Reopening plan focuses on the “3S: Screening, Sanitizing and Spacing” by Lisa A. Beach If you miss your Butterbeer fix at The Wizarding World of Harry...

Gaston’s Tavern Cinnamon Roll Recipe

When Gaston was a lad he ate four dozen eggs every morning to help him get large. Thankfully Gaston's Tavern at Walt Disney World...

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...

How to Prevent Storm Damage to Your Car

The best time to prepare for bad weather is before it arrives. With storm season rapidly approaching, make sure you’re ready to protect your...