North Carolina offers Asheville, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Outer Banks, Wilmington, Charlotte…that’s just the tip of the iceberg. We love exploring every inch of the Tar Heel State. But when we do it, we like to stay in … Read More
AirBnB shared with us their most popular southeast beach destinations for 2020. The good news is that being popular doesn’t necessarily mean being crowded. With the right selection from our list of beach house rentals, it’s easy to get a … Read More
Atlanta is a great town, except for one thing; it’s not on the water. To find a great beach, you need to travel. So where is the closest beach to Atlanta? There are a few that are simple day trips from Atlanta, but most are oceanside fun weekend getaways. We’ll tell you what seaside beach is closest to Atlanta, but also 10+ more drivable favorites.
North Carolina is home to beautiful oceanfront towns, big cities, and spectacular mountains. All of this makes it easy to see why a resort vacation here would be one for the books. Whether you’re looking to relax by the ocean, … Read More
Looking for the best ski resorts to visit this winter with your family? Whether you want to venture by car or jump on a plane, we’ve rounded up some of our favorites for you to consider! Pin This: … Read More
Horses are definitely the initial draw at Cataloochee Ranch, Maggie Valley NC. The ranch’s herd is approximately 25 strong steeds, who summer in the rich pastures of the resort, and winter in equally fine quarters in South Carolina. Whether you … Read More
Our recent adventure to Biltmore was a culinary delight. The number of Biltmore Restaurants can be overwhelming for those who are first visiting. Where should you head for a snack or for a romantic escape? Can we take the kids to Wine Bar? And do we need to ride the shuttle for ice cream? We’ve addressed all these questions and more in our complete guide to your dining adventure at Biltmore.
Bravery. Tragedy. Heroism. Those three words come to mind when I think about the Civil Rights Movement. Things are better…but we still have a long way to go. Why? So we don’t make those same mistakes in the future. We’ve highlighted some of the stops along this regional Civil Rights Trail (along with a few state-specific stops): the brave, the tragic, and the heroic.
Follow the yellow brick road to the Land of Oz, Beech Mountain North Carolina’s mountain top theme park. In the 1970’s, the Land of Oz theme park was one of the most popular amusement parks in North Carolina, but closed … Read More
Beech Mountain Ski Resort is the highest resort in the east, scraping the sky at 5, 506 feet. Beech Mountain is within a gas-tank’s drive from Atlanta, it offers affordable lift tickets and accommodations, and they dote on families. These advantages work together to make it a brilliant choice for a winter family vacation.