Visiting The Lost Sea Adventure in Sweetwater, TN

Located in Sweetwater, Tennessee, just a little over an hour northeast of Chattanooga, is the Lost Sea Adventure. This historic cavern contains the largest underground lake in America. When you visit the Lost Sea Adventure, you get to take a tour of the cavern’s rare...

A Guide To The Best Places To Eat In Ocala, Florida

Ocala Restaurants: A Guide To The Best Places To Eat In Ocala, Florida Located in Central Florida, Ocala has a great mix of southern cuisine as well as modern and ethnic foods. We’ve spent quite a bit of time exploring the best things to do in Ocala and the best...

A Weekend Getaway to DeLand, Florida

DeLand, Florida, is a short distance from Orlando and is filled with history, outdoor adventure, shopping, and delicious food. With so much to do, a weekend getaway to DeLand has something for the whole family. The History of DeLand, Florida Once known as Persimmon...

5 Things to Do in Lovers Key State Park, Florida

Lovers Key State Park in Florida is on the west coast of the state, south of Ft Myers. Ft Myers is a lovely small city, and just off its coast, you will find Captiva Island and Sanibel. These are well-known destinations for beachgoers and those who love to collect...

Dame’s Chicken and Waffles History, Durham, NC

Living in the south, I’ve long enjoyed the satisfying combination of chicken and waffles. And, no one does it better than Dame’s Chicken and Waffles in Durham, North Carolina.  I got the chance to talk with manager Teresa Ingram, to learn the history, tradition and...

Beaumont, Texas is a City for Every Taste

Beaumont is an appetizing dish for any palate. Take art, history, culture, nature, food, and mix it well with oil and you have Beaumont, Texas.  Art Museum of Southeast Texas The Art Museum of Southeast Texas displays art from the 19th century to the present. It...

The Willcox Hotel: Elegance & History in Aiken, South Carolina

The town of Aiken, South Carolina, has a deceptively small population. Yet, it attracts VIPs and some of the country’s wealthiest citizens for various events throughout the year, and The Willcox Hotel is where those visitors want to stay. Travel and Leisure Magazine...

It’s Tacos, Tacos, Tacos in Port St. Joe, Florida

There’s plenty to love in Port St. Joe, a seaside town in the Florida Panhandle with its charming downtown, great outdoors activities, natural beaches facing the Gulf and St. Joseph Bay and numerous locally-owned restaurants. Here’s one more reason to visit Port St....

Presidential Connections at the Pebble Hill Plantation

Pebble Hill Plantation in Thomasville, Georgia, is a great place visit.  You can take tours of the beautiful home and grounds. This historic home that was bought by an Ohio family after the Civil War has some very cool Presidential connections. Presidential...

How to Do New Orleans in a Weekend

While a weekend is not enough time to take in all New Orleans has to offer, visitors can still get a taste of the great food, music and history the city has to offer. How to Do New Orleans in a Weekend DAY 1– City Bus Tour, Dinner at Arnaud’s and Music on Frenchman...

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