Lovers of “Steel Magnolias” may know of Natchitoches’ famous Christmas festival, one of the nation’s oldest (2018 marks the 92ndanniversary) and largest (300,000 lights). It’s a must-see for those who love the holidays and all the revelry. But there’s more to the 2018 Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights, a collection of central and north Louisiana cities that offer numerous holiday entertainment. More
Florida packs a powerful punch in the tourism industry, but not only does it offer theme parks and beaches, it also offer incredible unique sites. The artsy Dali Museum and The Ringling make up the west coast of Florida’s list and Bok Tower Gardens represents Central Florida. Florida’s East coast offerings are the Flagler Museum, Stetson Mansion, and Kennedy Space Center. Having traveled the state thoroughly for many years, here are six unique attractions that I think are some of our most important and impressive. More
Tennessee has Nashville and its sweet country sounds. Michigan has the soulful sounds of Detroit’s Motown. Georgia has Macon, a town with a musical history that cannot be tied to one sound or genre. Macon, Georgia’s music history is rooted in soul, southern rock and a little bit of country. You can’t visit Macon without experiencing the music. Here are a few stories you will not want to miss. More
When my husband and I decided to take a Tennessee road trip, Nashville, known to millions as “Music City,” was our first stop. Although I grew up 150 miles north of Nashville in Evansville, Indiana, I had never taken in some of its major attractions.
In just two days, we covered five of Nashville’s must-sees. It wasn’t all encompassing — we could have spent a week here and not seen it all — but considering our timeframe, we packed in a lot into our weekend in Music City! (And it wasn’t all music-related!) More
Greenville, South Carolina exudes southern charm and hospitality. From its tree-lined Main Street studded with shops and galleries to the 40-acre Falls Park on the Reedy River and the swooping Liberty Bridge over the falls, this is small-town America at its best.
Surrounded by miles of two-lane roads, state parks and designated trails, this is prime cycling country. But that’s not all there is to Greenville. The city is brimming with cultural venues, historic sites, and great restaurants.
When I moved to North Carolina 18 years ago, I came for the gorgeous weather. I wasn’t the adventurous type. After moving here, I discovered that North Carolina is an adventure lover’s dream destination, and being here brought out the adventurer in me.
If you’re an adrenaline junkie in North Carolina—or an adventurer wannabe—check out these five attractions that will get your heart pumping!
This favorite East coast beach town may just have the highest per capital number of breakfast restaurants and pancake houses in the nation, but if you want more than just the run-of-the-mill breakfast options, head to these local favorites. I’ve eaten at each and every one of these local breakfast places and can guarantee they offer some of the best breakfasts in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. More
From molasses to glasses” is more than just a slogan for Outer Banks Distilling in Manteo, North Carolina. It is a belief and homage to the rum and nautical histories of the Outer Banks. Now is an exciting time for the craft distillery as it produces legendary, premium spirits known as Kill Devil Rum.
When you think of topiary art, you probably think of Disney World. I do too, but I recently discovered that the magical world of topiaries extends all the way to the small town of Greenwood, South Carolina during an annual month-long festival. More