Weekend in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

If you love Myrtle Beach, then you will love Pigeon Forge. The setting may be the Great Smoky Mountains instead of the Grand Strand, but many of the attractions will feel really familiar. Off the main strip, visitors can choose from a wide range of ways to be entertained from amusement rides, miniature golf, outdoor adventures, arcades, go-cart racing, and dinner shows. It takes just over 3 ½ hours to get there from Charlotte, so skip the beach and head to Pigeon Forge for your next weekend away. [Continue reading]

Big Adventure at US National Whitewater Center

USNWC by Sara Kendall

If it’s a big adventure you’re after, look no further than the US National Whitewater Center. It’s the official Olympic Training Center for whitewater slalom racing and right in Charlotte’s own backyard. Don’t let their name mislead you. Rafting is a … [Continue reading]