This 700-room Westin is a sleek, modern hotel that stands out on the southwestern edge of uptown Charlotte. Yet, it is conveniently located near many attractions. It is just steps away from Bank of America Stadium, Time Warner Cable Arena, and Epicentre. The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Levine Center for the Arts, and The Mint Museum, along with numerous restaurants and nightclubs are also easy walking distance.
Quite often, the only draw necessary for a drive in the mountains is the beautiful, awe-inspiring views. Blowing Rock, where alluring scenic views are plentiful, more than lives up to this ideal. This little mountain town has big appeal. Brimming with quintessential charm, Main Street is filled with quaint shops and restaurants. So come on up to enjoy North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, a little culture, and a lot of fun. [Read more…]
Searching for an island adventure with high-speed boat rides, snorkeling with sea turtles, exploring an uninhabited island, and ending your afternoon at a luxurious stopover on a picturesque island? Captain Alan’s Three Island Snorkeling Adventure is the excursion you must book to experience this perfect day on St. Martin. [Read more…]
Gloomy grey skies or bone-numbing freezing precipitation can make even the most positive person seek a reprieve from the outdoors. In Charlotte, the perfect pick-me-up for both body and soul is Amelie’s French Bakery in NoDa. Not only do they serve delightful pastries, they also offer yummy soups, salads, sandwiches, and tartines. [Read more…]
Hearing the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort just went through renovations to the tune of $30 million made us quickly consider this low country vacation spot for a long weekend. The renovations were completed in late April and we chose mid-July for our getaway. We love Hilton Head and a freshly updated resort was just too tempting for us. This was a super easy decision. [Read more…]