The lure of cooler temperatures, gorgeous autumn leaves, and an easy-going city puts Asheville at the top of the list for a great fall getaway. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this mountaintop town is brimming with family activities, great restaurants, and fun attractions all wrapped up in a cool mountain vibe.
In the Town of Duck, the Sanderling Resort is a premier destination stretching from the Atlantic Ocean over to the Currituck Sound. On 16 quiet acres, this resort serves as an ideal seaside playground for those who love being by the sea. [Read more…]
When it’s time for a mountain retreat, program your GPS for Cashiers. There you’ll find the High Hampton Inn, an idyllic place for a mountain getaway. Many outdoor activities and scrumptious meals will instantly make you a devotee of this wonderful mountain resort. [Read more…]
Just east of the port city of Wilmington, is Wrightsville Beach, a 4-mile long ocean playground along the Atlantic Ocean. Wilmington’s residents along with vacationers from around the state have found a perfect haven at Wrightsville Beach. My daughter and I spent a couple of fabulous days there and here’s what we liked best. [Read more…]
As part of a wonderful trip to Sedona, we used a couple days and ventured up to The Grand Canyon. Day-trips on a tour bus are available, but we opted to drive up on our own and stay overnight. This gave us more time at one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Knowing we didn’t want to do a quick drive-by plus you never know about the weather, I booked us a cabin on the rim a year in advance! I’m a planner and it’s important to be one while arranging a trip to one of America’s most visited national parks. [Read more…]