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.
There’s so much to see and do in New York City, a full year seeing the sights might not let you see it all. When looking at a long weekend, a dose of realistic planning will help you enjoy one of the world’s great cities. For first-time families, here’s a list of iconic landmarks that will certainly fill up your time in this phenomenal city.
Just a two-hour flight from Charlotte, Providence is an ideal destination for a weekend away with your significant other. Named by Travel & Leisure as one of America’s Favorite Cities, Providence woos travelers from near and far. By staying in a downtown hotel, travelers are able to walk to numerous attractions, shopping, and restaurants.
Over a recent summer weekend, my husband and I fell in love with this beautiful, walkable city. We felt it was just the right size town to experience over a weekend. A return trip is definitely on our travel list.
Located in the heart of our state, Raleigh is a fascinating place to visit. North Carolina’s Capitol City is brimming with family attractions that are both fun and educational. You’ll find it a budget-friendly destination! Check out the following free or low cost attractions, and then find a day or weekend to experience this great city. My girls and I spent a couple of days in Raleigh and here’s what we liked best.
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…]