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.
Just the thought of summer casts a spell on people, conjuring dreams of carefree beach days lasting until the sun slips below the horizon. When this happens to you, make your way to Hilton Head Island, a glorious island paradise that will bring to life your magical beach dream. This barrier island lures many to its shores to enjoy all its broad beaches, sub-tropical weather, low-rise oceanfront development, world-class golf and tennis, and hundreds of restaurants and shops.
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…]
With so much of our day spent following a routine and using some sort of technology, unstructured time outside can provide some balance. A family camping trip where you can breath in the fresh air, spy on some wildlife, and sleep under a starry sky is a perfect opportunity to enjoy the simplicity of nature while giving your family a great bonding experience. Immerse yourself and your family in the whole camping experience for a relaxing and fun adventure that you can find not too far from home. [Read more…]