Archive for Hotels & Resorts

Wine in the City: Charleston, South Carolina

A wine lover can find much to sip and savor in this treasured Southern city. By Hope S. Philbrick Charleston, South Carolina may not top your list of must-see wine destinations. It’s true that you’ll find no [...]


Not just for golfers; foodies love it, too! By Chris Chamberlain If you’re a fan of major tournament golf, you’re certainly familiar with Pinehurst, but a new culinary series launched this year aims to shine the [...]

Beau Rivage

Stay with a friend on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in Biloxi. 21 Plus Salute! The 85,000 square foot casino is strictly reserved for adults age 21 and older. By Hope S. Philbrick This resort casino has [...]

The Carriage House Hotel & Riverspa

Live It Up in Lafayette, Louisiana By Hope S. Philbrick There’s something special about stepping into a hotel room and feeling right at home. Literally at home. That’s the sensation my husband and I had when [...]

The Inn at Glen Alpine

Beautiful Bed & Breakfast in Burke County, North Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick My GPS led me to the right block, but not the exact location of The Inn at Glen Alpine. But the big house [...]

Charlotte Marriott City Center

Renovation Innovation in Charlotte, North Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick As a travel writer, it’s generally advised to steer towards local accommodations and away from brand names. The proven strategy is that the unusual lends itself [...]

Adults-Only Casa Velas Boutique Hotel in Puerto Vallarta

New Mexican-influenced vegan and vegetarian menu complements duplex wellness suites. Casa Velas, an adults-only boutique hotel and ocean club in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, introduces a new vegan/vegetarian menu heavily-influenced by its Mexican location this month to [...]

Mountain Lake Lodge

Stay and play in Giles County, Virginia…you might have the time of your life. By Hope S. Philbrick Mountain Lake Lodge feels familiar, even if you’ve never been there before. There’s good reason for that: It [...]

The Guest House at Graceland

New hotel opens near Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. Grand opening weekend, October 27-30, 2016. By Hope S. Philbrick The Guest House at Graceland is a brand new one-of-a-kind hotel destination near Elvis Presley’s famed [...]

Comedy Classic Weekend Package at Omni Grove Park Inn

Live and laugh it up in Asheville, North Carolina, February 24-26, 2017. 21 Plus Salute! By Hope S. Philbrick For the 28th year, the hills will be enlivened with the sound of laughter when the Omni Grove [...]

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