Archive for Sites & Sights

21+ More Adult Travel Stops in Shenandoah County, Virginia

You want it, they got it. By Hope S. Philbrick We’ve already shared two great reasons to visit Shenandoah County, Virginia: It’s packed with 178 miles of hiking trails, which vary in level of difficulty but [...]

15+ Date Night Ideas in Covington, Georgia

Covington, Georgia does not suck…despite what you may have heard about its vampires. By Hope S. Philbrick One trip to Covington, Georgia, and my husband and I are binge-watching “The Vampire Diaries” like a couple of [...]

Shenandoah County Artisan Trail

Explore the creative side of Shenandoah County, Virginia. “Hand-made treasures, locally-grown goodness and breath-taking beauty around every bend.” By Hope S. Philbrick Three trails entice adults to explore Shenandoah County, Virginia: an Outdoors Trail, Spirits Trail, [...]

In Season: Dollywood [2017 Christmas Update]

“If you see someone without a smile, give them yours.” —Dolly Parton Adults-oriented amusements abound, from thrill rides to seasonal performances. Smoky Mountain Christmas features 4 million lights, a colorful parade, and other themed treats. By [...]

In Season: Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures Dinner & Show

New Christmas show debuts at Dolly’s newest attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. By Hope S. Philbrick Don’t fret about which seat you get at the new Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures Dinner & Show theatre in [...]

4+ Adults-Oriented Must-Dos in Winchester, Virginia

Discover Winchester-Frederick County in the Shenandoah Valley. By Hope S. Philbrick My first impression of Winchester, Virginia: Don’t wait for a conference as an excuse to visit. You can’t really get to know a place while [...]

Orienteering in Reykjavik, Iceland

Explore other-worldly landscapes. By Hans Egefalk My mum always ranked Iceland as her dream destination. When she turned 50, more than 30 years ago now, a group of seven friends including my mum and dad took [...]

Lodi, California [Wine Country Escape]

Visit California’s unsung wine country hero. By Caroline Eubanks California is dotted with wine regions, all of which boast picturesque rolling hills striped with vineyards. Some like Napa, Sonoma, and even the Russian River Valley seem [...]

Hampshire County, West Virginia

Natural wonders, enduring traditions By Hope S. Philbrick Hampshire County, which celebrates its 263rd anniversary this year, is the oldest county in the state of West Virginia. Billed as a “natural, two-lane paradise,” the County borders [...]

Searching for Patsy Cline in Winchester, Virginia

Visit Winchester, Virginia, for insights into the singing legend’s life. By Renée S. Gordon It has been said that the loneliest time of the day is the hours between midnight and dawn. In 1957 Patsy Cline [...]

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