Archive for Sites & Sights

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 [...]

Racing Against the Track in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Visit the home of NASCAR By Renée S. Gordon NASCAR’s history is as colorful as the sport. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) grew out of the illegal whiskey trade since bootlegging during Prohibition [...]

7,661+ Reasons to Love Chicago, Illinois

“Either you love Chicago or you are wrong.” By Renée S. Gordon Chicago, Illinois, now 237-square-mile international city and shopping mecca, was first discovered by Europeans in 1673 and first settled by a Haitian immigrant in [...]

Bite Into Hendersonville, North Carolina

North Carolina’s apple capital offers great tastes, views, entertainment and adventures. Plus, in Hendersonville, fun is sometimes free. By Hope S. Philbrick North Carolina’s apple capital is located 22 miles south of Asheville: Henderson County grows [...]

9+ Warm Fuzzy Reasons to Visit Banner Elk, North Carolina

Small Town, Big Heart. By Hope S. Philbrick Banner Elk, North Carolina is a one-stoplight town. If you’re arriving from some bigger community where traffic lights are commonplace, you may not personally register the fact that [...]

Destination Girlfriends’ Getaway: Sevierville, Tennessee

Grab your girlfriends for a shopping getaway to the Smoky Mountains this summer. Escape the heat while cashing in on bargains. Revamp your wardrobe with a little help from your friends. Sponsored Content By Hope S. [...]

17 Reasons to Visit Cartersville, Georgia

Need a reason to visit Cartersville, Georgia? We’ve got 17. By Hope S. Philbrick From art to volleyball, there’s much to see and do in Cartersville, Georgia. Here are 17 compelling reasons to visit the community [...]

5 Fan-tastic Georgia Film Tours

The state of Georgia is now the No. 1 filming location in the world. Tours have popped up around the state to help fans find the spots where some favorite shows and scenes were set. By [...]

Cuba’s Cienfuegos and Trinidad

Dig into Cuban history and culture on a shore excursion with Celestyal Cruises. By Renée S. Gordon Architecture and history aren’t the sort of words that attract young travelers, so when choosing a Celestyal Cruises’ shore [...]

Get a Taste of the English Countryside with the New Gardens & Gourmet Pass

Great news for frugal adults. A new pass is available to help you discover the beautiful gardens and gourmet offerings of the English countryside—while saving money. The Gardens & Gourmet pass offers free entry to a [...]

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