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Our top honors, bestowed upon destinations that are truly adult-oriented as well as programs, services or venues exclusive to adults.

Johnny Schuler, Master Distiller of Pisco Portón

By Hope S. Philbrick Master Distiller Johnny Schuler owes his current position as one of world’s foremost pisco authorities and advocates to a coincidence. In 1977 he was asked to step in as a judge at a pisco competition after the other judges became too inebriated...

Iberostar Grand Hotel Bávaro

Pamper yourself at an adults-only resort that earns our top honors, 21 Plus Salute By Hope S. Philbrick The last time someone drew a bath for me I’d guess I was five years old. But when the butler introduced me to room 7208 at the Iberostar...

Haunted Atlanta

Our home city of Atlanta, Georgia, celebrates the Halloween season by rolling out several spooky tours and venues. So stroll the orange carpet, if you dare! By Hope S. Philbrick     Netherworld Scream your way through what’s called “the most over-the-top haunted house on earth” by Travel Channel...

Girl’s Getaway: Columbus, Ohio

The inside scoop on grownup fun in Columbus Ohio.  By Hope S. Philbrick What do you do when your friend moves to Columbus, Ohio? You visit, of course. And discover some adult-oriented hot spots within that family-friendly state—some compelling enough to warrant a trip to Columbus...

Il Campo Cucina

Cooking school in Tuscany is all about food, friends and sharing. Text and Photos By Julia Bayly Embarking on a new experience in the Tuscan countryside is a bit like opening a gift from a favorite aunt: The outcome is a mystery, but you know it’s going...

Private Island Escape

Want absolute privacy? There's no better destination than a private island. By Hope S. Philbrick If your ideal getaway involves lots of private time, the great outdoors (without giving up access to modern conveniences) and quiet togetherness, make that dream a reality on Eagle Island,...

CinéBistro

A movie theater in Atlanta's Brookhaven neighborhood earns our top honors: 21 Plus Salute! By Hope S. Philbrick CinéBistro at Town Brookhaven offers an adult-oriented cinematic experience with luxurious amenities such as reserved seating in plush and over-sized leather seats and full-service in-theater dining. Why settle for...

Villa La Tanelle

Few things say relaxation like your own private villa on a Tuscan hillside. Toss in a million-dollar view of vineyards, olive groves, oak trees and a castle or two; total privacy and a private infinity pool and it’s not a far stretch to say...

The Spa at Château Élan

A recent $3 million renovation to celebrate the resort’s 20th anniversary sets the stage for luxurious relaxation at the Spa at Château Élan in Braselton, Georgia. By Hope S. Philbrick Château Élan Winery & Resort recently completed a renovation of its spa, making over all 14...
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Hop-On Hop-Off London Bus Tour

Tour the United Kingdom's capital riding atop a double-decker bus. By Carrie Whitney The image of a double-decker bus is synonymous with London, England, but in...
B&Bs in SC Old 96 District

Bed & Breakfast Accommodations in South Carolina’s Old 96 District

Story by Hope S. Philbrick Photos courtesy Old 96 District Sponsored by Old 96 District Located in the western part of South Carolina bordering Georgia, South Carolina’s...
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Come Find Bourbon

There’s a fresh, new answer to the common question of where to stay when exploring Kentucky Bourbon Country, thanks to the tourism commissions of...
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Red Phone Booth Atlanta Re-Opening

Red Phone Booth, the popular speakeasy in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, will reopen its doors on Monday, June 1, 2020, after acquiring the latest in...

Mixed Case: Sheltering Sips (1 of ?)

Our Mixed Case series serves up an eclectic mix of recent ‘adult beverage’ discoveries by the dozen. Whether you’re perusing a bar menu while...
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Viking Mississippi Debuts August 2022

By Chris Chamberlain Book future fun! For the first time, Viking is accepting reservations for cruises along the Mississippi River aboard the Viking Mississippi, a...
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Dolly Parton to Read Bedtime Stories, Starting Tonight

By Hope S. Philbrick Missing travel as a way to enjoy some adult time? If you’ve got kids at home during the stay-at-home orders to...

At-Home Activities, Pantry Recipes, Massage Lessons & More For All Ages From Velas Resorts

The USA has the best neighbors! Our friends at Velas Resorts in Mexico have come up with some great ways to help us all...

Bourbon Country [2019 Update]

Savor America’s Native Spirit Loop through Kentucky on a road trip that promises adult fun, picturesque views, learning opportunities, tasty treats, and freebies By Hope S....

Inn to Inn to Inn: Hiking in Shenandoah National Park

One luxurious way to hike part of the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. By Hope S. Philbrick Recently, I hiked 30 miles in three days. It ranks as...
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Houseboat Rentals in the U.S.A. [Exclusive]

By Hope S. Philbrick with additional reporting by Katie DeTar Two years ago, in the course of researching this story for Simply Buckhead magazine, I...
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Mall of America [UPDATE]

Bloomington, Minnesota is home to the No. 1 tourism attraction in the United States. The shopping mecca offers plenty of grownup fun even if you...
Dirty Dancing Weekend @ Mountain Lake Lodge

“Dirty Dancing” Weekend at Mountain Lake Lodge

Carry a watermelon. Hold the frame. Shake your maracas. Never let anybody put you in the corner. Most of all, smile and have the...