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The Saint Paul Hotel

Luxury accommodations in Minnesota’s state capital city. By Hope S. Philbrick If you mention to a Minnesotan that you’ll be staying at the Saint Paul Hotel, be prepared to hear some envious oohs and ahhs. “That’s the best hotel in the state,” a family friend told me. Doesn’t...

Greenland’s First Luxury Expedition Camp

“Base Camp Greenland” Showcases Arctic Coastal Wilderness First luxury expedition ecolodge on the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet Natural Habitat Adventures is proud to introduce a new way to explore the Arctic wilderness of Greenland in surprising luxury: Natural Habitat’s Base Camp Greenland, coming in...

Hotel Floyd

Go Green in Floyd, Virginia. By Hope S. Philbrick If you tell people that you’re going to visit Floyd, Virginia, if they’ve heard of the place at all they might tell you it’s full of hippies. Don’t believe them: The small town is populated (and visited)...

Hotel Ignacio

Stylish stay in St. Louis, Missouri By Hope S. Philbrick When you’ve been on the road for 10 hours, just one leg of a month-long journey, you deserve more than just a place to sleep. Pampering is what you crave. Staffers who complete check-in in a flash...

The Shores Resort & Spa

Luxury in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida By Hope S. Philbrick There’s no escaping the simple fact that the beach is the main attraction: It’s as wide as a 33-lane highway (shifting with the tides), composed of clean khaki sand streaked with intriguing coral hues, and splashed...

Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa

Luxury in Point Clear, Alabama By Hope S. Philbrick Ever wonder how loud a cannon-shot is? Unexpectedly, you can hear the answer for yourself at a luxury hotel on 600 acres overlooking Mobile Bay in Point Clear, Alabama. With a nod to its military past—the historic hotel...

Where To Eat: Nashville, Tennessee

Eight Great Dining Options in Music City By Hope S. Philbrick Culinary styles grow out of the foods available in a region and the people who live there. In land-locked Tennessee, there’s a long tradition of barbecued and deep-fried beef, chicken, pork and even vegetables. In...

Go Green: Asheville, North Carolina

Our Go Green series showcases destinations working to protect the environment. By Hope S. Philbrick Asheville, North Carolina is a grownup playground. The quirky downtown boasts an eclectic assortment of shops, restaurants and other amusements. There are dozens of art galleries, many conveniently congregated in the...

Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park

Go Green and enjoy guilt-free luxury in Western North Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick Some hotels simply make you say ahhh while striding into the lobby. This one impresses with its vibrant energy, modern amenities, spacious design and friendly staffers, all while wrapping you in the comforting...

Go Green: Eat Eco

Our Go Green series showcases destinations working to protect the environment. Eating green doesn’t just mean eating your veggies. By Hope S. Philbrick Several restaurants in Atlanta, Georgia, serve delicious fare and also help protect the earth in innovative ways. Whether you choose to eat healthy menu...
2018 Chevy Trax

All-Weather Test Drive [2018 Chevrolet Trax]

We road-tested a 2018 Chevrolet Trax through storms, sun and even frost. The Chevy Trax served us well from Atlanta, Georgia to Covington, Kentucky to...
Murrells Inlet Marshwalk - Hammock Coast

South Carolina’s Hammock Coast Welcomes Vacationers Back

Coastal Communities in Georgetown County Avoided Worst of Hurricane Florence’s Wrath South Carolina’s Hammock Coast, with idyllic fall weather in the forecast and an ever-popular...
Whitewater Rafting West Virginia's New River

Whitewater Rafting in West Virginia’s New River

Find thrills on the water in southern West Virginia. By Rachel Cooper As an experienced flat-water kayaker, I am comfortable on the water. But riding through...

5 Reasons to Visit Wilmington, Delaware Right Now

By Hope S. Philbrick If you’re like me, the mere fact that you’ve never before visited Wilmington, Delaware, is reason enough to book a trip. While...
eat in Blowing Rock NC

Where To Eat in Blowing Rock, North Carolina

Small town, big flavor. By Hope S. Philbrick Taste buds are the only essential to bring on any trip to Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Blowing Rock has...
Meadowbrook Inn

Meadowbrook Inn

If you’ve always wanted to feel rich without actually forking over too much cash, book a stay at Meadowbrook Inn in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. You can sprawl out in a suite at surprisingly affordable rates—plus, if your travel dates are flexible, you can save even more with specials.
Savannah Marriott Riverfront

Savannah Marriott Riverfront

$20-million renovation complete at Savannah Marriott Riverfront!  By Hope S. Philbrick “We have the strangest collection of things in this car,” said my friend Jan, as...

Mixed Case: Forward Tastes

Twelve Tasty Sips Our Mixed Case series serves up an eclectic mix of recent ‘adult beverage’ discoveries by the dozen. Whether you’re perusing a bar...
Paradise Rental Boats

Rent a Houseboat on Lake Lanier [Inside Scoop]

2018 UPDATE: Paradise Rental Boats sold its houseboat fleet. This service is no longer available with the company that we reviewed. Rather than delete...
Mall of America

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...

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...
The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn

The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn [Update: New Pod]

Dip into relaxation in Asheville, North Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick “This is the best thing ever,” said my husband after emerging from underneath a therapeutic...

How To Show Off Atlanta, Georgia

ATL v NYC. How to show off Atlanta, Georgia for the win. Genuine WOWs in the capital city of the South's Empire State. By Hope S....