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Golf Georgia State Parks

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Fore Sure: Golf Georgia State Parks for fun in beautiful settings. By Bill Bauer Georgia is steeped in golf tradition. It is the home of the Masters, the birthplace of the legendary Bobby Jones, and the site of the FedEx Cup Golf Championship. From the mountains...

The Ballantyne: Golf Getaway Trifecta

exterior of The Ballantyne, A Luxury Hotel, Charlotte NC
By Bill Bauer In the Southeastern U.S., it’s not hard to find and play some great golf courses, stay in some classy hotels, and dine in some upscale restaurants. That being said, it’s less common to find all three experiences in one location that are...

Clearwater, Florida’s Belleview Inn and Sandpearl Resort

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Sometimes you want the best of both worlds, a full-service resort that offers every amenity under the sun AND an exclusive boutique inn loaded with charm, sophistication, and history.

Eat & Burn: Spartanburg, South Carolina

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Savor Hub City Our Eat & Burn series showcases destinations through their cuisine and inviting ways to burn calories. By Hope S. Philbrick Great restaurants and adventures abound in Spartanburg, South Carolina, so it’s easy to plan an itinerary where you can indulge in every tasty temptation...

Forest Hills Golf Club

Forest Hills Golf Club
Golf Augusta, Georgia’s other storied Green. By Bill Bauer Recently, I asked a few golfing buddies if they wanted to join me and play Augusta, Georgia. Needless to say, their heads turned, and in less time than it takes to stick a tee in the ground, they...

Loudmouth Golf Attire: Founder Woody Woodworth Answers 10 Questions [Exclusive]

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Loudmouth helps golfers stand out on the course, whatever their score. By Bill Bauer Y’all must remember Al Czervik (played by Rodney Dangerfield) in the movie Caddyshack—the boisterous golfer in outlandish attire!? Czervik uttered, “Hey, did somebody step on a duck?” “What is this, the dance...

Pursell Farms

Pursell Farms
3,200-acre adult playground in Sylacauga, Alabama. Shoot a shotgun, swing a golf club, and much more. By Hope S. Philbrick Pursell Farms is already impressive, and it’s about to get even better. The owners have lots of projects underway, including construction of a new 40-room boutique inn that...

RBC Heritage Golf Tournament

Inside one of the most coveted tournaments on the PGA tour. By Bill Bauer One could say that The King, a.k.a. Arnold Palmer, began a tradition nearly 50 years ago when he won the first Heritage Classic Golf Tournament in 1969 at Harbour Town on Hilton...

TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club

Our golf enthusiast enjoyed the culminating event of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedEx Cup. By Bill Bauer Wine, tiny homes, private jets, and vodka have little in common—unless you just happened to take a stroll, like I did, around Atlanta’s prestigious East Lake Golf...
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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...
Franklin Barbecue in Austin TX

The Competitive World of Austin, Texas Barbecue

By Jill Gleeson Just how heated is the competition amongst purveyors of Austin, Texas barbeque? Heated enough that when I reached out to a certain...

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...
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Golf Georgia State Parks

Fore Sure: Golf Georgia State Parks for fun in beautiful settings. By Bill Bauer Georgia is steeped in golf tradition. It is the home of the...
tacos at bartaco Chastain Park Atlanta GA

Bartaco

Sometimes, you deserve to just sit back and let people bring you trays of rocking tacos. At such times, head to Bartaco. By Hope S....
Atlanta Bachelorette Party Ideas

Atlanta Bachelorette Party Ideas

By Hope S. Philbrick A reader recently reached out for Atlanta bachelorette party ideas. "The bridesmaids are planning the whole thing, and I’m not supposed...
Botiwalla Indian Street Grill in Alpharetta GA

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It’s always a good sign when an ethnic restaurant counts members of that ethnicity among its dining patrons. On a recent visit to the new...
Johnny's Hideaway in Buckhead Atlanta GA is a hot nightclub

Johnny’s Hideaway

21 Plus Salute! By Hope S. Philbrick There’s no casino attached to Johnny’s Hideaway, but it feels like there should be…or perhaps like a dealer might...

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....
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Rent a Houseboat 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...

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...
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...
The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn

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

By Hope S. Philbrick “This is the best thing ever,” said my husband after emerging from underneath a therapeutic waterfall. I’d already tried it. He was...