Archive for Tag Archives: ' Hikes'

Mountain Lake Lodge [a.k.a., the “Dirty Dancing” resort]

Stay and play in Giles County, Virginia…you might have the time of your life. By Hope S. Philbrick Mountain Lake Lodge feels familiar, even if you’ve never been there before. There’s good reason for that: It [...]

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 one of my grandest personal accomplishments. Before I took [...]

Eat & Burn: Memphis, Tennessee

Savor Elvis’ City. Our Eat & Burn series showcases destinations through their cuisine and inviting ways to burn calories. By Hope S. Philbrick Memphis, Tennessee holds many titles: Home of Blues, Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll, [...]

Pine Mountain Recreation Area

Hiking near Atlanta, Georgia. By Hope S. Philbrick Fall in Georgia is sublime. The best way to appreciate the season is to get outdoors. If you’re looking for a place to hike, the Pine Mountain Recreation [...]

Autumn Adirondack Getaway

Enjoy leaf peeping season in Upstate New York at Great Pines Resort and the surrounding area. by Katie DeTar October is a glorious month in New York State, and a newly refurbished Adirondack hotel invites you to [...]

Ijams Nature Center

Enjoy the great outdoors near downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. By Hope S. Philbrick Outdoor recreational options abound in Knoxville, Tennessee: A local “Get Out And Play” guide boasts the city has “222 parks, trails and greenways to [...]

Hiking: The Appalachian Trail & Me

Walking memoir, of sorts. By Hope S. Philbrick I decided to go on a multi-day 30-mile hike on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. The trip is set for later this year. Why? There’s never really just [...]

Hike Elkin, North Carolina [Update]

Get here from there. By Hope S. Philbrick A Yadkin Valley, North Carolina tourist need not thrive on wineries alone: Get moving and hit the trails in and around Elkin. The Elkin Valley Trails Association is [...]

Tails on Trails: Georgia State Parks’ New Dog-Walking Club

Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites just launched its newest dog walking club, “Tails on Trails.” Hikers and their four-legged companions are challenged to hike seven trails at Georgia State Parks and upon completion, dogs earn [...]

New Amalfi Coast Hiking Culinary Tour

Ciclismo Classico announces a new hiking culinary tour of Italy’s Amalfi Coast with Chef Dante de Magistris. Along one of the world’s most beautiful coastlines hike peaceful trails and coastal roads, past silvery olive trees, secluded [...]

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