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Introduction to Georgia [Itinerary]

Georgia
Two weeks is all it takes to fall in love with the southern state we call home. Wondering what to do in Atlanta? What to do in Georgia? Here are our top picks for a get-to-know-Georgia tour, whether it's your first-ever visit, a deeper exploration...

Hampshire County, West Virginia

Hampshire County WV
By Hope S. Philbrick Hampshire County, which celebrates its 263rd anniversary this year, is the oldest county in the state of West Virginia. Billed as a “natural, two-lane paradise,” the County borders Virginia and serves as a gateway to the Potomac Highlands. Spend any time in...

Destination Girlfriends’ Getaway: Sevierville, Tennessee

girlfriends getaway in Sevierville TN
Escape the heat while cashing in on bargains in Sevierville. Revamp your wardrobe with a little help from your friends. Sponsored Content By Hope S. Philbrick Summer is swimsuit season. For most women, those aren’t happy words. In bedrooms across the nation, summer kicks off with a common private ritual:...

Ready, Set, (Winter) Hike in Burke County, North Carolina

Get geared up at CBS Sports then hit the (snowy) trails. Excellent views! No snakes! By Hope S. Philbrick Whether you’re new to hiking or a trail blazer, when hiking in Burke County, North Carolina, take time to visit CBS Sports before stepping on the trails. The...

Hillyer House

Hillyer House
Boutique shopping in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. By Hope S. Philbrick Hillyer House is an award-winning gallery established in 1970 by the Hillyer-Reed family. Owner Paige Riley collects exceptional works of art from over 400 local, regional and national artists. I recently talked by phone with Susannah Snyder,...

Realizations

The Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Shop at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. By Hope S. Philbrick The Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi "opened in 1991 and is dedicated to the celebration of the works of Walter Inglis Anderson (1903-1965), an American master, whose...

Emerson Grace

Emerson Grace
Boutique shopping in Nashville, Tennessee's 12South neighborhood. By Hope S. Philbrick Even if you can’t claim fame as a singer/songwriter, you can dress like a star thanks to fashion boutiques like Emerson Grace. The team of stylists at Emerson Grace "helps clients discover and realize their own...

White’s Mercantile

White's Mercantile
Grab some chocolate, a cashmere sweater, locally-made beard oil and more at this store in Nashville, Tennessee's 12South neighborhood. By Hope S. Philbrick White’s Mercantile is a modern general store that stocks clothing, gift and household items, including local/regional foods, soap and beauty products, jewelry, leather goods,...

Draper James

Draper James
Contemporary yet timeless Southern style is for sale at this boutique in Nashville, Tennessee's 12South neighborhood. By Hope S. Philbrick Reese Witherspoon—a Nashville, Tennessee native and Academy Award-winning actress—opened a retail store in her hometown.  Draper James, named to honor her grandparents, is a bright shop bursting with timeless Southern...
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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...
Viking Mississippi on river

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...
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...
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...