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Girlfriends Getaway to Twin Cities Gateway

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I'm not unbiased: I'm married to a Minnesotan. But on a recent visit I discovered places I wish I would have known about when I was single. Consider this solid advice.  By Hope S. Philbrick When you’re tired of swiping through online profiles and ready to...

The Hotel Saugatuck [Adults Only]

The Hotel Saugatuck
Plan an adults-only getaway at this hotel anytime, because kids aren't allowed. Ever. A new package this June includes vintage baseball. The Hotel Saugatuck is an 18-room luxury bed and breakfast with stunning views of Lake Kalamazoo in Saugatuck, Michigan. It offers modern amenities mere blocks from...

5+ Grownup Game Spots in Spartanburg, South Carolina

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Game on in Hub City! By Hope S. Philbrick Maybe you carry a deck of cards with you wherever you go. I don’t. No need to BYO games to Spartanburg, South Carolina. Proof that being bored is banished in Spartanburg, several bars and retailers share a common theme:...

12+ Secrets to Winter Fun for Grownups Near the Twin Cities

All work and no play is boring. Being an adult doesn’t have to be dull. Not even in winter, when the temptation to stick with familiarity is strongest. Break free from routine and treat yourself to grown-up amusements. Whether you prefer a romantic outing...

Racing Against the Track in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

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Visit the home of NASCAR By Renée S. Gordon NASCAR’s history is as colorful as the sport. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) grew out of the illegal whiskey trade since bootlegging during Prohibition required superior driving skills and nerves of steel. Illegal stills...

Jennifer Smith Yoga

Jennifer Smith Yoga
Madonna sings, "Strike a pose, there's nothing to it." With yoga, there actually is something to the poses. By Hope S. Philbrick I had never practiced or even tried to strike a yoga pose before agreeing to attend three foundation classes led by Jennifer Smith. I decided...

Olas Verdes First LEED-certified boutique surf hotel in Costa Rica

Experience adventure, culture, sanctuary, and pura vida. Olas Verdes, a Costa Rican boutique hotel in Playa Guiones, Nosara is thrilled to announce its opening as the world’s first LEED-certified surf hotel. Nestled away from the coastline alongside a jungle forever preserved, Olas Verdes provides immediate access...

TopGolf Atlanta Midtown

Give it a shot. By Hope S. Philbrick TopGolf is a high-tech driving range with a lively ambiance that is more “bar” than “golf course.” Whether or not you consider yourself a golfer—heck, even if you’ve never picked up a golf club—you can have fun here whether...

Old Edwards Club

High Tee By Hope S. Philbrick During a recent visit to Old Edwards Inn & Spa in Highlands, North Carolina, I met with Jordan Kenter, director of golf for Old Edwards Club. While escorting me on a golf cart tour of all 18 holes, Kenter talked about...