Archive for Tag Archives: ' USA-MidAtlantic'

Dirty Dancing Weekend at Mountain Lake Lodge

Celebrate the 1987 movie at a Dirty Dancing weekend hosted by Mountain Lake Lodge, the resort that played the role of Kellerman’s. Carry a watermelon. Hold the frame. Shake your maracas. Never let anybody put you [...]

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Take a modern look at history. By Renée S. Gordon March 23 to April 4, 2017, the Grand Opening of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (ARMY) will take place. The museum complex, located within America’s Historic [...]

Harriet Tubman

Understand, Celebrate Her Story in Maryland. By Renée S. Gordon On the 104th anniversary of Harriet Tubman’s death (which was March 10, 1913) Maryland’s Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center opened. She was nearly 95 years [...]

Frederick Douglass in Baltimore, Maryland

Death hasn’t stopped this African-American from making news. By Renée S. Gordon Black History Month began as a week in 1926 and was extended to a month in 1976. Founder, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, specifically chose [...]

Adult Fun in Giles County, Virginia

5 fun finds By Hope S. Philbrick From angling to zip-lining, there’s much to do in Giles County, Virginia, whether it’s action or relaxation that you seek. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, Giles County boasts hundreds of [...]

Mountain Lake Lodge

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 [...]

Allure Spa and Skin Health Boutique

Sublime pampering in Giles County, Virginia. By Hope S. Philbrick Book some indulgent me-time at Allure Spa and Skin Health Boutique in Pearisburg, Virginia. You don’t need an excuse. In my case, though, it was a [...]

Gearhead Moto Tours

Adventure on wheels in Giles County, Virginia. By Hope S. Philbrick Gearhead Junction is a new, small independent motorcycle service center in Pearisburg, Virginia that sells bikes, accessories and parts for v-twin and metric bikes. Owner [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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