Archive for Tag Archives: ' USA-MidAtlantic'

Hike Big Schloss

One among many great hiking trail options in Shenandoah County, Virginia. By Hope S. Philbrick There are so many compelling hiking trail options in Shenandoah County, Virginia, that it’s hard to choose just one, if that’s [...]

4+ Adults-Oriented Must-Dos in Winchester, Virginia

Discover Winchester-Frederick County in the Shenandoah Valley. By Hope S. Philbrick My first impression of Winchester, Virginia: Don’t wait for a conference as an excuse to visit. You can’t really get to know a place while [...]

October is Virginia Wine Month

Visit a winery—or, better yet, several of them—in Virginia to toast in fall. In addition to lip-smacking yummy adult beverages, enjoy autumn color and pleasant temperatures. By Chris Chamberlain We’re big fans of wine here at [...]

Hampshire County, West Virginia

Natural wonders, enduring traditions 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 [...]

The George Washington Grand Hotel

Wyndham Grand Hotel in Winchester, Virginia Hotel Review by Hope S. Philbrick Spa Review by Renée S. Gordon Travel often and you quickly learn there’s no guarantee that a hotel will be as “grand” as it [...]

Capon Springs & Farms

All-American family-owned resort in Capon Springs, West Virginia, is a retro wonder. By Hope S. Philbrick More than ever, the idea of riding a time machine back to a simpler time and place sounds wonderful. But [...]

Searching for Patsy Cline in Winchester, Virginia

Visit Winchester, Virginia, for insights into the singing legend’s life. By Renée S. Gordon It has been said that the loneliest time of the day is the hours between midnight and dawn. In 1957 Patsy Cline [...]

The Graduate Richmond

Live Like a Legend at The Graduate Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. By Renée S. Gordon The newest hotel in Richmond, Virginia is distinctive, unique and sets a new standard for boutique accommodations. The Graduate Richmond is [...]

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 [...]

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