Archive for Tag Archives: ' USA-Southeast'

Racing Against the Track in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

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 [...]

Autumn Escape to Beech Mountain, North Carolina [2017 Update]

The budget-friendly “Bike & Brew” and “Hike & Wine” packages are tempting lures to make the most of fall. Our Eat & Burn series showcases destinations through their cuisine and inviting ways to burn calories. By [...]

Red Phone Booth [UPDATE]

Swanky speakeasy in downtown Atlanta, Georgia celebrates its first anniversary. 21 Plus Salute! Adults only, guaranteed. By Hope S. Philbrick If you really want to impress a date, this might do it: Walk into a phone [...]

Race To Taste Cabarrus County, North Carolina

21 Plus Salute! Adult beverage options abound in the home of NASCAR. By Hope S. Philbrick If there’s one comment I hear most as a travel writer, it’s “What a fun job!” I’m not going to [...]

Bite Into Hendersonville, North Carolina

North Carolina’s apple capital offers great tastes, views, entertainment and adventures. Plus, in Hendersonville, fun is sometimes free. By Hope S. Philbrick North Carolina’s apple capital is located 22 miles south of Asheville: Henderson County grows [...]

The Ghastly Dreadfuls [2017 Update]

The Center for Puppetry Arts unearths a Halloween tradition October 11-28, 2017—and it’s exclusively for ADULTS! Atlanta, Ga., Halloween tradition awakens from the dead for spooky delights. The Ghastly Dreadfuls return from the afterlife at Center for [...]

9+ Warm Fuzzy Reasons to Visit Banner Elk, North Carolina

Small Town, Big Heart. By Hope S. Philbrick Banner Elk, North Carolina is a one-stoplight town. If you’re arriving from some bigger community where traffic lights are commonplace, you may not personally register the fact that [...]

Euphoria = Epic Food, Drink & Music Festival

Join the fun in Greenville, South Carolina, September 21-24, 2017 By Chris Chamberlain As part of my gig as a food, drink and travel writer, I have the opportunity to visit food festivals all over the [...]

Barnsley Resort [Romantic Escape]

Rekindle romance at this elegant retreat in Adairsville, Georgia. One His + Hers itinerary includes shooting lessons and a couples spa treatment, plus upscale dining and accommodations. By Hope S. Philbrick If it were possible to [...]

[UPDATE] 4 Best Zip-Line Courses in the Southeast U.S.A. [Video]

Fast times. Find thrills and surprises at four zip-line courses in the southeastern United States. By Hope S. Philbrick Who says a TV show can’t change your life? It was thanks to episodes on shows like [...]

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