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15+ Date Night Ideas in Covington, Georgia

Covington, Georgia does not suck…despite what you may have heard about its vampires. By Hope S. Philbrick One trip to Covington, Georgia, and my husband and I are binge-watching “The Vampire Diaries” like a couple of [...]

Candlelight Forest Treehouses

Reach new heights of glamping in Chickamauga, Georgia By Hope S. Philbrick Enjoy genuine romantic privacy—a real feeling of “getting away from it all”, without compromising on essentials like a real mattress and a flushing toilet—surrounded [...]

“Morning in the Mountains”

New cookbook from the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association. Here’s a gift idea for the breakfast lover on your list: “Morning in the Mountains” shares recipes from all 15 members of the Asheville Bed & Breakfast [...]

Sweet Biscuit Inn

Charming comfort in Asheville, North Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick “It feels like an apartment!” I said when opening the door of my guestroom to Claudia Hickl, who owns and operates Sweet Biscuit Inn with her [...]

In Season: Dollywood [2017 Christmas Update]

“If you see someone without a smile, give them yours.” —Dolly Parton Adults-oriented amusements abound, from thrill rides to seasonal performances. Smoky Mountain Christmas features 4 million lights, a colorful parade, and other themed treats. By [...]

Valhalla Resort Hotel

New adults-oriented upscale retreat at Innsbruck in Helen, Georgia. “Where old world charm meets Southern hospitality.” By Hope S. Philbrick It’s clear that the designer of the guestrooms at Valhalla Resort Hotel in Helen, Georgia, has [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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