north carolina · Travel

Bryson City Travel Guide | Trip Recap & Dining Highlights

Bryson City Travel Guide:Bryson City is an absolutely gorgeous small town, nestled in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Bryson City is about 1 hour from Asheville, NC and about 1.5 hours from Gatlinburg, TN. Outdoor lovers, thrill seekers, foodies, and pretty much anyone else can all find something nearby to do and enjoy! Lodging… Continue reading Bryson City Travel Guide | Trip Recap & Dining Highlights

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NC’s Best Boutique Mountain Spa Resort | Lakeview at Fontana

Lakeview at Fontana A North Carolina Boutique Mountain Spa Resort: I had the incredible pleasure of working with Lakeview at Fontana in creating this travel highlight for them. Lakeview at Fontana is a rustic, yet chic boutique mountain spa resort located on Fontana Lake in Bryson City, NC. The views are insane and everyone that… Continue reading NC’s Best Boutique Mountain Spa Resort | Lakeview at Fontana

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Carolina Beach Travel Guide | The Best Things to Do and Eat

Background: There are actually several parts to this particular trip. We planned our 3 night stay in Carolina Beach months ago. However, we found out that it was supposed to rain during most of our trip. Therefore, we decided to go one night early and stay in Wilmington, NC, which is about 20 minutes away.… Continue reading Carolina Beach Travel Guide | The Best Things to Do and Eat

north carolina · Travel · Wine · Wine Festivals

Hillsborough, NC | Weaver Street Market Wine Show

Hillsborough, NC Hillsborough, NC is an adorable small town with tons of great restaurants! It is right outside of Durham, NC and not too far from Raleigh! Weaver Street Market Wine Show: The Weaver Street Market is a Co-Op styled grocery store and eatery in Hillsborough, NC. They sell farm fresh, local produce, meats, house-holds,… Continue reading Hillsborough, NC | Weaver Street Market Wine Show

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The Yadkin Valley | Largest Wine Valley in NC

The Biggest Wine Valley in North Carolina We set out on yet another road trip on December 27.  Our plan was to taste a lot of wine and visit downtown Mount Airy, NC, which is known as modern day "Mayberry". This area is known as the Yadkin Valley of North Carolina...and if you like wine… Continue reading The Yadkin Valley | Largest Wine Valley in NC

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Carolina Beach: A Personal Journey

So, here is the background to this trip... This trip was planned months ago for my mom's 60th birthday. This has quickly become our favorite beach, for many reasons, which I will get to later. What was not planned was the passing of my father and me getting sick all in the same week leading… Continue reading Carolina Beach: A Personal Journey