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Small Town Travel Series: Things to do in Bristol, VA

Small Town Travel Series: Things to do in Bristol, VA Olivia and I absolutely fell in love with the charm of downtown Bristol VA. The town is very unique in that the main street yellow lines actually divide the town in half, where one-half of the street is in Virginia and the other half is… Continue reading Small Town Travel Series: Things to do in Bristol, VA

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Small Town Travel Series: Things to do in Marion, VA

Small Town Travel Series: Things to do in Marion, VA Marion, Va is a tiny town located in Smyth County Virginia. However, small towns aren't what they once were. Marion may be small, but the businesses downtown are thriving. Known as "America's Coolest Hometown," this adorable town in Southwestern Virginia is certainly worth a short… Continue reading Small Town Travel Series: Things to do in Marion, VA

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Gordonsville’s Famous Fried Chicken Festival

I was invited to attend and showcase Gordonsville’s Famous Fried Chicken Festival last weekend, and boy was it an experience! I’ve never seen so many lines of people waiting to get their hands on freshly-cooked fried chicken… and it was worth the wait! On this trip, I simply went up for the day in order… Continue reading Gordonsville’s Famous Fried Chicken Festival

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Springfield Distillery & Springfield 1842 Cabins | Halifax VA’s Best Kept Secret

Springfield Distillery: Springfield Distillery is located on River Rd. in Halifax VA, about 30 minutes from Danville, VA. Springfield is truly an amazing local gem, with outstanding drinks - and yet, I have found that so many people in Danville still don't realize that it even exists. So, you're welcome for introducing you to your new… Continue reading Springfield Distillery & Springfield 1842 Cabins | Halifax VA’s Best Kept Secret

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The Trellis Bar and Grill | Fine Dining in Williamsburg, VA

Fine Dining in Williamsburg, VA: The Trellis Bar and Grill James and I traveled to Williamsburg, VA to create content for Water Country USA, and you can view my video and blog here. However, our trip was taken to a new level when we had the absolute pleasure of dining at The Trellis Bar and Grill… Continue reading The Trellis Bar and Grill | Fine Dining in Williamsburg, VA

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Water Country USA | Virginia’s Largest Water Park

Water Country USA: Virginia's Largest Water Park James and I were lucky enough to partner with Water Country USA to celebrate my last weekend of summer! We spent the entire day acting like big kids - riding all of the thrilling slides and rides that Water Country USA has to offer! We even rode some… Continue reading Water Country USA | Virginia’s Largest Water Park

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The Best Wineries in Virginia | An Ultimate Two Day Itinerary + Dining Highlights

The Best Wineries in Virginia  I'm not sure if people realize it or not, but there is actually a huge number of wineries in Virginia. There are a few scattered throughout the state; however, most of the wineries are located in Central Virginia, between Nellysford and Charlottesville. There is a popular stretch of road called… Continue reading The Best Wineries in Virginia | An Ultimate Two Day Itinerary + Dining Highlights

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The Mark Addy Inn | The Perfect B&B for a Weekend of VA Wine | Nellysford, VA

The Mark Addy Inn: We set off on another Girls Trip to tour the best Wineries and Breweries in Virginia; and The Mark Addy Inn so graciously hosted us during our two night exploration! I have recently fallen head-over-heels in love with staying in bed and breakfast style hotels - and The Mark Addy Inn… Continue reading The Mark Addy Inn | The Perfect B&B for a Weekend of VA Wine | Nellysford, VA

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The VA Beach Neptune Festival | Upcoming 2018 Summer Events

The Legend of King Neptune: According to legend, Neptune was a Roman God who ruled the seas. He carried his trident and was pulled by a team of dolphins, calming the sea along the way. Each year, the Neptune Festival selects members of the VA Beach community to play the part of Neptune and his… Continue reading The VA Beach Neptune Festival | Upcoming 2018 Summer Events

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Terrapin Restaurant | Exquisite VA Beach Fine Dining

VA Beach Fine Dining Terrapin Restaurant Experiencing new, local restaurants is one of my absolute favorite parts of traveling, and Terrapin Restaurant in VA Beach did not disappoint! My mother and I were kindly hosted by Terrapin for a 3-course wine-paring dinner - and Terrapin's managing partner, Brian Williams, was an outstanding host! Terrapin Restaurant is a farm-to-table style, fine… Continue reading Terrapin Restaurant | Exquisite VA Beach Fine Dining