National Parks are open for business and offer an out-of-doors, socially distanced, alternative that is really fun. You’ll get some exercise and it’s a destination you can enjoy with relative safety. There are a number of National Parks along the eastern seaboard that can be accessed within a days-plus drive. [...]
Many restaurants in the Triangle offer a wonderful meal and ambiance for a Valentine's Day Dinner.
Weekend Getaways in North Carolina perfect for Valentine's Day include Charlotte, Boone & Blowing Rock, Asheville, and The Outer Banks.
For the 2019/20 ski season, Beech Mountain has placed into service major upgrades to their snowmaking system. “Snowmaking is the backbone of our business and we’re always focused on ways to increase output,” said resort general manager Ryan Costin. Additionally, for night skiers and snowboarders, they have added 17 light towers with 34 LED slope lights. This year Sugar [...]
Lets face it…we are spoiled. Living in central North Carolina we have access to mountains and beaches just a short drive away. And each destination has many different personalities from an arts-centric trip to Asheville to a fishing trip to Ocracoke. Yes, we are spoiled and it’s difficult to justify leaving the Carolinas to vacation [...]
Just about one hour’s drive to the south of the Triangle is a gem known as the Pinehurst/Southern Pines area. It’s known for its great golf courses, but its reputation as a retirement destination continues to grow. While the central region of North Carolina known as the Sandhills had been settled by Highland Scots since the early 1700s, the area was at first slow to develop. [...]
Does Europe have a big checkmark next to it on your bucket list with a “been there, done that” sense of accomplishment? Not so fast, my friends. Here are a few of our favorite culinary and cultural hidden gems (outside France and Italy) that may prompt you to find [...]
Aweekend-long cruise May 10-13 to demonstrate the potential for a small boat cruise industry in the Albemarle region will be sponsored by the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR). “This cruise is the first of its kind to explore the deep history, natural beauty, and cultural treasures of northeastern North Carolina,” said Susi H. Hamilton, NCDNCR Secretary. "It [...]
The Greenbrier has been a favorite destination for more than 200 years. Set among the Alleghany Mountains in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., The Greenbrier is a luxury resort synonymous with Southern hospitality. With a history dating back 240 years, The Greenbrier has been host to presidents, celebrities, and generations of families on its 11,000 acres featuring golf courses, dining, a [...]
The decorations are put away and the guest have gone home... you made it through the holidays! Now you need to rejuvenate yourself for the new year. Whether it’s just you or with a special someone (Valentine’s is around the corner), Sanderling Resort is the perfect escape. Most know of the Outer Banks and how crossing the bridge transports you [...]