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Hiking Trips Near Charlotte

Getting outdoors with the family or mate sounds like an excellent way to socially distance, while getting some studio-free exercise and taking in the breathtaking scenes of WNC at the same time. Here is our list of accessible hikes that are all...

Get These NC Wineries on Your Summer 2019 Bucket List

Is there anything better than spending a beautiful summer day with friends visiting different vineyards and wine tasting? We don't think so. And, with more than 400 vineyards and 200 wineries in the state there's absolutely no shortage of incredible options. We've...

Road Tripping. Our Top Picks for Day Trips For a Getaway in Summer 2019

Three-day weekends offer the perfect excuse to strike out on a road trip to explore. And, you don't have to venture very far from the city or cover a lot of milage to enjoy the extra time off. Here are our top...

3 Idyllic Southern Getaways

Sometimes life just calls for a quick getaway. A sort of momentary pause from real life to venture out and explore a new place to experience something different can do wonders for the soul — and, let’s face it, our sanity. But,...

6 WNC Restaurants With A View That Are Ideal For a Fall Weekend Road Trip

We’ve already established that fall is the best time of the year for a road trip to the mountains, now we’ve put together a list of six must-visit restaurants in Western North Carolina that let you enjoy the beauty of the season with stunning...

7 Spots Perfect For Fall Glamping

Camping as a kid is an experience that I will always cherish. The excitement of sleeping outdoors, cooking on a campfire, and fresh air was hard to beat. Even now that I am older I still enjoy spending a relaxing night outside with nothing...

NC Wineries to Visit this Labor Day Weekend (or Any Weekend)

North Carolina is home to almost 200 wineries that are spread out across the state all the way from the sandy coast to the mountains. The website NCWine.org has a pretty extensive and user-friendly list / map of wineries across the state,...

4 Under The Radar NC Mountain Towns You Can Visit This Summer

While Asheville is typically the go-to when it comes to a trip to the mountains, there are several lesser known mountain towns that definitely shouldn't be overlooked. Here are four mountain towns that are within an easy drive of Charlotte and have plenty to...

9 Reasons To Make A Trip To The NC Mountains This Summer

During the fall people flock to the mountains to get a glimpse of the beautiful foliage, but there are plenty of reasons to take a quick road trip to the mountains during the summer as well. From special art installments by famous artists to...

Honeymoon 2017. What to Wear and Where to Go.

"CONGRATULATIONS, you're engaged!" After the proposal, the weeks of being blissfully blinded by that new rock on your finger and the thrill of saying "my fiancee," the stress of planning the wedding can tempt even the most resilient bride to consider eloping. Take heart and...

Great Weekend Getaways for this MLK Weekend.

The holidays are over which inevitably means we are now counting down the days until the next vacation. For those of us lucky enough to have Martin Luther King Monday off, that three day weekend is just days away. Considering a weekend trip? Many...

20 Road Trip Dates for October

There is always something to do in Charlotte, which is why we publish a popular Things To Do This Weekend feature every single week. But sometimes, the road beckons. Charlotte is in the perfect location to head out for a short trip to so...

Waterfront VRBOs still with availability for July 4th

When I think of July Fourth, it conjures some of my best summer memories. Whether spent with family down on Amelia Island, among friends on Lake Murray or Lake Norman, or grilling out in my backyard at home, it's one of my favorite holidays....

Where to stay, shop and indulge in Asheville, NC

Asheville, NC is one of those magical towns that you'll hate to leave and, somehow, always find your way back to. With quirky shops, eclectic eateries and unique watering holes lining its charming streets, there's always something new to see and taste. Though it's...

Scoop Road Trips : Where to stay, shop and indulge in Asheville, NC

Asheville, NC is one of those magical towns that you'll hate to leave and, somehow, always find your way back to. With quirky shops, eclectic eateries and unique watering holes lining its charming streets, there's always something new to see and taste. Though it's...

Where to snack, sip and shop in Savannah

Believe it or not, Savannah's not all ghost tours and girl scouts. The quaint Georgian town is as charming and beautiful as it is vibrant. With yesteryear appeal and a cultural pulse, it's a must-visit destination for any Charlottean looking for a quick getaway. The drive is under four...

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