Author Archives: Megan Starr

My Relaxing Getaway to Mount Ida Farm & Vineyard (+ How to Book!)

Mount Ida Farm & Vineyard

One of the best things about being from Central Virginia is that I am constantly learning about new and cool places that I have to add to my list of places to visit in the region. So, I was super excited when I learned about Mount Ida Farm & Vineyard because I instantly knew that […]

5 Fantastic Hiking Trails in Frederick, MD (+ Nearby!)

Annapolis Rock

Are you looking for the best hiking trails in Frederick, Maryland (and nearby)? This guide covers some of the top opportunities for hiking in Frederick, MD, including ones for all skill levels! Did I miss any of the best Frederick, Maryland hiking trails? Let me know in the comments! I moved to Frederick, Maryland, from […]

18 Best Things to Do in Alexandria, Virginia (2024 Guide)

Diving into the best things to do in Alexandria, VA (Waterfront)

Are you looking for the best things to do in Alexandria, VA? This guide has you covered, from historical attractions to the top places to eat (and grab a cup of coffee)! I think Alexandria is the gem that gets overlooked in the DCA area, to be honest. And I highly encourage those visiting DC […]

Winter in Norfolk, VA: Christmas Events, Things to Do, & FAQ

Spending winter in Norfolk, VA

Are you looking to spend time this winter in Norfolk, VA? This guide will show you the best things to do in Norfolk in winter, as well as what to expect weather-wise. I will also talk about some of my favorite events if you are looking to spend Christmas in Norfolk, VA. I honestly think […]

8 Delicious Cafes and Coffee Shops in Norfolk, VA (+ Map!)

Vessel Craft Coffee is one of the best coffee shops in Norfolk, VA!

Looking for the best coffee shops in Norfolk, VA to get that cup of morning fuel? This guide showcases some of my favorite cafes in Norfolk, Virginia for those looking for some of the city’s tastiest coffee. These Norfolk coffee shops are spread out throughout the city, and while some suit my taste better than […]

22 Best Things to Do in Norfolk, VA (for First-Timers!)

Waterside Marina in Norfolk

Are you planning a trip to the Hampton Roads area and looking for the best things to do in Norfolk, VA? If so, keep reading! This guide shows you what to do in Norfolk, VA, including historical sights, green spaces, and much more! I have to admit, I never gave Norfolk much love growing up. […]