Category Archives: Beyond Virginia

10 Exciting Things to Do in Bristol TN & VA (Beyond NASCAR)

One of the most underrated cities in Southwest Virginia (and eastern Tennessee!) is Bristol. This is a guide to the best things to do in Bristol TN and VA. It also includes some other attractions close by. We have decided to create this guide as one because, let’s be honest, it just makes sense.  So […]

7 Gorgeous Lighthouses in North Carolina That You Must Visit

Bodie Island Lighthouse

If you love lighthouses as much as I do, then you will love checking out these beautiful lighthouses in North Carolina!   While only 7 remain in operation today, you can visit them all whether it be from the inside or from afar!  This guide details all of those North Carolina lighthouses, their history, and how […]

10 Unique and Delicious Things to do in Rocky Mount, NC

Best things to do in Rocky Mount NC

Not too many people opt for a trip to Rocky Mount as a final destination… but, there are some really cool things to do in Rocky Mount NC! This guide will detail some of our favorites in the North Carolina city! Rocky Mount is more than just a pit-stop, but it took me years to […]

10 Best Hikes near Charlotte, NC for All Levels (+ Map!)

Hiking trails near Charlotte North Carolina

I sometimes forget about how much nature surrounds Charlotte and how it is the perfect base for nature opportunities. These are the best hikes near Charlotte NC for all skill levels. I grew up in an area of the United States (Richmond, VA) where mountains were not my backyard and I always envied those that […]