Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

19 Best Things to Do in Williamsburg VA (+ Nearby Attractions!)

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Are you planning to visit Williamsburg? This guide details the best things to do in Williamsburg VA for first-time travelers – read on! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in another era? While we haven’t yet invented time machines, you can come as close as possible to traveling back in […]

20 Best Things to Do in Jacksonville NC (+ Nearby Attractions!)

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One of the most underrated places to visit in North Carolina is the city of Jacksonville. These are the best things to do in Jacksonville NC – from historical attractions to delicious coffee shops and beyond! Jacksonville is often a familiar name as it is the home of Camp Lejeune, the largest Marine base on […]

13 Best Things to Do in Fredericksburg, VA (+ Where to Eat)

Chatham Manor in Fredericksburg

A fantastic stop in between Richmond and Washington DC is the city of Fredericksburg, VA. This is a guide to the best things to do in Fredericksburg VA for first-time visitors. Over the years, whenever I made a day or weekend trip from Richmond up to Northern VA or DC, my family would often stop […]

27 Amazing Things to Do in Asheville, NC (+ Nearby Attractions!)

Best things to do in Asheville NC

Are you looking for the best things to do in Asheville NC for your upcoming trip? This guide takes you through the best Asheville attractions, including historical sites, restaurants, and more! There is so much more to Asheville than the Biltmore and the last decade has brought a lot of creativity and innovation into the […]

11 Exciting (and Easy!) Day Trips from Virginia Beach

Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge

Most people that visit Virginia Beach stay in Virginia Beach. However, there are some really amazing day trips from Virginia Beach that you should consider if you have more than merely a couple of days in the coastal city! This guide details some of my favorite Virginia Beach day trips, including wildlife refuges, Eastern Shore […]