Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

11 Places to Find the Prettiest Fall Foliage in Virginia

The Priest Wilderness

One thing I repeatedly miss not being in Virginia during fall are the colors. This guide showcases some of my favorite places for beautiful fall foliage in Virginia.  Many places on this list are the usual suspects as I have written this for those that may be visiting from out-of-state. But, there are a few […]

10 Exciting Things to Do in North Carolina in Spring (+ Tips)

Mingus Mill - Things to do in North Carolina in spring

There is something truly special about visiting North Carolina in spring. This guide details all the cool things to do in NC in spring! One of my favorite places to visit during spring was always North Carolina.  My southern neighbor always moved into the season at around the same time, but the state just seemed […]

10 Colorful (and Fun!) Things to Do in Virginia in Spring

Monticello in spring in Virginia

The arrival of spring have you amped up for some new activities and nature? These are the best things to do in Virginia in spring! Spring is one of the best times of the year to visit Virginia (pending you don’t have extreme allergies), and there are several things to do for kids, adults, families, […]

12 Festive Pumpkin Patches in Virginia (+ Corn Mazes!)

Pumpkin patches in Virginia (+ Virginia corn mazes)

Fall is a fantastic time to visit Virginia. And one of the best things to do is to visit the pumpkin patches in Virginia!  This guide discusses some of the most popular Virginia corn mazes and pumpkin patches to enjoy during fall. Let us know if we missed any of your favorite VA pumpkin patches […]

8 Reasons to Visit Washington DC in Spring (+ 2022 Festival Info)

Jefferson Memorial Washington DC in spring

There is no denying that visiting Washington DC in spring is at the top of many bucket lists. The Washington DC Cherry Blossom Festival is internationally known and worth a visit at least once! This guide details why you should visit Washington DC in spring – and trust me, there is more going on than […]