Category Archives: Things to do

Virginia Beach in Winter: 11 Things to Do + Seasonal Tips

Holiday lights in VA Beach via cw (Flickr CC BY 2.0)

When most people imagine their winter vacation, their first instinct isn’t to go to the beach. But if you’ve been trying to find the right destination for your winter break, then visiting Virginia Beach in winter is the place to be! Although Virginia Beach isn’t too warm in the winter, you can still find a […]

10 Best Golf Courses in Virginia to Play in 2022

Golden Horseshoe Golf Club via Ron Cogswell (CC BY 2.0

Choosing the 10 best golf courses in Virginia is no easy feat. The state is home to many pro-level clubs, most of which are open to the public for a round at any time.  There’s plenty of good gameplay to be had, and as a bonus, the scenery is amazing! Whether you’re a beginner, an […]

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 […]

Great Smoky Mountains in Winter: Things to Do + Seasonal Tips

Cabin in winter in the Smoky Mountains

Visiting the Great Smoky Mountains in winter offers travelers a chance to see one of Tennessee’s (and North Carolina’s!) most famous destinations during a serene and beautiful time of the year. This guide discusses what you can do during winter in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (and beyond), including some travel tips and weather insight! […]

15 Festive Christmas Tree Farms in North Carolina (+ Choose & Cut Options!)

NC Christmas Tree Farms

Although fake trees have grown more and more popular around Christmas because of their affordability, safety, and durability, real Christmas trees have never lost their charm and allure. Having a real tree in your home can truly take you back to the times when you were a child enjoying the holiday with family, and the […]

15 Cozy Things to Do in Asheville NC in Winter (+ Seasonal Tips)

Biltmore Estate at Christmas - Delaney Juarez -Shutterstock.com

Are you visiting Asheville NC in winter? This guide will detail all the wonderful things to do, winter activities, and what to expect for your trip! Asheville is a city in North Carolina located near the Blue Ridge Mountains. Known for the Biltmore Estate, America’s largest home, the city is home to plenty of activities […]