Category Archives: Things to do

How to Visit the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia (Tips + Facts)

How to Visit the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia (Tips + Facts)

For years, I put the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia at the top of my home state travel list. I never knew why I had such a desire to visit but perhaps that region of Virginia was so unexplored by me and I knew my state like the back of my hand when it came […]

23 Best Things to Do in Annapolis, MD (+ Nearby Attractions!)

Historic Annapolis Maryland

Don’t forget to add Annapolis, the charming capital of Maryland, to your travel bucket list. There are many things to do in Annapolis that will make you fall in love with the city! Although you might think of beaches and overflowing DC traffic when you think of Maryland (sorry… I think the same of Northern […]

10 Best Things to Do in Chincoteague for First-Timers (+ Map)

Assateague Horse or Chincoteague Ponies - what to do in Chincoteague

Is Chincoteague on the top of your Virginia bucket list? If so, here are the best things to do in Chincoteague for first-time visitors! Chincoteague, Virginia was a place that I became familiar with almost immediately after moving to Virginia as a child. I partially blame my school’s librarian for introducing me to ‘Misty of […]

26 Wonderful Places to Visit in North Carolina

Chimney Rock State Park

North Carolina offers some of the East Coast’s most diverse scenery. We have selected several of the best places to visit in North Carolina for this round-up of some of the best the state has to offer! All of these places (and heaps more!) should be on every North Carolina bucket list. From natural destinations […]

19 Best Small Towns in Delaware for a Weekend Escape

Bethany Beach, DE - David Kay - Shutterstock.com

Delaware is not one of the first places people tend to include on their travel bucket lists, but it’s definitely worth a visit, especially if you’re looking for a Mid-Atlantic road trip! These are the best small towns in Delaware, including coastal towns and ones a bit off-the-path. We also included some cities on here […]

7 Wonderful National Parks in West Virginia (+ Historic Sites)

Best national parks in West Virginia

With its beautiful mountains and landscapes, it would be a shame to visit West Virginia and not make the most out of its stunning landscapes. As such, the state is home to many national parks, and it lies along the Appalachian Trail. This post showcases the best national parks in West Virginia, including the state’s […]