If you’re looking for the best outdoor things to do near Boone, North Carolina, we’ve got you covered. Boone is known for beautiful views on the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway, fun attractions like Tweetsie Railroad, and plenty of fun things to do suck as hiking at Moses Cone Memorial Park or scenic drives along the […]
Alan and I have long talked about an Outer Banks lighthouses road trip. The idea of slowly traveling along the North Carolina Coast while visiting and photographing historical lighthouses is our kind of boomer travel fun. In this article, you’ll learn the best route and which lighthouses to include in an Outer Banks lighthouse itinerary. […]
Are you looking for North Carolina coast road trip ideas? In Onslow County, the wide expanse of sandy beaches, marshy estuaries and unpopulated barrier islands make for an appealing boomer travel adventure. Featured contributor, Debi Lander of ByLanderSea, recently explored this area of the North Carolina coast for My Itchy Travel Feet. On a trip […]
Fall in the South is a gorgeous time for a road trip. Ask me, this Georgia girl knows what she’s talking about. However now that I live in Montana, I’ve lost touch with the South’s secret leaf-peeping destinations. Luckily for us, Tennessee native, James Richardson, knows where to go. Read his tips on how to […]
If you’re looking for easy hikes in the Smoky Mountains, you’ve come to the right place. Like many boomers. Alan and I like to include hikes in our national park trips. We know that you do, too. While it’s important to challenge ourselves on moderately strenuous trails, sometimes all we want to do is stroll […]
Recently, guest contributor, Cheryl Rodewig, took us on a lovely Autumn Escape to Hendersonville, North Carolina. Now she’s back to reveal some of her tried and true tips for hiking in Hendersonville. The Blue Ridge Mountains fringe the western edge of North Carolina. They’re filled with dozens of waterfalls, hundreds of miles of trails and […]
The autumn season is definitely New England’s time to shine. However there are quite a few alternatives that offer beautiful leaf peeping without the crowds that typically flock to the Northeast. When it comes to fall road trips, some of America’s smallest towns offer the most charming experiences. Guest contributor, Cheryl Rodewig, takes us on […]
Experiencing a Biltmore House Christmas at the Biltmore House Estate in Asheville, North Carolina is the epitome of holiday celebrations. From soaking up the sun on exotic beaches to enjoying winter wonderland scenery from a log cabin, there are many ways to celebrate the holidays. But Christmas at the Biltmore tops them all. Featured contributor […]
I had driven by Old Salem Museum & Gardens (official website) many times on trips to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to watch Georgia Tech play Wake Forest in football. The journey was only a few hours from my home in Roanoke, Virginia. But, for one reason or another, I never took the time to visit Old […]
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