Two Day 30 Mile Backpacking Trip on the Appalachian Trail

I had no idea what I was getting myself into, but I am all in when it comes to backpacking l. The sky is still dark when we left for the mountains of Hot Springs, North Carolina. I took a nap while my friend is behind the wheel and the three-hour drive flew by. WeContinue reading “Two Day 30 Mile Backpacking Trip on the Appalachian Trail”

How to have a COVID-Friendly Cozy Mountain Escape at Lake Lure, NC

After three months cooped up at home since the beginning of the virus outbreak, visiting Lake Lure for vacation is a breath of fresh air. Fresh mountain air that is. As the roads begin to wind and the air temperature cools by a few degrees I know we are getting close. I travel with myContinue reading “How to have a COVID-Friendly Cozy Mountain Escape at Lake Lure, NC”

How to Spend Three Days Celebrating Christmas in Walnut Cove, North Carolina

When you begin to see rustic red barns, wrap around porches, and large fields with grazing cattle you have made it to Walnut Cove, North Carolina. Walnut Cove is a quaint mountain town where the tea is sweet and the accents thick with a southern twang. Located nearby Winston-Salem and Hanging Rock State Park WalnutContinue reading “How to Spend Three Days Celebrating Christmas in Walnut Cove, North Carolina”

Best North Carolina Beaches to Visit on Labor Day

The beaches of North Carolina have a fun island lifestyle, fresh seafood cusine, and outdoor activities for everyone’s ideal Memorial Day.

Spring Hiking with Wild Ponies in Grayson Highlands, VA

The warm pink of the sunset over the mountains reminds me of lemonade and wild memories of summertime.

Asheville Is My Favorite Free-Spirited Mountainous City In The U.S.

Asheville, NC With only a weekend excursion it is hard to know what to see in Asheville, NC.  Yet, in only a couple of days in Asheville, you will feel rejuvenated and inspired. The relaxed hippy vibes and art galleries that scattered the city makes this a unique place of North Carolina. What do seeContinue reading “Asheville Is My Favorite Free-Spirited Mountainous City In The U.S.”

Every Nicholas Sparks Fan Will Love Roaming Southport, NC

When the movie ‘Safe Haven’ hit theaters I immediately was in love. Short after I saw the movie I went out and bought the famous Nicholas Sparks books so I could read the full story. Southport houses the romantic setting of this epic tale. Locals fishing off the pier, historical homes set facing the sea,Continue reading “Every Nicholas Sparks Fan Will Love Roaming Southport, NC”

Freeman Park at Carolina Beach~ Beach Camping Gone Wrong

Sleep came with ease with the sound of the ocean humming in the background. I could wake up on the beach every morning.

A Day Trip to the Riverfront City of New Bern

  It was a short hour drive to the adorable little town overlooking the water. Here is how we spent our Saturday and my suggested itinerary for a day trip to New Bern. 11am The Park First we stopped by the park. The city overlooks the bay, and the view was fantastic. The park wasContinue reading “A Day Trip to the Riverfront City of New Bern”

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