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Why Everyone Needs To Spend A WeekendAt Lazy Bear Lodge B&B PullOverAndLetMeOut

Why Everyone Needs To Spend A Weekend At The Lazy Bear Lodge

When we realized we’d be without the kid for an entire weekend, we were positively giddy. What will we do? We pondered. We’ll head to the mountains! That’s how it all started. I had no idea when I discovered Lazy Bear Lodge in Valle Crucis, North Carolina just how much we’d enjoy a weekend getaway. It was emphatically therapeutic and has me telling everyone, you need to go.   Mountain Retreat The…
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Dirty Dancing Mountain Lake Lodge

Stay At the Resort Where ‘Dirty Dancing’ was Filmed and Have the Time of Your Life

In 1987, the iconic film, Dirty Dancing, was released and became a surprise box office success. The low-budget film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey went on to become an all-time classic movie with sustained popularity inspiring fans to seek out the serene location where Dirty Dancing was filmed. Mountain Lake Lodge in Pembroke, Virginia attracts guests from around the world to enjoy an outdoor adventure in the…
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Things to do in Huntsville, Alabama

Things To Do in Huntsville, Alabama and Why I’m a Raving Fan

I traveled to Huntsville, Alabama to attend the TBEX North America Conference. Being my first major travel blogger convention, I journeyed there intending to meet fellow travel bloggers, learn as much as possible to optimize my site and make it beautiful, and maybe, just maybe, squeeze in a little sight-seeing along the way. I had no idea upon my arrival as I stood to wait for the hotel…
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Washington Duke Inn and JB Duke Hotel

Washington Duke Inn and JB Duke Hotel; Two Hidden Gems at Duke University

The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club and JB Duke Hotels are two incredible hidden gems at Duke University. I’ve lived in the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) since the early 90s and had no idea Duke University, famous for academics, medicine, and sports, also offers stellar accommodations. Not just one, but two first-class uniquely-styled hotels sit tucked in the Duke Forest on the edge of this picturesque…
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Solo Road Trip 101 – How to Have Fun and Stay Safe

There's nothing more fun or freeing than hitting the open road for a much-needed change of scenery or excursion. Though traveling alone can be a great way to clear your head and de-stress, it's important to make personal safety your first priority. Here are a few helpful tips to remember when planning a solo road adventure. Leave Your Itinerary Behind Before leaving town, make sure you've shared your…
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100 Reasons to Visit The Dillard House

Okay, I'm not really going to list one hundred reasons to visit The Dillard House, but take my word for it, there are at least 100. In 1917, Carrie and Arthur Dillard opened what is the present-day Dillard House in the North Georgia Mountains when they welcomed their first lodger. Today, after one-hundred years and thousands of guests later, Dillard House Inn in Dillard, Georgia is celebrating a…
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