4 Tips For Exploring Your Own Backyard

Do you ever get the craving to take a road trip? Some people have salt water in their veins and have this compulsion to visit the beach, but I just need the open road. I can always tell when we haven’t been out on an adventure in a while because life gets really boring and my outlook gets kind of dreary. If you need a road trip, but can’t afford […]


North Carolina Transportation Museum

We love visiting museums that show us a piece of history. Recently my friend Dawn and her family took the opportunity to tour the North Carolina Transportation Museum. This looks like the kind of place my kids would love!


Travel Memories Grandfather Mountain

Travel Memories Grandfather Mountain We all have those classic shots that capture travel memories without having to say one word. Each Saturday morning, Michelle and I post photos that express emotion, tell a story or make you wish you could be there. Make sure you hop over to A Local Wander to see what travel memories she is sharing! A few years ago my family went on a vacation to […]


Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina

A few years ago, my family visited Grandfather Mountain in Linville, North Carolina (about 70 miles from Asheville). This is an amazing vacation destination – but not for the faint of heart. By the time you get to the top of the mountain, you literally feel like you are on top of the world.