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Love and Guns: Fire Up Valentine’s Day

Bored of dinner and a movie on Valentine's Day? Check out your local shooting range. I can't think of a better way to spend a romantic day.
International Civil Rights Center and Museum, Greensboro, NC

International Civil Rights Center and Museum

I recently visited the International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro, NC, and today on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I am remembering and pondering all I learned there.
Biltmore Estate

Visiting the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC

The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC, is America's Largest Home and a fascinating glimpse into high-society life. With a farm, winery, shopping, and outdoor adventures, it's a perfect family destination.

2012 Travel In Review

While I've always enjoyed traveling, the past year was the first that I embraced travel as a passion and looked at every step beyond my front door from a travel writer's perspective. It's pretty amazing to view your travels in that manner. It's not just a vacation, day trip, or field trip, but a way to experience more in life, learn more about myself, and share that with others.
US National Whitewater Center Charlotte NC

Whitewater Rafting for the Family in Charlotte, NC

While whitewater delivers the big splash at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, NC, it’s really just the centerpiece of a total outdoor adventure theme park. Mountain biking, hiking, zip lining, rock climbing, eco-trekking, and more are set throughout the sprawling 400-acre, wooded area. This is Disney World for a rugged, active outdoor enthusiast.