The greater Charlottesville area and Orange County are literally brimming with treasures and finds for a road tripping couple. Arts, culture, shopping, history, festivals, wine tasting….a Presidential Road Trip awaits.
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Folks in Waco know their gems and are more than happy to share them with visitors. This beautiful little city in the heart of Texas is lush and fertile partly in thanks to the gorgeous Brazos River and the Bosque River which meander through, providing an ambiance and an environment that attracts wildlife and birds as much as visitors.
It’s Spring again and that means that the hills are vibrant green, wildflowers are blooming, and wildlife is abundant for foothills nature hikes. One such hike just an hour from Sacramento and a half an hour from Marysville is a gorgeous jaunt to Beale Falls, also known as Fairy Falls by the locals.
You could literally trip through Yuba City and pass a little gem of a town. It’s a little pot of gold! It’s considered a nesting place among the Sierra Foothills. Founded in 1849, it was established as a distribution center for supplying the Gold Rush 49ers. There the Yuba River and Feather River converge and further downstream, the Feather flows into the Sacramento River.
A quick refreshing getaway to Sacramento, California is easier and more affordable than most.
There’s a town in California’s Nevada County that once seceded from the Union. The town is Rough and Ready. It’s located about 5 miles west of Grass Valley.
“Please don’t frighten the horses and do not hurry!” These words echo not only as a whimsical motto but as a reminder of the real goal held at Highland Ranch Guest Ranch, Northern California’s most beautiful destination for refined relaxation and impeccable hospitality.
Arriving in the Golden Isles of Georgia in the mid afternoon afforded us time to enjoy the gorgeous grounds and beautiful, several-hundred year-old majestic oaks covered in Spanish Moss, surrounding the pool at our hotel. The Plantation Village Best Western was a truly beautiful hotel property complete with lovely architecture, spacious grounds, a gazebo, massive […]
We realized it was time to end our getaway and head back to the conference’s closing ceremony. But I was content knowing that, in the course of our day playing hooky, we discovered Atlantis.
Few road trips offer the education, fun, and adventure of the Washington DC/Baltimore area.