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North Carolina, Travel

What’s Your Favorite Beach in The Mountains of North Carolina?

Lake James State Park is located near Nebo, NC and covers over 3,707 acres and borders 6,510-acre lake offering over 25 miles of trails (15 of which open to mountain biking), swimming, fishing, kayaking, boating and more. The lake is known to be one of the cleanest in the state of North Carolina bringing visitors from the nearby Burke and […]

Lake Norman, North Carolina, Travel

Top 6 Lake Norman Playgrounds for All Ages

#1 Robbins Park Robbins Park is located on 17738 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius, NC 28031. It is a wonderful natural construction with interactive wooded animal creatures curved on the wooded part of the structure for kids to look for as they play around. The Park is extremely clean and very well maintained with bathroom facilities located near the playground right […]

Lake Norman, North Carolina, Travel

Lake Norman State Park Hiking With Young Kids

Covering over 32,475 acres and with 520 miles of shoreline and a surface area the man-made Norman Lake in North Carolina is known as the “inland sea” and has been a travel destination for over 50 years and a reliable source of power and water for the region. When we first moved to Charlotte and were researching easy hikes with […]

Berkshires, Massachusetts, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Travel

Best Day Out In The Berkshires

Nestled among the beautiful hills of the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts in the small town of Hancock only minutes from Pittsfield, MA, and Albany, NY with population of only 717 residents, is where you’ll find this absolute treasure of a spot for kids of all ages with views like no others. Ioka Valley farm was first established in 1936 and […]

Berkshires, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Travel

Would You Have The Delight of Dropping In at the Zucchini Fest in West Stockbridge

You would probably not believe me if I told you that there is a town right in the heart of the Berkshires that runs a festival every year solely dedicated to a mid size green vegetable that you most likely have in your fridge right now.  If you read to the end of this post  we might even help you […]

Berkshires, Massachusetts, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Travel, Waterfalls

Tannery Falls: Magnificent Falls If You Can Find Them

With over 50 miles of wooded trails inviting nature lovers to year-round recreational access in a rural setting, Savoy Mountain is situated on the top of the Hoosac Mountain Range, which is an extension of the Green Mountains of Vermont and the first mountain barrier encountered rising west of the Connecticut River Valley. Open year round from sunrise to sunset […]

Berkshires, Hikes, Massachusetts, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Travel

Babbling Falls and Tranquil Hike to Majestic Views: Chapel Brook Falls

A windy country road passing straight through the town of Ashfield, MA brought us to this beautiful hidden gem tuck away in the foothills of the Berkshires. We were pleasantly surprised to have gotten here at the right time for a Saturday morning Farmers Market offering a wide variety of handmade food, baking goods and crafts of all kinds. There […]