Best Of: A Long Weekend in West Virginia

Blackwater Falls State Park West Virginia

The neighboring towns of Thomas and Davis make a perfect home base for exploring wild and wonderful Tucker County, West Virginia. Read on for tips to help you plan a trip to #AlmostHeaven this summer. Sign up now to receive travel tips + updates from the road! Introduction I recently had the chance to visit the Monongahela Forest area of West Virginia for a three-day weekend. Is it just me, or is it hard to think about West Virginia without[Read more]

Best Of: Capitol Hill

50 Things to do in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Sign up now to receive travel tips + updates from the road! The next time you find yourself in D.C. for a long weekend, or even just a few hours, here’s my ultimate Capitol Hill bucket list of what to eat, drink, and do in this historic and ever-changing part of our Nation’s Capital. Locals know that Washington, D.C. is more than just government buildings. In many ways,[Read more]

Best Of: Bar Harbor, Maine (During the Off-Season)

Cadillac Mountain Sunrise

Sign up now to receive travel tips + updates from the road! I had a road trip to remember exploring coastal Maine in November. From hanging out with the locals in Bar Harbor to having the whole of Acadia National Park to yourself, Maine in the off-season is pretty much perfect. Read on for a guide of what to do, where to stay, and what to eat during your next fall or winter trip to downeast Maine. What to Expect[Read more]

Best Of: Asheville, NC

Biscuit Head Asheville North Carolina

A three-day itinerary of what to eat, drink and do… that doesn’t include the Biltmore. Sign up now to receive travel tips + updates from the road! Confession: I have been meaning to visit Asheville, North Carolina for years. It has been described to me by various East Coast friends as no less than charming, delicious, eclectic and outdoorsy. Since that is a short list of my favorite things, I really had no excuse not to have visited. But for[Read more]

Ready for October – a Nationals Park baseball food guide

Devils Backbone View Earned Run Ale Nationals

Do you feel it? At long last, fall is in the air in D.C. The changing seasons bring mixed emotions. First, the pros: changing leaves, no more humidity, all pumpkin everything, and holidays just around the corner. But there’s one big downside. As much as I don’t want to admit it, baseball season is almost over. Even still, this year I am hanging on to a silver lining. The playoffs are here and the Washington Nationals finished out the season[Read more]