22 Things to Do in Brevard, NC + Where to Eat and Stay
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by Jason Barnette
1w ago
Brevard is a hub for outdoor recreation, scenic drives, and culture. It’s a foodie town. A college town. And home of the “Land of Waterfalls.” It’s the capital of cool mountain towns in western North Carolina. But don’t get me wrong – Asheville is the capital of cool cities in this part of the state. The town of art, culture, and breweries is about an hour to the north. Easy enough to visit on a day trip from Brevard. But after learning about the things to do in Brevard, why would you want to leave to go anywhere else? I’ve been visiting Brevard since my grandmother moved there in 2013. When I ..read more
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Travel Guide to the Best Restaurants in Brevard, NC + Where to Get Dessert
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by Jason Barnette
1w ago
Brevard is a mountain town, a hub for outdoor recreation, and the home of the “Land of Waterfalls.” But one thing most visitors don’t realize until they’ve arrived is that Brevard is a foodie town. Seafood, burgers, pizza, and desserts – if you want it, there is most likely a restaurant in town that has it. Many restaurants have outdoor seating on spacious patios to take advantage of the cool climate most of the year. But when rain or the bitter winter temperatures descend into the mountains, the indoor seating is comfortable – and some restaurants are gorgeously decorated. Trained chefs, pass ..read more
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The 15 Best Waterfalls in Brevard, NC + Trail Info and Parking
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by Jason Barnette
1w ago
Transylvania County is colloquially called the “Land of Waterfalls.” There are over 250 waterfalls within 20 miles of Brevard, the county seat, making it the perfect place to stay while chasing waterfalls. But before you plan the weekend getaway, you need to know a few things about the waterfalls. Brevard is a hub for outdoor recreation in western North Carolina. It’s between Pisgah National Forest and Nantahala National Forest, about half an hour from the Blue Ridge Parkway, surrounded by state parks and recreation areas. It’s also a foodie town. More than a dozen great local restaurants, cof ..read more
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20 Free Things to Do In Charleston, SC
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by Jason Barnette
1w ago
Hotels, restaurants, and parking. Charleston is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. But a weekend getaway can quickly drain your bank account. Fortunately, there are many free things to do – and some of these are the most iconic places to visit in Charleston. Walking is one of the best ways to explore the city’s architecture and history. From the historic Battery to the charming Rainbow Row, exploring Charleston by foot is free and fun. Go for a short drive to Mount Pleasant for even more scenic walks and a free national park site. No time to read now? Save th ..read more
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11 Things to Do in Findlay, Ohio + Where to Eat and Stay
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by Jason Barnette
2w ago
Findlay, Ohio, is a cultural and foodie hub in northwest Ohio. It’s a surprisingly large city in an otherwise rural area of the state, a city built on railroads and oil production. It’s a great weekend getaway destination with a luxurious downtown hotel, regional museums and performance venues, and savory food at local restaurants. I visited Findlay during an epic road trip through Ohio along the I-75 corridor between Toledo and Cincinnati. After visiting the nearby small towns of Perrysburg and Bowling Green, I was surprised by the “big city” when I turned onto Main Street. But my time in Fin ..read more
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Travel Guide to Exploring Fort Monroe National Monument in Virginia
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by Jason Barnette
2w ago
Freedom’s Fortress. Gibraltar of the Chesapeake. America’s largest stone fortress. Fort Monroe is famous for a lot of reasons. And now, visitors can walk the halls once traveled by presidents and poets. Fort Monroe National Monument was established in 2011. The National Park Service maintains the grounds – areas like the seawall trail and beaches – while the Fort Monroe Authority manages the visitor center and museum. The government entities keep the historic fort well-maintained and entertaining for visitors. Find out what you can do with a day trip visit to Fort Monroe National Monument, the ..read more
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How to See the Morris Island Lighthouse in Folly Beach, SC
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by Jason Barnette
2w ago
Lighthouses were once a vital navigational tool for mariners piloting ships into harbors. This was especially true in Charleston, Colonial America’s largest and most important port south of Philadelphia. The Morris Island Lighthouse was built in 1876, the last of three lighthouses on the disappearing island. The Morris Island Lighthouse is South Carolina’s tallest at 161 feet tall. If it were open to the public, you would have 203 steps to the top of the circular brick lighthouse. Decommissioned in 1962, it’s one of ten lighthouses still standing in the state. Learn how to see the spectacular ..read more
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The 20 National Park Sites in the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse
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by Jason Barnette
1M ago
Days Hours Minutes Seconds April 8, 2024 Days Hours Minutes Seconds April 8, 2024 When the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse sweeps across the country, 20 national park sites will be in the Path of Totality. However, not all national park sites are the same. Before rushing to make plans to experience totality in one of the national parks, you might want to read about the viewing locations for an eclipse. Hint: it’s not looking good for the two national parks in the eclipse path. Historically, southwest Texas has the best chance for clear skies in early April. Generally, any national park site e ..read more
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10 Best State Parks to See the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse
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by Jason Barnette
1M ago
Days Hours Minutes Seconds April 8, 2024 Days Hours Minutes Seconds April 8, 2024 The total solar eclipse sweeps across the country in early April. It’s a great time of year for early spring outdoor adventures in state parks – but only in the southernmost states in the eclipse’s path. The best state parks for the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse have campgrounds and ample viewing locations for experiencing totality. Historically, southwest Texas has the slightest chance of clouds in early April. Places in the Path of Totality between Texas and southern Illinois have a medium chance, while all ..read more
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Best Places to See the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse in Maine
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by Jason Barnette
1M ago
Days Hours Minutes Seconds April 8, 2024 Days Hours Minutes Seconds April 8, 2024 After crossing the country from Texas, the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse exits after passing across Maine. There are a couple of travel destinations to visit for a slim chance of seeing the eclipse. But these places are great for a weekend getaway, so the eclipse might be an excuse for an early spring adventure. Historically, Maine has a high chance of clouds in early April. Daytime highs only reach the upper 40s, and overnight lows dip into the lower 30s. Winter weather is likely until about mid-April. An int ..read more
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