March 4, 2011.Reading time 3 minutes.
Just down the road a bit from yesterday’s feature, the Grove Park Inn, is the lovely Inn at Biltmore Estate.No, you do not get to stay at THE Biltmore Estate, seen below……but you can always tour it if you would like. Especially if you stay in the Cottage on the grounds – yes, a 2 […]
March 3, 2011.Reading time 3 minutes.
For my special series, Honeymoon Locations in the South, we move from Virginia down further to the South…Welcome to North Carolina! More specifically, welcome to the Grove Park Inn, located just outside of Asheville.I have fond memories of this beautiful resort from family vacations as well as from conferences during my Mom’s former career in […]
February 25, 2011.Reading time 2 minutes.
In Part 3 of my series, I will now take you Richmond, Virginia to stay at The Jefferson Hotel for your honeymoon!The Jefferson Hotel is a beautiful old hotel in downtown Richmond, Virginia. There are many elements in the Richmond area to take in, from the Cary Street shopping district, called Carytown,to the Museum of […]
February 24, 2011.Reading time 3 minutes.
Welcome to Part 2 of my series – Honeymoon Locations in the South! Next stop is a town to the north of my hometown: Staunton, Virginia (pronounced STAN-tuhn). Staunton has only one decent full-service hotel, the Stonewall Jackson Hotel! It underwent major renovations in 2005 to update its interior to a higher standard. It had […]
February 22, 2011.Reading time 6 minutes.
I’m starting a new series this week – honeymoon locations in the south! [yes, I love the Disney movie Robin Hood. Sue me.]Today is Part 1, so we will start at a place near my hometown – the Homestead.The Homestead was founded in 1766 by Capt. Bullett and Andrew Lewis of the Virginia Militia. They […]