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Vidrio; Mediterranean Dining in Raleigh's Glenwood South PullOverandLetMeOut

Vidrio; Mediterranean Dining in Raleigh’s Glenwood South

A guest post by Pamela Brown. A Feast For All The Senses Marcus Apicius, perhaps the world’s first foodie, is credited with the saying that a person eats with their eyes. In few places is this truer than at Vidrio in Raleigh’s Glenwood South. With a combination of simply and beautifully prepared Mediterranean inspired food and architecture that can best be described as stunning, dining at Vidrio is a feast for all the senses. Since opening its doors in January of 2017, I’ve been waiting for the right moment to dine at Vidrio. A recent girl’s night out gave that […]
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Every Day is Historic at Red Hill, Patrick Henry’s Final Home

I got to spend Independence Day 2017 at Red Hill, Patrick Henry’s final home. Though July 4th is a historic date, every day of the year is historic at this gem in southern Virginia. The home and burial place of one of America’s most notorious founding fathers is situated adjacent to the Staunton River near Brookneal in rural Charlotte County. Guests are welcomed year-round to enjoy this property imbued with American history and to learn about the life and times of the man who famously proclaimed, “Give me liberty or give me death!” Travel Back in Time Readers of PullOverandLetMeOut […]
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest PullOverandLetMeOut

A Guide to Poplar Forest – Jefferson’s Other Home

Did you know Thomas Jefferson had a summer home? I didn’t, so when I discovered I was only a short distance from his summer retreat, Poplar Forest, it was a no-brainer. I was going! Situated in Bedford County, Virginia, about a 15-minute drive from Lynchburg, is what I call, Jefferson’s mini-Monticello. The secluded home considered by many to be Jefferson’s, “most perfect and perfectly executed architectural work,” is a wonderful attraction and opportunity to spend a few hours with our third president. Back Story The property known as Poplar Forest originally belonged to Thomas Jefferson’s father-in-law, John Wayles, and passed […]
Dirty Dancing Mountain Lake Lodge

Stay At the Resort Where ‘Dirty Dancing’ was Filmed and Have the Time of Your Life

In 1987, the iconic film, Dirty Dancing, was released and became a surprise box office success. The low-budget film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey went on to become an all-time classic movie with sustained popularity inspiring fans to seek out the serene location where Dirty Dancing was filmed. Mountain Lake Lodge in Pembroke, Virginia attracts guests from around the world to enjoy an outdoor adventure in the Appalachian Mountains and the chance to trace the steps of lead characters Johnny Castle and Baby Houseman. As a fan of the film, a visit to Mountain Lake Lodge in 2017, the […]
Things to do in Huntsville, Alabama PullOverandLetMeOut.com

Things To Do in Huntsville, Alabama and Why I’m a Raving Fan

I traveled to Huntsville, Alabama to attend the TBEX North America Conference. Being my first major travel blogger convention, I journeyed there intending to meet fellow travel bloggers, learn as much as possible to optimize my site and make it beautiful, and maybe, just maybe, squeeze in a little sight-seeing along the way. I had no idea upon my arrival as I stood to wait for the hotel shuttle, Huntsville was about to hook me, pull me in, and win me over. After significant rumination on my time in this charming north Alabama city, I’ve finally figured out what Huntsville […]