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The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro – a zoo review

North Carolina is one of those amazing states that offers a little bit of everything in the way of sight-seeing and travel destinations.  From majestic mountains, sandhills, history, wineries, and beaches, the variety of things to do in the Tar Heel state is fantastic. I recently had the chance to visit one of the state’s perennial favorites – The North Carolina Zoo.  Located in Asheboro on over 500-acres, the zoo is home to hundreds of species of the world’s most amazing animals. The Starting Point Every journey needs a starting point. For a trip to the North Carolina Zoo, that […]

Myrtle Beach bound? Duplin Winery – The Winery of the South – is now open

Cool, Sweet & Easy Wines for Three Generations – That’s the motto at Duplin Winery of Rose Hill, North Carolina.  The family-owned winery and vineyards has expanded operations and is now open for business on U.S. Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. I visited their new facility and met with Jonathan Fussell of Duplin.  Fussell took me on a tour of the winery where I experienced first-hand, delicious wine and southern hospitality.  After my time there, I’m certain, Duplin Winery will quickly become a landmark in this beach community. About Duplin Winery Fussell’s family began growing muscadine […]

Seven kid-friendly things to do in Charleston

Considering a family vacation to Charleston? There’s so much to do in Charleston, you’re likely to have a tough time deciding where to go first.  This gorgeous coastal town offers unlimited possibilities for family fun, certain to keep young ones entertained. Here are seven fantastic options that will keep parents and young travelers happy. 1. Fort Sumter Catch the boat and take the journey across the bustling Charleston Harbor to Fort Sumter. Kids will enjoy the journey as much as the experience of visiting the historic fort. While at the fort, listen to park rangers tell the history of this […]