Winery in North Carolina-Overmountain Vineyards

Tryon North Carolina is harbouring a secret; they have a family owned vineyard that uncorks endless possibilities with notes of exploration and relaxation. Vineyards have been a source of happiness for centuries. The word came from the combination of vine-yard or wine yard. A vineyard is a “grape plantation” that grows and sells grapes for wine. Although, a winery can make wine, they get their grapes from a vineyard. Overmountain is both. Here you can experience a wine grape from start to finish. The land for the vineyard was purchased in 1990 by Frank and Lita Lilly. They started planting … Continue reading Winery in North Carolina-Overmountain Vineyards

Morgan Island SC: Monkey Island in SC

Did you know that South Carolina has an island with monkeys on it? Who knew Beaufort holds an island with a large population of monkeys. Although it is prohibited to visit the island, which I’ll further explain, you can still take kayak and other water craft near the island and get a glimpse of the chimps. History of the Island Morgan island is owned and managed by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. It is approximately 2000 acres and 400 acres are leased to Charles River Laboratories. The monkeys themselves are owned by another company and they do use … Continue reading Morgan Island SC: Monkey Island in SC

Six of the Best Wedding Venues in the Carolinas

Great news for brides-to-be in North and South Carolina, there are a substantial number of wedding venues located in each state. However, Southern Living has compiled a list of “the South’s best wedding venues by state.” Below is a sampling of the six best wedding venues in the Carolinas. The Barn at Valhalla- Chapel Hill, North Carolina The Barn at Valhalla is located at 1040 Duffy’s Way, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516. When they’re not hosting beautiful weddings, there are a variety of events to attend at this venue. Unfortunately, due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic, details are limited. However, … Continue reading Six of the Best Wedding Venues in the Carolinas

Bee City: Small Town Wildlife Experience

Located just two hours southeast down I26 from Columbia, South Carolina, is the little town of Cottageville, South Carolina. Just northwest of Charleston, South Carolina, it could easily be a nice detour for a road trip to Charleston. Surprisingly, Cottageville is home to Bee City Farms. Bee City Farms is located at 1066 Holly Ridge Lane, Cottageville, South Carolina 29435. Continue reading Bee City: Small Town Wildlife Experience

Miranda Lambert Asheville

Places to Go in Asheville, North Carolina According to Miranda Lambert

Over the past few weeks, Miranda Lambert fans enjoy the chronicles of her road trip with her husband, Brendan McLoughlin. Country Music Alley reports on her excursion. Since the “Bluebird” singer isn’t currently on tour due to the ongoing coronavirus … Continue reading Places to Go in Asheville, North Carolina According to Miranda Lambert