Wine festivals are a wonderful way to sample our fine Virginia wines while enjoying the beautiful settings at which they are held. Enjoy the many opportunities to celebrate through music, food and wine. K9’s in the Vines SundaysJune 11, August 13, October 111am Vineyard at The Winery at La Grange4970 Antioch RdHaymarket, VA 20169  Tickets: $25 Bring […]

Fort Lewis Lodge is the perfect mountain getaway, sprawling across 3,300 acres of pristine forest and pastureland along the scenic Cowpasture River. You’ll find yourself in the territory of Shenandoah Mountain bordering the George Washington National Forest. The air even feels fresher out here. And there is time and space to breathe deeply. As lodge […]

The Tides Inn

Stewards of the Chesapeake The Tides Inn, exquisitely situated in the naturally scenic Northern Neck of Virginia, birthplace of George Washington, is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The inn has long been known for its resort status, delectable cuisine, exceptional spa, and luxurious accommodations, but they go much further than expected to protect their […]

Salamander Resort & Spa Middleburg, Virginia

The Forbes 5-Star-rated Salamander Resort & Spa is gracefully situated at the edge of the quaint town of Middleburg on 340 acres of pristine, preserved land. The charming Bella Vilgrain, fluent in French and English, may greet you at the reception. Help yourself to an Arnold Palmer upon arrival.  You find yourself in a meticulously […]

Experiencing Vail Colorado

Travel can do many things. It can entertain, relax, restore, educate, challenge and so much more. I have had so many wonderful experiences through travel and am always grateful. Sometimes you go thinking you are going to have one experience, and you come away with much more. That’s what happened when my husband and I […]

Celebrating Shenandoah County’s 250th Anniversary

Lots of big things are happening in Shenandoah County, Virginia this year in celebration of its 250th anniversary! Visit the chain of small towns, each with its unique personality and highlights, and attend events highlighting the local history and people.  “The theme of the 250th celebration is ‘Honoring Our Past—Inspiring Our Future,’ so we designed […]

Traveling Trends

The travel business is crazy right now. Travelers are making up for lost time over the past two years by rebooking their missed trips now. In the past two months, I’ve booked my clients on river cruises and biking trips, wine tastings and hiking treks. Trips that celebrate big birthdays, anniversaries, or families who are […]

Two Must-See Museums at Virginia Wineries

Our area wineries keep “upping their game” to provide even more reasons to visit—other than their fine wines. You’ll find games including cornhole and axe throwing, entertainment like bands and comedy nights, fire pits, a plethora of dining options, and now…museums! In this column, we’ll introduce you to two of Northern Virginia’s winery/museum options located […]