Amelia Island Hotels: The Luxury Omni Amelia Island Plantation

Amelia Island Hotels: The Luxury Omni Amelia Island Plantation

North Florida’s Amelia Island is one of the most overlooked beach destinations for families headed to Florida. This tropical paradise has 13 miles of pristine white sand beaches and one of the region’s best beachfront Amelia Island hotels, Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, 3.5 miles of private 

A Southeast Road Trip: Hitting the Old-School Fish Camps

A Southeast Road Trip: Hitting the Old-School Fish Camps

Don’t let this year’s summer road trip be “the one that got away.” Opt for a throwback Southeast road trip, kicking back at a few fish camps along the way. Originally a place for fishermen to hang their waders for the night and fry up 

7 Things to Do in Oceanside, California

7 Things to Do in Oceanside, California

Oceanside is one of those surprises you find on California’s coast between the frenzy of Los Angeles and San Diego. This seaside village is a throwback to beach towns of yesteryear that has managed to maintain its authenticity and charm. Set back from its more 

6 Things to Do in Sonoma County Wine Country that Don’t Involve Wine

6 Things to Do in Sonoma County Wine Country that Don’t Involve Wine

Sonoma County is on the radar of every eonphiles, but let’s be honest, sometimes it’s great to experience the region without so much of a focus on wine. I recently spent a few days in Sonoma’s charming town of Healdsburg and discovered there are some 

How Mardi Gras Floats Come to Life

How Mardi Gras Floats Come to Life

You might be surprised to know that Mardi Gras lasts much longer than the 5-day New Orleans grand event. For some, Mardi Gras lasts all year long, especially those responsible for building the vibrant, iconic floats for the parades. The magic happens at Mardi Gras 

The Wines of California's Santa Maria Valley

The Wines of California's Santa Maria Valley

  This is Part 2 of  Santa Maria Valley: Where Wine and BBQ Reign Supreme   While the Santa Maria Valley and Santa Lucia Mountains offer some of the most breathtaking scenic drives, the region also offers the most beautiful vistas for wine tasting –