Capon Springs: West Virginia Mountain Resort

Capon Springs and Farms is located less than a two-hour drive from Washington, DC. It is an all-inclusive West Virginia Mountain Resort tucked away in the Allegheny Mountains. The property is a wonderful oasis to relax and enjoy a wide range of activities like golf, tennis, swimming and their luxurious spa. During COVID-19, Capon Springs…

Hampshire Building at Capon Springs Resort

York, Pennsylvania: Guide to a Great Weekend

York, Pennsylvania is just 92 miles north of Washington, DC. The city was founded in 1741 by settlers from Philadelphia and named after the British city of York. It lays claim to being the USA’s first capital, as the Continental Congress first drafted the Articles of Confederation there. York County makes for a great getaway…

An old steam train going through the trees with a red grill on the front

Silver Spring, Maryland: Where to Eat, Drink and Stay

Silver Spring, Maryland has been our home for the past 3 years. The diverse community is nestled along the boundary of Northwest Washington, DC. The Silver Spring Metro stop, on the red line, conveniently connects residents to DC and northern Virginia suburbs like Arlington, Alexandria and National Airport. It only takes 15 minutes on the…

Photo of Alex & Bell at the bar with a platter of selected meats and cocktails

Coronavirus Travel: USA Road Trip Tips

Planning a USA road trip during the coronavirus pandemic and want to travel safe? We recently embarked on a couple week road trip from Washington, DC through West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee and back through Virginia. Highlights included enjoying wonderful live country music on outdoor terraces in Nashville, Tennessee, aka “Music City.” Nashville is…

Alex and Bell in front of the Athena statue inside the Nashville Parthenon

Washington, DC to Niagara Falls: Road Trip Guide

Summer vacation and a road trip conjure up a feeling of freedom for many. However, following the superhighways to get from a to b as fast as possible may quickly squish that feeling of freedom. We’ve driven from Washington, DC to Niagara Falls many times, and have enjoyed wonderful destinations along the journey. We love…

View of horseshoe fall from the tower