Richmond, Virginia: Weekend Itinerary for Special Occasions

Richmond, Virginia is earning acclaim for its innovative culinary scene, which pairs well with unique American history and architecture dating to the 1700’s. The state capital of Virginia was also the capital of the Confederacy during the US Civil War. From the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to the Virginia State Capitol Building and beyond, there is…

Statue of Jefferson in the hotel lobby

Great Road Trip Stops from Florida to Washington, DC

By Bell & Alex: When we moved from Orlando to Washington DC we decided to turn the 850 mile drive into a week’s vacation. Rather than bang it out in a day or two, we took the scenic route to explore the east coast. Many recommend stopping in Savannah and Charleston, and we stopped in…

Prospect Hill Plantation Inn, a Historic Virginia B&B

While we’re fairly new residents of Washington, DC, we’re well accustomed to the city grind. And like many city dwellers, we appreciate a relaxing break to the countryside. Two and a half hours south of Washington, DC, is the lovely and historic town of Charlottesville, where among other things, Thomas Jefferson founded the University of…

Virginia Winery Tour from DC with Sourced Adventures

We’ve only been living in Washington, DC a few months, but any city can feel oppressive after awhile. It’s great to escape to the peaceful countryside, especially if you can drink delicious wines along the way. And while we own a car, drinking and driving can spell bad news. We recently visited the three beautiful…