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Weekend Adventures: Charlotte, NC

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Recently, my best friend moved to Charlotte, NC for work. Charlotte is about a two-and-a-half hour ride from Raleigh so I try to visit when I can! The city is FILLED with hot restaurants, fun history, hip bars. No, but really Charlotte is known for their fantastic restaurant scene. It is also home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame and Carowinds. Every time we go, I have…

Weekend Adventures: Duplin Winery

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Duplin Winery is North Carolina’s oldest and largest operating winery located in Rosehill, NC. They are famous for their wonderfully sweet muscadine wines but sell a plethora of products. Such as jam, spreads, fudge, chocolate, etc. In 2016, they produced and sold about 1,069,896 gallons of wine ?Pulling up the Duplin Winery’s front shop, I loved the look of the rustic farmhouse-esque setting! How cute…

Weekend Adventures in Oakridge, NC

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After the plane incident, I needed a weekend to relax and clear my mind. Where better to do that than Oakridge, NC? I took the weekend to surround myself with friends and family, get much-need rest, and submerse myself in nature. I had the most fantastic time as Tyler, my boyfriend, showed me around the town which he grew up in. Oakridge is a small country town that is…

Weekend Adventures: Asheville

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We had the absolutely most amazing time in Asheville, NC!!! So much so that Tyler wants to move there now… ?I booked our Asheville trip pretty last minute. I pounced on the idea of a weekend getaway and had heard lots of great things about the town. Also, I selfishly wanted time with Tyler to myself (aka: no video games!). This was our first experience with Airbnb and definitely not…

Best Beaches in North Carolina

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If you met me, you probably would never be able to tell I grew up in New Jersey. North Carolina has my heart through and through. Depending on what mood I’m in, I could either drive 3 hours to the mountains or 3 hours to the beach! On the topic of beaches… North Carolina is home to some of the most beautiful beach destinations in the United States. Pack…