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Femme au Foyer · 2d ago

Great Dismal Swamp

The name alone stimulates the imagination – Great Dismal Swamp. What turned out to be the last stop in our coastal Virginia exploration, the National Wildlife Refuge attracted my attention d...
Femme au Foyer · 5d ago

Where Neptune greets the sea

It’s the most populous city in the state, but covering a total of almost 500 square miles Virginia Beach feels like more of a suburb than a city. Together with the nearby towns of Chesapeake...
Femme au Foyer · 6d ago

First Landing State Park

(Continued from this post on the Site of the first landing and Cape Henry Lighthouse...)West of the Little Creek/Fort Story base is First Landing State Park, the name a little misleading as ...
Femme au Foyer · 1W ago

Your guide to Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway 11

A view of Table Rock from the State Park visitor centerSouth Carolina’s Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway 11 stretches from Gaffney near the NC border, to Lake Hartwell at Fairplay on the Ge...
Femme au Foyer · 1W ago

Site of the first landing and Cape Henry Lighthouse

“You haven’t been here before.” It was a statement more than a question, the park ranger at First Landing State Park responding to our inquiry of where in the park the landing actually occur...
Femme au Foyer · 2W ago

The Mariners' Museum

It was the town of Newport News that prompted us to join dad on his business trip in the first place. Yes, there were the Petersburg and Richmond Civil War sites, the historic Jamestown and ...
Femme au Foyer · 2W ago

Town of York, Virginia

Back to Virginia!! We had just left the Jamestowne portion of Colonial National Historical Park and were headed along the Colonial Parkway to Yorktown, which includes the town, the Battlefie...
Femme au Foyer · 2W ago

Lowes Foods Five Forks: giveaway!

Lowes Foods has come to Five Forks! The grand opening is today at 4pm, for what will be their second store in the Upstate. (The first of a distinctive chain of supermarkets based out of Wins...
Femme au Foyer · 3W ago

Our Swamp Rabbits meet the team

The Greenville Swamp Rabbits hosted their first TruMoo Kids Club event of the season Monday, with members invited to join Stomper and the players for an evening of pizza and autographs at th...
Femme au Foyer · 3W ago

Historic Jamestowne

On the checklist during our coastal-Virginia trip: visit Jamestown, the capitol of the Virginia colony which was established in 1607. Sounds simple, but not only is Jamestown also spelled Ja...