Make Time for Memphis

When I visited Memphis a few years ago, I stayed at the Peabody Hotel and saw their famous ducks march into the grand lobby…


Falling For Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg sits in the land of grapes and peaches, bluebonnets and rivers. In the land of Longhorns and German food, that sits just five…


Head for the Hills

At 47,000 square miles, the Ozark Mountains are the most extensive highlands region between the Appalachians and the Rockies and, with the Ouachitas, make…


Simply the Best, Petit Jean State Park

The quiet things in life are often the most underrated, overlooked simply because they are quiet. In our hyper-stimulated, uber-connected world, we’ve lost something…


Mobile My Oh My!

I stayed at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel, a lovely hotel that looks out over the water. As I walked down Water Street,…


Arkansas’ Great Grapes

Imagine a day trip or weekend in wine country where unique wineries offer sweeping vistas as you enjoy tasting the local fare joined by…


Georgia on My Mind

Ingrained in the minds of most as the home of the iconic Masters® Tournament, Augusta, Georgia’s rich history runs much deeper than the manicured…


A River Runs Through It

Throughout all of the Natural State’s varied ecosystems—mountains, swamps, Delta, woods—the White River areas stand out for relaxing vistas and excellent fish and game….


All About Argenta

Take in a typical weekend in North Little Rock, just pick one at random, and see why Mayor Joe Smith beams with pride over…


Quality Quaffs

Like a lot of people, my introduction to beer was inauspicious as far as the quality of suds was concerned. I can still remember…