13 Great Ghost Tours: A Spooky Tour Through the Mid-Atlantic States

August, September and October are the season most folks check out ghost walks and ghost tours — one of my favorite activities! Ghost tours are always intriguing — they’re a little bit of sight-seeing, a little bit of ghost story, and usually a lot of history. Ghost tours are a good way to get to […]

Stay the Night in a Haunted Hotel: Three Pennsylvania Inns to Check Out if You Dare!

There are some spooky places in the mid-Atlantic region — where those who walk the halls, walk alone in the dark in the lonely hours of the night. Do you dare to stay in these haunted hotels? Logan Inn Logan Inn, in the heart of New Hope, in Bucks County, PA, is one of the […]

Hiking on Hallowed Ground: Cemetery Ridge Hike

Most of us possess at least a basic understanding of the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, fought July 1-3, 1863. Union Maj. Gen. George Meade’s Army of the Potomac defeated attacks by Confederate General Robert E Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, effectively rebuffing Lee’s invasion of the North. There were up to 51,000 casualties from […]

Boutique Winery at Halbrendt Vineyard and Winery

Halbrendt’s Vineyard and Winery is a small family owned winery in Orrtanna, PA (west of Gettysburg) specializing in artisan wines from estate and locally grown fruit. The winery offers varietal wines and blends made from Cabernet Franc, Chambourcin, Cayuga White, Traminette, Vidal Blanc, Chardonnay and local fruit. Sometimes the winery hosts plein air painting in its […]

Painting Vineyards and Vistas

Wine. Lovely weather. Friends. Beautiful scenery. Painting. Seriously, those are all the ingredients for an incredible afternoon. Paint.Local.Social aims to bring this experience to everyone, no artistic talent needed! Vineyards and Vistas is a Plein Air painting experience at a local winery in Adams County. It will include all supplies and instruction along with wine samples. Andi […]

Savoring Gettysburg

There are so many different ways to explore Gettysburg. The Civil War history, of course, is what initially put Gettysburg on the day trip map, but as this blog has pointed out before, there’s so much more to Gettysburg and its surrounding environs than its battlefields. Gettysburg offers a (surprisingly) wonderful food scene, a culinary […]