You can lose your heart with this Valentine’s Day-themed wine and chocolate pairing!
Do You Dare Stay at a Haunted Hotel?
Check into one of these five haunted hotels for a spirited stay!
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 […]
Battlefield Bed & Breakfast
There is so much to see and do in Gettysburg, that it makes sense to consider spending a night or two at a local B&B. One of the local B&Bs is the Battlefield Bed and Breakfast, run by Florence and her spouse Debbie. The original portion of the farmhouse was built for Cornelius & Anna […]
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 […]
Autumn Drive Through Adams County Apple Country
Adams County is a picturesque rural county in south central Pennsylvania. Although synonymously known as Apple Country, it is most well known for the little town of Gettysburg, the site of the most famous Civil War battle. But as I’ve posted in this blog before, there is more to Adams County, and Gettysburg, than the […]
Adams County (PA) Photo Safari
This is the first of periodic “photo safaris” of places the Blog has visited! I hope you enjoy this vicarious visit to Gettysburg and Adams County, PA! An historic car show at one of the annuaal Apple Harvest Festivals. The backyard of the Shriver House Museum. Many Gettysburg houses still bear the scars of the […]
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 […]