Farm to Table and Back: Agricultural Lessons in Cabarrus County, NC

Hickory Ridge High School Cafe 805 Cabarrus County, NC

While there’s plenty of reasons to visit Cabarrus County, NC (hello, Charlotte Motor Speedway!), the reason for my last visit was out of my comfort zone. A confessed indoor girl, I wanted to get down and dirty on the farm – literally. With a farm to table renaissance all over the country, I also was ready to find out more about the new-age farmers popping up and why they’re changing professions. So, curiosity got the best of me at Travel Media Showcase 2017. That curiosity turned into a deeper love…

Outdoor Activities in Charlotte, NC: US National Whitewater Center

US National Whitewater Center Rafting

When it comes to summer travel, I love to visit a city and submerge myself in the culture. I especially love to do what the locals do, go where they go, and eat where they eat. I want to have the full-on local experience. So, when it comes to outdoor activities in Charlotte, NC, where do the locals go for affordable fun? The US National Whitewater Center! Here’s the scoop on why you need to make time for USNWC on your next visit to the Queen City. US National Whitewater…

Four Corners Statues at Independence Square Charlotte, North Carolina #CharlottesGotALot

Four Corners Statues Charlotte, NC

Four Corners Statues Clockwise from Upper Left: Transportation, The Future, Commerce, and Industry. Taking a walking tour of Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina was beautiful. On our walk, we ended up at the intersection of Trade and Tryon Streets. This particular four corners, named Independence Square, is the heart of Uptown and it felt as though the entire city met and moved on from these two streets. While waiting for the crossing signal, The Kid and I couldn’t help but notice the bronze statues at each of the corners. Weighing in…