For nearly 25 years, starting in the early 1990s, I lived in Fairhope, Alabama, just a few miles down the road from the “Queen of Southern Resorts,” the Grand Hotel Golf Resort and Spa at Point Clear, a 550-acre resort complex on the shore of Mobile Bay. Over the …
Several Southern Properties Among Historic Hotels of America’s Top 25 Most Haunted Historic Hotels for 2018
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Historic Hotels of America®, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels, has just named the Top 25 Most Haunted Historic …
Within minutes of checking in to my room at Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach, I unpacked, changed clothes and hit the beach for a long walk. That set the stage for the rest of my site visit trip: if I had even a short break, I was …
It’s easy to use the cliché “string of pearls” when describing the 16 communities and neighborhoods that dot the beach and back bays of South Walton County, Florida. But reflecting on the days I recently spent there as part of a press trip hosted by Visit South Walton, I think …
Time seems to fly when you are having fun and it apparently flies faster when you are on a tight deadline. It’s that way for me anyway, so I thought I’d spend a few of my precious minutes to jot down some of …
True confession: I have traveled through Birmingham, Alabama on many road trips but have never really spent any time there. On the other hand, I have had the pleasure of staying at one of the Kessler Collection’s Grand Bohemian properties (in Asheville, N.C.) and had lunch at another (in …
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