When Elizabeth Pointe Lodge on Amelia Island asked me if I was interested in spending the weekend at their inn, it only took a look at one photo for me to respond with a resounding YES. If a picture says a thousand words, the photo of Elizabeth Pointe Lodge was pushing the word limit. Beachfront rooms that look out over miles of the Atlantic Ocean, rocking chairs that peer just over the sand dunes to the beach, and a covered patio; all that and much more from a…

Day three took us even further south into the Ozarks of Arkansas, which we were immediately met with the smells of chickens, cows and a skunk in the first 10 minutes. The city of Eureka Springs, where we stayed last night, was by far the most interesting city we’ve stayed at with the most character. A lot of quirks to the city and a big tourist spot during mid-fall and early summer. We had dinner right on Main Street on the Eureka Springs Historic Loop at a place…

Yesterday was one of those road trip days that you just can’t help, but laugh at some of the things you experience. After 9 hours of driving, hilarity can often ensue. It was the longest day of the trip, but we were rewarded with an incredible sunset as we were coming into town. The town is very small and quaint and you would never find it if you weren’t looking for it. The city, that’s rich in German history, is manifested in Select Registry’s Hermann Hill Bed and…

There’s a scene at the beginning of Lord of the Rings when the great Gandalf the Grey says to the effect, a wizard is never late, in fact he’s never early nor late, but arrives precisely when he means to. I wish I could use that as a travel writer, but it just doesn’t work that way unfortunately. And thus, that is the segway to this post, which I told you would be published last night, and not this morning. However, somewhat to my delight, the cottage I…