Outer Banks Engagement Portraits Valentine’s Day Special Offer Announced!

Artz Music & Photography has announced a special offer on all engagement portraits booked this week in honor of Valentine‘s Day! Maybe you’re wondering what to get your sweetheart this year after Santa brought...

Busch Gardens Williamsburg 2019 Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

For our annual theme park adventure this year, we returned to Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia, for a full day of thrilling rides and epic good times. When we last visited the park, our...

Outer Banks Beach Portraits Mother’s Day Special Offer Announced!

Artz Music & Photography has announced a special offer on all family beach portraits booked this week in honor of Mother’s Day! Wondering what to get Mom this year? Want to get her something...

Kings Dominion 2018 Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

It had been quite a few years since we last visited Kings Dominion amusement park near Richmond, Virginia, a bygone era before our 11-year-old, Ozzie, had stepped into (and was tall enough for) the...

Busch Gardens Williamsburg 2017 Highlights [Video / Photo Gallery]

It has been a few years since my family visited Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia, so we were beyond excited to be able to return to the theme park for a quick but thrilling one-day...

Watch Lego Roller Coaster Ride On Outer Banks Beach

A group of filmmakers known as 5MadMovieMakers have released a fun new video shot on the Outer Banks, featuring what they call “the ultimate seaside roller coaster” built from Lego toys and travelling along...

Outer Banks Family Beach Portraits Father’s Day Special Offer Announced!

Artz Music & Photography has announced a special offer on all family beach portraits booked from now through June 18 in honor of Father’s Day! Wondering what to get Dad this year? Want to...

Outer Banks Family Beach Portraits Mother’s Day Special Offer Announced!

Artz Music & Photography has announced a special offer on all family beach portraits booked this week in honor of Mother’s Day! Wondering what to get Mom this year? Want to get her something...

‘Our State’ Magazine Features Weeping Radish As NC’s First Craft Brewery

The latest issue of Our State profiles Weeping Radish owner Uli Bennewitz, who opened North Carolina’s first craft brewery in Manteo more than 30 years ago and ended up changing the future of brewing...

Busch Gardens Announces America’s First Virtual Reality Motion Simulator Ride

Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia will soon be home of the first virtual reality motion simulator ride in North America. The theme park announced today (March 18) that it will transform the former site...

Whirligig Woods illustration by Bob Baranick.

Disney Designer Bringing Whirligig Woods Theme Park To North Carolina

A former designer for Disney parks and Busch Gardens has officially announced plans to bring an all new family entertainment experience, Whirligig Woods Amusement Park and Treehouse Resort, to Saxapahaw, North Carolina. WRAL reports that...

Archaeologists Find Pieces of Lost Colony Mystery

The mystery of what really happened to The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island is America’s original urban legend and may never be completely solved, but a small piece of the answer was recently uncovered...