Weekend Getaway: Roanoke Virginia

In this edition of American Nomad we are traveling to the scenic Roanoke Virginia, a bustling city carved into the heart of the Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains in the sweeping Roanoke River Valley. With a metro population (over all region) of over 300,000 souls and a strong sense of community, Roanoke has a wealth of […]

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A River Runs through it: Greenville SC

Greenville, SC – hands down is one of my favorite cities to visit. It is the perfect blend of urban cool, natural beauty combined with a vibrant southern culture. I enjoy returning often and with each trip I discover something else I love about Greenville. I featured Greenville’s coffee scene on American Nomad’s Destination Coffee […]

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Peaks of Otter Getaway

Tucked off Virginia’s Blue Ridge Parkway, The Peaks of Otter has been a refuge of wonder for generations…a place to relax and explore. The Native Americans lived in the area for centuries, before the land was settled by early pioneers. President Thomas Jefferson climbed Sharptop (the tallest Peak of Otter) and recounted his findings in […]

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Destination Coffee: Music City roots

Destination Coffee: a weekly feature on American Nomad brewing up the best cups of coffee, tea and treats from grounds to cafes. In July I had the opportunity to travel to Nashville for a weeklong business trip. The heart of rhythm, Music City stays in tune with amazing local coffee shops throughout the historic city […]

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