Author: Elaine Warner

Leave Your Worries Behind

The placid, charming Lake Eufaula community of Carlton Landing looks like it has been designed just for this spot … because it has. The Humphreys Company takes a page from the book of planned coastal cities like Seaside for this carefully considered community on the grow. Visitors, prepare to be spellbound.

Girlfriends’ Weekend

Wondrous window shopping, distinctive cuisine and entertainment options from dinner theater to an enormous wine festival – Grapevine, Texas demands far more time than a mere layover.

Arkansas, Naturally

Don’t be fooled by the sleepy Ozark setting: discerning travelers to northwest Arkansas will find themselves in hog heaven as Bentonville has developed into a haven of luxury and refinement without abandoning its cultural roots.

Home On the Range

A haven for children’s literature, frontier history and mouthwatering beef-based creations, Texas destination Abilene holds wonders for a range of ages and interests.

Not So Old Milwaukee

Home to high art like the architecturally breathtaking Quadracci Pavilion and slightly less rarefied attractions like the Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee makes an attractive tourist destination even before considering the world-spanning cuisine.

Powder Power

When you’re ready to ski, take your pick from these four of New Mexico’s most popular ski areas – you can’t go wrong with any one of them, and they’re all within a day’s drive. Each has a different personality and ambiance but all have great facilities for all ages.

Weekend Wonderland

The snow was falling, the carols playing and Christmas lights sparkled all around me. It was a perfect holiday moment. And you can experience it, too – in Frisco, Texas.

Meet Virginia

When I think of Virginia, I think of the early eastern settlements, especially sophisticated Williamsburg. I was still thinking that way when I headed to Roanoke, little realizing that, for many years, it was on the Virginia equivalent of the western frontier. It’s come a long way, baby!