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Road Trips — By Apryl Chapman Thomas on January 19, 2010 at 2:06 pm
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News and Happenings from Around the Region


  • Do you have a favorite memory or story of Destin, Fla.? Or perhaps you’d like coffeebreakstaura to share recipe. Well, Henderson Park Inn (map) and Beach Walk (map) wants to read it for possibly publication in their upcoming book. Submission are accepted on Henderson Park Inn’s Facebook fan page until January 26.
  • There’s a new museum in Mount Airy, N.C., that honors one of its beloved citizens. The Andy Griffith Museum has opened next door to the Andy Griffith Playhouse (map). The museum is home to numerous items and memorabilia from the “Andy Griffith Show.” The museum is open seven days a week, Mon. – Fri., 9 a.m.  – 5 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m. -  4p.m., and Sun., 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Admission is $3.
  • Congratulations to Sous Chef Josh Carden at Cellar 56 (map) in Atlanta. Carden was recently promoted to Executive Chef at the restaurant.


  • Feeling lucky? How about channeling that luck into a vacation by entering one (or two) contest(s) for a quick getaway.


  • Wake up to a lazy and enjoyable Sunday in Savannah, Ga., this Valentine’s Day/Presidents’ Day weekend. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn (map) is offering a special rate to make you visit a four-day stay over the holiday weekend, February 12-15. Pay the special  winter rates on day one and two, then 50 percent off day three and four. Book online or by calling (800) 233-1776 and ask for the “Sunday in Savannah.”
  • The Naples (Fla.) Beach Hotel & Golf Club (map) is offering “Spring Value Rates” for stays April 12 – May 31. The rate include accommodations, two reserved beach chairs, unlimited tennis and much more.
  • Postcard Inn on the Beach (map) in St. Pete Beach, Fla., has two different packages from travelers. The Valentine’s Day Getaway Package (February 13-15) includes a two-night stay, a beach picnic lunch basket for two with champagne, and a choice of either a one-day beach cabana or a one-day tandem bike ride. The Family Getaway (available March – April) features a neat 30-minute surf/paddle board lessons for four.


photo credit: Coffee break, flickr, creative commons by staura

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