Summer Bucket List

As the temperature rises so does the desire to get out of the house and have fun. Do you want to plan the perfect date or perhaps get your children out of the house? Will favorite family members be coming for a visit? Check out our summer bucket list of must-do activities in the Vinings and Marietta area.

The Fast Life or Low Country Life

Girls weekends either resemble a low-key relaxation trip or bumping it up to the next level. That's why Miami and Charleston are two of the best spots to travel with your girlfriends.

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

Along 30 acres of Lake Oconee shoreline, city dwellers trade traffic for nature’s tranquility, golfers discover 99 reasons to pack their gear and families reconnect around the campfire. The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee will be kicking off the season with the Summer Concert Series beginning Sunday, May 28. Overnight guests of the resort can retreat to the lawn every Sunday…

2017 Festival Guide

The Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival is coming to Atlanta in March with its unique menu of beer, bourbon and barbecue items. The festival touts an impressive number of products—60 beers, 40 bourbons and lots of barbecue. There are a few ticket options from regular admission to VIP. Children under 12 are free, but this is an adult-oriented event. Probably…

Six Experiences to Start the New Year Right

Among the many live performing venues in Atlanta, you won’t want to miss a show at the historic Buckhead Theatre. Since its re-opening in 2010, popular acts from musicians, stage players and comedians have graced the stage. Livenation is the host for Buckhead Theatre and is always releasing new performances, ranging from country and indie genres, bands to singer/songwriters.

A Vineyard in Our Own Backyard

For a special weekend, Château Élan will host the 20th annual Vineyard Fest Food and Wine Festival Sunday, November 6. The Vineyard Fest features over 100 domestic, regional, national and international wines to taste, wine seminars, cooking demonstrations, live music and much more. Tickets and overnight packages are limited so book early. In addition to the winery, Château Élan boasts…

Summer Isn’t Over Yet

June and July might have flown by, but there’s still plenty of time to get to the beach for more fun in the sun. There are lots of options to choose from when it comes to beautiful beaches in the southeast. Why not pack up the car (or hop on a quick flight) and pick one of these shores for…

The Island Less Traveled

San Juan, the capitol of Puerto Rico, is one of the world’s greatest cities. A bustling commercial center, the city is ablaze in neon signs from hotels, restaurants, dance halls and shops. The highlight of this city is Old San Juan with its narrow cobblestone roads leading to the Castillo San Cristóbal fort built in 1793 by the Spanish to…

Golfing Around the World

Summer is here and that means golf season is in full swing both in Atlanta and across the world. For golf enthusiasts looking for a little extra in their summer vacation, check out these four unique destinations. For those who live by the motto "a bad day on the golf course, is better than a good day anywhere else", these…

When Travel 
Goes WRONG

As if traveling isn’t stressful enough, cancellations, delays and lost bags can make it practically unbearable. The best thing anyone can do when faced with these obstacles is to remain calm. Anger and panic are counterproductive and can add more stress to the situation. Plus, everyone's grandmother is right. Honey attracts more flies than vinegar.

5 spring break destinations within five hours of Atlanta

Spring break means it is time to unwind and escape. Whether you want to take on the beach or the mountains, or adventure as a small family or an extended group, we’ve got a spring break destination for you. Here are five memory-making experiences for your family this April, all within five hours of Atlanta.

16 places to visit in 2016

Is your resolution to travel more? Here are 16 places you should consider visiting during 2016...all within driving distance of Vinings! 1. Drive the Georgia Brews and Q’s Trail (Historic Heartland Region). Spanning 14 counties from Athens to Perry, Georgia’s first barbecue and beer trail highlights the best in saucy eats and thirst-quenching drinks. From barbecue that has blasted into…