In 1921, an architect named Benton MacKaye wrote an article arguing that national parks like Yosemite and Yellowstone were magnificent, but wholly cut off from the majority of America’s population, who lived (and still lives) in the East.
Highpoint, North Carolina, is sometimes referred to as the “Furniture Capital of the World,” but the town’s expert leather workers are now applying their skills to a completely different type of product: handmade golf club covers.
If baking idly in a beach chair isn’t your idea of an invigorating shore excursion, head east this summer to find what is arguably the best surfing action this side of the Mississippi – board, wind and kite.
If you’ve spent time in cities like Denver or Portland, you know that Nashville isn’t the most bikeable place around. But while Music City has a long way to go to match others, the fact that new bike lanes are being painted on a regular basis shows that we are heading in the right direction.