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Sara Kendall has traveled halfway across the globe with her kids and lived to tell about it. Stay tuned to hear about family destinations around Charlotte and beyond.

Check out Sara's travel website at latitudecrossing.com or email her at kendallwritings@gmail.com

  • NC Brunswick Island Series: Holden Beach

    Sara continues her series on the gorgeous coast of NC with a stop at Holden Beach.

  • NC Brunswick Islands Series: Oak Island

    Sara's first of 4 parts on the beaches of Brunswick County.

  • National Gingerbread Competition

    The Grove Park Inn in Asheville hosts this 22nd annual competition where the houses look too good to eat.

  • Christmas at Biltmore Estate in Asheville

    When Christmas comes around, Biltmore gets ready in a grand way. Dozens of decorated trees, thousands of ornaments, and endless evergreen garlands grace the interiors of this national treasure. A day trip to this Asheville destination will not disappoint your family.

  • Uptown Charlotte Tree Lighting with ACC Mascots

    Do you have any ACC fans in your family? Need that annual photo with Santa Claus? Want to see some beautiful Christmas lights? How about pleasing your ACC fans and checking off the Santa photo all in one fabulous Christmas outing? Sara Kendall has the scoop on the annual Uptown Tree Lighting with the ACC mascots. It’s a perfect family outing to add to your holiday festivities.

  • Charlotte-based Smart Depart makes hotel stays easy

    Smart Depart is a new hotel decision website that goes beyond mere pricing and allows travelers to compare hotels against each other and then makes a recommendation as to which hotel they should book.

  • Howl-o-Ween at the Great Wolf Lodge

    From the Trick-or-Treat Trail to the Monster Bash Dance Party, the Halloween season is a great time to head to the Great Wolf Lodge in Concord.

  • Spread your wings and land at Riverbanks Zoo

    If you’re looking for an animal adventure, then head south of the border to the Riverbanks Zoo. It’s just an hour and a half drive away in Columbia, SC. Fall is the perfect time of year to watch animals enjoy the milder days that autumn brings to the region. Riverbanks is a combination zoo, aquarium, and botanical garden located along the Saluda River.

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    Visit the Titanic Museum

    If you’re intrigued with the story of the Titanic, then don’t miss the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The museum tells the entire story of the Titanic from the days of construction in Belfast, Ireland to the tragic voyage, to its discovery on the ocean floor to recovery efforts that are still underway.

  • Weekend in Pigeon Forge, TN

    Looking for an action-packed weekend getaway? Blogger Sara Kendall headed to the Great Smoky Mountains to find a spot that includes the beauty of the natural mountain setting with the excitement of attractions and shows. Pigeon Forge is a short 3 1/2 hour drive from Charlotte, and is the perfect fall destination.