Posts Tagged "gardens"

Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center

May 21 2017

Chattanooga’s slogan, “a great city by nature,” is true to its word. The city features more than 300 varieties of trees and…

Portland, Oregon

Apr 09 2017

Portland had been on my bucket list for a while. Ever since I heard it was a city of gardens, I wanted…

Dothan, Alabama

Mar 19 2017

Dothan, Alabama, is the “Peanut Capital of the World.” It’s also home to the Army Aviation Museum, a pick-your-own grape vineyard, a…

Callaway in Winter

Jan 22 2017

I had lunch with an egret. Or a heron. I can’t be sure which. But zipping by on the 10 miles of…

Lyon

Dec 11 2016

Lyon was not my favorite city in France. I feel like a traitor francophile for admitting I’m not a great fan of the…

More Gibbs Gardens

Nov 06 2016

When you’re a garden lover living just an hour south of one of the country’s most charming pleasure gardens, it’s hard not…

Villa d’Este

Jul 24 2016

My favorite part of Rome wasn’t in Rome. Sacrilege, I know, but take a day trip to the hill town of Tivoli…

Also in Orlando: Leu Gardens

Jul 03 2016

In a city known for pricey attractions and over-the-top special effects, the 50-acre Harry P. Leu Gardens offer a pleasant afternoon away…

Chicago: The Big City

Jun 26 2016

My favorite thing about downtown Chicago? It’s surprisingly walkable, especially along its grand Magnificent Mile. I’m not much into skyscrapers and was going…

Chicago Gardens

Jun 19 2016

Urbs in horto. It’s a Latin phrase meaning “City in a Garden” and the motto of Chicago, a city of skyscrapers, shopping…