Blog Posts in "Things To Do"

Read to find more about what to do in Jacksonville! Activities: An A1A Beach Adventure A Visit to the Jacksonville Zoo:Eat Lunch with a Jaguar! Entertainment: Date Night at St. John’s Town Center Shopping: Shopping at St. Augustine Outlets and Kid Activities at World Golf Village Shopping in Jacksonville, Florida Restaurant & Bar: Best Restaurants in Jacksonville, FL | Master List Best Restaurants at the Beaches | Jacksonville Beaches Best Restaurants at St. Johns Town Center | Jacksonville, FL Al’s Pizza: Family Pizza Night at Atlantic Beach Angie’s Sub: The Veggie Tuna Sub in Jacksonville B... read more

No School? Need a fun activity? Spend the day at Mount Vernon This time of year I feel like there is a copious amount of school-free days for our kids. If you are within driving distance of Washington DC, I recommend skipping the overcrowded Smithsonians and enjoying a just as educational, but far more peaceful day trip to Mount Vernon, George Washington's plantation and estate. Before you get in the car, visit Mount Vernon's website to pre-plan and make the most of the day spent there. Review the daily calendar and the upcoming events During the winter months, the crowds in the museum and ed... read more

Best Biscuit - Callie's Hot Little Biscuit Anyone with a PCS to the Charleston area in your future? Here is one more reason to be glad for those orders. Head downtown to one of the new additions on Upper King Street . Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit is a biscuit boutique, if you will. The owner, Carrie Morey, of Callie’s Charleston Biscuits opened her teeny tiny stand up counter biscuit shop last summer and the reviews are deliciously positive. My best friend and I spent just one night downtown but managed to visit the shop twice and were thrilled to make the trek from our hotel to Callie’s to in... read more

Oh the dreaded cold rainy day and a house full of rambunctious kids! Yesterday this happened to me. It was 40 degrees and raining all day and we needed to find a place to play indoors. I put a list together of all the possibilities and thought I'd share it with you. Below is my list of indoor activities on a rainy day in Virginia Beach/Norfolk. Play Area in MacArthur Mall. Indoor Activities in Virginia Beach / Norfolk Museums: Virginia Beach Aquarium Mariner's Museum in Newport News Children's Museum of Portsmouth Virginia Living Museum in Newport News Air and Space Museum in Hampton Art muse... read more

Primos - near Red Mill in VB and Kempsville, nice and family friendly Pungo Pizza and Ice Cream - great family atmosphere Gino's by Maurizio - by General Booth area, great NY style pizza Ynot - 3 locations Ghent, First Colonial Rd, and Reginellas - in VB, tastes like real Italian pizza Sals - on Princess Anne Mancuso's - near Kempsville DelVechios Lago Mar Pizza - fun for kids Azalea Inn - off Little Creek, small game room in back Reginos - off Little Creek Shorebreak - off Shore Drive, small game room in back ... read more