Category Archives: America

Empire State of Mind

We decided to celebrate our first anniversary in the Big Apple, because if you’re going to celebrate a winter wedding then there’s no better place to freeze your butt off than New York City.

Y’all know by now that we love Hyatt properties. On this trip we used our points to get a room at the Grand Hyatt New York, which is conveniently located in midtown Manhattan at Grand Central Station.

Grand Hyatt New York
Grand Central Station and the Grand Hyatt New York

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Down the Coast

In the summer of 2010, Drew’s family invited us to Tybee Island, Georgia for a beach vacation, so we decided to make the most of the opportunity by taking highways and back roads rather than the interstate.

First, we drove over the mountains to Raleigh, then through North Topsail Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington, North Carolina – where we visited Battleship North Carolina.

Raleigh Farmers Market
Raleigh Farmers Market

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