The Capital Hotel is an unexpected little gem in Little Rock. Last-minute dinner plans led me to this stunning downtown landmark and put it at the top of the list for places to stay next time I’m in the area.
Located in Westfield, the Rail Epicurean is housed in a converted multi-level barn and has a cool, laid-back vibe. I’m not exactly how I first found out about Rail Epicurean, but I’m definitely glad that I did.
Jekyll Island, Georgia
After a spectacular day of exploring Savannah for my birthday, I was ready for some downtime on the beach. Unfortunately for me, winds were at around 25-30 mph and the sky was overcast on the first of my two planned lazy beach days, so instead of laying on the beach, I ended up just doing some exploring.
Savannah’s always been on my list to visit, and I was excited for this Savannah birthday trip for weeks beforehand. Only having one day set aside to spend in Savannah made it tough to narrow down the best way to use such a limited amount of time, but pre-planning the first part of the day and leaving the evening open-ended worked out pretty well to get a good feel for this historic city without feeling rushed.
A colleague at work mentioned Tina’s Tea Room as a good place for a quiet lunch, which led me here a little after noon on a Friday. As many times as I’ve driven by the tea house on Main Street in Carmel, I hadn’t paid enough attention to realize it was a restaurant and not someone’s home.