Every now and then I like to explore outside Raleigh’s city limits and get lost in a little Southern Charm. Being in Raleigh we truly are at the center of it all, in North Carolina that is. Within an hour or so you can get mountains, beach, or a quaint downtown. My recent poison? The quaint downtown of Southern Pines, North Carolina.
For my birthday weekend two weeks ago I had rented a Mustang convertible just for fun and thought what better way to enjoy a beautiful North Carolina day than to go for a back-road drive, with the top down, and tunes blaring. It was great! What wasn’t so great? I was having so much fun that I got to Southern Pines with only an hour and a half before all the downtown shops closed. Note to the wise: when exploring a small North Carolinian town, arrive earlier in the day. Continue reading