The Omni Homestead Inn in Hot Springs, Virginia, has received plenty of accolades. From Conde Nast and USA Today to Forbes, Golf Week and Travel + Leisure, the Appalachian resort is noted as one of the best places to stay, work and vacation in the region. A quick tour of the place illustrates why.
Christmas in Central Appalachia means getting together with your loved ones. It’s a time to share the warmth of friendship, the blessings of family and the gratitude of receiving gifts. This article highlights one gift idea from 10 Central Appalachian states. Maybe you’ll find something to give… or keep!
Although Illinois now claims Mary Todd Lincoln as a daughter with a flair for cooking delicious desserts, Mary’s cooking skills hail back to her origins in Appalachia — Lexington, Kentucky to be precise. Mary actually brought her knowledge of Southern home-cooking and gracious hospitality with her to the Illinois governor’s mansion and finally to Washington, where she served as first lady.