Sometimes, even when my family can’t take a very long or thoroughly planned vacation, we find ways to have lots of summer fun close to home. Hopefully, the mini vacations I’ll share through the next few posts will inspire you to take your own little breaks from everyday life.
June weekend trip/Winery Visit Round 1
Once upon a time, my sister, my mom, and I hopped in the car to visit my aunt & cousin in Nashvegas!
Ok, this isn’t exactly the gigantic warehouse full of rust I was expecting…
In fact, it was a bit more of a Nashville flavored tourist-trap.
Not even sure what some stuff was…
While we didn’t purchase much…I got a Picker pick from music city…ok, I thought it was clever.
and we may not have wanted to buy some things at all…eek!
we did have a very good time!
After a few country music star encounters (or look-alike encounters),
we spent a girls’ afternoon at Arrington Vineyards
Oh my gosh, maybe it’s the wine talking, but I can not say enough good things about this place. Y’all, I want to have my birthday here; does that tell you anything?!
You can sample up to four varieties of wine.
Be sure to try the Chardonnay and especially the Raspberry (yum!)
…oh and there are delicious raspberry chocolates…i know they’re not really wine but….
Even though there was a wedding, birthday party, live country music, and the rustic front porch was just generally packed while we were there, it was pretty easy to purchase our favorite wine and find a picnic table with a great hillside view.
What a beautiful day!