Hotter and Cheaper at King and Prince
The hotter it gets, the cheaper it gets this summer at the grand King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort on St. Simons Island, GA.
Ocean front rooms drop from $235 a night July 27 and 28 (standard rooms $175) all the way to $209 a night Aug. 7-9.
Call the reservations office, 800-342-0212.
Cooler on Course in North Carolina
The Waynesville Inn in the North Carolina Blue Ridge offers a Stay & Play deal through Aug. 31.
Accommodations for two, a round of golf per person and a full breakfast each morning from $119.
Phone 800-627-6250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opie Fans' Alert
Whistle your way to Mt. Airy, NC, home of the Andy Griffith Show, for the Mayberry Adventure Package.
A night at the Hampton Inn, transportation to Wally's Service Station and a tour of the historic town and Mayberry landmarks in a replica squad car from $139 a night.
Go to www.hamptoninn.com or call 336-789-5999.
The S.C. Pelion Peanut Party celebrates its 30th year and the town of Pelion (20 miles SW of Columbia) celebrates its 100th Aug. 12-13.
Events begin with the blessing of the peanut pots at 5 p.m. Friday; up to 100 bushels will be cooked during the two-day family-oriented fest. The Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Eating contest begins at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Last year's winner downed 5 1/4 sandwiches in 3 minutes.
Go to www.scpeanutparty.com for details.
Cheap Eats in Pittsburgh
For details, see July 18 post.
For details see July 19 post.