The Traveling Steve's

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Onward to Roanoke, Virginia
Onward to Roanoke, Virginia

Onward to Roanoke, Virginia

We checked out of our hotel in Charleston, South Carolina on Friday morning, and next headed to Charlotte, North Carolina, where we stayed for one night. Our ultimate destination on this 3 week trip is to stay in Roanoke, Virginia…

Marriott Platinum Challenge Continues: on to Daytona Beach Shores!
Marriott Platinum Challenge Continues: on to Daytona Beach Shores!

Marriott Platinum Challenge Continues: on to Daytona Beach Shores!

After arriving home from our last trip to Virginia, we have now completed 8 days out of 15 (to be completed in 90 days) for our Marriott Hotel Platinum Challenge status match. While I have lifetime Hilton, and Globalist at…

Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!
Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!

Touring Around a Very Quiet Colonial Williamsburg!

Thanks to COVID-19, Colonial Williamsburg was virtually empty during the weekdays. We had both not been here in years, but as much as we like Williamsburg, we were never keen on the crowds. In this post you will see Williamsburg…

Five Days in Williamsburg
Five Days in Williamsburg

Five Days in Williamsburg

Our Marriott Platinum challenge continues with our next stop: Williamsburg, Virginia. Like our previous VA Beach stay, we slightly modified this hotel stay on arrival as well, staying 2 nights in this Marriott, and 3 nights in another Marriott property…

Marriott Platinum Challenge Begins with a Week of Virginia Hotel Stays!
Marriott Platinum Challenge Begins with a Week of Virginia Hotel Stays!

Marriott Platinum Challenge Begins with a Week of Virginia Hotel Stays!

We left Roanoke on Sunday afternoon for a week exploring my home state of Virginia, before heading home to Florida. We had been staying in Roanoke the last few weeks while Mom was in hospice, and we were also working…

July Road Trip to Roanoke!
July Road Trip to Roanoke!

July Road Trip to Roanoke!

It’s now July 17th and Steve DOS and I have been to my hometown of Roanoke for a week now. This is the first trip we’ve taken since March, when we were last here and flew home in the midst…

Spring landscaping at home: First up The Pavers and Shrubbery Removal!
Spring landscaping at home: First up The Pavers and Shrubbery Removal!

Spring landscaping at home: First up The Pavers and Shrubbery Removal!

It’s now Tuesday, May 19th, and Steve (DOS) and I are continuing with some major landscaping and other updates done on the house. Now that we are both retired, and (thanks to the coronavirus) we are both home all the…