Blue Ridge Country - January/February 2020 - 29

By GRANT CURRIN

The Blue Ridge region is diverse, eclectic and huge. Even if you've
lived here all your life, there isn't enough time to see everything
worth seeing. That's why we're offering an interest-based feature for
this year's travel guide. Our recommendations are broken down into
five traveler profiles: the Forest Fanatic, the Vintage Vagabond, the
Well Wanderer, the Little Sipper and the Luxe Lover.
If one of those archetypes caught your eye, feel free to flip ahead
and start reading about the destinations you have to check out. If
you feel like a combination-and most of us do-then let the quiz
be your guide.

THE QUIZ!
Someone offers you some trail mix. What's
your response?
A. It's my favorite!
B. Thanks, but I just had a Moon Pie.
C. How many grams of added sugar?
D. Would it pair well with a Viognier?
E. Complimentary, I assume?

Your ideal early morning is spent . . .
A. On a misty trail.
B. Touring a battlefield.
C. On a yoga mat.
D. Deciding between a mimosa and a Bloody Mary.
E. Between Egyptian cotton sheets.
A day spent ________ is a day wasted.
A. Inside.
B. At a strip mall.
C. Eating junk food on the couch.
D. Without any little pleasures.
E. Uncomfortable.
Your ideal mode of transportation . . .
A. My own two feet.
B. A Cadillac Series 62. Any model year will do.
C. Does an exercise bike count?
D. A friend's backseat.
E. Nothing has felt right since the Concorde.

Tally the number of times you selected each letter.
Here's how the answers correspond to the categories of traveler:
The Omni Homestead
Resort in Hot Springs,
Virginia, has offerings for
the Luxe Lover in us all.

A. Forest Fanatic

D. Little Sipper

B. Vintage Vagabond

E. Luxe Lover

C. Well Wanderer
OK, hope we've worked toward some 20-20 focus for your
2020 travels. Let's start exploring.

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