Leigh Powell Hines, a former TV Journalist/Communications Executive, combined motherhood and her journalism experience and started The Hines-Sight Blog, a lifestyle/travel blog to inspire parents to pack their bags for family travels. On her blog, hotels are just as important as the destination. As founder of #outaboutnc, an online social media community, she guides visitors to the best places to see, eat, and stay in North Carolina. Leigh's blog is affiliated with Marriott, Starwood, and other booking agencies so after you read her stories, you can book your own vacation. Go to our Book a Hotel tab to get the best rates.
As Luxury/Family Travel Editor for Skimbaco Lifestyle, she has the insights on the latest happenings in luxury hotels, spa trends, family travel, and events. She also believes a weekend road trip is when families can have the most fun. Leigh is proud of her Southern roots. She loves simple food, has a passion for hotels, likes to be silly and adores Raleigh and N.C. With a new passion for wellness, Leigh is taking steps to bring a more holistic and all-natural lifestyle in her home. She endorses Beautycounter and Young Living products.
Leigh balances her life as a blogger with leadership in her children's PTA, taking her daughter, Liza, to dance, and making sure the laundry is done for Scouts.Her son, Jack, likes photography, travel, and has a great eye for photography.
She and her husband, Will, have been married since 2002. Her children, Jack and Liza, have their own opinions about travel. You can find travel through their eyes on HinesSightBlogKids on Instagram this summer as they interned for their Mom.
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