Ahoy There, Charleston!
South Carolina’s cradle of culture, history, and shrimp & grits exceptionalism is a beautiful spot to begin your voyage at sea. Vacation Extenders Ever wonder why there are so many native South Carolinians on the PGA Tour? Chalk it up to the amicable climate coupled with ages of short game practice. Along with the first […]Read more
Cruising the Carolinas
Boatloads of cruises from the coast to the mountains Thanks to an abundance of bodies of water and coastline from the Atlantic Ocean to mountain lakes and many other options in between, enjoying a boat tour or cruise in the Carolinas is easy. Whether it’s simply hopping on a regularly scheduled cruise or booking an […]Read more
Go Explore: Beech Mountain, N.C.
Home to the highest ski resort in eastern North America (5,506 feet), this idyllic mountain town is replete with exciting diversions all year long. With more natural snowfall and chillier temperatures, Beech Mountain is definitely a natural lure for wintertime activities. Built around an alpine village, the resort opened with four slopes in the winter […]Read more
The Carolina Hotel at Pinehurst Resort
Located on the sprawling historic greens of Pinehurst, The Carolina Hotel has been welcoming guests for more than a century. Nicknamed the “Queen of the South,” the AAA Four Diamond property was the largest frame hotel in North Carolina when it opened its doors on New Year’s Day in 1901. Today, guests can still feel […]Read more
Member Spotlight: Viola Gianni and James Antisdel
Member Spotlight Viola Gianni & James Antisdel When Viola Gianni first met James Antisdel on a blind date, she knew one thing in advance: Traveling was a big part of his life. After all, it was her daughter, Rina Klein, Antisdel’s AAA Travel Agent in Myrtle Beach, S.C., who set the two up. For years, […]Read more
Discover a Wintry Wonderland in the Heart of Carolina
Holidays to shine and shimmer from Belmont, N.C., to McAdenville’s Christmas Town, USA In the heart of the south, amid a beautifully warm end-of-year climate, discover a twinkling winter wonderland that will inspire joy and holiday spirit in visitors of all ages. The city of Belmont, N.C., dazzles with small-town charm, sparkling lights and family-friendly […]Read more
Editor’s Escape: Made in the Carolinas
Editor's Escape Shopping for holiday gifts is one of my most favorite things to do. I often ditch the mall and seek out unique items that reflect the personality of the person I’m shopping for. I especially enjoy finding gifts made locally or regionally. Lucky for me, there’s no shortage of talented artisans in North […]Read more
A Dickens Holiday in Fayetteville
Every Friday after Thanksgiving, the Ghost of Christmas Past pursues Ebenezer Scrooge along the streets of downtown Fayetteville, N.C., until the infamous miser realizes the joy of giving. This presentation of Dickens’ beloved story, A Christmas Carol, is part of the transformation into Victorian times that downtown Fayetteville undergoes that afternoon and evening. There’s also […]Read more