Category: Coastal

Beloved Boardwalks on the Carolina Coast

The hub of beachfront activity in the Victorian age, boardwalks almost disappeared from the American landscape when people moved to the suburbs during the ‘50s and ‘60s.  Thankfully, they’re back. Though the styles have changed from the early days, boardwalks still add a sense of community and excitement to coastal towns. Check out these memorable […]

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Category: Coastal

By The Sea

Whether dreaming of living in a quaint, historic, coastal town or just ready for a friendly stay waterside, these six small Carolina gems beckon. Manteo See A waterfront landmark is the Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, an exterior reconstruction of the structure that stood at the entrance to Croatan Sound near Wanchese. Venture along the streets to […]

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Sanderling Resort

(Duck, N.C.) Nestled along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, just north of Duck, North Carolina, Sanderling Resort is where natural beauty meets oceanfront luxury. Whether it’s a romantic getaway or a family trip, this AAA Four Diamond property provides guests with a truly memorable Outer Banks vacation experience.  Sanderling Resort offers 120 guestrooms and […]

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Category: Coastal

A Quick Guide to Kicking Back on Hilton Head Island

Heading down to balmy Hilton Head Island for some top flight R&R? Twelve miles of plush white sand beaches and hundreds of bunkers get the most play on this manicured island where serious leisure and Olympic caliber lollygagging pursuits are priority number one and two. While chasing golf balls and the perfect tan are central […]

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Category: Coastal

Fort Moultrie Quarter Release Programs

Sullivan’s Island, SC – Fort Sumter National Monument officials announce the public program schedule for the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin launch in South Carolina. The quarter features a scene from Fort Moultrie, a unit of Fort Sumter National Monument.  This event is the last major National Park Service Centennial event for Fort Sumter […]

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Down the Hatch

Dig into delightful down home favorites at fall food festivals. They call it “comfort food” because every bite puts you in a good mood. We’re talking about dishes that stick on ribs and stir up happy childhood memories. From stuffed peppers and lightly fried okra to buttermilk biscuits bumping up against some gravy, and shrimp […]

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Category: Carolinas, Coastal

Sample the Lowcountry at the Beaufort Shrimp Festival

Nothing says coastal Lowcountry like a heaping plate of freshly caught shrimp. And visitors to historic Beaufort can get their fill each fall during the Beaufort Shrimp Festival. “We have almost 7,500 people attend the event each year,” says Robb Wells, Beaufort Chamber of Commerce Vice President. “Fall in Beaufort is one of the best […]

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Category: Coastal

Special Needs Summer Camp – Who is Teaching Who?

“Some people look at individuals with disabilities and think, ‘Oh, we’re going to have to help them a lot.’ The result is actually the opposite,” said Maddie Ashcraft, seven-year summer camp instructor. Ashcraft says her students have taught her more than she has ever taught them.   “Children facing challenges have a lot to give […]

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