AAA Member Appreciation Weekends at Carowinds
As a thank you for being a AAA Member, Carowinds is offering AAA Member Appreciation Weekends in July and August! Members can enjoy a special ticket price of only $38 on July 13, 14, 20 or 21, 2019. You’ll also receive early entry into the park to ride the newest attraction Copperhead Strike, the Carolinas’ […]Read more
Charlotte’s Queen Feast Savings
Experience ten delicious days of fine dining as more than 130 restaurants offer three-course, prix fixe dinners during Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week®! AAA Members can purchase a $50 gift certificate for a return visit for $25 at participating restaurants, July 19-28, 2019. Visit AAA.com/QueensFeast for details! (Go Magazine July/August 2019)Read more
3 Reasons to Love Charlotte SHOUT!
Coming in under the wire on the last day of Charlotte SHOUT!, my family and I spent a Saturday exploring a few of the festival’s events. As a result, I will definitely file this one under “One day is not enough!” Charlotte SHOUT! is produced by Charlotte Center City Partners (and in partnership with Blumenthal […]Read more
A Tale of Two Cities: North Augusta and Augusta
By Vanessa Infanzon Although the Savannah River separates North Augusta, South Carolina, and Augusta, Georgia, they work in tandem for a great day adventure or weekend getaway. North Augusta, South Carolina The charming town of North Augusta is just across the Savannah River from Augusta by way of 13th Street. The street changes names to […]Read more
Go Explore: Pilot Mountain, N.C.
By Kristy Tolley If you’re familiar with The Andy Griffith Show, you’ll likely recall the mention of nearby city, Mount Pilot. Many speculate that the name was inspired by Pilot Mountain, which is located near Andy Griffith’s real-life hometown of Mount Airy. A visit to Pilot Mountain will reveal a charming blend of outdoor adventure, […]Read more
Diamond Spotlight: Rosemary Inn, North Augusta, S.C.
Rich in history, the Rosemary Inn is a beautiful bed and breakfast set inside a gorgeous mansion in North Augusta, South Carolina. Built in 1902 by the city’s founding father James U. Jackson, the inn is named for the stunning rosemary pine paneling you’ll see throughout the ceilings and walls of the property. Overlooking the […]Read more
Mills to Meals
By Kimberly Button Across the Carolinas, mills were the backbone of the economy for many communities for generations. When industries left to relocate overseas, entire cities and towns suffered, as did supporting businesses. Today, these former mills are gaining new life. A new generation is rescuing the historic structures and revitalizing neighborhoods, while also providing […]Read more
Go Explore McBee, S.C.
By Nan Bauroth Nothing says summer like biting into a fresh peach sweetened to ripe perfection by the Southern sun. For many travelers in the Carolinas on their way to Myrtle Beach, the ideal spot to indulge that pleasure is McBee, South Carolina. This rural hamlet at the junction of S.C. Highway 151 and U.S. […]Read more