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 […]

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Green with Envy

By Jason Frye These LEED certified, AAA Four Diamond accommodations are proof you don’t have to sacrifice luxury for an environmentally-friendly getaway. There was a time when travelers with a taste for luxury and the desire to go green had only a handful of options. Today a quartet of hotels and resorts in the Carolinas, […]

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Fun in Fort Lauderdale

Editor’s Escape Recently my husband and I participated in one of the Celebrity Edge inaugural sailings, detailed in “Top 5 Reasons to Sail the Celebrity Edge.” The cruise left from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Neither of us has spent much time in the area, so we just had to add a couple of […]

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5 Best Islands

A tropical island is the ideal choice for many vacationers. Here are our top picks for 2019! Greek Islands Greece includes 6,000 islands and islets scattered across the Aegean and Ionian seas. Only 227 are inhabited. Ideal climate and accessibility make them extremely popular. Enjoy scuba diving, sailing, windsurfing and snorkeling. Many islands also boast […]

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Category: Carolinas, US

Still Rolling After 200 Years

Yes, it was 1819 when roller skates officially came to be, paving the way for lots of bruised body parts, spilled drinks at drive-in burger joints and romantic 14-year-old nights under a disco ball at the local skating rink. The Dutch are credited with starting this phenomenon, wanting to expand their winter passion for ice […]

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Category: US

The Evolution of America

Join the party with a visit to where our story began. Democracy, diversity and opportunity. These themes are at the forefront of the 2019 Commemoration marking 400 years of progress in America — now underway at Colonial Williamsburg, the Jamestown Settlement & American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, Historic Jamestowne (the Historic Triangle). The “2019 Commemoration, […]

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St. Augustine Light House
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Go Explore: St. Augustine, Florida

Situated on the northeastern coast of Florida, St. Augustine is noted for being the oldest continuously settled city in the U.S. Here you’ll find an appealing mix of history, natural beauty, culture and outdoor adventure. Nautical History At the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, visitors can explore artifacts from historic shipwrecks, heritage boat building […]

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Category: Carolinas, Travel, US

2019 AAA Road Trip Challenge

The South boasts a wealth of lesser traveled, but interesting road trip opportunities. Here’s our Top 10 spots for 2019 and we challenge you to visit them! Go to a few or hit them all and you could win a free 3-night hotel stay from Best Western and a free car rental from Hertz! See […]

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