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Hang Out Along the Hammock Coast

By Kathy M. Newbern and J.S. Fletcher Between Myrtle Beach’s high-rise condos and Charleston’s Southern city charm lies the “Hammock Coast,” a moniker to spotlight Georgetown County towns for the many tourists attracted here. Visitors find more elbow room and an...

Fast Getaways

By Kristy Tolley Charleston + Carnival = One Convenient Cruise Sometimes you just have to get away. Turquoise waters and blue skies beckon. However, a Caribbean vacation might seem difficult to pull off on short notice. Not so! For Carolinians, a Caribbean...

Edenton: An Inner Banks Hidden Gem

By Vanessa Infanzon Finding Edenton is like discovering your own corner of paradise. Tree-lined streets with beautiful homes compel guests to stop and marvel at the charm. Edenton overlooks Edenton Bay, part of the Inner Banks. The town links North Carolina...

Broadway At The Beach Set To Host Fifth Annual “A Very Broadway Christmas” On December 7

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE (Nov. 26, 2019) Broadway at the Beach will host the fifth annual “A Very Broadway Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 7. This holiday event will feature a parade, children’s activities and fireworks. A Very Broadway Christmas Parade will begin at...

Experience the Highs and Lows of North Carolina’s Outer Banks

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE by Karon Warren The Outer Banks of North Carolina has long been known as a beach destination that visitors return to year after year. But there’s much more to the Outer Banks than just the beach.     The Highs Take to the...

Diamond Spotlight: Hotel Bennett

Located on popular King Street on the corner of historic Marion Square in downtown Charleston, Hotel Bennett is one of South Carolina’s newest luxury hotels. Upscale accommodations and meticulous service are what you can expect at this AAA Four...

Come and Get It!

By Vanessa Infanzon Four of our favorite comfort foods and where to find them in the Carolinas Cooler weather begs for foods that warm our souls and fill our bellies. Comfort foods remind us of family dinners and reunions, and Sunday...

6 Picks for Fall Fun

From musical celebrations to cultural events, these autumn festivals make ideal weekend road trips.     Mountaineer Folk Festival  (Spencer, Tennessee) Sept. 6-8, 2019 ---- Held each year in Fall Creek Falls State Park, this festival showcases the cultural history of the Cumberland...

Shoulder Season Shores

by Jason Frye Summer isn’t the only time to enjoy a little sun and sand. A fall beach trip means fewer crowds, empty stretches of sand and often lower lodging rates. The sun’s still shining, the water’s still warm and...

Wilmington Bounces Back!

By Carol Timblin After sending most of the staff home on Sept. 13, 2018, Baggett family members remained at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort waiting for Hurricane Florence to pass over Wrightsville Beach. Labeled a Category 4 storm, Florence was...

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Essential Car Maintenance for the Essential Worker

More cities and states are issuing “stay-at-home” orders, and AAA encourages anyone who can stay off the road to...

How to Take Care of your Car When Not Driving for a Month

The current “stay-at-home” orders in the Carolinas mean that many people are rarely leaving their house. That means their vehicles are sitting idle as...

Subaru Legacy Gets a Complete Makeover for 2020 – AAA Auto Buying Review

The venerable Subaru Legacy mid-size sedan begins its seventh generation with a complete 2020 makeover. It now offers an upgraded cabin, additional safety features,...

Explore the Outdoors…Online!

NEWS Explore Asheville has curated a virtual escape with restless, homebound souls in mind. From virtual hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains to a much-needed...

Take a Virtual Vacation!

by Kristen Griffie Covid-19 might have us homebound right now, but that doesn't mean we still can't "escape!" There’s no shortage of TV shows, movies, FaceTime...