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Movie Night Out: Open Drive-Ins in the Carolinas

This article was originally published in 2017 and has been updated to reflect COVID-19 restrictions and rules. by Virginia Brown At the bottom of a hill, a monster movie screen rises 50-feet high along South Battleground Avenue, a well-intentioned sore thumb...

Attend Charleston’s Spoleto Festival from Home

This week would have marked the 44th season of Spoleto Festival USA. Founded in 1977 by Gian Carlo Menotti, it's earned an international reputation as one of the finest performing arts festivals in the south. More than 140 dance, theater,...

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...

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5 National Historic Sites For Your Next Southern Road Trip

By Cassandra Brooklyn National Parks get all the attention. However, there are several lesser-known historic sites, trails and protected areas...

Road Less Traveled: Fort Jefferson

By Kimberly Button On a distant island enveloped by sparkling turquoise waters, the brutally strong brick fortress known as Fort Jefferson creates quite a contrast....

Leaving Las Vegas

Seven sights worth exploring outside of Las Vegas.

New National Park

Grab a sled and make your way to southern New Mexico to get to know the nation’s 62nd national park. White Sands National Park...

The Bridge Through Paradise

By Kristy Tolley The brainstorm of oil tycoon and railroad baron Henry Flagler, the Old Seven Mile Bridge was to serve as the first land...