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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 in the south worth a visit. National Parks are well-deserving of the attention they get. They’re beautiful, relaxing and offer activities...

Road Trip Alert: Upstate South Carolina

If all you know about South Carolina is what you can find on its coast or in its capital, you’re missing out on a real treasure — the northwestern part of the state known as Upstate. Here’s a peek at...

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,...

Go Explore: Old 96 District

By Mike Dojc This upper western swath of South Carolina is a bastion of outdoor adventure — six state parks all on a body of water, teeming with over 250 miles of trails to bike or hike. Beyond nature’s call,...

Pecan Crazy in Florence

By Jen Tota McGivney Pecan cotton candy. Butter pecan funnel cake. Pecan pizza. And pecan pie. Lots of pecan pie. Each fall, Florence hosts South Carolina’s official Pecan Festival. It’s a celebration of the South’s favorite nut. Each of the 50-plus food vendors here...

Sweetgrass Festival is a Basket of Lowcountry Fun

The sweetgrass basket has been the official state Lowcountry handcraft since 2006, and sweetgrass basket-making has been a tradition in the Lowcountry for over 300 years. That makes the Sweetgrass Festival one part history, one part state pride, and...

6 Great Places in the Carolinas for a Magnificent Martini

National Martini Day is June 16, so we thought we’d share some of our favorite spots in the Carolinas to celebrate. Remember, no matter where you enjoy a cocktail, always make sure to designate a driver if you plan...

Come-See-Me Festival is a Celebration of Spring

A calendar can tell you when winter is officially over, but the annual Come-See-Me Festival in Rock Hill, SC is the real sign that spring has sprung. The annual salute to spring is 10 days of food, music, sports,...

Greenville Getaway

Editor's Escape One of the advantages to living in the Carolinas is having so many great spots to explore on a quick weekend road trip. If Greenville, South Carolina, isn’t already on your “to go” list, you should definitely add...
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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...
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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...