Calabash, North Carolina: a coastal adventure

Calabash, North Carolina, is a riverfront shrimping town with boat tours, dining, and shopping. It’s the birthplace of Calabash-style seafood.

History & Adventure at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, Florida

Families will love a day at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park in Key West, FL, learning about its history, enjoying the water, and hiking.

The Best Day Hikes in North Carolina

Day hikes in North Carolina are a great way to get outdoors. Discover waterfalls, mountain views, railroad trails, and everything in between.

5 Things For Millennials to Do in Orlando, FL

Orlando, Florida is becoming a hot spot for millennials to both live and travel--and it's no surprise, with the number of things to do, cool neighborhoods, and good eats in this city. While Orlando is still the "theme park capital of the world", it has a lot of other...

St. Simons Island: The Most Visited of Georgia’s Golden Isles

Find authentic southern charm and history on St. Simons Island in Georgia. The island is unique with no big chain restaurants, no hotels over four stories, and no "big name" hotels. St. Simons is authentic, fun, and full of southern charm. Welcome to the most popular...

Dive and Swim at Vortex Spring, Ponce De Leon, FL

Vortex Spring is a freshwater diving facility in Ponce De Leon (Holmes Co,), Florida. Many people come to get scuba diving certified, as you can experience scuba, skin, cave, and night diving all on one property. The beautiful spring produces around 32 million gallons...

Best of Both Worlds in Columbia County, Florida

Everybody is looking for safe places to visit. Columbia County, Florida offers several safe options. The newly opened Blanche Hotel is a masterpiece of historic restoration but what you don't see is equally important. There is no registration desk. This fourteen-room...

Unusual Civil War Tales from Vicksburg National Military Park

The American Civil War can be a rather depressing subject matter. The war divided the country, pitched family members against each other, and produced the most casualties of any American war.  But, to National Park Ranger Andrew Miller, the Civil War offers lessons...

Barnsley Resort: Uncommon Luxury in Adairsville, Georgia

Barnsley Resort is a perfect destination for couples wanting a romantic getaway, families looking for recreation and bonding, business retreats, weekends with girlfriends, or avid golfers and marksmen hoping to improve their skeet-shooting accuracy. The array of...

College Station, Texas, More Than Just A College Town

College Station, Texas, is home to the Texas A&M University (Go Aggies!). College Station is just a few hours away from Austin, Dallas, and Houston making it a perfect getaway destination for a couple of days. Whether you are a parent visiting your Aggie student...

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