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Hiking Hotspot: Carrick Creek Nature Trail at Table Rock State Park

The Upper westernmost portion of the state of South Carolina, referred to as the “Upstate,” is situated amidst the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains. The region is home to some stunning scenery, including lush forests, peaceful flowing streams, and dozens of towering waterfalls. The lovely Carrick Creek trail within Table Rock State Park offers a vast […]

Attraction of the Week: Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta

Who could forget the iconic (and tragic) 1996 Olympic Games? 1996 marked the 100 year anniversary of the first Olympics held in Athens, Greece. It’s hard to believe that events which are widely popular today like Beach Volleyball officially became an Olympic sport this year! Or, that Michael Phelps was not yet a household name. […]

A Guide to Exploring Downtown Greenville, South Carolina

Downtown Greenville, a former textile community, is now a manufacturing powerhouse with companies like BMW, GE, & Boeing being drawn to the area. Not only is Greenville one of the fastest growing cities in America, it is also quickly becoming one of the most popular vacation destinations in the Southeast. With a vibrant downtown, a […]

5 Easy Waterfall Hikes in Upstate South Carolina

The Upstate South Carolina region is home to dozens of scenic waterfalls. Many of these are accessible roadside or via a simple hike. While visiting Greenville or surrounding cities, you will want to take the time to explore some of these gorgeous waterfalls, most of which are conveniently located within an hour or so from […]

5 Magnificent Waterfalls within an Hour of Asheville, NC

Asheville, NC is located in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains. While many have probably heard of this city due to its’ reputation as a foodie city and irreverent tourist destination, the real highlight of a visit to Asheville is that you will be within easy driving distance to numerous natural wonders, a […]

10 Fun Date Ideas in Greenville, SC

Greenville, located in the heart of Upstate SC, has been making headlines in recent years. The thriving city continues to win awards for its’ lively Main Street, foodie scene, and proximity to natural attractions. Despite South Carolina’s recent ranking as the loneliest state to spend Valentine’s day, Greenville has been rated one of the most […]

5 Must-Do’s in Charleston, South Carolina

Beautiful historic Charleston, South Carolina, known for its’ charming inns, historic plantations, lovely gardens, colorful architecture, southern style cuisine, barrier islands, and historical attractions, draws history buffs and photographers from around the world. Charleston, the oldest city in South Carolina, was established in 1670 by English colonists. The city has preserved much of its’ quaint […]

10 Things to do in Downtown Greenville for Under 10 Bucks

Greenville’s vibrant, tree-lined Main Street is becoming a popular tourist destination, moreso with each passing year. Home to a gorgeous waterfall, over 100 unique restaurants, art galleries, theaters, small museums, coffeehouses, and boutique shops, visitors from all over the Southeast come to enjoy the quaint setting and abundance of activities. Unfortunately, the increased popularity means […]

Hiking Hotspot: Triple Falls at Dupont State Forest

The Western North Carolina region is loaded with breathtaking waterfalls. From roadside wonders, to those requiring a hard trek along an unmaintained trail, there are unending cascading beauties to explore in this region. The best waterfall hikes include those such as the Triple Falls trail within the Dupont State Forest, in which you will see […]

7 Must-Try Breakfast Spots in Greenville, SC

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. in Greenville, it’s also the most popular meal of the day. Every weekend, the streets of downtown Greenville are flooded with visitors willing to wait in long lines) to get into the hottest breakfast restaurants. As trendy breakfast restaurants are most popular today, there […]