The Best Beaches To Visit With Kids

The Best Beaches To Visit With Kids

Once upon a time- not all that long ago- I would have said any beach is a great beach for kids. I’d never met a beach I didn’t enjoy. I suppose my criteria was pretty simple. Does the beach have sand? Do the salty waves wash up onto the shore? Will the sun...
What To Know Before Visiting Carowinds

What To Know Before Visiting Carowinds

Carowinds is a theme park where the the Carolinas come together. It’s located directly on the the NC/SC border just south of Charlotte. The park¬†celebrates the culture the Carolinas with attractions for the whole family. The park specifically touts their...

Old Buildings

Every lighthouse has a story to tell. This one- on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina- is rumored to be one of the most haunted places in the country. Although I personally don’t believe in ghosts- I do believe in the past. There’s a story here of days gone...
What You Need To Know About Congaree National Park

What You Need To Know About Congaree National Park

¬† I would love to say that we are a super outdoorsy family, but I would be lying. The truth is- although we LOVE being outside- it’s not usually in a nature type setting. Sure, we enjoy sporting events, walking/biking a greenway, cookouts, theme parks and the...

A Visit To Lawton Stables- Hilton Head Island, SC

Last week on Hilton Head Island we visited Lawton Stables. The Island is one of our top vacation destinations and I’m always looking for new activities to try. My daughter- in particular- has a love for horses and has always wanted to go on a trail ride. I can...

The Great American Eclipse: Coming August 2017

My little girl loves science. Over the years various teachers encouraged the obsession. She enjoys reading non-fiction books about animals, plants, and solar systems. Her favorite activities involve the word- “experiment.” We’re constantly growing or...
Riverbanks Zoo- Columbia, SC

Riverbanks Zoo- Columbia, SC

My kids love nothing more than animals. In fact, some days they want to BE animals they love them so much. Naturally, as we travel, we make a point to visit zoos. The Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, South Carolina has an amazing reputation. I’d heard nothing but...
South Carolina State Museum

South Carolina State Museum

Located in Columbia, South Carolina, the State Museum offers a rich display of history, art, science and technology. The museum is housed in a textile mill known as Columbia Mills that originally opened in 1894. At that time, it was the first totally electric textile...

Charleston, SC- “World’s Best City”

For the first time ever, Travel + Leisure magazine has crowned a U.S. city “World’s Best City.” Charleston, South Carolina is rich in history (it’s the oldest city in the state), and abundant in southern charm. From the amazing restaurants, the...

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