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Pawleys Island, South Carolina, proudly remaining ‘Arrogantly Shabby’

Travel along the South Carolina coast, encounter the famous Grand Strand, and you’ll quickly learn it’s an exciting, popular resort area attracting visitors from across the country. High rise beach condominiums, beach homes and entertainment venues dot the Carolina coast making it the quintessential beach-goers vacation destination. But for travelers yearning for a slightly more remote, secluded beach experience, keep traveling to the southern-most end of South Carolina’s Grand Strand to find Pawleys Island. 25-miles south of Myrtle Beach and 70-miles north of Charleston, this sleepy village is a hidden coastal gem. Named for George Pawley, who owned the island […]

Myrtle Beach bound? Duplin Winery – The Winery of the South – is now open

Cool, Sweet & Easy Wines for Three Generations – That’s the motto at Duplin Winery of Rose Hill, North Carolina.  The family-owned winery and vineyards has expanded operations and is now open for business on U.S. Highway 17 South in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. I visited their new facility and met with Jonathan Fussell of Duplin.  Fussell took me on a tour of the winery where I experienced first-hand, delicious wine and southern hospitality.  After my time there, I’m certain, Duplin Winery will quickly become a landmark in this beach community. About Duplin Winery Fussell’s family began growing muscadine […]

Seven kid-friendly things to do in Charleston

Considering a family vacation to Charleston? There’s so much to do in Charleston, you’re likely to have a tough time deciding where to go first.  This gorgeous coastal town offers unlimited possibilities for family fun, certain to keep young ones entertained. Here are seven fantastic options that will keep parents and young travelers happy. 1. Fort Sumter Catch the boat and take the journey across the bustling Charleston Harbor to Fort Sumter. Kids will enjoy the journey as much as the experience of visiting the historic fort. While at the fort, listen to park rangers tell the history of this […]