Category Archives: South Carolina

Autumn Fun in Florence South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina is in the area of South Carolina known as the Pee Dee Region.  It was named for the daughter of General William W.Harllee.  The city was founded as a railroad town and he was the president of the Wilmington and Manchester Railroad. Known as a thriving business community  and a friendly place

The History of the Fireproof Building in Charleston Sc

Historic Charleston, SC is filled with interesting buildings, mostly Victorian, Greek and Greek Revival in style. Appearing somewhat austere and stern, among the gingerbread ornamentation of the Victorian era is the Fireproof Building, which houses the South Carolina Historical Society and has a rich history of its own. The Fireproof Building is located at 100

The best Place to take your Dog for a Walk in Charleston Sc

Charleston, South Carolina, is so much more than a dog-friendly city. It is considered one of the warmest cities in the South, welcoming dogs and their owners with wide-open arms. Charleston locals have made sure there are plenty of pet-friendly activities, hotels, and restaurants for dog owners and their dog to do-more than ready to accept pets

Guide to Shopping in Myrtle Beach

Looking for something upscale with a designer label? How about something a little more budget friendly? Wether you’re looking for a great bargain, a few souvenirs to take home, or something a little more expensive, the chances are good that you can find it in Myrtle Beach. Myrtle Beach is known as a vacationer’s paradise,

Hilton Head in the Summer

“It’s just paradise” best describes the Hilton Head Island in summer. From May to September the temperature ranges in the 80s with lows in the 60s and 70s. Hilton Head Island is pleasing to the eye. According to the Carolina Reality Group, Captain, Sir William Hilton slighted and marked the island in 1663. He thought

Guide to Shopping in Myrtle Beach

For the shopaholic no vacation spot is perfect without a good sprinkling of shops, boutiques and malls. Fortunately Myrtle Beach has a whole array of retail therapy options and even the most discerning shoppers are bound to find something their hearts desire..Myrtle Beach, and in fact the entire Grand Strand, is packed with the usual

Geography of South Carolina

Beautiful, historic, Charleston, South Carolina is located mid-point on the state’s Atlantic coastline. When the city was originally founded it was located on a peninsula at the confluence (joining) of the Ashley and Cooper rivers.  Until 1975 the city was only an estimated 17 square miles but has since expanded dramatically to over 97 square

Guide to Shopping in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is not only a year-round vacationers’ paradise, but also one of the country’s premiere shopping destinations. In this romantic corner of the country, stretched along the sun-drenched coast of the Atlantic ocean, you will find a dizzying array of quaint little shops, upscale malls, and unique flea markets that delight in

Hilton Head Guide to Entertainment and Nightlife

Ah Hilton Head. The place where golfers roam free, and the world revolves around golfing. This is the opinion held by many when asked about this small island in South Carolina. Many travelers hold the erroneous belief that Hilton Head is a golfer’s paradise, and little more. While the island does have excellent golfing, it

Hilton Head in the Summer

Summer’s here and it’s time for a vacation. Are you looking for a great place to take the family? Or are you empty-nesters, in the mood for something new? Perhaps you’re young adults, wanting to make the most of the east coast? Well, stop looking and start packing for Hilton Head Island! Hilton Head is