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Wilmington Foodie Tours - A Delicious Intro to Coastal North Carolina

Mar 17, 2017
Taste of Carolina Foodie Tours

Did you know that Wilmington, one of the best coastal towns in North Carolina, has a foodie scene that rivals the food in most metropolitan cities? Its true, and when you visit the city, be sure to leave some time for dining in restaurants. For those who are not in-the-know...

Birding in Bluffton - Living in the Moment

Dec 12, 2016
South Carolina lake communities

When most folks retire, they try to find enjoyable ways to occupy their time. They like to stay active, healthy, happy, and live a comfortable daily lifestyle. Retirees like to play golf, tennis, go boating and fishing, and be around like-minded people. And for many, birding is also a popular way to spend their carefree days. For all of these things, many people are heading to South Carolina lakes communities, where affordable waterfront living is met with...

America's Love Affair with Charleston

Oct 24, 2016
Charleston homes

Thinking of Charleston, you may recall “Gone With the Wind.” But think again: that best-selling Civil War book and famed film is relatively recent history for Charleston. “Relatively” is the right word because this area goes back so far you have to refer to a time when England ruled much of the world… way back in the late 1600s...

Palm Coast - 2nd Annual Birds of a Feather Fest

Jan 11, 2016
bird watching in Florida

If you enjoy bird watching, pleasant weather, and beautiful scenery, then you should attend the 2nd Annual Birds Of A Feather Fest in Palm Coast. Located in Northeast Florida, Palm Coast is a city rich with nature preserves, comfortable living, and magnificent...

The Great Florida Birding Trail

Nov 2, 2015

What's on your Birding Bucket List? There are about 10,000 species of birds in the world. Florida's checklist includes 520 species, most of them native with a few introduced. The winter months bring an astounding array of migrating birds to the Sunshine State and The Great Florida Birding Trail is the place to see the rare and unusual birds of Florida - Roseate Spoonbill on your list? How about Sand Hill Cranes and the elusive Florida Scrub Jay? These birds and more can be seen...

Florida National Scenic Trail - 1,000 Mile Hiking Trail System

Oct 12, 2015
Florida National Scenic Trail

Searching for a rare opportunity to see Florida in its native state? The hiking season is upon us in the Sunshine State, from now until April the Florida National Scenic Trail provides an extraordinary venue for biking, hiking and some of the best bird watching and nature photography opportunities in the United States. The FNST is one of only eleven National Scenic Trails in the US. The 1,000 mile trail...

Kentucky Bourbon Trail for the Spirited Boomer

Aug 4, 2015
Kentucky Bourbon Trails

Baby Boomers are at it again, starting a new trend adding something to an iconic generation that provided us with our blue jeans, Harley Davidson's and Coke Cola. Bourbon combined with culinary infatuation has made Louisville Kentucky "The Culinary Capital of Bourbon Country"...

Fall Foliage Splendor with 3RD HOME

Jun 19, 2015
Fall Foliage

A kaleidoscope of color will soon paint the mountains at some of the most beautiful resort communities in the U.S. 3RD HOME club members are the lucky ones with VIP access to resorts and private gated communities like Mountain Club, Balsam Mountain Preserve, Hound Ears Club, Mountain Air Country Club, and Blue Ridge Mountain Club in Western North Carolina. For astounding fall foliage trips out west...

Tallulah Gorge Whitewater Releases Near Currahee Club

Apr 3, 2015
Tallulah Gorge

Some visitors call it a slice of heaven. Others, call it the thrill of a lifetime. Folks are referring to the 2,739 acre Tallulah Gorge State Park in Georgia, one of the most spectacular canyons in the eastern United States. Tallulah Gorge is two miles long and nearly 1,000 feet deep. For the next two weekends (April 4-5 & 11-12 from 8:00am-4:00pm), 500-700 cubic feet of water per second will thunder through the gorge during the spring Tallulah Gorge Water Releases...

A Taste of Asheville - The 2015 Scrumptious Small Plate Crawl

Jan 14, 2015
Best Asheville NC Restaurants

Foodies can sample the best of Asheville’s culinary scene at the upcoming Asheville Small Plate Crawl. Set to take place February 24-24, 2015, dozens of delicious Asheville restaurants will create special Small Plate Menus, priced between $3 to $8. Participants can sample their favorite entrees from a variety of area restaurants while ‘crawling’ from place to place...


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