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Smaller National Park Service sites aren't something to be skipped just because they're small. There are several benefits to the smaller sites that just might make them more attractive.

Called the “Forgotten Founder”, this national historic site is almost a forgotten part of the Charleston Lowcountry. Tucked away in a small corner of nearby Mt. Pleasant, the historic site is centered around Charles Pinckney’s coastal plantation. But who exactly was Charles Pinckney, and what can you do at this historic site?

With 417 sites in the National Park Service it can be a little difficult to keep up with it all. This list will help. You can also see where I've visited and read my stories about our national parks.

The 6 National Park Sites of South Carolina

The Palmetto State has six sites of the National Park System that include Civil War-era forts, Revolutionary War battlefields, and the surprisingly beautiful Congaree National Park.

5 Free Things to Do in Charleston

Charleston is a town filled to the brim with great dining, local shopping, and centuries-old history. It doesn’t have to be an expensive getaway, but the lodging, food, and entertainment can add up fast. So who doesn’t like a few free things to do?

A horse drawn carriage trots along the cobblestone street while a tour leader tells us about the 1886 Earthquake that leveled half the city and resulted in the popular (and photogenic) earthquake bolts on historic buildings. The carriage returns us to the City Market where we have to take the obligatory walk through, which is […]

Wonders’ Way is a 12′ wide bicycle-pedestrian path on the south side of the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge between Charleston and Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. The beautiful path is open for anyone to walk, jog, or bike across and offers splendid views of Charleston Harbor and Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum. The path is […]