Through time, nature, and war Fort Sumter has remained to tell the story of the beginning of the Civil War and how it changed the course of history in our country and Charleston.
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 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.
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.
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?
Shopping in the historic City Market, enjoying a sunset dinner cruise on Charleston Harbor, and touring one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the country are just a few of the reasons why you need to visit Charleston, South Carolina for a weekend getaway. It’s difficult to whittle down the gargantuan list of options […]
So many things went right, so many others went wrong. 2017 was an amazing year of adventure and exploration. Here are the highlights of the year now left behind.
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 […]