Dog Friendly, Travel

Top 10 Outdoor Activities in Beaufort & Port Royal

After a year of working from home in Minneapolis, my boyfriend and I took a break from winter and spent a few months in South Carolina before our offices reopen. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’d know that I am an ‘outdoorsy’ person. Give me some hiking boots and a trail […]

Read more
Dog Friendly, Travel

Testing out retirement in Surfside Beach, SC

Hello from Surfside Beach, South Carolina! If you’re new here, you can check out my posts about moving to South Carolina and our time in Beaufort to get caught up. Today, we are on the home stretch of our time down south. That’s right, just one month until we head back north and I already […]

Read more
Dog Friendly, Travel

Atalaya | The Castle at Huntington Beach State Park

Huntington Beach State Park is about a twenty minute drive south of Myrtle Beach on the coast of South Carolina. It has 3 miles of beach, campsites, nature trails and wetlands filled with reptiles and birds but what makes it super unique is the castle! Well, “castle.” Atalaya Castle was built in the 1930s as […]

Read more
Dog Friendly, Travel

Hunting Island State Park

Hunting Island State Park is the most-visited State Park in South Carolina. The land was originally used as a hunting preserve for the Lowcountry planters and elite. Thus the name, Hunting Island. It’s about a 25-minute drive from Beaufort and there is a ton to do; beaches, camping, a lighthouse, hiking and ATV trails, marsh […]

Read more
Travel

Our last week in Beaufort, SC

Hi friends. It’s been a few weeks since I’ve given an update and that’s because we were on the move. Our time in Beaufort flew by. When we moved down south we didn’t know how much longer we’d be working from home and we’ve since learned that it will most likely be through the summer. […]

Read more
Dog Friendly, Travel

PHOTOS: A Day in Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, the oldest city in Georgia, is located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and just across the Savannah River from South Carolina. My boyfriend Glenn and I have been staying in Beaufort, SC and decided to drive 45 minutes down to Savannah for the day. This was my first time in Savannah and […]

Read more
Travel

Hiking at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge

A few weeks ago I mentioned that while on a day trip to Hilton Head, South Carolina, I wasn’t able to hike on Pinckney Island because it isn’t dog friendly. Well, I went back. If you’re in the Hilton Head or Bluffton area and are looking for a place to get some fresh air and […]

Read more
Dog Friendly, Travel

St. Helena Chapel of Ease Ruins

I’m back to tell you about another beautiful Beaufort-area historic site. This time we stopped at the St. Helena Parish Chapel of Ease Ruins on St. Helena Island. The history of this church is super interesting and illustrates the significance of this area during and after the Civil War. The chapel-of-ease on St. Helena Island […]

Read more
Travel

Cypress Wetlands | Port Royal,SC

The Cypress Wetlands are a perfect spot to experience nature right in Port Royal, South Carolina. I’m not going to lie to you folks, I found this place because I was actually going out to get breakfast at The Cracked Egg which bumps right up to the wetlands. I could see it while I was […]

Read more