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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Day Trip to Hilton Head, South Carolina

This time last year, I was at a packed bar out celebrating my birthday while also at a bachelorette party in Ft. Lauderdale with my friends. It was the last time I did anything without feeling worried. That’s the sad-but-true way of looking at. But luckily for me, I can also reflect back on this […]

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The Angel Oak | John’s Island, South Carolina

The Angel Oak tree is one of the most visited and recognizable sites in the Charleston area. It’s believed be between 400-500 years old and has survived a number of hurricanes and natural disasters (and of course, human interference). According to the City of Charleston’s website: Live oaks are not particularly tall trees, but have […]

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