Camellias at Middleton Place – Charleston, SC

The beautiful Camellias are blooming in the middle of winter at Middleton Place in Charleston, SC. The camellias enhance the Middleton Place Gardens with thousands of blossoms, from white to all shades of red and pink. The┬áCamellia is a southern landscape favorite, and it show off an amazing variety of color throughout the winter months. It is said that the French botanist … [Read more...]

Things to do in Florida October

October is a month filled with festivals and happenings -- and it's usually one of the best times of the year to spend time outdoors. There is a lot more happening in October than just Halloween and Oktoberfests. Just take a look at some of our suggestions below. First Friday Artwalk - St Augustine, Florida October 7, 2011 The art walk in St. Augustine is a social affair with … [Read more...]

Things To Do in South Carolina – September

┬áSeptember always kicks off with a busy Labor Day Weekend packed with fun events and lots of things to do all over the coastal region. But that's not the end of it. In actuality, it's the beginning of Fall festival season - just take a look at the massive list of festival, events and happenings for Coastal South Carolina for the rest of September.   Restaurant Week - … [Read more...]

Labor Day Weekend in Georgia

Labor Day is always a big deal in coastal Georgia with lots of festivals and events. This is a great time for a road trip, but make your plans early. Lots of people are visiting the area this weekend. Savannah is one of our favorite places to visit this time of year. When the weather is hot and humid you feel transported back to the "good old days" when women wore long skirts, … [Read more...]

The History of Fort Pulaski

Fort Pulaski was constructed after the war of 1812 when our coast line was vulnerable to attack by a foreign power. Between 1816 and 1860, Congress appropriated $40 million for coastal defense. Today that would be an investment in the billions. Completed in 1846, the brick masonry structure was a five sided structure built on Cockspur Island in the middle of the Savannah River … [Read more...]