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TVR Etowah Depot: 5 Things You Should Know (+ Our Tips) [video]

Many Atlanta folk have visited or taken rides with the Tennessee Valley Railroad in Chattanooga…but did you know there is another depot in Etowah that is spectacular?? They offer two rides (half-day or full-day) through the Hiwassee River Gorge and this adventure should be on your bucket list!


4 Reasons to Book a Marsh Cruise in Swansboro, NC [Video]

Our family was thrilled to spend an afternoon with Marsh Cruises during our recent visit to Swansboro NC.  Marsh offers a variety of affordable options to take you and your friends/family on a guided tour like none other around the beautiful coastal waters of Swansboro and the Emerald Isles.  We opted for the Eco Adventure & Shelling tour which is fantastic for kids.  Read on to learn more about what this exciting company has to offer and be sure to check out our video below.



Get To Know Idyllic North Topsail Beach [video]

If you’re looking for a wide beach, with beautiful surf, few people, and great rental options…let me introduce you to North Topsail Beach in Onslow County. It is gorgeous – without the crowds of other beaches in the area!  Pack your beach gear – let’s go!



4 Ways to Enjoy Hammocks Beach State Park

Hammocks Beach State Park showcases some of the most beautiful coastal terrain that North Carolina has to offer.  At the heart of this gorgeous landscape is Bear Island, a remote, non-inhabited beach accessible only by boat where you can spend the day, or overnight in one of their primitive campsites.



Where to Stay in Swansboro, NC: Hook, Wine and Sinker [video]

Our trip to Onslow County in North Carolina was my most memorable adventures this year! You might know it for Jacksonville (home of Camp Lejeune) or North Topsail Beach…but Swansboro was my favorite town in the area, and it is where we recommend you stay.


3 Tips for Exploring the St. Augustine Historic District

You can’t go to the oldest continuously inhabited city in the continental United States without spending a day or three in its historic district. This history-rich, architecturally fascinating section of town is packed with things to do for visitors of all ages.


Castillo de San Marcos: 7 Things to Know Before You Go

Castillo de San Marcos sits in the Historic District of St Augustine, on the water and within reach of all the Ancient City offers. It sits on the Western shore of the Matanzas Bay, and is lauded as the city’s most popular attraction. We highly recommend you spend a few hours here, and this is what you need to know before you go!