Writer Nicholas Sparks has decades worth of novels, many with romantic and tragic themes. The majority are set in the Southeast, where the calls home. Starting in the late 90s, many of these books were turned into popular films, also set and shot in the region. We've rounded up some of the top Nicholas Sparks movie locations in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and … [Read more...] about Nicholas Sparks Filming Locations to Visit
The 2000 film The Legend of Bagger Vance told of struggling soldier turned golfer Rannulph Junuh who meets a caddy with what seems like special powers named Bagger Vance. Matt Damon stars alongside Will Smith, Charlize Theron, and Jack Lemmon. Based on the book of the same name, it is set in 1930s Georgia. Areas of coastal Georgia and South Carolina were used in the filming … [Read more...] about The Legend of Bagger Vance Filming Locations to Visit
Historic homes of Savannah Savannah, Georgia has one of the nation's most carefully preserved historic districts. And it wouldn't have been possible without some forward-thinking residents who saved historic homes from being bulldozed in the 1960s. Some historic homes are managed independently while others are handled by the Historic Savannah Foundation. Like in … [Read more...] about 11 Historic Homes in Savannah You Can Actually Visit
Brice Hotel courtyard The Kimpton Brice Hotel Savannah was the first of the brand's properties in the state of Georgia. Set on the quiet end of East Bay Street, not far from bustling River Street, it's one of the best places to stay in Savannah. The three-story hotel opened in 2014 near Washington Square, one of Savannah's many parks, which is a convenient location for … [Read more...] about Southern Stays: The Kimpton Brice Hotel Savannah
For many years, Charleston, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia have been pitted against each other as rivals. Both have similar histories, founded in the early days of America, and architecture that has been preserved thanks to forward-thinking locals. Both cities are also known for their food scenes and nearby beaches. Both have charming tree-lined streets and … [Read more...] about Charleston vs Savannah: Who Does It Better?