This is a part of a series called Literary South, which highlights important literary landmarks and the writers and authors who made them known. Photo: Public Domain, Link Born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts, Edgar Poe lived with his mother, an actress, after his father abandoned the family. She died shortly after his birth and he was adopted by the Allan … [Read more...] about Literary South: Edgar Allan Poe
Greenville, South Carolina is quickly becoming one of the region's top destinations for both dining and outdoor exploration. Its location in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains provides countless opportunities, whether you're looking to spend a relaxing weekend on the lake or hike the state's highest peak. Be sure to venture out to nearby communities like Greer and … [Read more...] about Weekend Guide to Greenville
Is there any better way to see the trees than zipping through them? Zipline courses are a fun way to experience a destination and are appropriate for almost all ages. Ziplines in the South come complete with swinging bridges, obstacles, and plenty of thrills. Have we missed any? Be sure to let us know in the comments below! Navitat Canopy Adventures, Asheville and … [Read more...] about Best Zipline Courses in the South
The southern United States is roughly the size of some countries in terms of geography and as diverse within its bounds as countries as well. The signature dishes from Cajun country of Louisiana are vastly different from what you'll find in the Ozarks of Arkansas. The landscapes are just as varied, including wetlands, mountains, plains, and everything in between. The process of … [Read more...] about Should I Go on a Group Tour?
Similar to other Southern capitals cities like Baton Rouge and Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina and its surrounding communities often get overlooked by travelers. But exciting things are happening here. In the last decade, the former industrial zone has become The Vista, the city's most sought-after district for shopping and dining. Craft breweries like River Rat, Swamp … [Read more...] about Weekend Guide to Columbia and Lake Murray