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Golf + Mother Nature = Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Story and photos by Lynn DeBruin
Night was falling and a full moon rising when we stumbled into a man in back of the hotel wielding a pair of scissors. Fortunately for us, he was only in search of fresh…

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Shoulder Season Cruising Makes the Mediterranean a Great Value

Story and photos by Lynn DeBruin
Just a few months earlier I had sworn that the next time I visited Venice, it’d be with a guy. But here I stood, in arguably the most romantic city in the world, with…

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Camping Connection – When the Twinkling Lights Are City Lights

By Bill Steiden
One of the big draws for most who go camping is a change in surroundings from our workaday urban or suburban world. We want to see trees, streams, fields, mountains – something other than cars and concrete…

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Camping Connection – The Very First National Seashore

Story and photos by Bill Steiden
A little less than fifty years ago, a bridge opened across the Outer Banks’ Oregon Inlet, connecting North Carolina’s Roanoke and Hatteras islands. That could have been the ruination of the most pristine coastline…

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Camping Connection – A New England Experience Where?

By Bill Steiden
A rocky-shored island with granite cliffs and gravelly beaches in a northern clime, surrounded by sailboat-studded blue waters; a summer resort set in a Victorian village, accessible by ferry and steeped in history.
Martha’s Vineyard, right?
Actually,…

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Old Saybrook and the Connecticut River

By Cindy Murphy-Tofig
History is everywhere in Connecticut. The southern New England state is home to the nation’s oldest public art museum – the Wadsworth Atheneum, in Hartford – as well as a university that’s a good bit older…

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Water Parks + Lowcountry Cuisine = Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

By Hope S. Philbrick
Mama always said that you shouldn’t get into the pool until at least a half-hour after eating. Adhering to such a schedule can be difficult, especially on a hot sunny day when cool blue water beckons.…

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Tybee Island: Savannah’s Sandy Eclectic Neighbor

Story and photos by Hope S. Philbrick
Despite having lived in Georgia for over ten years, I recently visited Tybee Island, about a four-hour drive from where I live in Atlanta, for the very first time. Upon arriving I…

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A Vacation to San Diego Has Something for Everyone

By Bobby L. Hickman
What do you think of when you hear the words “San Diego”? The famous zoo? Seaworld? The Padres and Chargers? The naval station? The nearby Mexican border town of Tijuana? Those are common answers – but…

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Camping Connection: Waterfront for Less

By Chris Reinolds
These days everyone is watching their budget. So are the days of beachfront views and falling asleep to the sounds of gently lapping waves over? Not for campers.
The Florida Panhandle contains some of the most beautiful…

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