Archive for Tag Archives: ' Boating'

Whitewater Rafting in West Virginia’s New River

Find thrills on the water in southern West Virginia. By Rachel Cooper As an experienced flat-water kayaker, I am comfortable on the water. But riding through Class IV and V rapids offers an adrenaline rush unlike [...]

Eat & Burn: Spartanburg, South Carolina

Savor Hub City Our Eat & Burn series showcases destinations through their cuisine and inviting ways to burn calories. By Hope S. Philbrick Great restaurants and adventures abound in Spartanburg, South Carolina, so it’s easy to [...]

Adults-Only Excursion Yachts on Lake Lanier [New]

Two new excursion boats make Margaritaville at Lanier Islands debut, hosting specialty drink cruises all summer long on Lake Lanier. Raise a Glass on New Margarita Cruises and Wine Cruises, Kicking Off May 5, 2018. 21 [...]

Sea Kayak Georgia

Paddle the Lowcountry around Tybee Island, Georgia. By Hope S. Philbrick “My mom always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get,” Forrest Gump said while sitting on a [...]

Introduction to Georgia [Itinerary]

Two weeks is all it takes to fall in love with the southern state we call home. Wondering what to do in Atlanta? What to do in Georgia? Here are our top picks for a get-to-know-Georgia [...]

Rent a Houseboat on Lake Lanier [Inside Scoop]

2018 UPDATE: Paradise Rental Boats sold its houseboat fleet. This service is no longer available with the company that we reviewed. Rather than delete the article, however, we’ll leave it posted since it may offer insights [...]

Mill Pond Kayak and George L. Smith State Park [Nature Adventure]

Twin City, Georgia is home to a picturesque, otherworldly setting and fun paddling challenge. Plus some sweet cottages. All inside a Georgia State Park. By Hope S. Philbrick One of my favorite things about my adopted [...]

South Carolina’s Hammock Coast

The Lowcountry’s best-kept secret. By Hope S. Philbrick Sincere yet playful, beautiful yet authentic, loaded with everything a vacationer needs yet not overrun with tourist attractions: This is South Carolina’s Hammock Coast. Located between Myrtle Beach [...]

Q&A with Black River Outdoors

Richard Laurent, the owner of a kayak eco-tour company on South Carolina’s Hammock Coast, answers our questions. By Hope S. Philbrick During my first kayak tour with Black River Outdoors, I helped rescue a sea turtle. [...]

Adult Fun in Giles County, Virginia

5 fun finds By Hope S. Philbrick From angling to zip-lining, there’s much to do in Giles County, Virginia, whether it’s action or relaxation that you seek. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, Giles County boasts hundreds of [...]

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