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Charleston – The Gem of the Carolinas

The beauty of Charleston…. ….cannot ever be overstated! It is indeed the splendor of the South. To have lived here 100 or more years ago surely must have been an amazing experience, just as visiting the city today is. From sightseeing, to shopping, to dining, to worshiping, It’s the perfect walking city! Efficiently laid out […]

Kindred Spirit Mailbox

Over 35 years ago…. .…a young man and his girlfriend who loved the beach and loved people had a unique idea: to put up a mailbox on the beach so that people could stop by and leave their secrets, their prayers and many of their innermost thoughts for the rest of the world to see […]

Harker’s Island – Gateway to the Outer Banks

One of our…. ….most excellent adventures was a late summer weekend to the southern Outer Banks. While we had spent time in the past on the banks from Ocracoke up to Kitty Hawk, this was our first experience on this section of the Banks that is so incredibly secluded and pristine.  There is only one […]

Shackleford Banks

Shackleford Banks…. ….is the southernmost barrier island in the Cape Lookout National Seashore and it’s beauty is stunning! The 9 mile wide island’s only inhabitants are a herd of over 100 wild Spanish horses that have adapted to the island and exist without the help or hinderance from humans.  Access to the island is by […]

Cape Lookout National Seashore

A day….. …..out on Cape Lookout will transport you into a world of such fascinating beauty. You will feel the tension quickly release from your body and mind. You can immerse yourself into the deafening sound of peace and solitude understanding that you may very well be standing on a spot of land where no […]

2016 Southport Christmas Regatta

Mark your calendars! This Saturday, December 10th, 2016   Get into town early because things get pretty crazy each year on Regatta night! Find your place to park and then spend some time wandering through town and see the homes and shops so beautifully decorated for Christmas! All the restaurants will be open as well […]

Biking the Beach

The end of November….. …..mild weather along the Carolina shore was quite conducive to riding the beach! What made the proposition of biking the shore even more exciting was the 25-30 mph wind gusts out of the SSW. If you’re familiar with the Carolina shoreline, that means one direction is going to be teeth into […]

It’s A Southport Saturday Night!

November brings…. …..earlier sunsets and sudden darkness! The sunsets this time of year however, are breathless. This past Saturday we had thick clouds overtake the sun and sky in the afternoon but they cleared away enough to provide some lovely filtered sunlight and sunsets. The marshwalk in the harbor provided an ideal setting to watch […]

Don’t Fence Me In

I’ve always had a fascination for snow fences and the shadows and reflections they produce, whether they’re out in the open fields blocking the blowing snow or out on the beach, protecting the shoreline and building dunes.  Here is a sampling of some of the fences I’ve come across over the years. Subscribe to our mailing […]