Posts Tagged ‘Outdoor Carolina’
Issaqueena Falls and the Stumphouse Tunnel
Issaqueena is the most visited waterfall and the only one with a “Romeo and Juliet” like love story.
Legend has it Issaqueena rode her horse great distance to warn her (white-man) husband about fast approaching Indians seeking revenge for her marriage betrayal.
Some say she died during the quest others speak [...]
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“I feel lucky!” gem hunting fun at Cowee Ruby Mine in Franklin (things to do with kids near the border and Foothills Trail)Posted By shoutabout,Date: 20.06.2008
Unleash the “Indiana Jones” in you and go hunt for rubies, saphires and even gold in Franklin, NC less than an hour drive from Oconee and Devils Fork State Parks and the adventurous Foothills Trail. Who knows you may be the next “romancing the stone” star!
Tips to know before you go
1. Stop at the Visitors [...]
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What kids, adults and even pets love to do at Oconee State Park (a fun and affordable family vacation in SC)Posted By shoutabout,Date: 18.06.2008
Recently I spent an extraordinary week with my 4 years old at the Oconee State Park in beautiful Carolina Upcountry. If you wonder about what to do, where to go and what places to visit while vacationing in the South Carolina mountains then read along.
• Hike the easygoing 1 mile loop trail to enjoy [...]
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Zip away at Carolina Adventure World video (fun activities with your dad near Columbia and Charlotte)Posted By shoutabout,Date: 13.06.2008
2009 Update! This season it seems the zipline schedule and prices have changed. As of now only the Giant Blue Sky line is open and only on Saturdays from 4 to 7PM. The price has been also reduced to just $5. To ride all 3 lines and on different days you need advanced group reservations. [...]
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It’s just one mile long and you could finish it in less than 15 minutes. Do yourself a favor and take the time to take it all in. The marshes look spectacular especially late afternoon and right before the sunset. There is an abundance of colors, sounds, smells and wildlife to enjoy: from the little [...]
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There is plenty of fun and free things do with your kids while visiting historic and picturesque Beaufort.
For starter there are 2 playgrounds one on the Waterfront Park and one off of Pigeon Landing (located left off Boundary Street and opposite waterfront area). This playground opened just 2 years ago, has brand new facilities [...]
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Isle of Palms Beach Photos: Happy Family Vacation, Peace, Fun and Romance (Charleston free things to do)Posted By shoutabout,Date: 03.05.2008
“Serenity Now!” Leave your worries behind and come free your mind, body and spirit at peaceful Isle of Palms beach.
You can walk barefoot, walk your dog, lose yourself gazing at the blue ocean waters, swim, run, bicycle, collect shells, surf, run a kite, play volleyball, or just take a well-deserved nap…the possibilities for fun are [...]
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Join in the fun along Firebreak, Spider Woman, Crooked Pine, Midlands Mtn and Lost Creek…no these are not featured films but rather awesome mountain bike trails, right in the middle of Columbia. Yes, that’s right, just minutes from downtown off of I-20, you can indulge in 3-4 hours of pure adrenaline pumping fun at the [...]
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Ready for some biking fun under the sun? At Harbison State Forest park there is a trail for everyone from the novice to the occasional bicyclist to the passionate mountain biker.
Things to know before you go
1. If this is your first visit start your biking adventure at the Education Center on the versatile 4 miles [...]
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Alligators are truly amazing creatures. We are so blessed to still see them all around South Carolina (like the Alligator Adventure and Huntington State Park in Myrtle Beach or Charles Towne Landing and Audubon Swamp Garden in Charleston, or Edisto Island Serpentarium in Edisto).
Just recently, Business Week published an article underscoring once more [...]
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