Build it, and they will come. Americana runs deep, especially on the Fourth of July, when you discover a famous baseball diamond on a cornfield in rural Iowa.
Follow in our footsteps: inspiration for your exploration. This section covers destinations big and small, including multi-stop itineraries.
Protecting the swamp forest where the Ashepoo River rises, Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as Great Swamp Sanctuary, offers more than 4 miles of trails for exploration of the swamp.
More than 500 of the Tuskegee Airman learned advanced aerial combat training at Walterboro Army Air Field. This memorial on the grounds of Lowcountry Regional Airport tells their story.
Where do you find a Venus fly-trap in its native habitat? Within a 75 mile radius of Wilmington, North Carolina. Hikers, of course, have the upper hand in finding this tiny carnivore in the wild.
From azaleas to pitcher plants, Wilmington, NC, offers the most diverse spectrum of gardens we’ve seen in the South. Thank the thousands of gardeners who live in the area and spend their time cultivating these sensory riches.
Stretching the length of downtown Wilmington, North Carolina, the Wilmington Riverwalk ties together interests as diverse as the city itself, from dining to boatbuilding
With habitat diversity reminiscent of Florida, Carolina Beach State Park is a great place to learn about and see carnivorous plants, especially the native Venus fly-trap.
Built in 1870, the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is THE sentinel of the East Coast, the tallest lighthouse in America and second tallest in the world on the most dangerous cape on our continent.
With wind, water, and vast swaths of public land protecting the oceanfront and Pamlico Sound, the Outer Banks immerse visitors in a natural seashore experience unparalleled on the East Coast
At Wright Brothers National Memorial in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, walk in the footsteps of Orville and Wilbur at Kill Devil Hill to learn how the brothers from Dayton, Ohio, discovered how to fly
On Chincoteague Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, the fame of one fictional pony brought world awareness of the wild ponies of Assateague Island and fueled every little girl’s desire to have her own pony.
While it once covered a million acres of the Colonies, the Great Dismal Swamp, now protected by the Great Dismal Swamp NWR founded in 1974, encompasses 112,000 acres of pine uplands and cypress-tupelo swamps criss-crossed by ditches and levees used by loggers for more than a century.