Walterboro: Front Porch of the Lowcountry

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For those reminiscing about the warmth and familiarity of an authentic small town, Walterboro provides the perfect opportunity to step back through time. Nature lovers can take advantage of South Carolina’s year-round balmy weather and enjoy the quiet solitude of the ACE Basin and The Great Swamp Sanctuary, which is accessible from downtown. Visitors are […]

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Towns Along the Gold Rush Trail: Mokelumne Hill & San Andreas

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Due to its historic nature as one of the original areas settled by gold mining hopefuls in California’s Gold Rush of 1849, each town in Calaveras County has its quaint, historic center with charming buildings featuring Victorian architecture. In today’s post we’ll discuss two of these charming towns: Mokelumne Hill and San Andreas. Mokelumne Hill […]

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Towns Along the Gold Rush Trail: Amador City & Sutter Creek

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The discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill in 1848 changed the course of California’s and the nation’s history. Although most of the mining camps faded after the mines closed, tourism has brought some of them back to life. Amador City One of California’s smallest incorporated cities, with a population of just over 200 residents, Amador City is […]

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Tombstone: The Town Too Tough To Die

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Tombstone invites visitors to walk in the footsteps of the West’s most famous outlaws and good guys, the Clantons and the Earps. During its 1880s heyday, Tombstone, the “Town Too Tough to Die,” boasted 10,000 gunslingers, gamblers, prospectors, and prostitutes. Sparked by Edward Schieffelin’s silver strike (skeptics warned he’d only find his own tombstone), the raucous […]

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