Tag Archives: South Carolina

National Parks without the Crowds

RVers love national parks. From snow-capped glacial peaks to meandering coastal shorelines and from white sand deserts to steep gorges and canyons, some of America’s most awe-inspiring natural attractions are found within its extensive national park system. Most people know … Continue reading

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Piggly Wiggly and South Carolina State Parks Partner on Annual Passport

Piggly Wiggly and the South Carolina Park Service are teaming up this Christmas season to give their customers a great deal on an annual State Park Passport. Piggly Wiggly customers can get a 20 percent discount on an annual pass … Continue reading

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Can State Parks Become Self-Sustaining?

Can South Carolina State Parks Become Self-Sustaining? South Carolina has set a goal that no other state has been able to consistently achieve—create a self-sustaining park system. Gov. Nikki Haley asked Duane Parrish, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism … Continue reading

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Congaree National Park: A Hidden Gem Expands

Congaree National Park is a relatively unknown park—a hidden jewel in the national park system. The National Park Service, Trust for Public Land, and Friends of Congaree Swamp, and others recently celebrated Congaree National Park’s 35-year history and the park’s … Continue reading

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Most Dangerous Places in the U.S. for Shark Attacks

Tiger sharks, great white sharks, and bull sharks are behind most shark attacks on humans. These species live almost everywhere, are large enough that their prey is human size, are powerful enough to inflict a fatal bite, and are at … Continue reading

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Grand Strand RV Park Offers EV Plug-Ins

Several months ago I reported that a handful of RV parks along the East and West Coast offer their 50-amp, 240-volt electric pedestals to electric vehicle (EV) owners in need of a refueling stop. The first EV charging station along … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season for Christmas lights

‘Tis the season for Christmas light displays. Below is a selected list of ten of the best places in the U.S. Sunbelt to see Christmas lights and other seasonal displays. No guarantee, but they’re all worth a look—and don’t forget … Continue reading

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