Tag: history

  • St. Augustine, Florida: A Blend of Sunshine, Adventure, and Heritage

    St. Augustine, Florida: A Blend of Sunshine, Adventure, and Heritage

    Nestled about 50 miles north of Ormond Beach lies St. Augustine, a historical jewel with roots stretching back to September 8, 1565, when it was founded by Spanish admiral and Florida’s first governor, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés. Known for its rich historical tapestry, St. Augustine features a picturesque historic district adorned with cobblestone streets, art…

  • Delve Into Timeless Colonial Comfort Food

    Delve Into Timeless Colonial Comfort Food

    No matter the season, the allure of comfort food remains a constant. Drawing inspiration from history, Colonial Williamsburg offers a treasure trove of traditional dishes, reflecting the culinary practices of an era gone by. These recipes provide a unique window into the past, offering a blend of simplicity and heartiness that is both intriguing and…

  • Provide for the Common Defense: The Forts of the Lowcountry

    Provide for the Common Defense: The Forts of the Lowcountry

    On your visit to Hilton Head take time to explore some of the rich history of the area with a side trip to explore one of the many old forts in the Lowcountry. In a time when defending the United States meant protecting the Atlantic and Pacific coastlines from attack, forts were the primary means…

  • Visit the Most Popular Museums in Branson, MO

    Visit the Most Popular Museums in Branson, MO

    Take a field trip to a museum! Branson is not your typical small town, and neither are our museums. Sure, there are only around 12 thousand that live here, but we just happen to have a few million visitors annually too, and that gives us the uniqueness to branch out a bit. We are going…

  • The Top Six Parks in the Ozarks

    The Top Six Parks in the Ozarks

    Living in the entertainment mecca of Branson has its perks: at the drop of a hat, we can pop in on shows, ride giant roller coasters, or even strike a match to reconfigure a wax movie star. When the overstimulation takes its toll, there can be a yearning for the simpler things to counteract the…

  • 5 Awesome Things To Do in Old Town Bluffton  

    5 Awesome Things To Do in Old Town Bluffton  

    Old Town Bluffton is at the heart of the Lowcountry. When you drive through Old Town Bluffton you will notice right away it’s a bustling and charming town. Park for free and walk the area so you can have brunch, walk down Calhoun Street, check out art galleries, museums, art studios, and fantastic restaurants. In…

  • 5 Outdoor Adventures in Branson

    5 Outdoor Adventures in Branson

    Entertainment and musical adventures are a plenty in Branson, so you might sit back and take into consideration what else this little town has to offer. When you have that empty day on your vacation, fill it with an amazing memory of the great outdoors, which has plenty of availability in her natural theater. A…

  • Hilton Head Island SC History Tour

    Hilton Head Island SC History Tour

    Learn all about the history of Hilton Head Island, SC in one of our special history tours. Did you know that Hilton Head has a human habitation history dating back to at least 10,000 BC? Colonization began in the late 17th century when threats began to recede from Spaniards and Indians. During the colonial period,…

  • My Ormond Beach Vacation Experience

    My Ormond Beach Vacation Experience

    Ideally nestled between Flagler and Daytona Beaches, is Ormond Beach, Fl., where you will find the Royal Floridian Resort, a quiet, peaceful beach resort that offers the opportunity to relax and unwind from the daily stresses of life. The Royal Floridian is a beautiful and contemporary resort located right on the ocean. As you arrive…