Beach Vacations

9 Sensational Key West Beaches (+ 3 Worth the Short Drive)

9 Sensational Key West Beaches (+ 3 Worth the Short Drive)

The Conch Republic may be known for Duval Street, divine seafood, Hemingway, and hole-in-the-wall pubs that make you feel like a local….but there are also beaches in the Florida Keys that beckon a lazy day of lounging by the Atlantic Ocean or snorkeling in the shallow waters of the tropics. Here are 9 sensational Key West beaches…five you can enjoy without issue and four that come with a price tag (and serious pampering.) But we didn’t stop there, because there are three more sandy beach escapes only a short ride away…and you must make sure to save time for them!



40+ Memorable Things to do in Sarasota Florida for a Weekend of Fun

40+ Memorable Things to do in Sarasota Florida for a Weekend of Fun

Wow! There a so many fun things to do in Sarasota Florida (and I’m not talking the beach) for a quick weekend getaway. Whether it’s taking in a show (Sarasota is the Culture Capital of Florida), paddling through the mangroves, or taking in an Atlanta Braves spring training game, there is a ton to keep you busy all weekend (or week) long. #visitsarasota


50+ Best Family Weekend Getaway Ideas In The Southeast

50+ Best Family Weekend Getaway Ideas In The Southeast

Sometimes you just need to get away. We’ve been there. That’s why we put together this list of more than 50 family weekend getaways in the Southeast.

Some of the places you may never have considered for a fun weekend getaway. Some of these places to visit you already know, but hopefully we’ll give you a few new ideas for your next long weekend.

Whether you are looking theme parks and water slides, or horseback riding and hiking trails, this list should help!


7 Relaxing Things To Do In Historic Georgetown, SC

7 Relaxing Things To Do In Historic Georgetown, SC

Head to South Carolina to enjoy the relaxing city of Georgetown. The neighboring areas of Pawley’s Island, Murrell’s Inlet, Litchfield Beach are also part of The Hammock Coast – sometimes overlooked because of their northern neighbor, Myrtle Beach. Don’t make that mistake. For a calm, less crowded family vacation, check out our list of things to do in Georgetown, SC.




13 Perfect Spring Break Ideas For Fun-Loving Families In 2020

13 Perfect Spring Break Ideas For Fun-Loving Families In 2020

Researching spring break ideas? Here are a collection of places guaranteed to make lasting memories, and they are all within reach of Atlanta. Our 13 recommended spring break destinations for 2020 include towns in Georgia, cities just over the border, and a handful of places that require an (affordable) jaunt in a plane.


St Simons Island: An Insider's Guide to Stay, Eat and Play

St Simons Island: An Insider’s Guide to Stay, Eat and Play

St Simons Island was recently voted the number one favorite beach town by Travel and Leisure. Now the entire country knows what I’ve known for more than 20 years, St. Simons is the perfect mix of seaside fun and small town charm. The hard-packed sand on St. Simons Island is perfect for one of our favorite vacation activities, riding a bike on the beach, or if you prefer, there are miles of bike paths around this coastal Georgia Island.





Mississippi Gulf Coast: Unique Adventures Beyond The Beach

Mississippi Gulf Coast: Unique Adventures Beyond The Beach

This was my first visit to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and what a beauty she is. The region is back in full force and open for business, showing Hurricane Katrina who’s really the boss…this community! With barrier islands out in the Gulf of Mexico protecting the beaches along the state, the shoreline is calm and pristine…simply gorgeous. You could come here and never leave the white sands…but don’t do that! There are plenty of fun and exciting things to do here beyond the beach. Here are my favorites from a recent trip to Mississippi Gulf Coast.