Coastal South Carolina Oyster Season

Oyster lovers, your favorite season of the year is here. For those looking for fresh oysters, or do-it-yourself harvesting, we have provided a breakdown of what you need to know about South Carolina’s 2020-2021 Oyster Season. Featured below are some of the best local events and restaurants where oysters are the main attraction. We’ve also included information about harvesting them… Read More “Coastal South Carolina Oyster Season”

The Atalaya Castle & Brookgreen Gardens

The Atalaya Castle, more-so known simply as Atalaya, is located in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. This national landmark has quite the history, rooted in art and philanthropy, and spanning across the 1900s. Atalaya Castle was built as a winter home by the Huntington’s, Archer and Anna, between 1931 and 1933. The couple was from New York but relocated due to… Read More “The Atalaya Castle & Brookgreen Gardens”

Bike Trails

Whether you’re visiting the Grand Strand area or you live here year-round, you may be looking for new ways to get out into the fresh air and enjoy the scenery. Biking is a great way to exercise, spend time with your family, and to just get off the beaten path. Two of the most popular biking paths, the Waccamaw Neck… Read More “Bike Trails”

Dolphins

If you’re missing the calming lull of ocean waves, think about taking a ride out into the Atlantic on a dolphin tour! With some companies continuing into the winter months, there are various options to take the family on a fun, educational day trip—or to just start planning ahead for 2020! Most dolphin tours glide through the coastal waterways in… Read More “Dolphins”

Seashells

As winter slowly approaches and steals away our beach days, we may want to hold onto the things that remind us of those warm afternoons in the sun. One way to do this is to bring the beach inside—minus the sand. And so, we turn to decorate with seashells, a wonderfully nautical, and cheap solution to our winter blues. Displaying… Read More “Seashells”

The History of Murrells Inlet

Located on the south end of the Grand Strand, Murrells Inlet has one of the richest histories in South Carolina. As one of the oldest coastal communities, it was founded in 1731 by English colonist John Morrall. The inlet was right in the center of South Carolina’s rice empire and it became a bustling port for shipping out rice, indigo,… Read More “The History of Murrells Inlet”