While wandering through the woods on a gloomy, rainy afternoon, I was taken aback by how the grey sky and foggy air made all of the trees appear to be even brighter. The green of the flora was absolutely stunning, almost glowing. It seemed shocking that the forest could appear so lush and full of […]
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Heritage Shores Nature Preserve – Finding Tiny Green Spaces on Google Maps
Heritage Shores Nature Preserve in North Myrtle Beach is an example of what happens when local residents band together and fight to help protect nature. Here’s why you should visit, and what you need to know before you go!
Cairn Box Review (Take Two)- January 2020
Those of you who are not new to the life of Heather, know that this isn’t my first soiree with the Cairn monthly subscription box. This time it’s different, as I come to you as a paying customer, rather than an influencer who is sent free product. (Though I will assure you, I’m always blatantly […]
5 Reasons to Visit Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens – Little River, SC
Located in Little River, South Carolina, Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens is a hidden gem for outdoor lovers of all ages, and an excellent opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of the Grand Strand. Here are five reasons why you should check it out on your next visit to the Myrtle Beach area.
Wild Woman Box Review – February 2020
An in-depth Wild Woman Box Review: what’s inside the Wild Woman box, a monthly subscription crate service for outdoor enthusiasts? And is it worth the price tag?
Pass the Merthiolate (Dad’s Unexpected, Beloved, and Quite Useful Legacy)
If you’ve ever been camping with us (and that speaks to at least a few dozen of you – hooray for ultra racing!) you’ve likely seen Geoff or I reach into the abyss that is the big green box. This magical trunk of wonder is full of, well, everything. Need waterproof matches for your gas […]
Marsupials & Meditation
I wish I knew why I was feeling so much rage. It’s likely due to a significant lack of my normal activity level, combined with finally reaching the breaking point of social media. And my patience with human beings. And, if we’re being honest, it’s also because of the koalas. The wildfire in Australia is […]
Myrtle Beach State Park in the Winter: 5 Things to Do During the Off -Season
While known for white sandy beaches and a tropical feel, Myrtle Beach State Park still has plenty to offer visitors during the winter / off-season months. In fact, visiting Myrtle Beach State Park in the winter can actually work out in your favor. Here are five awesome things you can do at Myrtle Beach State Park in the winter – that you can’t necessarily do (or do the same!) during peak season months.
Horry County – Carolina Forest Bike & Run Park (the “Hulk”): Everything You Need to Know
The Horry County – Carolina Forest Bike & Run Park, aka “the Hulk”, is a 7 mile multi-purpose trail carefully and creatively carved into a small piece of land, that will make you forget you’re in busy Myrtle Beach. Whether you’re on foot or on a mountain bike, the “Hulk” will give you a taste of the solitude and adventure.
A Local’s Guide to Myrtle Beach State Park
Myrtle Beach State Park is a little slice of paradise will give you a true glimpse of what the coastline looked like before it was filled to the brim with hotels, restaurants, golf courses, and souvenir shops. This post is a local’s guide full of tips and tricks for visiting, exploring, and camping in the 312 acres of beaches and forests that make up Myrtle Beach State Park.