As most avid camping enthusiasts have come to realize, scoring a campground reservation has become a challenging task. Over the last year, it seems countless people have discovered the joys of camping. I, for one, think this is a fantastic thing: the world would be a better place if more humans learned to appreciate the […]
Category Archives: State Parks
Jones Gap State Park: Camping, Hiking, & Waterfalls (a Review)
Looking for waterfalls, hiking trails, and quiet, backcountry camping? Jones Gap State Park in Marietta, SC has you covered. Here’s a complete review of our time at this gorgeous South Carolina State Park.
Adventures at Dreher Island State Park (a Review)
A tale of the time I swam, paddled, and floated to my hearts content in Lake Murray while camping at Dreher Island State Park.
Santee State Park: Camping & Paddling Review
Looking for a waterfront campground with endless paddling, boating, and fishing options? Santee State Park is the place for you.
Trails & Tents: A Poinsett State Park Review (Wedgefield, South Carolina)
Before we get into the gritty details, let me give you a little background on our brave Poinsett State Park travelers: Recently, my mother-in-law and sister-in-law relocated from their lifelong home of New England, to South Carolina. Due to circumstance and essentially the way the universe worked out, they chose to move here in July. […]
Camping & Exploring at Lee State Park – Bishopville, SC
If you love adventure, I implore you to surround yourself with adventurous people. Because it’s those type of people who will message you on a random afternoon and ask if you’d like to join them for a camping and mountain bike excursion in just a few days time. And that is exactly how we ended […]
Little Pee Dee State Park … Take Two.
Our first visit to Little Pee Dee State Park ended with an emergency visit and a (partial) missing finger. But true to our adventurous nature: we went back. Here’s our review of Little Pee Dee State Park in Dillon, South Carolina…take two.
Hunting Island State Park: Camping & Adventures (a Review)
We spent 48 hours camping at Hunting Island State Park, South Carolinas most popular and frequented State Park. Here’s our full review.
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.
A Beginners Guide to Bird Watching at Huntington Beach State Park
If you had told me a year ago that I’d be sitting here enthusiastically writing a post titled “a novice’s guide to bird watching at Huntington Beach State Park”, I’d have laughed at you. You see, I haven’t always liked birds (and besides I typically write about running). In fact, up until recently, birds barely […]