Author: Lauren Flemming

Hottest Grills of 2021

Take your rightful places as king of the grill. Rule you neighborhood grill-out with these fire machines.

Kumusha Wine & Dine

Kumusha wines, created by world-renowned sommelier Tinashe Nyamudoka, will be featured at Baobab Lounge's inaugural wine tasting event to be held Wednesday, April 7.

Coolest Pools '21

Does your yard need an upgrade? Here are the hottest pools to cool off in the sweltering Lowcountry heat all summer long.

One Foot in Eden

Renowned photographer Caroline Knopf shares her magical and mysterious photography essay on one of Charleston, South Carolina’s top destinations: Drayton Hall.

Flipping & Flying

Between real estate, designing, owning businesses, writing, raising a daughter and flying planes, there is nothing Paula Rallis cannot conquer.

Spring Break 2021

For the wild ones and leisure lovers, these dreamy vacation spots are the most sought after destinations to enjoy the Coastal South’s hospitality.

Spring Break 2021: Tybee Island

Let your hair down and embrace your inner beach bum on this ultra laid-back island. Only a 30-minute drive from downtown Savannah, Tybee Island is the perfect escape.

Spring Break 2021: Kiawah Island

Just under an hour south of Charleston, the beauty of the coastal South is on full display at Kiawah Island. The abundant wildlife is well-preserved on this primarily privately owned island, making for a sublime retreat.

Spring Break 2021: Daytona Beach

Let’s be honest: no Southern spring break list would be complete without Daytona Beach. The quintessential party destination year after year, Daytona has stood the test of time and remains one of the most sought after spring break destinations.

Spring Break 2021: Cumberland Island

Cumberland Island is the Southernmost barrier island off the coast of Georgia and is only accessible by boat. Take the passenger ferry from St. Marys and bring nothing more than camping gear and an explorer’s hat.

Spring Break 2021: Myrtle Beach

As the second fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United States, accompanied by a 60-mile stretch of pristine coastline, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has something for everyone.

Greatest Destinations 2021: Savannah

Travelers come to the Hostess City to experience the true essence of Southern hospitality. The brick walkways and cobblestone roads bear the evidence of generations of welcomed visitors. Here are the host’s top choices to stay, play, eat and shop.

Greatest Destinations 2021: Jacksonville

Below the Florida-Georgia line, temperatures rise and the ante ups as the Jacksonville skyline emerges on the horizon. Endless urban fun juxtaposed with sublime coastal proximity creates the ultimate Southern playground.

Greatest Destinations 2021: Bluffton

Lowcountry living comes in many forms, from luxury resorts to dockside dining and everything in between. Whatever the agenda, the spirit remains the same: lay back and enjoy the best the Lowcountry has to offer.

Greatest Destinations 2021: Charleston

The Holy City couldn’t make for a better weekend trip with world-class dining, dignified accommodations, sophisticated shopping and plenty of room for adventure.

Greatest Destinations 2021: Golden Isles

That golden hour feeling is perpetual throughout Georgia’s Golden Isles: Jekyll Island, Saint Simons Island and (private) Sea Island. A history of prestige and luxury run deep along the enviable coastline, but visitors nowadays discover the islands’ raw beauty at every turn.

Greatest Destinations 2021: Effingham

Located about an hour northwest of Savannah, Effingham County embodies the essence of laid-back living and is steeped in tradition and heritage. Enjoy wholesome, unpretentious cuisine, plenty of outdoor fun and a sweet treat or two along the Ogeechee River.

Greatest Destinations 2021: Richmond Hill

Just minutes from metropolitan Savannah, find that small-town Southern feeling in Richmond Hill. Wave “hello” to your neighbors and take a back road, knowing that anywhere you pull over, you’ll see a friendly face.

South's Greatest Beaches 2021

Locals know and treasure the beauty of the beaches of the Coastal South, but it's time the underrated coastline finally gets the widespread recognition it deserves.