Now that we all have spring fever, many us are already on the hunt for how and where to spend that summer vacation. There’s something to be said for holiday traditions in the usual spots with family or friends, yet, the typical is often just, well, typical.
A lesser-known Georgia gem, Cumberland Island is a place stuck in time. Preserved by visionary families committed to sharing its beauty, the National Park Service has maintained this southernmost barrier island since 1971 when it was designated a national seashore by President Nixon.
With the seasonal apple harvest in full swing, there’s no better time to support our third Presidents maxim – and his home state for that matter.
Before audio recordings ever captured rural acoustic American roots music, listening to bluegrass live was an improvisational experience. Like jazz, part of the beauty of the sound was in the element of not knowing what the performers would do next.
With the top golfers currently playing the PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club, we wondered what those pros would consider to be the top courses in the South – great golf spots where every player, whether scratch or hack, should try to tee it up at least once in their life.
It’s hard to choose a favorite Southern city. It’s like trying to pick a favorite wine – so many options, and unique attributes to appreciate about each.
Started in 1925, the John C. Campbell Folk School was developed in the tradition of the folkehojskoles (folk schools) of rural Denmark, but is focused on preserving and spreading the crafts, techniques and tools of Applachaian Americans.
“Serenbe began as a concern about what was going to happen in our backyard – we were trying to protect the countryside we loved so much from sprawl.”
Walking down Duke of Gloucester Street in Colonial Williamsburg, it’s hard not to step where George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry once passed.
Part social gathering place, part traditional barbershop, part Colonial American tavern and part clothing outfitter, Freemans has built a nice rounded experience for the urban woodsman living in New York.