Chattooga River

There are a handful of places that we repeatedly visit and we’re continually mesmerized. The Chattooga River is one of those places. Creating a windy border between Georgia and South Carolina, the river is the only designated Wild and Scenic River in South Carolina. Lush forests, powerful rocks, and rolling mountains surround the river to … More Chattooga River

Lake Jocassee

Lake Jocassee: crystal clear water, a mountainous shoreline, and abundant waterfalls. What isn’t to love? Lake Jocassee’s remote location and limited parking also make it less crowded than the nearby Lake Keowee and Lake Hartwell. It is hands-down our favorite lake in the Upstate. Jocassee is open to all varieties of aquatic recreation including kayaking, … More Lake Jocassee

Winter Camping Tips

After the holidays, it is easy to start feeling nostalgic for summertime camping adventures. Many people are intimidated by the gear and skills need for winter camping, so they hunker down and watch Netflix until the warmer weather returns. We live in the southeast, which means our winter weather is considered autumn or spring weather … More Winter Camping Tips

Horse Pasture Rd and Jumping Off Rock

The Jocassee Gorges surround Lake Jocassee to create a stunningly beautiful landscape. The gorges are filled with abundant biodiversity, crystal-clear rivers, and cascading waterfalls. The majority of the land is protected by South Carolina Department of Natural Rescources (SC DNR), South Carolina State Parks, and private organizations. Remington and I have spent plenty of time … More Horse Pasture Rd and Jumping Off Rock