Nestled within the valleys of upstate South Carolina is the hidden gem of Jones Gap State Park. The park is often overlooked by its popular neighbors, Table Rock State Park and Caesars Head State Park which feature mountains with impressive views. However, down in Jones Gap you get to focus on the details of nature … More Exploring Jones Gap State Park
Table Rock Mountain is the most iconic mountain in the upstate of South Carolina. Located in Pickens County, the mountain is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains. Table Rock’s stately rock faces can be viewed all the way in Greenville on a clear day, and have provided inspiration to all generations, dating … More Hiking Table Rock Mountain
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
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
Two hours from Greenville and an hour west of Asheville, past the ski resorts, rv parks, and motels in Maggie Valley, there is a special section of Great Smoky Mountain National Park that is tucked in-between the mountains: Cataloochee Valley. Every time we visit Cataloochee Valley I feel like I am being transported into another … More Exploring Cataloochee Valley
For my birthday this year, Remington and I went on a birthday hike up to Frying Pan Lookout Tower in Pisgah National Forest. We had plans in the evening, so we were looking for a fairly easy hike that was nearby and had good views. Growing up in New Hampshire there were an abundance of … More Frying Pan Lookout Tower
The Swamp Rabbit Trail is one of Greenville’s biggest attraction. It is a great way for locals and tourists to get outside and enjoy our city. We have created a video with practical tips for biking the Swamp Rabbit Trail. Enjoy!
For Memorial Day weekend, Remington and I went camping at Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia. Neither of us had been to the forest before, which contains the largest wilderness area east of the Mississippi, so we decided it was time to pay the forest a visit. We did some initial research about the forest and … More Way Down Yonder [in] the Chattahoochee
Trail running is the perfect evening escape. It allows your mind to wander and it helps you burn the energy of a day at work while being surrounded by natural beauty. In Greenville, we are lucky to have two great trail networks within minutes from downtown. Paris Mountain State Park and Lake Conestee Nature Park … More Trail Running in Greenville
One of our favorite mountain biking trails is located in an unlikely place. It is an hour south of Greenville, nestled in the cow pastures and country roads of Hartwell, Georgia.