ideal towns >> southport, nc

Southport — A Vintage Seaside Postcard Come to Life by Nancy Gross The quaint seaside village of Southport, NC, will entice you with its stunning combination of historic homes, lush landscaping and miles of water in every direction. With its wide front porches, white rocking chairs and soothing water views, there’s no better place than…

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ideal towns >>beaufort, sc

Beaufort — Sunsets in the Lowcountry by Rachael Provost Moss-draped oaks mingle with native palmettos. A sunset paints strokes of oranges, pinks and purples on a watery horizon. You have arrived in the Lowcountry. You have arrived in Beaufort, SC. You’re in the heart of the Sea Islands, surrounded by hundreds of islands, the inhabitable…

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ideal towns >> wilmington, nc

There’s No Place Like Wilmington by Jamie Penn Wilmington, NC, is one of those cities whose stories seep from its cobblestone streets. The tannin-stained, picturesque Cape Fear River ebbs and flows beneath the two bridges built at either end of historic downtown to invite people in from highways running through neighboring coastal and rural towns…

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ideal towns >> west palm beach, fl

West Palm Beach — Florida’s Gold Coast by Scott Kauffman Ever since founding father Henry Flagler opened the Royal Poinciana in 1894, turning Palm Beach into a vacation hot spot for Northerners, this part of southeast Florida has long been one of the most exclusive places to live and visit. If Palm Beach is where…

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ideal towns >> Ocala, FL

Ocala — Florida’s Horse Country Heaven by Scott Kauffman With more than 70,000 acres of thoroughbred breeding and training farms, the Ocala area has long been known as the horse capital of the world. Indeed, whether you love the thrill of competition or just enjoy a leisurely ride via horseback, this central Florida region is…

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ideal towns >> orlando, fl

Orlando — A Small Town Big City by Scott Kauffman With Walt Disney World leading the way, Orlando has long been known as one of the world’s top tourist destinations. In fact, a record-breaking 62 million visitors discovered Orlando’s magic last year. But make no mistake, Orlando is no longer a Mickey Mouse town when…

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Quintessentially Southern… With a Twist

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Quintessentially Southern… With a Twist The Charming Coastal Town of New Bern New Bern, N.C., is a classic Southern town steeped in rich southeastern tradition with an upbeat, progressive vibe that keeps it growing. History is alive in the charming Southern town of New Bern. It gently blends with the modern nuances of renovated and…

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Carolina Living: From the Coast to the Mountains

[metaslider id=1294724968] Carolina Living: From the Coast to the Mountains — Life in the Carolinas offers excitement and culture for all The Carolinas (both North and South) are welcoming an influx of new residents these days and who are discovering a way of life that’s about more than just warmer weather. But there’s not a…

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Reasons to Live in Galveston, Texas

On the coast of Texas about 50 miles south of Houston is the city of Galveston, Texas. It’s a city with tight-knit small town friendliness, but also equipped with the amenities of a larger city. Thirty-two miles of beaches, excellent medical facilities, a vibrant historic downtown, and a subtropical climate-this city is a slice of paradise.

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California: Eureka…I’ve Found It!

California: Eureka…I’ve Found It! When you think of California, you think of beach bums and celebrities. I know that’s what I think of. But California has so much more to offer than that. No matter what you want—mountains, beach (California is home to the third longest coastline in the U.S), desert, nature’s forests, vineyards and…

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