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  • Great golfing is one of South Carolina's best attractions
    Myrtle Beach still draws 13 million visitors each year
    For vacationers heading down the eastern seaboard, South Carolina marks the beginning of what the is referred to by travel agents as the"Deep South." The air is considerably hotter, the southern drawls are thicker, and the people are...
  • 5 good reasons to visit N.C. in the fall
    5 top reasons to put N.C. on your travel list this fall
    From the mountains to the coastline, there is a lot to explore in North Carolina. With mild temperatures, autumn makes a great time to explore. We've compiled five reasons why we think you should put N.C. on your fall travel list.Colorful...
  • Portugal's coast of Algarve creates excellent economical holiday
    Portugal's coast -- The Algarve: Getting your money’s worth on holiday
    How about going somewhere unique that's not going to break your bank account? Have you thought about going to Portugal? As of yet it isn’t heavily commercialized as a popular tourist destination in southern Europe, unlike Spain, Greece,...
  • A new perspective on ocean and lake currents
    A new perspective on ocean and lake currents
    For the past few days, Hurricane (now extra-tropical storm) Arthur brought concerns to East Coast residents about storm surge and rip currents. Today, Jul. 6, 2014, the focus shifts to the eastern and western shores of Lake Michigan where an array...
  • A&O Kitchen
    A&O Kitchen+Bar Opens at Balboa Bay Resort
    By Lauren CrowleyBalboa Bay Resort is thrilled to announce its new waterfront bar and restaurant, A&O Kitchen+Bar. With a comfortably open ambiance and fun and innovative menu, guests and locals will surely enjoy every moment at Anchors &...
  • Summer rainy season in southwest Florida set to begin this week
    Summer rainy season in southwest Florida set to begin this week
    South Florida residents have been waiting for the start of the summer 2014 rainy season. Well, it’s coming this week, albeit a few days behind schedule!According to Robert Molleda, The Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National...
  • New Devils' Slide Coastal Trail
    Pacifica is Home to the New Devl's Slide Coastal Trail
    There are many reasons to make Pacifica, California your beachfront playground but the newDevil’s Slide Coastal Trail is the latest, greatest reason to get your "coast" on.Recently upgraded and re-opened, the Devil’s Slide...
  • Heavy rainfall deluged coastal Palm Beach County on Jan. 9, 2014
    Heavy rainfall deluged coastal Palm Beach County on Jan. 9, 2014
    Following two brief, but significant, cool spells across south Florida (Jan. 3 – 4 and Jan. 7 – 8, 2014), temperature and dew point (a measure of absolute atmospheric moisture) readings soared across south Florida on Jan. 9. However,...
  • 3 abalone divers killed: Separate accidents in Northern California
    3 abalone divers killed: Separate accidents in Northern California
    A deadly weekend on the Northern California coast resulted in abalone divers being killed in separate incidents. The Press Democrat reported on April 29, 2013, that divers died in both Sonoma County and Fort Bragg, California.The first to be found...
  • Bayside Trail at the Cabrillo National Monument
    Descending the Bayside Trail at Cabrillo N.M.
    Bayside Trail starts at the service road located just a few yards south of the Old Point Loma Lighthouse at the tip of Point Loma. This area is part of the beautiful and popular Cabrillo National Monument. Some 1.2 million visitors come here...
  • Fresh halibut and chips at the Sea Breeze restaurant in Oregon
    Beyond Orange County: A winter's hunt for fresh seafood on the Oregon coast
    Once you get to the Oregon Coast, you know you are definitely not in Orange County any more. The restaurants tell you all you need to know. While coastal Orange County treats all seasons as the same, coastal Oregon cities tend to go to winter...
  • East Coast winter storm affecting Sandy impact areas
    East Coast winter storm affecting Sandy impact areas
    As if last week’s face-off between the New York – New Jersey area and storm / Hurricane Sandy (Fig. 1) wasn’t enough, a winter storm (known as a “nor’easter”) has set its sights on the Mid-Atlantic and New...
  • Cape Cod Shanty
    The Cape Cod Style
    Perhaps no American architectural prototype is so widely and readily recognized as the traditional ‘Cape Cod’ cottage. Perched atop the wind-blown and treeless dunes of coastal Massachusetts, braving the storms that roll in from...
  • Beach gear
    Essential items to pack for your beach trip checklist
    Are you planning one more trip to the beach before school begins?Here is the ultimate checklist of items to bring:ESSENTIALBathing suitsSunscreen/SunblockLip balmSunglassesTowelsHatsAfter sun lotion (with Aloe Vera)Insect repellantDisposable...
  • Coastal Lifestyle
    Living near the beach has its health benefits
    There are plenty of benefits to living near the beach; you get to enjoy the sand, warm waters, scenic sunrises and sunsets any day of the year. Now there’s an extra bonus of your seashore lifestyle: a recent study has shown that living near...