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Camping Done Right: 7 Essential Outdoor Stores in South Carolina

Camping Done Right: 7 Essential Outdoor Stores in South Carolina
South Carolina is known for having some of the best places for a night under the stars, and there’s no shortage of high-quality outdoor stores…
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5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in South Carolina

5 Gorgeous Beach Campsites in South Carolina
A trip to the South Carolina coast is a tradition for many, but camping next to the ocean creates a whole new experience. South Carolina offers…
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5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in South Carolina

5 Beautiful Backpack Camping Spots in South Carolina
If you’ve only ever camped in an RV park, you haven’t really camped. Nothing compares to a night under the starry skies, especially when…
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5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in South Carolina

5 Awesome Campgrounds for Families in South Carolina
With the Palmetto State’s geography of magnificent lakes, mountains, beaches, and forests, there are plenty of scenic campgrounds to…
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5 Awesome RV Campsites in South Carolina

5 Awesome RV Campsites in South Carolina
You don’t need a tent to enjoy a trip to the great outdoors in South Carolina. Most campsites in the Palmetto State cater to RV dwellers and…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in South Carolina

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in South Carolina
There’s nothing quite like venturing off the beaten track and hitting a woodland trail for a good run. Trail running offers a unique experience…
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5 Energizing Hikes in South Carolina

5 Energizing Hikes in South Carolina
There’s a good reason South Carolina’s outdoor scene is one of the best in the nation. Given its prime location with both mountain and…
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Making the Most of Cheraw State Park

Making the Most of Cheraw State Park
There’s a seemingly infinite number of things to do in South Carolina, but the state parks here are among the most popular activities for a…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in South Carolina

Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in South Carolina
For high-quality gear and expert knowledge, hikers in South Carolina are gifted with excellent options. From big-city outfitters to small-town…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Oconee State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Oconee State Park
The best getaways don’t always consist of warm sandy beaches, spas, and all-you-can-eat restaurants, nor do they have to cost a fortune. If…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in South Carolina

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in South Carolina
Birdwatching is among the most rewarding activities. Each year thousands of folks travel to South Carolina to catch a glimpse of some of the…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in South Carolina

5 Great Hiking Trails in South Carolina
South Carolina’s unique location offers the best of mountains and coastal scenery, making it ideal for a memorable hike with the family. The…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in South Carolina

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in South Carolina
A walk in the woods can do wonders for your mind and body. Just ask any of the thousands of locals and travelers alike who flock to the Palmetto…
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5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in South Carolina

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in South Carolina
With dozens of lakes, rivers, and miles of beautiful seaside coastline, it’s no surprise that South Carolina has established itself as a prime…
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9 Best Watersport Retailers in South Carolina

9 Best Watersport Retailers in South Carolina
In South Carolina, watersports aren’t just something to do—they’re a lifestyle, all day every day. Even in the winter, it’s…
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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in South Carolina

5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in South Carolina
Paddleboarding has been an up-and-coming trend for outdoor adventurers over the past several years, especially in South Carolina. The Palmetto…
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10 Best Campgrounds for Cool Summer Camping

10 Best Campgrounds for Cool Summer Camping
It’s sweltering out, and the air conditioning is beckoning, but you’re longing to get away on just one more camping trip of the summer.…
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How to Hunt Whitetail Deer—A Beginner’s Guide

How to Hunt Whitetail Deer—A Beginner’s Guide
As much as America is a country defined by grit, franchise hamburgers, and interstate highways, you could also say ours is a nation defined by deer.…
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5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in South Carolina

5 Excellent Places for Beginners to Kayak in South Carolina
Given South Carolina’s bountiful beaches, lakes, and rivers, it’s no wonder that kayaking is a therapy of sorts for many who crave…
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10 Best Hunting Cartridges for Whitetail Deer

10 Best Hunting Cartridges for Whitetail Deer
Choosing a list of top 10 favorite deer hunting cartridges is no easy task, particularly since there are so many suitable cartridges that could make…
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Early-Season Whitetails--4 Best Ambush Points For Success

Early-Season Whitetails--4 Best Ambush Points For Success
The most natural tendency for bowhunters looking for the best place to ambush a big whitetail in the early season is to gravitate toward the field…
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5 Best ATV Rides to See Fall Foliage in The United States

5 Best ATV Rides to See Fall Foliage in The United States
Of the four seasons, fall is by far the most popular for riding ATVs that seat one or two people, and “side-by-sides” that seat two to…
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How to Catch Bass on Summer’s Hottest Days

How to Catch Bass on Summer’s Hottest Days
It’s hot, it’s humid and the dog days of summer are living up to their billing. But bass don’t stop biting just because the heat…
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Paddleboarding Made Easy—Get Started Now!

Paddleboarding Made Easy—Get Started Now!
Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is the fastest growing watersport in the world for good reason: It’s easy to learn, fun, refreshing, awesome core…
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5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.

5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.
The warm days and crisp, cool nights of autumn make the perfect conditions for a weekend hiking and camping excursion. There is nothing quite like…
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Archery Gear on a Budget—Best Buys This Year

Archery Gear on a Budget—Best Buys This Year
Archery industry manufacturers seem to have fractured into two factions lately. On one side you have high-end, uber-expensive equipment that while…
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4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation

4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation
If you’ve been on a vacation to an outdoor destination in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a new phenomenon: cycle paths, single…
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Paddling With Your Kids—How To Get Started

Paddling With Your Kids—How To Get Started
Whether you head out for a day across the bay or a jaunt into the wilds for a week-long adventure, paddling is one of the best outdoor activities you…
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Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today

Why You Need to Take Your Kids Paddling Today
Note: The following was adapted from Outdoor Parents, Outdoor Kids, By Eugene Buchanan, which is available on the author’s website.  It…
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6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun

6 Tips To Make Family Paddling More Fun
Getting your kids into the paddle sports is all about keeping the fun quotient high and the hassle factor low. Our water sport expert shares his…
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Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water

Paddle Games—3 Fun Games To Play On The Water
“I Spy”: (“I spy something green, something wet, etc.”) – perhaps make a rule that it can only be something people…
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How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking

How to Charge Your Gadgets While Camping and Hiking
There once was a time when carrying electronic devices with us into the great outdoors was pretty much unthinkable. Fragile and expensive, such…
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How to Catch Really Big Fish With Kids

How to Catch Really Big Fish With Kids
When it comes to fishing with kids, conventional wisdom says to find a place where they can catch any fish with a high level of frequency and…
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Learn To Drive Your 4x4 Like A Pro

Learn To Drive Your 4x4 Like A Pro
Four-wheeling is a hands-on experience. You can gather a lot of driving tips from online stories, magazine articles and books, but to really get a…
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National Shooting Sports Month—10 Ways to Join The Fun

National Shooting Sports Month—10 Ways to Join The Fun
The National Shooting Sports Foundation has designated August as National Shooting Sports Month. This annual event is your chance to invite a friend…
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WATCH: Shocking boat crash captured on GoPro

WATCH: Shocking boat crash captured on GoPro
In August, Bryan Maess and his group were fishing near the mouth of the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean. A GoPro camera mounted on the…
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WATCH: Don't drink and wakeboard!

WATCH: Don't drink and wakeboard!
  This wakeboarder glided up next to his boat in style, managed to catch a beer, and then…you’ll just have to see what…
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How to Scout Deer the Easy Way

How to Scout Deer the Easy Way
The problem with scouting whitetails during mid-summer is that the woods are as uninviting as they’ll be all year. From hordes of mosquitoes to…
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WATCH: Hippo races after tour boat

WATCH: Hippo races after tour boat
A group of people on the Pangolin Photo Safari on the Chobe River in Botswana were greeted by an unlikely guest while zipping across the water. A…
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How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range

How To Shoot Big Game Accurately at Long Range
When it comes to long-range shooting at big game animals like deer and elk, the best advice is don’t do it. Do your hunting before you pull the…
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Why You Need To Be Hunting Squirrels Right Now

Why You Need To Be Hunting Squirrels Right Now
What if I told you about a hunting opportunity that’s happening right now, which offers abundant access to productive land, requires a minimum…
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7 Best Outdoor Festivals in South Carolina

7 Best Outdoor Festivals in South Carolina
South Carolina is truly the nature lover’s paradise throughout the year. Featuring the best of both scenic mountains and sandy beaches,…
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Pick A Perfect Puppy—5 Things to Look For

Pick A Perfect Puppy—5 Things to Look For
People have a lot of methods for picking a puppy, but most of them involve trying to evaluate a litter of six-week olds to find the right…
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WATCH: Mountain biker plummets 30 feet in epic crash

WATCH: Mountain biker plummets 30 feet in epic crash
While competing in the Red Bull Rampage, a freeride mountain bike competition held in Utah, rider Nicholi Rogatkin withstood one of the most…
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Trail Cameras: How to Choose the Best for Deer Hunting

Trail Cameras: How to Choose the Best for Deer Hunting
A couple of years ago I walked up to a trail camera in north-central Wisconsin to check the images. When I opened it up to retrieve the SD card, I…
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Car Camping--5 Amazing Destinations for Ultimate Adventure

Car Camping--5 Amazing Destinations for Ultimate Adventure
There’s something downright elegant about stripping life down to its basic elements: shelter and food (and, ideally, good company). We’re…
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Handgun Basics—4 Easy Steps to Shoot Like A Pro

Handgun Basics—4 Easy Steps to Shoot Like A Pro
The handgun is the toughest of the three primary firearms to master. Rifles and shotguns are fired from the shoulder, which provides a more stable…
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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail
One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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5 Best Whitewater Day Trips In America

5 Best Whitewater Day Trips In America
Summer is here and now is the best time to enjoy a whitewater adventure with friends and family. Outfitted trips can be found all across the U.S. and…
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How to Choose the Best Times to Fish

How to Choose the Best Times to Fish
The best time to go fishing is whenever you can. While that old maxim has merit and speaks to the value of fishing just for the fun of it, there are…
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