SOUTHEAST USA TRAVEL GUIDE
Why would an Aussie family chose to live permanently in Raleigh, NC?
We know how weird it sounds, but we fell in love, not only with the vibrant lifestyle of Raleigh, but the stunning landscapes and historical stories and rich culture that surrounds it.
Southeast USA is home to beautiful mountains, small towns, stunning beaches, innovative food, and growing craft beer scene.
We also feel it's where you'll find some of the friendliest people in the USA, particularly in our hometown, Raleigh, NC.
Scroll below to find some of our highlights and favorite experiences in the Southeast USA including festivals, mountains, lakes, beaches and fun road trip ideas.
SOUTHEAST USA ROAD TRIP IDEAS
Southeast USA is a fantastic road trip destination at any time of the year. In the Southeast you'll find a road trip to suit any style and interest.
Here are a few road trip ideas for the Southeast. We'll be continually adding road trip ideas and itineraries to this site.
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SOUTHEAST USA BEACHES
We love the beaches in the Southeast - low key beach vibe, white sandy shores, waves, and spectacular sunrises. Plus, in the summer, the water is warm and the outside temps high.
We much prefer the beaches on the Southeast Coast than the West Coast.
Here are a few of our favorites.
UNIQUE SOUTHERN TOWNS
The Southeast has so many charming, historical towns and interesting big cities.
Here are a few to consider:
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SOUTHEAST USA CULTURAL EXPERIENCES
From Gullah, to French, Black American, English and more, the southeast region is rich in cultural influences and experiences. It's one reason we love living in the Southeast and exploring it in depth.
SOUTHEAST USA OUTDOOR BEAUTY
How can a region so beautiful NOT have many outdoor adventures to love? It's a region of many beautiful national and state parks; Appalachian mountain regions; lakes, oceans, and barrier islands, and urban greenways.
Here are a few of our favorites.
SOUTHEAST ACCOMMODATION TO LOVE
From charming boutique hotels, to historical grandeur, unique houseboats and retro ocean views, the Southeast is filled with accommodation choices that tell stories.
We're here to help tell them. These are the stories so far.
FEATURED VIDEO: Beaufort SC
Beaufort is a charming historical town in South Carolina. Press play to discover all the wonderful things you can do in Beaufort, including one of our favoirte beaches on the East Coast: Hunting Island State Beach.
FOLLOW OUR CURRENT ADVENTURES
Travel has been the focus of our life since 1997 - intentionally.
We don't plan on stopping that. We now have a base in Raleigh, NC - after being granted a Green Card for our extraordinary ability in the art of travel blogging.
We will continue to explore more of the US but also intend on traveling further abroad - Europe, South East Asia and Central and South America.
We can't wait to share more of our favorites as we experience them.
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OUR FAVORITE SOUTHEAST USA TRANQUIL ESCAPES
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