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Beach Bag Essentials under $100

You started summer with dreams of sun soaking, beach frolicking, and Mai Tai sipping by the shore, but as the season quickly slips by, you’ve yet to make it to the coast. Fret not— you still have time, and we’re here to help you figure out your wardrobe for that last-minute Gulf Shores getaway.

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10 Pictures You Missed In The June Issue

We had a great deal of fun putting together our June issue. From fabulous beach trips under $500, to tasty peach cobblers, and dreamy lake houses, in this month’s issue we celebrate the best of the beginning of summer in the South. As always, there are a bevy of images that have to get left on the cutting room floor […]

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Spend Less Money On Your Perfect Beach Rental

If your beach vacation lasts longer than a day or two, you’re already doing your bank account a huge favor by opting for a house of condo rental over racking up fees at a hotel. But what if we said you could save even more? We tapped experts along the Gulf—rental central—to find out how you can get the best […]

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Take The Perfect Beach Family Portrait

We’ve all seen the posed shots with everyone in white shirts and khaki pants. You can do better, with these three expert tips. 1. Wear some color. White is the most difficult color to shoot. For other palette options, mix in corals, pinks, and navy, which photograph better than white and other shades similar to sand. 2. Shoot in early […]

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You Shot It: Spring At The Beach

Every week on Southern Snapshot we share an image that captures the beauty and spirit of the South. Whether the photos come from staff photographers, our latest issue, or from you, they always represents one of the many reasons we love the South.

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Soaking Up The Sun in Florida

In the world of Instagram cliches, I’m the person guilty of routinely posting blue skies, palm trees and water. There’s not a beach scene that doesn’t find a home in my mobile adobe. Needless to say, to me South Florida is heaven. And it’s not just because Miami is my hometown.

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South Carolina’s Hammock Coast

In our March issue we offer up a drive from Mount Pleasant to Murrells Inlet that takes you away from popular Charleston and Myrtle Beach to the fishing villages and tranquil beaches in between. These coastal outtakes have us wanting to jump into our cars straight away.

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Southern Snapshot: Ocean City, Maryland

When I told people I was going to Ocean City this week, few even knew where exactly the town was let alone what was there. And that’s a shame because it truly is a beautiful beach town filled with friendly locals, fresh seafood spots, and one of the country’s most iconic boardwalks. Here are some of our favorite OC attractions. 

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Deal of the Week: 20% Off Panama City Resort

Looking for a last-minute summer getaway, or a trip to the beach after everyone else goes home? Check out Bay Point Resort— a secluded Panama City gem.

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North Carolina’s Secret Beach Mailbox

Photo courtesy North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands Like a barbecue joint on a back road, some of the best things in the South are well-kept secrets. On a beach tucked between busy Wilmington, North Carolina, and bustling Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, stands another little-known treasure: a lone mailbox stuffed full of hopes and wishes from people all around the world. The […]

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