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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Southeast USA Site! These are the top ten articles that your Southeast USA Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. 15 Tourist Safety Tips for the Southeast
Tourists in many areas of the country have been targets in the last few years by those who prey on others. Southern states are well known for their hospitality and in fact Charleston, SC has been listed as the most polite city in the US for many years, but it always pays to be safe when traveling.
2. B&B On the Sea - A Review
The “Blue Hour” is a luxurious 48’ Californian yacht. It provides an at dock party facility, cruises (everything from sunset cruises on Charleston Harbor to week long Bahamas getaways) and most importantly, a bed & breakfast. Check out the review of this unusual lodging opportunity.
3. Jobs Across the Southeast
Like most of the country, the Southeast US has been hit hard by problems with the economy. Unemployment in the country is 8.2%. In the Southeast, Alabama is doing the better than the national average at 7.4% while both Georgia and South Carolina are above the median with 8.9% and 9.1% respectively.
4. Outlet Shopping in the Southeast USA
Everyone is looking to save money these days. One option that appeals to many people is shopping at outlet malls. Discover where to shop and how to make the most of your outlet mall trip.
5. Hollywild Animal Park
Step out of your humdrum world and get wild. Visit Hollywild Animal Park in Wellford, SC in rural Spartanburg County. Discover animals used in TV and movies. Have a close encounter as you pet and feed exotic creatures.
6. US Space & Rocket Center Huntsville
OK, you've heard of Cape Kennedy in Florida and probably the Johnson Space Center in Texas, but what does Alabama have to do with the space program? Discover the history at the US Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
7. Heyward-Washington House
"George Washington slept here." These words, at one time, were posted in so many locations that they came to be fodder for comedians. "That George Washington fellow must have slept around a lot." Yet, one home in Charleston can truthfully make this claim.
8. Juliette Gordon Low Home - Savannah, GA
If you're touring through Savannah, GA and happen upon a bunch of girls and young women in uniform, don't worry. You aren't in the middle of an invasion by an all-female army. The odds are that you're close to a landmark which is very special to the Girl Scouts of America.
9. South Carolina State Museum
You don't have to be a South Carolina native, or even a resident, to enjoy the South Carolina State museum. It provides a wide variety of programs from family friendly events to lectures by prominent scholars, as well as live performances and living history re-enactments.
10. Helen Keller Birthplace - Tuscumbia Alabama
If you find yourself in northern Alabama, near Muscle Shoals, consider a visit to historic Ivy Green, birthplace of Helen Keller and the setting for the film Miracle Worker. Ivy Green provides a wonderful peek into history. Learn more and plan your visit.
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