Moonshine and Craft Beer on SC’s Freshwater Coast

Moonshine and craft beer. It seems those are common words today! When we think of the best of South Carolina and Old 96 District, a lot of images come to mind. Football, hiking Cedar Bluff Trail at Calhoun Falls State Park, sweet tea, touring Ninety-Six National Historic Site, kayaking on Lake Thurmond and moonshine. In […]

Satisfy Your Thirst to Explore South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast

We’re heading into another sweltering Southern summer, and you’re probably already looking for ways to beat the heat. Cool down with an ice-cold craft beer, cocktail, or ‘shine from South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast! Experience the charm and hospitality of Old 96 through the brewery and distillery scene. We’ve got a list of hot spots that […]

The Freshwater Coast BBQ Trail

With our miles of shoreline, six state parks, and endless opportunities for outdoor exploration, it might be hard to believe you could explore another type of trail on South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast. However, this is the type of trail almost anyone could get excited about and doesn’t require special footwear. It’s the Freshwater Coast BBQ […]

Carolina Moon Distillery

Carolina Moon Distillery aims to recapture the craft and culture of small-scale distilling that our area is historically known for. Through the use of local ingredients, and a little know-how, they produce a range of spirits such as vodka, whiskey, bourbon, moonshine, and rum. Visit their location for a tour of the distillery and a […]

Visitor’s View of SC Old 96 District and Greenwood SC, Part 2

Our trip to Greenwood was filled with many good food stories. I should mention that over the course of the weekend, we ended up eating at The Mill House restaurant not once, but two times. We loved our pizzas so much on Saturday night, we thought we should try out more topping combinations on Sunday. […]

South Carolina Peach Capital

    South Carolina ranks #2 in peach production in the United States, second only to California. Edgefield County, in the heart of the Old 96 District, is considered “The Peach Capital of the World”. This region produces 60 percent of South Carolina’s peaches. Peaches have been an important commercial crop in South Carolina dating […]

Pleasant Lane Acres Bed & Breakfast in Old 96 District: A Refuge in the Country

Pleasant Lane Acres Bed & Breakfast in the Old 96 District is a beautiful refuge in the country.  The B & B  is several miles outside of historic Edgefield, South Carolina. As you get closer to your destination, the city will fade away and the homes and businesses in the Old 96 District are replaced by […]