Livin’ & Dyin’ On Hilton Head Time

I've spent a lot of time in Hilton Head, South Carolina over the years, and once my parents purchased a house here in 1990 - my time on the island increased exponentially. Most tourists visit Hilton Head for the sandy beaches or for Sea Pines (where Harbor Town and South Beach are located). Yet there is a secret side of the island ... There are a number of trails in Hilton Head and in the nearby Town of Bluffton. I've walked most of these trails and have enjoyed seeing how they change … [Read more...]

Episode 93: Ocean To Lake Trail

In Episode 93, John Phillips joins the show to talk about the Ocean To Lake Trail in Central Florida. This 61.4 mile spur of the Florida Trail starts at Lake Okeechobee and heads due east to Hobe Sound Beach where it ends at the Atlantic Ocean. In the show, John tells us what it’s like hiking all day in ankle deep water, about finding rest areas and campsites in the swamp, and how he frequently encountered wildlife on his hike – including poisonous snakes, stealthy alligators, and over 50 … [Read more...]