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Amy Tranium covers North and South Carolina for 55places.com, contributing stories about active adult communities and trends in both states. Amy is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of journalism...
Amy Tranium covers North and South Carolina for 55places.com, contributing stories about active adult communities and trends in both states. Amy is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of journalism experience that ranges from working in public relations for professional sports teams to producing digital content for TV stations in top markets across the country. Her writing has also appeared in StyleBlueprint, Scoop Charlotte, and goCarolinas. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Amy has lived in Charlotte more almost a decade.
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- There are many different reasons to live in historic Wilmington, North Carolina, including the town's popular boardwalk, impressive dining scene, local shopping options, and cultural amenities--but of all the reasons, the charming seaside town's beaches reign supreme.
- Because of its picturesque beaches, top-notch shopping, world-class entertainment, and an impressive seafood scene, Myrtle Beach is one of the southeast's most popular vacation destinations. So, it's no wonder the area has become a desirable location for active adults looking to retire near the water and warmer weather.
- Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is famously known for two things--its golf courses and its pristine, white-sand beaches. With 12 miles of scenic shoreline, there are plenty of incredible places to enjoy the sun and the sand--here are three of the best.
- Choosing the right place to settle down for retirement can be overwhelming with so many potential active adult communities to choose from. It's even harder once you've narrowed it down to two incredible options like Ocean Ridge Plantation and Hilton Head Plantation.
- Tourists aren't the only ones heading to Coastal South Carolina, large numbers of active adults are making the move to settle down in the same vibrant beach towns. Here are six South Carolina communities near the beach to consider that also offe popular amenities and housing options: