Southeast Digital Guides
Atlanta is the capital of Georgia and that is just one of many for which Atlanta is known. Whether you are interested in Atlanta entertainment, arts, history, dining, sports or shopping, Atlanta has it all.
Charleston is located near the middle of South Carolina’s coast at the point “where the Ashley and Cooper Rivers meet to form the Atlantic Ocean.” It is the state’s second largest city and the county seat of Charleston County. Charleston was originally called Charles Town (in honor of King Charles II of England), and its nickname is “The Holy City.”
Graced with four distinctly beautiful seasons, a temporate climate and breathtaking natural surroundings, Charlotte offers something for everyone. Pristine, tree-filled landscapes invite you to explore. A spot for inventive cuisine and exciting nightlife. A welcoming place for families. Charlotte’s history is exciting and rich. Here the arts are thriving with music, visual arts, and dance.
Fort Lauderdale is the Venice of America. The Intracoastal Waterway, a canal system reminiscent of Venice, winds through the interior of the city. You will see luxurious yachts and the canal is lined by opulent homes. The inland waterways are easily navigated by a water taxi service.
As a desirable vacation destination, an average annual temperature of 76 degrees F, and 50 miles of white sandy beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, Fort Myers and its neighboring cities attract thousands of visitors annually, both landlubbers and waterway travelers. One of the fastest growing areas in Florida, Lee County includes Cape Coral, Pine Island, Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs.
Miami, the most exciting city in Florida, is a stunning and often intoxicatingly beautiful place. Miami caters to action-oriented residents with some of the world’s top golf, tennis and sporting facilities. Add sparkling waters for boating enthusiasts, divers and water sports aficionados to the equation and it is easy to see why Miami is a number one choice for active residents of all ages and interests.
The city of Orlando is the county seat of Orange County, Florida. According to the 2004 U.S. Census the city had a population of 205,648 (metropolitan area nearly 1.8 million). It is the sixth-largest city in Florida, and its largest inland city. It is also at the head of the state’s third-largest metropolitan area, behind Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach and Tampa-St. Petersburg. Additionally, Orlando is home to the second largest university in Florida, the University of Central Florida.
The Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina is located in the North Central region of the state. Known as the Research Triangle, it is formed by the three universities: Duke University at Durham, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University in Raleigh. The Triangle’s population is among the most educated in the United States, with one of the highest number of Ph.D.s per capita.
Tampa Bay is a vibrant waterfront pocket on Floridas west coast. It represent the metropolitan region composed of assorted distinct communities from Clearwater to St. Petersburg and beyond, connected by bay waters and laced with bridges and freeways. St. Petersburg is the second largest city in the Tampa Bay Area, which is composed of roughly 4 million residents.
The City of West Palm Beach, with its sunny palm-lined streets, scenic waterfront views, quaint shopping districts, historic neighborhoods, year-round outdoor festivals, elegance and luxurious comfort are the hallmarks of this slice of paradise. The Atlantic Gulf Stream approaches the Palm Beach County coast closer than anywhere in the nation, giving a moderate 78 degrees climate throughout the year. West Palm Beach offers so many opportunities to enjoy outdoor life in a beautiful setting.