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Stratton Lawrence

Writer/Southern Rambler @ strattonlawrence.com

Folly Beach, SC

Stratton Lawrence

Virginia born, Southern bred. Currently by the sea in Folly Beach, SC

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Fodor’s InFocus Charleston

One of the South's most iconic cities, Charleston has perennial appeal for travelers. I am the sole author of the Charleston content for the 2018-2020 edition.
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Charleston Bachelor Party: The 72 Hour Guide

Charleston’s nickname may be the Holy City, but these days, there’s more action on King Street on Saturday night than on Sunday morning. The city still balances the pious with the party— Sunday brunch features a colorful mix of seersucker-clad sophisticates and bleary-eyed frat boys nursing a breakfast stout.
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Take Me to the River gathers the best of New Orleans for one epic jam

Terence Higgins doesn't consider himself to be "the New Orleans drummer" anymore. he's the full-time rhythm behind Ani DiFranco and Warren Haynes on their respective tours, and a collaborator with Don Was. I'm kind of the utility guy," says Higgins. "I shed the whole New Orleans drummer tag. I'm still that, but I think I've broadened.
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Biking and Hiking Guide | Charleston Magazine

14 Hikes and Bikes Around the Lowcountry - Where, When, and How to Get Outside in Charleston
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Inside Charleston’s Outsized Theater Scene

Thrillist and Chase Sapphire® are working together to create “Tastes Worth Traveling For,” a content series pointing savvy urban explorers to the best places to eat, drink, and have a good time. And after you've taken in a show (or three) in Charleston, check out Sapphire On Location for inspiration on where to explore next.
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Matters of the Heart

Understanding the connection between diabetes and heart disease
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Cover Story: Charleston Summer Guide

Where to play, swim, eat and cool off this summer, from downtown to the beaches to the 'burbs
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Ranky Tanky: Gullah Revival

After wowing audiences the world over with their soulful, get-up-and-dance versions of Sea Island spirituals and work songs, Charleston's own Ranky Tanky returns home to celebrate the music of the Lowcountry.
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Charleston: Where the Living's Easy

Once a slow-paced city by the sea, Charleston has transformed from regional secret to international sensation. including a 2016 nod from Travel & Leisure as the “No. 1 City in the World”—are well deserved. An intrepid foodie could book a month’s worth of memorable dinner reservations. Or, visit during Spoleto Festival USA (May-June), Charleston Wine + Food fest (March), or Charleston Fashion Week (March), and you’ll experience a cultural scene that rivals New York City’s, minus the hectic pace.
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Charleston’s Top Attractions

From its historic homes and plantations to its meandering creeks and rivers, Charleston’s legendary charm is multifaceted. The city’s dining and cultural scenes continue to boom, thanks to a growing number of festivals and marquee events.
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Fodor’s Go List 2018

Charleston, SC: #26 on Fodor's 2018 Go List
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A Visitor's Guide to South Carolina's Best Beaches

Most beach vacationers in South Carolina opt for the putt-putt and pancake houses of Myrtle Beach or the golf-and-family-bike-rides feel of Hilton Head. In other words, no matter what kind of vibe you're after, there's a stretch of sandy shore perfect for you. From shag dancing, to rich fisheries, to hanging ten on a wave, South Carolina’s beaches shape and embody the state’s culture.
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About

Stratton Lawrence

Writer, Editor, Southern Rambler

Get in touch at Stratton@strattonlawrence.com or 843.452.7429

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Skills

  • Music Lover
  • River Travel
  • Summit Topping
  • Editor
  • Writer