First Day Hike at Dreher Island State Park

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-bO3jpof-I&t=13s Since 2011, it’s been a tradition for us at Operation Adventure to bring in the New Year by getting outdoors and hiking. It is after all our belief that how you start off the New Year is how you will end it, which is why it’s important to bring in the New Year with … Continue reading First Day Hike at Dreher Island State Park

Ghost Stories

Abandoned Jails. Graveyards. And rituals. What could go wrong on this glorious Halloween? Today, we at Operation Adventure, wanted to celebrate Halloween by discussing the origins and dig into our roots of traveling to beautiful locations to tell incredible stories. Therefor this week’s episode of Halloween Documented presented by Operation Adventure takes us on a … Continue reading Ghost Stories

Halloween: Visiting the Filming Locations Used in Halloween 2018 + Discussing the Previous Films

The Backstory in Creating Operation Adventure’s Halloween Vlog “Same porch. Same clothes. Same issues. 40 years later. Headed back to Haddonfield one last time for Halloween. Release date 10/19/18.” Jamie Lee Curtis announced over social media on September 15, 2017. To be transparent, I don’t get excited often. I credit that inability as a major … Continue reading Halloween: Visiting the Filming Locations Used in Halloween 2018 + Discussing the Previous Films

Halloween Documented: The Ghostly Misadventure

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEH4822HcIY In 2012/2013, a few friends out late decide to go into an abandoned wood mill on the far side of town. As they approach an interior door they stop, hearing what sounds like footsteps coming up from behind them. This episode is the first in our series Halloween Documented giving a story time and … Continue reading Halloween Documented: The Ghostly Misadventure

Where it all began…

This photo was taken before my first smart phone, in a campground nestled in Cherokee, nestled by a small creek. The next day I would be traveling by myself, coming home to get ready for work. Since I was in the mountains, I figured, why not go ahead and visit some of the SC State … Continue reading Where it all began…

Top Five Things to do at Hunting Island State Park

Established in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Hunting Island is a 5,000-acre park with 5 miles of undeveloped beach. This secluded tropical paradise, which is located in the heart of South Carolinas Sea Islands, is home to an array of wildlife such as deer, alligators, snakes, and even a popular nesting ground for … Continue reading Top Five Things to do at Hunting Island State Park

Exploring an Abandoned Naval Installation

Located on Saint Helena Island sits Fort Fremont, an abandoned Naval Installation built in 1898 by the Army Corps of Engineers during the Spanish American War. Consisting of 170 acres, Fort Fremont was strategically designed to protect the Naval Station’s dry dock and coaling station, which sat across from the Beaufort River. The fort was … Continue reading Exploring an Abandoned Naval Installation

Exploring the SC State Park Mountain Region

There are 47 State Parks located in South Carolina, all of which are hidden gems in themselves. Divided up there are four regions in the park system, those being, the Coastal Region, Sandhills Region, Lake Region, and Mountain Region. Today we explore the Mountain Region in the SC State Park System. In total there are … Continue reading Exploring the SC State Park Mountain Region

60 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ATOMIC BOMB DROP WITHOUT WARHEAD IN MARS BLUFF, SOUTH CAROLINA

ATOMIC BOMB WITHOUT WARHEAD DROPS IN MARS BLUFF, SOUTH CAROLINA – 60 YEAR ANNIVERSARY On March 11, 1958 an atomic bomb was accidentally dropped on the small community of Mars Bluff located in Florence, South Carolina. Luckily nobody was killed in the blast; however, a few people were injured. To celebrate the Anniversary, we decided … Continue reading 60 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ATOMIC BOMB DROP WITHOUT WARHEAD IN MARS BLUFF, SOUTH CAROLINA

Hurricane Irma threatens the southeastern United States nearly a year after Hurricane Matthew another Category 5 storm devastated the region

Nearly a year after Hurricane Matthew, a Category 5 storm that ripped through the southeastern United States a new threat emerges by the name of Irma. Hurricane Irma, like Hurricane Matthew, is a deadly Category 5 storm, which has approximately killed over 23 people since it made landfall in the Caribbean. States of emergency have … Continue reading Hurricane Irma threatens the southeastern United States nearly a year after Hurricane Matthew another Category 5 storm devastated the region