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Stratton Lawrence

Travel Writer | Editor | Content Marketing Manager

Folly Beach, SC

Stratton Lawrence

Travel Writer | Editor | Content Marketing Manager

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The Perfect Weekend Getaway to Greenville, SC

This South Carolina city is growing in all the right ways, while staying true to itself. Come to enjoy fast cars, slow bike rides, and inspired eats.
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Hilton Head Island Travel Guide

Hilton Head's 12 miles of beaches and slow pace of life have drawn families and travelers for decades. Two dozen golf courses weave through the island's 25,000 acres, including the internationally renowned Harbour Town Golf Links. Balmy, breezy weather makes it a haven for world-class tennis and excellent inshore fishing, while an island-wide network of paved trails makes it possible to travel the island from end to end via bicycle.
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What Happened When I Only Drank NA Beer For 40 Days

Non-alcoholic beer can be gross. My first, an Imperial Cero in Costa Rica, was no exception. It tasted like Sweet'N Low-flavored seltzer water with a hint of week-old keg beer.
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How to Build a Man-Sized Slip-‘n-Slide

Before reading another word of an article about how to build a man-sized slip-‘n-slide, it’s important that you, Sir Reader, acknowledge something. A slip-‘n-slide is an invitation to get cantaloupe-sized bruises on your hips, shoulders, etc. When you run at full speed and then hurl yourself onto the ground, there’s going to be some collateral damage.
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Everything to Know About Moving to the South

In partnership with the National Association of Realtors
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Destination: Powder

Stoked in Revelstoke: An easy traverse from the top of the British Columbia resort’s highest lift yields a vast mountainside of fluffy snow bowls and inviting forested trails. I don’t fly in my dreams: I float through narrow trails of snow. My meditation is a clean S-curve carved into powder, weaving through white woods of hemlocks and firs.
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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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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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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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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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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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Installing Gutters: How the Right Drainage System Saved a Seaside Cottage

When it rains on our home, the roof works like a raincoat and the gutters act as an umbrella. The roof and exterior walls keep water out, but installing gutters will make them even more efficient, by actively funneling water away from the house. Gutters are a simple yet powerful tool that a professional can quickly design and install to accommodate your home.
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About

Stratton Lawrence

Reporter | Editor | Content Marketing Pro

Current roles:

Managing Editor at Perficient Digital - hire and manage a team of editors and writers generating SEO-optimized web copy for corporate clients (Home Depot, Comcast, Backcountry.com, eBay)

Active freelance writer for AFAR, Fodor's, Thrillist, Travel + Leisure

I'm the author of the books Images of America: Folly Beach and Fodor's InFocus Charleston, and co-author of Fodor's The Carolinas and Georgia and Fodor's The National Parks of the U.S.

Get in touch at strattonlawrence@gmail.com or 843.452.7429

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Skills

  • Content Marketing
  • Editor
  • Writer