Ladew Topiary Gardens

In 1912, at age 25, Harvey S. Ladew inherited a portfolio of assets from his deceased parents that allowed him to live well off the earnings for the rest of his life. Instead of toiling at a job, Ladew spent his life doing things he enjoyed. In winter, he foxhunted in...

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to live in a luxurious manor on the shores of a crystal-clear lake, a visit to historic Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, is a perfect way to live out that fantasy. Travelers have been flocking to this beautiful destination, located...

Down By The River

The romance of the Old South evokes the architectural imagery of grand estates with dignified columns and sweeping balconies. But here on Spring Island, a 3,000-acre island in the South Carolina low country, some dwellings appear more as organic products of the woods...

South of the Border

Springtime inevitably brings about parties and gatherings that require a festive meal to feed a crowd. Whether you’re hosting a graduation dinner, blowing out birthday candles, throwing a shower, or simply looking for an occasion to dust off the patio furniture, this...