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Thanksgiving Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

At last, America's favorite food holiday has arrived! Searching for a new recipe to add to your traditional Thanksgiving dinner? 

Warm up the hearth and home with this Roasted Butternut Squash Soup recipe shared by Executive Resort Chef Robert Frederick of Wild Dunes - Charleston, SC's Island Resort. Read on for the recipe and steps to make this in your kitchen - a seasonal fall favorite to serve and share at your Thanksgiving feast. bon appétit!

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Golf for a Cause! Play Charleston Golf & Support the Salvation Army Angel Tree

Join us for the 2014 Angel Tree Toy Tournament, Sunday, December 7th at Wild Dunes Resort for a day of award-winning golf, refreshments with friends and gift-giving in support of the Salvation Army, a local Charleston, SC charity that gives presents to children in need during the holiday season.  

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‘Tis the Season: Your Guide to Celebrating the Holidays in Charleston, SC

As the year draws to an end, the holiday season begins! Plan a stress-free celebration with family and friends for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve at Charleston’s Island Resort. Read on for a list of all things holiday at the Resort and around Isle of Palms and Charleston.

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Just Released: Bryan Bros. Beach Trick Shot Video at Wild Dunes featured on Golf.com + PGA.com

When it comes to the game of golf, master trick-shot artists The Bryan Bros prove it’s more than just an old man’s game. Look no further than this just-released “Trick Shot of the Day” video filmed along the Atlantic Ocean on the Links Course at Wild Dunes Resort. “A truly impressive 15 seconds of video, if nothing else." -- Golf.com

Watch the Bryan Bros.Sick Beach Trick Shotbelow and read on for more behind-the-scenes trick shots, news and videos.

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From Sea to Table at Wild Dunes Resort

More than 200 foodies and wine aficionados converged on to the Grand Pavilion at Wild Dunes Resort for the Inaugural Tale of the Fish culinary event.  Featured chefs: Ken Vedrinski, Clay Conley, Nicholas Stefanelli, Michael Toscano and Ford Fry created coastal Italian-inspired dishes.  Each dish was paired with a variety of incredible Italian wines below provided by Republic National Distribution. 

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Throwback Thursday: Charleston's Inaugural Brews & Chews Craft Beer Festival - Join us for the 2nd Annual #IslandBrewFest November 1st!

On this Throwback Thursday, we're throwing it back to last year's first-ever Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival. But don't worry - you won't have to reminisce for too long because we're only NINE DAYS AWAY from the second annual #IslandBrewFest!

Better yet, TOMORROW is the FINAL DAY for advance ticket pricing - $10 off! Did we mention that includes unlimited brews and chews throughout the event? Cheers to that! Grab your cellphone and call 843-886-2218 or head on over to the Brews & Chews festival event page to buy your tickets online now!

PS. It's Halloween! Wear your halloween costume from trick-or-treating the night before to Brews & Chews on Saturday (November 1) and get $5 off your ticket entry. Big kids dress-up party with unlimited beer and food, live music, lawn games, beautiful Charleston fall weather, old friends, new friends and a whole lot of celebration...that's how Charleston does Halloween 2014!

See you next Saturday at Palm Cove!

See full event details and buy your tickets online to Charleston's Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival!

FEATURING: Palmetto BrewingHoly City BrewingWestbrook Brewing CompanyThe Frothy Beard Brewing CompanyOskar Blues Brewery North CarolinaAbita BeerSouthbound Brewing CompanyHighland Brewing Company and Freehouse Brewery.

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Wedding Wednesday: Congratulations, Brittany & David! Destination Beach Wedding in Charleston, SC - Fall Weddings - October Wedding Ideas

Love at first sight! That's how we feel with these gorgeous new photos of Brittany & David's recent Wild Dunes Resort wedding captured & shared by the talented Renee Nicole {Design + Photography}.

Blush and champagne palette, handmade romantic details, wonderful use of our croquet lawn, oceanfront grand pavilion and boardwalk, laughter, smiles and the perfect sunset glow as the newlyweds - happy in love - walked alongside the Atlantic Ocean. Simply stunning!

Read on to see a snapshot of their gorgeous Charleston, SC beach wedding...

Brittany and David's Charleston, SC Beach Wedding at Wild Dunes Resort | Photo by Renee Nicole Design + Photography

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Best in Travel Awards Announced for Charleston, SC, Isle of Palms & Wild Dunes Resort -- Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2014

Everybody's talking about...Charleston!

JUST ANNOUNCED: For the fourth consecutive year, our charming Charleston, South Carolina has been voted #1 City in the United States by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. In addition, Charleston was voted #2 Top City in the World, favorably compared to #1 Florence, Italy.  

And there’s more: We sincerely thank you for voting Isle of Palms, South Carolina as one of the Top 30 Islands in the World and our very own Wild Dunes Resort as a Top Resort in the South!

Read on to hear what Condé Nast Traveler’s Editor-in-Chief Pilar Guzmán had to say about Charleston’s exciting recognition and more details about the acclaimed travel awards. 

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FINAL DAY TO SAVE! Charleston, SC Vacation Special Offer: 45% off Resort Stays

Ends 9 p.m. EST TONIGHT, 10/9! Whatever you wished for this year [vacation, quality time with family or friends, romance, time off to unplug, to exercise more, learn a new sport or go someplace you’ve never been…], the time is NOW to make it happen at Charleston’s Island Resort.

  • Special Offer: Receive 45% off best available rates in the AAA Four Diamond  Boardwalk Inn  and  Village at Wild Dunes  in Charleston’s picturesque Isle of Palms. 
    Valid stay dates: October 7, 2014 - January 4, 2015.
  • Extra Special Offer - Experience even more with 45% off golf rounds on the award-winning  Links  and  Harbor Courses  (must be purchased along with accommodations at time of reservation booking to receive savings).

Waste no time! You must book by 9 P.M. EST OCTOBER 9th. Even better, arrive on a Sunday through Wednesday for best nightly rates. 

Book this Charleston, SC beach vacation deal online now  [promo code: TIME72] or call 888.778.1876 to take advantage of this limited-time special!

Whatever sparks your travel – a family vacation, romantic weekend escape, guys or girlfriends getaway, bachelor/bachelorette party, or holiday celebration – plan to make the most of your stay with all-new activities , special events and happenings in our seasonal Fall/Holiday Vacation Planner and Charleston Event Calendar . For activity, event or dining reservations, speak with your Reservation agent at time of booking.

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Buy Tickets to Two Special Culinary Events at Charleston's Island Resort - Fall 2014

Join us at Charleston’s Island Resort for two special culinary events this October and November - the first-ever Tale of the Fish Italian Culinary Soiree and the second annual Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival. Tickets are still available, but going fast. Read on to purchase your tickets online today!

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Swing for the Cure at Wild Dunes Resort’s Isle of Palms, SC Tennis and Golf Fundraiser, October 26, 2014

Join us Saturday, October 26, 2014 at Wild Dunes Resort for a tennis and golf fundraiser to benefit the Lowcountry Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer Foundation.

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Charleston Event Spotlight: This Weekend! Isle of Palms, SC Connector 5k & 10k Run and Walk for the Child

Ready to run?! We're excited to welcome all runners, walkers & spectators out to the island this weekend for the annual IOP Connector Run and Walk for the Child. We'll be setting up for the fun both Friday at the Pre-Race Bib Pick-Up Event and early Race Day, Saturday October 4.

What's more - we'll bringing along exclusive "enter to win" giveaways & Resort specials, so be sure and stop by the Wild Dunes Resort booth!

Running behind? There's still time to register for the IOP race! Read on for details. We'll see you out there!


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Set Your Reminders! Check Back to WildDunes.com for Something Special – Tuesday, October 7, 2014 – Charleston, SC’s Island Resort

Next week is going to be an exciting one! We’re about to share something special from Charleston, SC that you won’t want to miss. 

Be one of the first to find out the details! Next Tuesday morning, October 7, 2014, check back to our Blog or the home page of wilddunes.com for a limited-time South Carolina Resort special!

Sign up for our email club to receive special offers and news delivered straight to your inbox from Charleston's Island Resort.

Connect with us…on and off the Resort! Find us on: Facebook,  Twitter,  InstagramYouTubePinterestGoogle + , and LinkedIn.


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