Travel Blogs from Charleston, United States

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The 4th of July, Charleston, United States travel blog

The 4th of July

A travel blog entry by finechina

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I have about 2 hours to kill while on the plane to Charleston so it seems only logical to give a quick review on yesterday's events. Being the day of America's independence, there are a lot of celebrations both during the day and the evening. Along with ...

Day 24 Thing 1 Duke, Charleston, United States travel blog

Day 24 Thing 1 Duke

A travel blog entry by antonymgibson

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... family. Now one of America's most famous private universities, it has a very impressive campus modeled on Cambridge. It was a long drive to Charleston SC along the Interstates but thankfully no snarls. Gee the architecture of Charleston is ...

Show, North Charleston, United States travel blog

Show

A travel blog entry by bdgj

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Charleston and Chigger bites, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston and Chigger bites

A travel blog entry by scott_and_kerry

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Well, we have just spent 2 days in Charleston and it was fantastic! Imagine, huge beautiful oak line streets with massive colonial houses.The people are friendly and the weather is ridiculous about 38 with the humidity each day. We took lots of pictures, ...

Chapters in Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Chapters in Charleston

A travel blog entry by mefox13

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... the sky had cooled from a fiery orange to navy blue.  I kept wandering and made my way along the historic streets of Charleston.  Much like Savannah, they had a real charm to them, and this area of town still relates a very strong sense and ...

Pomegranate Mimosa, Charleston, United States travel blog

Pomegranate Mimosa

A travel blog entry by j-eunit

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... took pictures of the beautifully quaint architecture and inhaled the fragrance of summer in this historic city. Finally, we left Charleston to visit Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.  This establishment is still owned by the original family, who ...

A Crystal Chandelier, Charleston, United States travel blog

A Crystal Chandelier

A travel blog entry by burtonll

... visit Coonskin Park (Daniel Boone once lived in the area); hike, ski, and ride horseback in Kanawha State Forest; fish and raft the whitewater in the many mountain streams. Charleston, West Virginia Population 51,702 Elevation 601 Eastern time ...

Tag am Meer, Charleston, United States travel blog

Tag am Meer

A travel blog entry by bhuvaneshwari

bin im Morgengrauen angekommen und hab mich sofort in all die putzigen alten Suedhaeuser mit Veranda und Schaukelstuhl verliebt. Ich will einen Schaukelstuhl!!! Ansonsten - eher ein Ort fuer Rentner zum Ferien machen, haufenweisehistorisches Zeug und so, ...

Doin' the Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Doin' the Charleston

A travel blog entry by alvrez

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... ' bottom standing behind Washington in the painting. We also visited a very imposing church, St Michaels, the oldest church in Charleston. It dates back to the 1750's and was a prime target for the British cannons in the Revolutionary war. Amazingly it ...

On to Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

On to Charleston

A travel blog entry by jkovacs

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Today, we said good-bye to Sea Island and drove to Charleston. It's about a 3-hour drive, but took us a bit more as it was raining quite heavily. We stopped at Drayton Hall, a plantatoin that was built in 1738. Drayton is the only plantation on the ...

Forts and American History, Charleston, United States travel blog

Forts and American History

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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... the Charles Pinckey National Historic Site - Snee Farm.  Charles Pinckey was one of the men who helped to shape the United States Constitution.  We walked through the grounds and watched a film at the interpretation center, checked out the Mt. ...

Migrating south, Charleston, United States travel blog

Migrating south

A travel blog entry by michellendave

... seats. The scenery along the way was pleasant. Lots of rolling hills. And in North Carolina, we noticed more green pines lining the freeway. Further south, palms dotted the landscape here and there. After a long drive, arrived ...

Plantations near Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Plantations near Charleston

A travel blog entry by johnhuitfeldt

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Today we visited three plantation properties about 10 miles out of central Charleston. These plantations were settled in the 17th century, usually by the second or third sons of English aristocracy who had to seek their fortune due to lack of inheritance. ...

Day 3: Brunch in Charleston and Patriots Point, Charleston, United States travel blog

Day 3: Brunch in Charleston and Patriots Point

A travel blog entry by leoj89

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... restaurant; but nothing spectacular. The ribs definitely fell off the bone, and the sauce selection was great. An overall rating of 8.9 . We left Charleston around 7PM, heading a mere 120 miles to Savannah, Georgia ( a nice light driving day ...

charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

charleston

A travel blog entry by crumpy98

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arrived in ...

The Cooper Bridge Run, Charleston, United States travel blog

The Cooper Bridge Run

A travel blog entry by jkovacs

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... to start in Mount Pleasant and then run over the bridge and through the city. It is a great way to get a feeling for Charleston and the surrounding towns. We wanted to do a run/walk and had a goal of completing it in less than 2 hours. We finished ...

The First Stop, Charleston, United States travel blog

The First Stop

A travel blog entry by flying_shoe

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... an open air restaurant with sandwiches and a brewery. We both tried a beer with our meal. After lunch, we wandered around Charleston some more, checking out the houses and architecture. We also made it down to the Waterfront Park on the Cooper River ...

Day 9 - Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Day 9 - Charleston

A travel blog entry by kathy.63

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Well Kaf and the girls have been on the move again. No wonder we didn't hear from them. Yesterday they arrived and settled in  Charleston and were too buggered at the end of the day to report in. No wonder, as it appears Madge's mission of the day ...

Pleasant Folly, Charleston, United States travel blog

Pleasant Folly

A travel blog entry by youngcountry

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Day 8: Charleston, finally!, Charleston, United States travel blog

Day 8: Charleston, finally!

A travel blog entry by tieken

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What a long day! We hit the road from Gettysburg about 9:00 AM expecting about a 9 hour trip. Traffic in Virginia was horrible and our trip took over 11 hours. We are staying in the 1837 Bed & Breakfast. It's a very cool old house on Wentworth ...

RV - Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

RV - Charleston

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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... of browsing but not too much buying. We decided on a tour of the Aiken-Rhett house built in 1820 and is Charleston's most intact Antebellum mansion. The Historical society have chosen to preserve rather than restore this mansion, so it does show it's ...

Charleston, SC, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston, SC

A travel blog entry by kare1322

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... than the 28 degrees that it was when we left, Gotta love going south first! From dinner we took a little more of a tour around Charleston and found that people don't like obey the J-Walking laws!  After we got back to the house it was a fun night of ...

Jul 13, 2010, Sunset Bay State Park, United States travel blog

Jul 13, 2010

A travel blog entry by jennandpaul

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Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston

A travel blog entry by paulhand33

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Didn't know a whole lot about Charleston but was surprised to hear it gets 4 million visitors every year. It's a beautiful old city with quite a past - it was the main marketplace for slaves arriving from West Africa and the first shots of the Civil War ...

Passage  Charleston..., Charleston, United States travel blog

Passage Charleston...

A travel blog entry by roadtripusa2010

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... pour ...

Palmetto Trees Everywhere, Charleston, United States travel blog

Palmetto Trees Everywhere

A travel blog entry by beesandtrees

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... checking in.  Two sisters from Sweden, Marie  & Lisa.  We went to Dinner at Joe Pasta and walked around Charleston (I forgot my camera so no pics).  They are very cool chicks.  This is one of my favorite parts of traveling, ...

Day 9: Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Day 9: Charleston

A travel blog entry by tieken

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... a 90 minute bus tour to get the lay of the city.  Our guide gave us so much information, we were both a bit overwhelmed! Charleston has some beautiful old homes and buildings, but I have to say, I much prefer Savannah! After the tour, we decided to ...

Gas Station Bars & Hoochy Mama's in Charleston, SC, Charleston, United States travel blog

Gas Station Bars & Hoochy Mama's in Charleston, SC

A travel blog entry by traceourtracks

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... took us to, obviously we tried to get our 'moneys worth'!! As we where unable to move Lester chose to explain what downtown Charleston is like on a Thursday night. Apparently the ratio of 8 women to every man is infamous and lead him to explain that ...

WE ARE HAVING TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES, Barrio San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, United States travel blog

WE ARE HAVING TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES

A travel blog entry by ecagle

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Hello all.  Sorry for the delay in posting any messages, but I am having a little technical difficulty getting my camera up and running.  Hopefully things will be fixed soon.  I simply wanted to let all those who are worried about me ...

Charleston Walking, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston Walking

A travel blog entry by sjk

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... to abolish this completely. We also saw many signs which showed that the home owners do not like Carnival Cruises docking in Charleston. I think visitors bring good business to the town but may be the home owners did not like their privacy explored any ...

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