Travel Blogs from Charleston, United States

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Antebellum architecture and a carriage ride!, Charleston, United States travel blog

Antebellum architecture and a carriage ride!

A travel blog entry by raisbeck

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... to the baseball bug which we seem to have a very bad case of! This time we felt it was pre-ordained as the Charleston River Dogs stadium was the main feature from our hotel window! We had another great evening and both boys ended up with game balls and ...

Golfing and the Navy, Charleston, United States travel blog

Golfing and the Navy

A travel blog entry by brentandjo

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Our plans have changed we realised that we were just rushing to see things we really wanted to see. So good bye to the space shuttle unless it is delayed and then we might see it. Today I went to a LPGA event hosted by Annika Sorenstam at the ...

May 30, 2011, Charleston, United States travel blog

May 30, 2011

A travel blog entry by tlynn412

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On the water at last!, Charleston, United States travel blog

On the water at last!

A travel blog entry by jusnow

Finally found a trawler we loved.  It's a Symbol 42 beautifully finished and well-cared for.  After loading her up and and getting things ready, our friend, Jeff Edwards, joined us for the shakedown journey down the coast to Florida.  Had ...

North Carolina - Georgia - South Carolina, Charleston, United States travel blog

North Carolina - Georgia - South Carolina

A travel blog entry by daviderinb

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... for the odd livestock farm, makes for a very pretty park like appearance. And so we came to Goose Creek suburb of Charleston, back in South Carolina having previously passed through a bit of it on our southward journey from North Carolina to Georgia. The ...

Another Washington!, Charleston, United States travel blog

Another Washington!

A travel blog entry by pjf000

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... Toombs, which can be visited if desired. We cross the State border back into South Carolina and arrive into the coastal township of Charleston. The distance driven today has been extensive and we go straight to the hotel, check in and as it is now ...

Follow the sand, Charleston, United States travel blog

Follow the sand

A travel blog entry by nhsteve

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... 17 along the coast until we got to Myrtle Beach but for various reasons, we did not stay long and continued south to Charleston SC. We spent a very nice day touring Charleston and I had a chance to visit the Fort Sumpter National Monument and a quick ...

There's no beating that Southern hospitality, Charleston, United States travel blog

There's no beating that Southern hospitality

A travel blog entry by cafe_travel

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... few days instead of just one, it’s worth the time to stop and enjoy. The town has been voted the best mannered city in the United States for 11 years in a row, and I can certainly see why. It is spotless, the locals are exceptionally polite, and the ...

Where's rhett??, Charleston, United States travel blog

Where's rhett??

A travel blog entry by journal70

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... cotton, rice and produced bricks.  Ft. Sumter was built from Boone Plantation bricks as were most of the buildings in Charleston. They produced approx. 4,000 bricks per week.  In later years cotton was grown and  in the early ...

Charleston Harbor Thoroughfare 2-22 6:15 AM (ET), Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston Harbor Thoroughfare 2-22 6:15 AM (ET)

A travel blog entry by g.burke

Ken reported that they were entering the Charleston Harbor Thoroughfare on 2/22/10 at 6:15 AM (ET).    At 9:30 AM he reported that they just had docked and fueled.  They do not want to use the ICW through Georgia so will head back out ...

Woman v Food, Charleston, United States travel blog

Woman v Food

A travel blog entry by flyingsolo

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Day One   Train: Sheffield to Manchester - TP Express - Flight: Manchester to Charleston (via Atlanta) - KLM / Delta - Shuttle: Airport to Hotel - $14 Taxi: Meeting Street to East Bay Street - $7 fixed   Food: SNOB (Slightly North of ...

Home in CHARLESTON, Charleston, United States travel blog

Home in CHARLESTON

A travel blog entry by palmettodave

Back home in Charleston for a day before heading to Atlanta for more ...

The End, Charleston, United States travel blog

The End

A travel blog entry by toribreithaupt

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I'm about to end my trip, so alas here are final thoughts. Lakewood Church, a mega church.  Or could it be considered The Mega Church? I like that anybody and everybody feels welcome.  You can show up decked out or in shorts.  But ...

Like a Caribbean Southern New Orleans, Charleston, United States travel blog

Like a Caribbean Southern New Orleans

A travel blog entry by dhkidd

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... cake and fried green tomatoes.  The she-crab soup we had before our dinner was outstanding.  We had walked around Charleston quite a bit before dinner (trying to find a grocery store, etc. - found Harris Teeter), but then walked some more out ...

We found a Loop Hole, Charleston, United States travel blog

We found a Loop Hole

A travel blog entry by eightydaze

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... hence called the Slave Market (not where slaves were bought and sold), cruised by the largest concentration of wealth in the United States up until the late 20th century (we're not convinced that it isn't still) where these ...

Getting ready, Charleston, United States travel blog

Getting ready

A travel blog entry by pennylane21586

So I'm getting ready to head out to Amsterdam. Though I still have about 18 days, I'm really excited and have already started packing. I've always wanted to go travel through Europe, as the only place that I've been there is Italy twice. Hopefully I will ...

Day 11 - Stranded with a broken airplane..., Charleston, United States travel blog

Day 11 - Stranded with a broken airplane...

A travel blog entry by tjstaggs

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... We’d planned a brief stop for fuel and lunch in Charleston, WV, then were going to press on to Chicago. The airport at Charleston is notable because it was made by just lopping the top off a ridge and placing some runways and a terminal on top. The ...

Day 12 - Unexpected but enjoyable layover, Charleston, United States travel blog

Day 12 - Unexpected but enjoyable layover

A travel blog entry by tjstaggs

We were very pleasantly surprised to find out that the town itself was small but very pleasant. It is the capital of the state, and features one of the most beautiful buildings in the entire country as its capital. It's dome is covered in gold leaf, ...

more! More!, Charleston, United States travel blog

more! More!

A travel blog entry by sarak42

Uncle Peter's ...

Dark and Rainy, Charleston, United States travel blog

Dark and Rainy

A travel blog entry by gart_2011

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Western Maryland, West Virginia..... hills, speed, rain, dark..... Vinny drove in the nice weather, took over in the rain because some of us handle to the Town and Country better than ...

Hotter than heck, and heading home!, Charleston, United States travel blog

Hotter than heck, and heading home!

A travel blog entry by sanditravel

Left Waynesville, North Carolina around 10am, after a nice breakfast at Cafe 50 in downtown Waynesville.  Headed to Asheville, then north. Went through North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky, West Virginia today!  All within about 350 ...

The Biltmore, The Vanderbilt Estate, Charleston, United States travel blog

The Biltmore, The Vanderbilt Estate

A travel blog entry by 4memorieswego

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... was by horse and carriage and guests came to stay for the summer. The Biltmore is the largest privately owned home in the United States.  It was built for George Washington Vanderbilt between 1889 and 1895 and is still owned by one of the ...

π Day, Fort Sumter, SC and Lovely Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

π Day, Fort Sumter, SC and Lovely Charleston

A travel blog entry by 4memorieswego

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... 50 shots. Accounts, such as in the famous diary of Mary Chesnut (of Ken Burns “Civil War” fame), describe Charleston residents along what is now known as The Battery, sitting on balconies and drinking salutes to the start of the ...

We got here first!!!, Charleston, United States travel blog

We got here first!!!

A travel blog entry by pjh60

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GOOD FRIDAY I prepared some chat for this entry and the computer in the Seafarers' Society were I am in Charleston won't let me open it. So, a precis! Easy transition to MSC Ilona, warm welcome - I knew the Chief Officer from Zim Ontario (trip across the ...

Price Creek to Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Price Creek to Charleston

A travel blog entry by ahoymaggie

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... very soon as the tide was going out. We inched past her and negotiated the remainder of the channel without incident. Charleston Harbor was a bit rough and the NOAA weather forecast called for rain later in the afternoon, "sometimes heavy." The forecast ...

Life in Chuck-town..., Charleston, United States travel blog

Life in Chuck-town...

A travel blog entry by kwun

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Eat. Drink. Play. ...

Starting Point, Charleston, United States travel blog

Starting Point

A travel blog entry by amanda.wooddy

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First Stop: CHS International Airport.  Not really worth including except for the fact that I had to document the fact that we own the ugliest suitcases in the history of all suitcases.  This is a point of pride.  Seriously, a graffiti ...

Last day in Charleston, Charleston SC, United States travel blog

Last day in Charleston

A travel blog entry by terry-christina

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... . "Where y'all from?" The stylist wasn't as good as Gillian, my regular in Brisbane, but considerably cheaper. I have very much enjoyed Charleston. It is a charming and beautiful city. It was too expensive to stay right in town so we have needed a car, as ...

Middleton Plantation, The Citadel, Charleston, United States travel blog

Middleton Plantation, The Citadel

A travel blog entry by sparcat

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After Ron did lots of work this am, we went to Middleton Plantation near Charleston. We walked through gardens, saw the main house, chapel, stables, animals and slaves quarters.  ...

THE FREE STANDING CIRCULAR STAIRCASE, Charleston, United States travel blog

THE FREE STANDING CIRCULAR STAIRCASE

A travel blog entry by joanandlarry

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... Museum, 51 Meeting Street, is widely recognized as one of America’s most important neoclassical dwellings. Historic Charleston Foundation purchased the National Historic Landmark in 1955, and the house served as the Foundation’s headquarters ...

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