Travel Blogs from Charleston, United States

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End of the cruise, Charleston, United States travel blog

End of the cruise

A travel blog entry by nvitravel

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Our last few days on the cruise have been wonderful. We made 3 great port calls Ft. Lauderdale, Port Canaveral and Charleston. We now are on our way to New York City where we will go to a Yankees/A's game and then disembark on Monday morning. In Ft. ...

On the move, Charleston, United States travel blog

On the move

A travel blog entry by joan.d.simpson

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A nice reunion in Dallas and ready to board on our next first class flight to Tokyo and then onto Beijing. Joan and Susan ...

Charleston & Boone Plantation, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston & Boone Plantation

A travel blog entry by itchy-feet-bc

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We spent about 4 hours walking around the historic district of Charleston. Beautiful old homes dating back to the 1690's. One of the larger homes near the water had recently sold for 28 million. We were able to tour one of these homes but interior ...

Day 6 - Charleston & The Ghost Tour, Charleston, United States travel blog

Day 6 - Charleston & The Ghost Tour

A travel blog entry by rachelward1992

... They had hats from around the world and gigantic plastic animals dotted all over the place. We then took a 3ish hour drive to Charleston were we spent four hours wandering the streets, had lunch at bubba gump! Then walked along the waterside. Later in ...

Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston

A travel blog entry by lela.engman

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... its economy on slave trade and had the highest population of slaves in North America.  It has been the richest city in the United States to one of the poorer cities when the collapse of the plantation crops and the Civil War ate away at its economy. ...

a long bike ride to the ocean and botanicals, Charleston, United States travel blog

a long bike ride to the ocean and botanicals

A travel blog entry by spriegm

frosty flakes on the beach with a new ...

Getting ready for our South American Adventure!, Charleston, United States travel blog

Getting ready for our South American Adventure!

A travel blog entry by travelswithelsa

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Fellow travelers Anne Nietert, Carolyn Coker and Martha Bostick are joining me on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to South America! We are all busy checking our lists and trying to fit as little as we can into backpacks for the Amazon river adventure. We ...

Old Town, Charleston, United States travel blog

Old Town

A travel blog entry by domenoe

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... , one way squeezes.  It was very similar to streets in the French Quarter of New Orleans.  The major difference was that Charleston seemed much cleaner and well maintained.  By the way, there is a French Quarter in Charleston, as well. We ...

Charleston: South of Broad, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston: South of Broad

A travel blog entry by travelingmer

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... the battery. I have about 90 minutes until my next excursion and spend it aimlessly wandering the beautiful streets of Charleston, I'm starting to feel something being here... The next adventure (be still my heart!) is a culinary exploration of southern ...

Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston

A travel blog entry by kaybrown

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Down south we keep travelling, today it was historic Charleston. A very busy historic tourist town (or small city) with lots of gorgeous southern mansions, buildings, restaurants and parks. You can take a carriage ride to view the sites (yes, that ...

In Jail, Charleston, United States travel blog

In Jail

A travel blog entry by nl.opiola

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... Walked the town with its old world charms and stopped in for a much needed beverage, just to hydrate of course.Got a travel map of Charleston and walked what we THOUGHT was a walking tour.  It looked long but figured it couldn't be that bad, it's a ...

Day 32, Charleston, United States travel blog

Day 32

A travel blog entry by sassypants

Day ...

EIU vs ISU, Charleston, United States travel blog

EIU vs ISU

A travel blog entry by laura.hamlyn

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No college experience is complete without a football game. Luckily for me I attend a college that is obsessed with football. It wouldn't be outrageous to say that the team is kind of like royalty around here. This weekend the Eastern Illinois University ...

Poogan's Porch Restaurant, Charleston, United States travel blog

Poogan's Porch Restaurant

A travel blog entry by nicolewang

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Civil War Tour Day 17, Charleston, United States travel blog

Civil War Tour Day 17

A travel blog entry by bmitch7774

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... areas of displays covering guns, Civil War, WWI, WWII, silver, animals, transportation to name a few.  At one time, Charleston was famous for its furniture manufacture and silversmiths. Our next stop was the City Market for lunch and shopping.  ...

Nice Park, Charleston, United States travel blog

Nice Park

A travel blog entry by jpandpa

We managed to hit Charleston at rush hour.  Not the best of times to be driving an RV with a toad.  But we got to Plantation Oaks easily.  Nice park, right off the freeway.  When we went to our spot there was a Canadian who was using ...

Beginning of our Trip to Italy !!!, Charleston, United States travel blog

Beginning of our Trip to Italy !!!

A travel blog entry by mlendacki

    Friday, December 17, 2010 will be the day that we leave to go to Italy.  It is now August but I am already looking forward to it day by day.  We will be able to see all the relatives that I have not seen in ages.  ...

Annika and Yorktown here we Come, Charleston, United States travel blog

Annika and Yorktown here we Come

A travel blog entry by brentandjo

I knew we were in the south today. We drove through an avenue of trees that dripped with Spanish moss. I wasn't sure if I was watching "the Notebook" or "Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte" but it was better than the movies. The scenery has change from ...

Magnolia Plantation,  Charleston South Carolina, Charleston, United States travel blog

Magnolia Plantation, Charleston South Carolina

A travel blog entry by brian_laurie

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... the top 25 most visited historic homes in America and is also the oldest plantation on the Ashley River and a center piece of Charleston history. Driving through the entry way on our way to park, the first thing we noticed was the swamp then the flowers ...

Holiday Road Trip, Charleston, United States travel blog

Holiday Road Trip

A travel blog entry by travelpat

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... at The Wreck, a restaurant with a red door but no sign outside and grits for every breakfast we ate out!  Charleston has a wonderful, free annual event called Happy New Year, Charleston! It is centered around Marion Square and there is something for ...

Shrimp and Grits with She Crab Soup, Charleston, United States travel blog

Shrimp and Grits with She Crab Soup

A travel blog entry by sidsnow

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... and on to the parks main road and enjoy 2 miles of Christmas lights and then just turn back into the camp ground.   You can not spend a day in Charleston with out some she crab soup.  So we had she grab soup and shrimp and grits 2 days in a ...

Transfer Tag, Charleston, United States travel blog

Transfer Tag

A travel blog entry by markus.gloor

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... gelegenes Hotel neben einer ehemaligen Reisplantage die heute für das Publikum offen ist. Sie liegt knapp ausserhalb Charleston an einem Fluss. Die eindrucksvolle Anlage bietet nicht nur wunderschöne Landschaftsbilder sondern auch Tierleben. Heute haben ...

West Virginia Mountaineers, Charleston WV, United States travel blog

West Virginia Mountaineers

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke

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... Charleston WV.  All 450 miles of the trip were uneventful and not particularly scenic.  It did stop raining when we reached Charleston WV and we were able to do a little sightseeing in the downtown area.  We were surprised at the small size ...

Low Country Camping, Charleston, United States travel blog

Low Country Camping

A travel blog entry by daisyhill

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Our first experience camping in the grasslands of the South.   Great campsite complete with ducks guarding a female sitting on a nest.  They put up quite a squawk when anyone or anything got close.  ...

Amazon thinks I'm an 8 year old girl, Charleston, United States travel blog

Amazon thinks I'm an 8 year old girl

A travel blog entry by jonpoland

... recently. Before heading off to Asia, I decided to visit friends and family.  My mother, sister, niece and nephew live in Charleston.  When the kids arrive, the scenario is always the same; they yell "Uncle Jon",  give me a hug, ...

THE SOUNDS OF CHARLESTON, Charleston, United States travel blog

THE SOUNDS OF CHARLESTON

A travel blog entry by joanandlarry

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... the Sounds of Charleston concert to be held the day after Christmas.   The brochure reads: Join us through Charleston's rich musical heritage. Experience the musical sounds that help define Charleston’s history – from gospel to light ...

Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston

A travel blog entry by samuvk

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Charleston ...

Arrival in Asia, Charleston, United States travel blog

Arrival in Asia

A travel blog entry by joan.d.simpson

Arrived in Tokyo refreshed from pampering in first class - glass of champagne on sitting down, Bose earphones, appetizer of smoked salmon and shrimp, mesculun salad with choice of veggies, filet mignon or ginger chicken, wine, ice cream with fresh ...

Plantations, Gardens and Sweet Grass Baskets, Charleston, United States travel blog

Plantations, Gardens and Sweet Grass Baskets

A travel blog entry by orlandoanne

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"South Carolina is too small for a republic and too large for an insane asylum."          -James L. Petigru, after secession in 1860 Another breakfast buffet in the hotel with those yummy grits and soon after we ...

The End and the Beginning, Charleston, United States travel blog

The End and the Beginning

A travel blog entry by honestman

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The best sleep yet, altho think that was tiredness, due to lack of..... Woke at 6:45......  Well here it is, my last stop on two tours and it's where the war started..... On the coldest day yet in my last 3 visits to USA, I was off for the 2 mile ...

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