Travel Blogs from Charleston, United States

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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 ...

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 ...

Travel day to charleston., Charleston, United States travel blog

Travel day to charleston.

A travel blog entry by rbdbdb

Picked up a hire car today for a road trip to Charleston West Virginia , Bardstown Kentucky, Nashville Tennessee, Memphis Tennessee, Atlanta Georgia. Orlando ...

We are getting excited now ., Charleston, United States travel blog

We are getting excited now .

A travel blog entry by lunn35

We have made airline reservations for Portland Or. and now we are excited about visiting the "left ...

Roadtrip: Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Roadtrip: Charleston

A travel blog entry by meyersworld

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... Abend mit einem Glas vorzüglichem Cabernet zu geniessen. Schliesslich an der Atlantikküste angekommen, fühlten wir uns in Charleston pudelwohl und sofort 200 Jahre zurück versetzt. Kutschen fuhren durch die Alleen, die Häuser waren prachtvoll und ...

Training for the big adventure..., Spring Mountains, United States travel blog

Training for the big adventure...

A travel blog entry by siriusphotog

A good friend of mine and I spent a great day up in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area just hiking, taking pictures and enjoying the crisp high altitude air. ...

Sat nav success!, Charleston, United States travel blog

Sat nav success!

A travel blog entry by nickrandle

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... to know that we resisted the temptation for next year's celebration. And finally we arrived at the campground in a state park in Charleston and wow, what a beautiful place it is. Spanish moss dangles in long, soft grey tendrils from the trees and the ...

Enjoying new old places, Charleston, United States travel blog

Enjoying new old places

A travel blog entry by christinewesten

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Today I visited places I had not been to in my previous two trips to Charleston, Boone Hall Plantation and Charles Pinckney National Historic Site.  The morning started off a bit brisk.  It was in the low 40s when I ventured out to the car, but ...

Leaving BnB on Tiffany Hill, Charleston, United States travel blog

Leaving BnB on Tiffany Hill

A travel blog entry by maustravels

... Rea into a lovely park with a suspension bridge and the Univ. Area....lots of paths and foliage. Now we are off to Charleston...a 3 hour trip. Well it was a very rainy trip....long and boring in fact. we arrived in Charleston in the rain around 4:00 and ...

Anxiously Preparing For My Great Adventure!, Charleston, United States travel blog

Anxiously Preparing For My Great Adventure!

A travel blog entry by ansrobertsley

So, Cairo is two weeks out! This both exciting and worrisome, seeing as I still need to prepare a lot. I've been trying to learn bits and pieces of Arabic. About all I can remember right now is hello... yeah... If I had my sheet with Arabic greetings on ...

Three Days!, Charleston, United States travel blog

Three Days!

A travel blog entry by ansrobertsley

I leave in three days! How crazy is that? Finals are finally over, thank goodness. And I've also been quite productive with my days off. I am getting everything in order and it all seems to be coming together quite nicely. I got my clothes, my passport, ...

Summer Begins, Charleston, United States travel blog

Summer Begins

A travel blog entry by sldusse

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... is the summer camp program. Each week they offer a variety of outdoor camps for both the campers and the residents of Charleston. Hannah and Sarah are attending the Paddle Boarding and Rock Climbing camp this year.  They are having so much fun but ...

In and done, Charleston South Carolina, United States travel blog

In and done

A travel blog entry by jimh22854

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... at 1-3 quarts/ day Best breakfasts: the ubiquitous 2:2:2. Two cakes, two eggs, two bacon strips good for 30-40 miles. Charleston has been a fun city to see given its significant history as an early settlement, major commercial center, Civil War and ...

North Charleston, SC, North Charleston, United States travel blog

North Charleston, SC

A travel blog entry by gantmj

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Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston

A travel blog entry by polakpete

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Visit Jane Bullock, Charleston, United States travel blog

Visit Jane Bullock

A travel blog entry by ktpeanut

We visited Jane,who was spending a University gap year at South Carolina university. I trained with the University women's rugby ...

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens - Flowers & Gators, Charleston, United States travel blog

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens - Flowers & Gators

A travel blog entry by dave-sue-rv

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... “Lizards are everywhere. One was in my bra this morning. My kids thought it was hysterical.” We learned more Charleston / Southern facts: - Before the Civil War, Charleston was the richest US city and rice was the primary plantation crop ...

Virginia Beach,to Charleston, South Carolina, Charleston, United States travel blog

Virginia Beach,to Charleston, South Carolina

A travel blog entry by cheranddan

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Left this morning and headed south, lots of cotton fields, corn and peanuts and pecans. Once in the Myrtle Beach area, very ritzy here, lots of low lands with water, kind of boggy. Lots of plantations in this ...

Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston

A travel blog entry by lesleyfenn

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We stay at a little B & B, The Fulton Inn, just off the French quarter. Charleston lives up to all our expectations. It really is a "charming town" with pretty buildings and cobbled streets and everything you imagine a southern town to be. Eating ...

Colonial charm, Charleston, United States travel blog

Colonial charm

A travel blog entry by jobloor

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A maiden call in Charleston for both us and Queen Victoria today. We are not due in until 10am and we are late by the time we have docked and attached the air bridge so the commodore tells us we will leave an hour later at 5.30pm. We have booked a Gray ...

Tarantino Twilight Zone In Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Tarantino Twilight Zone In Charleston

A travel blog entry by zoe-the-dog

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After hanging out with some Vermont hippie camping neighbors in the morning at Awendaw, we headed into Charleston. I was a little disappointed because the hippie's had an exceptionally handsome german shepherd who could have ended up being my boyfriend if ...

North and South Carolina, Charlotte to Charleston., Charleston, United States travel blog

North and South Carolina, Charlotte to Charleston.

A travel blog entry by dianne.kennett

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... accent! There was a lot of beautifully preserved homes, churches, cobbled streets and huge old oak trees lining the streets. Charleston is definitely my favorite place so far. A very nice place to walk around. Included in our tour was a ...

Charleston, Charleston, United States travel blog

Charleston

A travel blog entry by ivorygardens

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... porch, etc. I had a glass of wine on the porch then we walked to the Crab House for dinner. We walked by the Charleston firehouse which had an interesting Dalmatian out front, lol. I had fried lobster tails and Peter had steak. We got salted caramel ...

Driving....Drayton, North Charleston, United States travel blog

Driving....Drayton

A travel blog entry by jlimina

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Robert was on his way and we had until 3:30 to pick him up. We are heading towards Charleston for a hot dog at "Perfectly Franks" in Summerville and a tour of Drayton Hall in the lowlands of Charleston. It is a little cooler today so we throw our jackets ...

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