Howard Johnson Inn Santee
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Howard Johnson Inn Santee
Travel Blogs from Santee
... Also, all but one trail was flooded and even sections of the boardwalk path were under water, from recent floods. We walked as far as we could, looking at old growth hardwood forest and squirrels.
Then set off and arrived at Santee State Park. John spotted turkey vultures nearby. Beautiful wooded campground next to Lake Marion, largest lake in South Carolina, built by damming the Santee River in the 1940s. Warm weather at last. So good to be able to live outdoors ...
... hr rather than 6 1/2. This hampton inn is also nice...not as upgraded as the stafford one ( "only" 1 TV!) but still good. We had dinner across the street at the Captains Quarters. A step up from a chain but a LITTLE pricey for what it was ($90). Steak/prime rib was decent and chocolate cake we shared for dessert was very good. If we stayed here again, would try a different place but we were tired and this was fine! Rm ...
... OH and they had bought a home in FL...on their way to furnish it. Another guy we talked to was from Salem, OH. He sat with us and we learned he is a trucker who was taking his daughter to FL to college. Then there was an older lady there who also was headed to FL...never found out why...but she was from west of Cleveland! So, breakfast was an official Buckeye meeting! ;-) Off to our next ...
... but instead, right through the center of downtown we went. At one point, I had to remind myself to relax and breathe.
Traffic was heavy on all three lanes of I 95 going North; mostly cars, with some RVs and a few trailer trucks. There were a few of those huge RV buses that were being driven by the old and infirm. One guy (I have yet to see a woman drive one of the diesel pushers) was going down the middle ...
Finished half of our drive to Florida and we are staying at South Carolina for the night. Only 6 more hours of driving to go! Kids are sitting in the back of the van each playing on an iPad and singing the same song as always..."Are we there yet?" We'll reach Orlando tomorrow night and finally relax after a tiring 2 days of ...