BEST WESTERN Sweetgrass Inn
Travel Blogs from Charleston
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 area.
... major crop was cotton up until sometime in the 1800s when the boll weevil arrived. Then the farm had the largest pecan tree grove in North America. Today the farm grows all kinds of produce. It's currently strawberry picking season and boy did they look good!
While at Boone Hall, you are able to tour the 9 remaining brick slave cabins, each of which has an audio presentation about different aspects of the residents lives. There is also a short history ...
Today was 19 degrees and overcast. The downside of this warm weather is that we are able to resume our morning walks, so we were out pounding the pavement for an hour and a quarter this morning. Not a very picturesque neighbourhood.
We are staying in North Charleston, so it took only about 15 minutes to drive into Charleston proper. It is a beautifully preserved smallish city, with free trolley buses doing several loops. It was ...
... a drink at Closed for Business, a “eclectic draught beer” bar that was recommended. You felt like you were walking in to a up north lodge owned by a garish hunter. There were small little stuffed critters scattered throughout the bookshelves back bar in front of 40+ taps of unusual, hard to find & seasonal & special releases. There were marquee lights and a fireplace complete with a mounted deer head. I had the Molotov Cocktail, ...
... 2 ….one of 300 and the other of 560 cows for milkings twice daily ; -
so 1720 cows in total per day in a ‘52 a side’ herring bone shed. Just as well the Manager
(a young,24 year old American ) not only has great skills with farm management , he also speaks Spanish to his 5 staff. After an enjoyable barbecue with several other NZ farmers farming in the area, we left the lovely countryside on darkness , Erin & ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations