Clarion Inn & Suites
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... rain. We traveled on Highway I-20 where we passed through the big city of Atlanta and then onward east. Good highways.
We arrived into Augusta at approximately 5:00 pm. Our watches were adjusted back to Eastern time as we had been on Central time while in Nashville and Birminhgham.
After getting settled into our hotel and ...
... every morning from the kitchen window. One day, the sun shone on the ground frost and everything sparkled. Another day, the whispy clouds glowed red. Morning Glory it is.
The drive down was very scenic and an easy drive on good highways. It took us about 14 hours with an overnight stop in Weston, West Virgina. In December it gets very dark early and we were glad that we arrived here before the sun went down. No street lights and it is quite a way out ...
Drove 140 miles on 2.5 hours.
The purpose of this stop was to take a peak at the legendary Augusta National Golf Course, the home of the US Masters golf tournament.
The town itself is nondescript for such a famous location. Its hard to fathom where the spectators and media would stay during the tournament as its not a large town and dining and entertainment options are limited.
... Mr. and Mrs. Averill Harriman; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mellon; Mr. Ralph Pulitzer; Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Vanderbilt and Baron and Baroness Von Sternberg - I suppose they all could afford the proper shoes!!
Entertainers who frequented Aiken included: Fred Astaire (his wife's Aunt and Uncle owned a home on East Street (what else) and they would frequently visit). Bing Crosby played golf with friends here often; Will Rogers (friends of the Post family) came to ...
... the Bartram Country Club and Mark showed us some of the local area sights including the gates of the beautiful Augusta National Golf Club and downtown Augusta, which is pretty cool.
This trip was a bit of a blast from the past and confirmed we can no longer hang with the big dogs and function properly. Back to the comfortable role of grandparents as we head north to spend couple of days with our son Shawn and his beautiful family in New Bern, NC.