John Rutledge House Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... house in Florida and move to North Carolina. They haven’t decided exactly where in North Carolina they will settle. Mom, dad, two kids and four dogs are traveling across a few states in a truck pulling a trailer. They also have a second family car. They will figure out jobs when they get there. Mom is a nurse so that will be easy. Dad is a stay at home father until both kids are old enough for school. No family in North Carolina ...
What a beautiful place! We loved Charleston! It is, of course, famous as the place where the Civil War started - at Fort Sumter - and also as the location for "Gone with the Wind".
It was settled by the English in 1670 and was named in honour of Charles II. (It was originally called Charlestown.) It prospered because of its rice and cotton plantations but also as a centre of the slave trade. It's quite a small place with about ...
... gift shop (large).
At the conclusion of our tour we had over an hour of free time to do whatever we wanted. After visiting the gift shop, we went for a walk around the lake where the white bridge is. As we walked we saw an alligator, very small, and discovered four more white bridges. It was a peaceful and beautiful path around the lake and through the woods. We discovered a "cane break" which is a place where bamboo, a member of the cane ...
... good and off we went.
Charleston is beautiful and charming. The homes are stunning, the people are very welcoming. I will certainly be "talking" more about all of this later because the evening took a turn. We did go to the Park, we did look at houses and we did check out the downtown neighbourhood before arriving at the restaurant. Tony, who is not a shopper took me into stores that he usually has no interest in. We arrived for our reservation with moments ...
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 no snow so a positive sign! Both sites I planned to visit are located off Highway 17, a little north of Charleston in Mt Pleasant. I took the less congested route of I-526, which goes around the city and has ...