La Quinta Inn & Suites Charleston Riverview
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... head for Charleston earlier than planned and have more time there.
Charleston's historic centre is just lovely, a low rise place with no towering buildings and a really different feel about it. Lots of people wandering about in the heat, so we decided to spend the evening out and about with them drinking and eating. We finally chose to eat at a Forrest Gump themed restaurant called Bubba Gump ...
... the residents were quite well off and all looked quite sophisticated as the ambled down the streets full of quite expensive restaurants. It felt like a French Coastal town, with horse drawn carriages going around and quaint houses. One of the big things to do was to have a tour on the horse drawn carriages, so we did exactly that and booked in with one of the companies. This was a pretty cool ride through all the streets, the guide described all of the ...
... bound traffic. The information I read said the entrance was on the right, but I now realize that was probably if you were going North. Anyway, I managed to find it and left the busy highway behind for a slightly quieter road. The entrance fee for one person is $5 for the day. I think the park is well worth the $5. The man at the entrance booth was very helpful pointing out the things to do in, what he called, the most beautiful park in the state!
... architecture. The homes are beautiful. Interestingly, because Charleston was part of the losing South in the Civil war, for a 100 years after the war, the town had no money afterwards to build modern structures and things like that so it ended keeping most of its pre-civil war buildings and is now booming in tourism as the city to experience old America.
I also visited the farmer's market opposite our hotel in the park. Just a normal market with great produce with ...
... br> After dinner, we retired to the Thoroughbred Club lounge at the swanky Charleston Place Hotel for drinks and dessert. In all, it was a very fine day and night.
Tomorrow we plan to visit the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier and later tour the Magnolia Plantation and its gardens.
I'm just praying it won't be so freakin' humid...
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