Travel Blogs from Yemassee
... humidity dropped down to 80%-a lovely afternoon for history touring! High points were the elegant old homes, the oldest dating back to 1717 and 1720, the gardens, and the docent tour of the Anglican Church (not Episcopal - the SC bishop is far too conservative to accept any of the recent changes in church law). As a matter of fact, the graves of the Confederate war dead were decorated with Confederate flags throughout the ...
... scenery, including ruins of a fort from the War of 1812, moss draped avenues of oaks, and walking trails and beach at one of America's few maritime forests, this one with centuries old Georgia pines, palmettos, and oaks, populated with alligator and fox. We enjoyed lunch at Johnson Creek Landing, consuming shrimp off the boats just outside. Back in Beaufort for late afternoon lattes we drove through an historic district of homes we hope to explore on foot tomorrow morning on Janet's ...
... requires caution. TwoSuns Bed and Breakfast sits on Bay Street with a spectacular view out over the salt marshes toward Parris Island (think marine base). Beaufort was from the start of the Civil War a secessionist hotbed, but surrendered early, serving as the hospital center for the Union forces, thereby sparing the magnificent old houses. We walked the Main Street shops and much of the historic district. Dinner was what our innkeeper called "Upmarket ...
... and they could were already ready so the rush began. We got home about 3:00 and Jerry headed for his hair cut. I started putting clothes in the motor home. Because of the freezing temps the night before Jerry had turned on the heat and left a heater and the fireplace going. It was 84 degrees in there. I turned off the heat but by the time I made several trips in and out I was wet with sweat. We both had eye appointments at 4:00 ...
... local restaurant, and Frogmore stew (a low county shrimp boil) they prepare at their rental house. We saw fireworks from our dinghy platform atop the boat, so we avoided the crowds that arrived at the marina to view the same.
Our next destination was Beaufort, SC where the dockmaster let us use the marina truck to pick up provisions. We also drove to Paris Island Marine Training Base, but the Marines were few and far between. It was ...
Other places to stay in Yemassee
420 Campground Road, Yemassee | 1 star hotelfrom $30
139 Frampton Dr, Yemassee | 2 star hotelfrom $94
3196 Point South Drive, Yemassee | 2 star hotelfrom $44
409 Yemassee Hwy, Yemassee | 1 star hotelfrom $41