Lake Marion Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Lake Marion Inn Santee
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Sampled "liver mush" for brekkie, with bacon and toast, a great start for the day. Then we off from Dev's but we will see her again at Andrew's in June.
Drove across North Carolina and into South Carolina. This is the "Bible Belt" (South-East and South-central USA) and has seemingly hundreds of huge churches, mostly Baptist, even in tiny villages.
Arrived at Congaree NP and met Dev's friend, Ranger Carol. She told us we could only camp in the NP if we had ...
We woke up to 8 inches of snow but the sun came out about 9. The hotel did not plow the parking lot but did have scrapers for guests! At breakfast, we spoke with a couple from NJ who had come from NJ and hit the snow in Baltimore. Took them 4 hours to get to Stafford! They got there about 8pm so we made a great decision to get off the road when we did. We really liked this Hampton Inn and should stay there again. Once ...
... OH and they had bought a home in FL...on their way to furnish it. Another guy we talked to was from Salem, OH. He sat with us and we learned he is a trucker who was taking his daughter to FL to college. Then there was an older lady there who also was headed to FL...never found out why...but she was from west of Cleveland! So, breakfast was an official Buckeye meeting! ;-) Off to our next ...
... to update, a truck inspection to do, WD-40 to buy, oil to check.... Pet peeve: restrooms with no paper towels Why? Well..... #1: the blowers don't dry your hands #2: you (and everyone else) have to touch everything on the way out #3: if you need to wash your face you have to dry it on your dress #4: the blowers are loud One more thing. I can't figure out why automatic flush toilets always flush while I'm still sitting on ...
... 60 mph in a 70. People were passing him on both sides; really dangerous. Another guy couldn't quite stay in his lane and his toad (attached car) was straining at its mooring. It was as if these guys were on their inaugural road trip.
Monday, Mar 31
Continued my travels north on I 95 which turned from three lanes to two lanes and traffic increased proportionally. I continue to wonder how interstate ...