Francis Marion Hotel
Travel Blogs from Charleston
... to Cypress Gardens to visit the place where the characters are rowing through the lake, as you can tell I have a real grasp for what went on... Regardless of the film, this lake was absolutely stunning. The tall hanging trees, lily pads floatings, and stillness made for an amazing scene, especially as we were one of the only people on the water. We carried on around the lake under bridges, while bumping into all sorts of wildlife such as turtles and ...
... down by their mothers and grandmothers.
Charleston is known for its single homes which are one room wide with a door that opens to a porch. The porch opens onto gardens or a courtyard beside the home.
The Four Corners of Law houses buildings on each corner representing local, state, federal and religious law. These include City Hall; the County Courthouse; the US Post Office ...
... down to the market district and find some food. Our sense of smell led us to lunch. BBQ was in the air and as we entered the Southend Brewery and Smokehouse. Pulled pork sandwich, mac and cheese, and a beautiful IPA = Food Overload. As we waddled out the door we headed to the Slave Mart Museum. Overall I was really impressed with the museum, even if there was an extensive amount of interpretive text to get through. Of course the subject of slavery ...
... were long and it took a little longer to board the free transportation than we would have like. No one wanted to walk the half mile to the US Ft. Sumpter Park Building, so we waited and caught the next DASH transportation. Although we would end up passing our destination, we first would go through a brief part of the town. This small side trip started us thinking of the beauty of the city and a need to be able to also visit the city before we left this port. The DASH left us within ...
... Hotel after lunch which makes a big change from a lot of the others we have been staying in thats for sure, this one doesnt have a diner attached ( dissappointing I know) We also have to pay for Breakfast and Internet...so theres something to be said for the cheap places.
We got the Shuttle bus into downtown and took a wander through the markets..I was amazed at the prices of the Cane baskets they weave ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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