Town & Country Inn and Suites
Travel Blogs from Charleston
... I left the ocean with a heavy heart and made our way back home. As we crossed into Virginia, my heart sang, the mountains were warmly greeting me. The duality of my soul finds great solace in the sea and the mountains.
This is a trip for the memory book. History – Food – Friendship. But most importantly this trip allowed me to rediscover things about myself. I learned that I am capable of traveling well with an appropriate travel ...
... Whenever you can't say something nice about something or someone, it's customary to say that it/they had a great personality. This place had personality. The walls were covered with knick knacks or old photos. The tables were just old tables with old chairs, with just enough room between them to maximize the number of people in the room. The waiters were just young men in t-shirts. But, the main thing....the platters of food coming out of the kitchen were ...
... too long to repeat here, but they had two plaques at our table noting that Sarah Jessica Parker and Michael Phelps had eaten at our table! Pretty cool, huh? I thought so. The food was delicious and we had a great evening.
That being said, it's good to be back at the hotel. Just to kick back, relax, and take it easy. Write in my blog and do a little bit of nothing. Tomorrow is our last full day here. Boy the week sure has gone by fast!
... In the late afternoon we headed off through back roads where people from their front porches would wave to us as we rode past on our way to Washington DC.
Just before nightfall we stopped at the Day Inn Interstate Motel for the night and had dinner at Cracker Barrell. I tried my first American 'biscuit'. It is like a scone only salty, funny they serve it with jam, its an acquired ...
... for summer. This morning there was such a lovely breeze coming
off the Ashley River and the house was very comfortable. We walked down
to the Ashley River after the tour was over and then around to the
reflecting pond. The air was a bit muggier as we headed away from the
river. We were able to get close to a little alligator and take his
picture while he was sitting in the water. Drayton Hall is such a quiet
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility