TownePlace Suites by Marriott Columbia SE/Fort Jackson
Travel Blogs from Columbia
Left Charleston late, we stopped in Columbia 30 minutes after dark.
Dinner: Chick fil a french fries with Polynesian sauce.
Let me be honest, Columbia was mainly chosen because it possessed a Schlotzsky's deli; which we missed because of their ridiculously late opening time... 11 am.
... best seafood I have ever had!
We went to Murrells Inlet for fireworks the night of the 4th and it was an amazing show. The next morning we left for Columbia to pack the car and do some shopping.
We planned on spending today, the 6th, in Savannah but we ran into some issues with the car. T he radio broke, which affected everything electronic in the car and the gauges. We took ...
... meet Libby, Martin, and JoAnn at the Waffle House. Trent told Nan the Waffle House was a travelin' tradition so of course we surprised him with it. Ever try to squeeze 6 adults into a table for 4 at the Waffle House? Great fun and we accomplished it. Breakfast done, gas tank full, and we're off!
First stop to retrace the "Historic Trail of One-Arm Daddy" is Lexington Virginia, final resting place ...
... that it is very interactive. for $2 you can buy some lettuce and feed the giraffes which was fun. They stand there with their tongues hanging out waiting for you to put food on them. As soon as your food is gone they move on to the next person. We also got to buy some nectar and fed the lorikeets. I had one sit on my hand, again this was $2. You can also feed the goats - 25c for a few nuts at a ...
... shops nearby. We then had dinner at Olive Garden.We have never been to an Olive Garden before. I had angle hair pasta with tomato sauce and shrimp which was very nice. Chris has chicken parm which he liked too. We both had minestrone soup as this is free with a main. Also unlimited breadsticks come with the meal. All very nice.Then we drove back to the hotel just as a family with several kids including a baby moved into the room opposite. I hope they are ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center