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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Today marks a couple of firsts. First day writing a blog, first day going to a National Park, first day of summer, and first time traveling in the new car.
So today we left at 8:45 and drove for hours to Congaree National Park. We got there and had a great picnic at the pavilion across the parking lot. We went straight inside to the Harry Hampton ...
... Also, all but one trail was flooded and even sections of the boardwalk path were under water, from recent floods. We walked as far as we could, looking at old growth hardwood forest and squirrels.
Then set off and arrived at Santee State Park. John spotted turkey vultures nearby. Beautiful wooded campground next to Lake Marion, largest lake in South Carolina, built by damming the Santee River in the 1940s. Warm weather at last. So good to be able to live outdoors ...
... try and clean off driveways and sidewalks. We got off the road in NC for lunch at Cracker Barrel, gas and a trip to Walmart for more windshield washer. It was around 25 at this point and we are so glad we wore boots, ski jackets and scarves...it was slippery and cold. Jerry drove the whole way and the sights through North Carolina were amazing...the storm was an ice storm there and the ice was relentless...on power ...
... sloughs with water tupelo and bald cypress. Though you wouldn't know from looking at it, this area is actually not a swamp, because it's not always flooded. When the Congaree River floods, the area is inundated with water, but eventually, it flows back out to the river through small guts as the water level of the river goes down. Past the sloughs, we turned left on the boardwalk and followed it to the end at the ...
... 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 ...