Church Street Inn, by Festiva Resorts
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We awoke late again but were determined to be of our room by 11:30am. At 11:45am the hotel rang us to say we should have left by 11:00am. Well we finally left by 12 noon. We left our bags and car at the hotel and went walkabout around Charleston. We headed to Kings street, as it was 96f we went by Bike Taxi, $20 dollars for all of us. The town was …
I awoke early, 7:10 am, to James wrestling the covers again. So letting the family sleep in I went to breakfast and finished the blog, read the paper and drank coffee on my own, Bliss..... Returning to our room at 8am the sleeping beauties were rousing themselves into our, by now, usual routine of showering, dressing, packing, eating and leaving …
... it's 27 slave cabins still remaining and completely intact. We were able to walk in and around them. An inventory from 1854 lists the names of 225 slaves at Boone Hall but slaves weren't always registered so there could have been 300 or even more.
The plantation has had many weddings, even Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively were married there.
We did a tour inside the house, first floor only because it's still lived in by the current owners, which also meant ...
... the road winds along for a short distance through the trees and then everything opens up. The road becomes part of a causeway that divides a saltwater marsh from a freshwater lagoon. You need to watch for slowing or stopped cars as that means an alligator has been spotted and the people have to take a picture. I did not slow down as I planned to walk the causeway later on.
At the end of the causeway I took a right to the picnic area at the ...
Our condo is very nice inside, a bit of luxury. A sort of community built around a lake, with many birds - seagulls, egret and darters, which are called anhinga here. We watched an osprey catch a fish this morning, and the ravens were trying to steal it. We are under the flight path for the Air Force, but this doesn't worry us so far. The Boeing factory is close by, and we saw the 747 Dreamlifter, their huge cargo plane this morning. It was amazing.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsChurch Street Inn, by Festiva Resorts Charleston
Very helpful staff and a great apartment.
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