Monthly Archives: July 2015

Outer Banks and More, Charleston Part Four

June 8-10 As planned we broke camp quickly in the morning, picked up ice at the camp market and began to make our way to Drayton Hall, the plantation we’d visit that day.  Before doing so we stopped at Baguette Magic on Folly Road at for a snack to get us through the morning.  When […]

Outer Banks and More, Charleston Part Three

June 8-10 Refreshed from our mid tour beverage break, we walked back to the corner of Broad and Meeting to start tour number two. The afternoon was moving along and fortunately for us, many of the places listed on the second tour had also been on the first, enabling us to significantly shorten the experience. […]

Outer Banks and More, Charleston Part Two

June 8-10 Our last full day in Charleston would be devoted purely to sightseeing, our goal to complete the two walking tours featured in our AAA Guidebook. The drive into downtown is easy from James Island, a fifteen-minute six-mile journey that takes you over Wappoo Creek and the Ashley River, dropping you onto Calhoun Street […]

Outer Banks and More, Charleston Part One

June 8-10 The drive to Charleston turned out to be relatively easy, almost all of it on the interstate as we crossed back over Roanoke Island and traveled west on Highway 64 until it intersected with I-95, taking it south to below Columbia in South Carolina, where you pick up I-26 to head due east […]

Outer Banks and More, Bodie Island Part Four

June 3-7 Saturday morning greeted us bright and clear, with a light, cooling breeze helping to keep the temperature down. After a relaxing morning in camp spent reading and taking care of some chores (we use a Verizon Jet Pack to connect our devices and computers to the internet) we hopped on the bikes to […]