Whew! What weekend! I was invited to a family reunion South Carolina. The initial invite included a road trip from Miami to Myrtle Beach. All I kept thinking 10-hours in a car. Do you understand 10-hours in a car?!  After a very lengthy conversation with my friend, we compromised on flying to Charleston on my Delta companion fare. Okay, you know I cajoled to get my way 😉

I was so happy to be 30000 feet in the air.

Myrtle Beach

The first stop was Myrtle Beach. I didn’t have an opportunity to explore Myrtle Beach like I would normally, however, the view from the resort is breathtaking makes me want to want come back enjoy the beach

 

 

While at the marina waiting for my yacht to dock, I was able to practice just a little bit of yoga 😉

Charleston

Next and Final Stop is Charleston.   So when you only have half a day in Charleston before catching a flight home.  What can you do and see?   Well, apparentely there is a lot.  Here is a fast pace digital stroll of Charleston, South Carolina.

Copper River Brdige

As we were driving across the Copper River Bridge, I noticed how the cables reminded me of a starburst.  Next thing I knew, I had phone out and was snapping away.

Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park

Beneath the bridge is Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park.   The park includes a running/walking path with beautiful landscape.  My tour guide stated this is where the locals would come and watch the 4th of July fireworks and/or movie night on the lawn.

 

Mount Pleasant Peir

Within the park, you end up walking on the Mount Pleasant Pier where you can see all of South Carolina.

If you stay on the Pier long enough, you can get the “Catch of the Day”.  I think the flounder is having a snicker break.

Downtown Area

As we were driving towards the downtain area, I noticed this church.  Since Charleston is in the bible belt, you will see several historic churches every couple of blocks.

Historic Charleston City Market

Sweetgrass Baskets

Fountain at Belmond Charleston Place

Pineapple Fountain

The Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon

Rainbow Row

 

The Slave Cellar

The Battery

 

South Carolina especially the Charleston area is worth the weekend visit.  So much history and beauty.