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Days 140-141: South Carolina & Georgia

Day 140 (10/18/14): Charleston, SC | Wadmalaw Island, SC Remember how much I like tea? Well, we discovered America's only tea garden! On Wadmalaw Island, SC, is the Charleston Tea Plantation, which is also North America's only commercialized tea plantation where tea is grown and manufactured. I was delighted that we were able to tour… Continue reading Days 140-141: South Carolina & Georgia

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Day 139: South Carolina (Part 3)

Day 139 (10/17/14): Charleston, SC | Mt. Pleasant, SC After driving through the Historic Ashley River Plantation District yesterday, we were looking forward to touring one of the many plantations in the Charleston area. Out of all the available options, we decided to see Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant just outside of downtown Charleston.… Continue reading Day 139: South Carolina (Part 3)

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Days 137-138: South Carolina (Part 2)

Day 137 (10/15/14): Myrtle Beach, SC | Charleston, SC Well, Myrtle Beach was not the glamorous destination we had been hoping for, so we left today. We're not done with South Carolina yet though. The city we were most interested in seeing was Charleston, and that's where we're going today! As we approached Charleston, there… Continue reading Days 137-138: South Carolina (Part 2)

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Days 132-134: North Carolina & South Carolina

Day 132 (10/10/14): Raleigh, NC | Kill Devil Hills, NC | Buxton, NC Originally we were planning on heading south from Raleigh, NC, down to Myrtle Beach, SC. But, we've learned on this trip that plans change frequently. Based on suggestions from several different people, we decided to take a slight detour back up north… Continue reading Days 132-134: North Carolina & South Carolina

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Days 130-131: Virginia & North Carolina

Day 130 (10/8/14): Richmond, VA | Raleigh, NC Having our fill of Richmond, we were ready to leave Virginia. Since we were working our way down South, we'd be going back through North Carolina and wanted to check out Raleigh. While driving, we saw numerous cotton fields as well as billboards for BBQ. We finished… Continue reading Days 130-131: Virginia & North Carolina

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Days 125-126: Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland & Washington, D.C.

Day 125 (10/3/14): Narvon, PA | Delaware | College Park, MD This was a driving day. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Pennsylvania and appreciated all the historic places we were able to see. But with our tour of the state now complete, it was time to move on. So we left Pennsylvania today and… Continue reading Days 125-126: Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland & Washington, D.C.

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Day 124: Pennsylvania (Part 2)

Day 124 (10/2/14): Philadelphia, PA For our last Pennsylvania destination, we visited Philadelphia, known as the "birthplace of American democracy" and "The City of Brotherly Love." Wondering how Philadelphia received the "brotherly love" nickname, I discovered that it's not so much a nickname as it's actually a literal translation. Philadelphia in Greek basically means "brother"… Continue reading Day 124: Pennsylvania (Part 2)

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Days 121-122: Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania

Day 121 (9/29/14): Oakham, MA | Connecticut | New York | New Jersey | Narvon, PA Yesterday we said goodbye to my family in Massachusetts and left this morning. Back on the road, we headed south along the East Coast. First we passed through Hartford, CT, then the states of New York and New Jersey.… Continue reading Days 121-122: Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania

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Days 119-120: Massachusetts & Rhode Island (Part 2)

Day 119 (9/27/14): Leominster, MA | Providence, RI We began this beautiful sunny day by taking a scenic drive up to Leominster (pronounced "Lemon-ster" by the locals). As we traveled north, we appreciated bursts of autumn colors in the foliage bordering the highway.   But while it was starting to look like fall, it sure didn't… Continue reading Days 119-120: Massachusetts & Rhode Island (Part 2)

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Day 118: Massachusetts & Rhode Island (Part 1)

Day 118 (9/26/14): Boston, MA | Newport, RI | Providence, RI Justin and I had a fight last night, and I'm not ashamed to admit that it wasn't our first fight on this road trip (nor was it our last). When you spend literally all day every day together for weeks and months on end,… Continue reading Day 118: Massachusetts & Rhode Island (Part 1)