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My Epic Road Trip

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Created by jessica.filson - July 6th 2016

Road trip. Summer of 2016. 3,315 miles, 32 days, 15+ inches of rain, 2 Tropical Storms, and 1 tent.

7340 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC, US

Sugar Shack

Richmond, city of....everything. Try it all.

Photo of Bodie Island Lighthouse

Bodie Island Lighthouse Rd, Nags Head, NC, US

Bodie Island Lighthouse

No frills, great food counter service restaurant. Order the hush puppies, then grab a table with a water view.

Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, United States

Great views! Take your camera.

122 E Bay St, Charleston, SC, US

The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon

Nice campground. 30 feet to the beach. Great sunrises and sunsets.

Photo of East Bay Street

171 E Bay St, Charleston, SC, US

East Bay Street

Give yourself an hour and look at all the old pictures.

Get your exercise and walk. Don't trolley. Stop at "The Tavern"--the oldest liquor store in the US.

871 Riverland Dr, Charleston, SC, US

The Campground At James Island

Ahhh, Charleston. So welcoming, even in the middle of Tropical Storm Colin.

Photo of Angel Oak Park

3671 Angel Oak Rd, Johns Island, SC, US

Angel Oak Park

Free WIFI! And a shuttle to downtown Charleston.

Photo of Charleston Tea Plantation

6617 Maybank Hwy, Wadmalaw Island, SC, US

Charleston Tea Plantation


Photo of Irvin~House Vineyards & Firefly Distillery

6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island, SC, US

Irvin~House Vineyards & Firefly Distillery

Do yourself a favor and pay the 10$ for the trolley tour. The scenery alone is worth it. And taste test all the flavors of tea in the gift shop.

Skidaway Island State Park, GA, US

Skidaway Island State Park Campground

Firefly Distillery--yes. YES. I did the testing, it was plentiful enough to make me sit for awhile before driving on. I bought lots of Christmas presents here. Mostly for myself.

Photo of Savannah's Waving Girl

486 E River St, Savannah, GA, US

Savannah's Waving Girl

You will NEVER know you're only 10 minutes from a grocery store, gas station, neighborhood, etc. One of the Savannah tour companies will pick up and drop off at the campground on certain days.

Bay Street To Factors Walk, Savannah, GA, US

Factors Walk

Sad story, beautiful sculpture. Enjoy the walk along River Street, then look back at the bridge at sunset.

212 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA, US

Leopold's Ice Cream

Take your camera and get photos of the old warehouse buildings.

I skipped supper to have more room for custard. The lemon was amazing!

234 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA, US

Old Town Trolley Tours

I would have stayed forever. Pedestrian friendly, green, and neat surprises around every corner.

Photo of Tricentennial Park

303 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Savannah, GA, US

Tricentennial Park

Hop on, hop off.

Photo of Cathedral of St John The Baptist

222 E Harris St, Savannah, GA, US

Cathedral of St John The Baptist

A neat little stop outside of the visitors bureau

Drayton St and E Park Ave, Savannah, GA, US

Forsyth Park

Beautiful. Please remember to turn your camera flash off.

This is not the end, it's just the beginning!