Saturday, October 9, 2010

See ya later Gulf, Hello Atlantic!

After 17 delightful days on the Gulf Coast, we moseyed over to the East Coast. We drove the coastline all the way up to St. Augustine, then into Georgia.    Here are some memorable sights~

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We visited Ft. Matanzas, Daytona Beach, and drove a bit on Ormond Beach ~just to say we did~


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Included in our “Bucket List” is visiting Lighthouses. ~I have a fascination with them~ We had never been inside one so we climbed the 178 stairs to the top of the Tybee Island Lighthouse. This was definitely a highlight of this trip! We also explored Fort Pulaski ~impressive ingenuity!~ before heading on to Savannah, GA.

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Yep, that’s me up there!

Fort Pulaski


Awwwww Savannah, GA~

We toured the downtown area of this charming city by trolley, then walked down to The Lady and Sons Restaurant planning to just take a couple of pictures, believing the line would be so long we would never get in. But ON NO, we got right in! I was so excited! Meeting Paula Deen is still on my Bucket List but at least we enjoyed a wonderful meal there!

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From beautiful Savannah, we drove the Heritage Corridor, Discovery Route taking us thru Edgefield, SC, visited Ninety Six, SC then traveled down the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Byway, Hwy. 11.   We explored Poinsett Bridge, the oldest surviving bridge in South Carolina. Nearby is the only remaining covered bridge in SC, Campbell’s Covered Bridge in Tigerville.

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Next stop-Blue Ridge Parkway

stay tuned-I WILL get caught up!

Blessings Y’all!

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Gail Durham said...

The Blue Ridge Parkway is beautiful this time of year. Hopefully you will see the start of some fall colors.

Happytrails said...

What a wonderful time!! :-) Love the pics!
I have wanted to visit The Lady and Sons Restaurant....how was it?? I taught with a friend that went there and got to meet the sons but not Paula.
Enjoy and travel safely!

Mike & Gerri (happytrails)

Kenny And Angela's Adventure said...

Wow what a great trip.

Dennis and Donna said...

You have just taken one of my dream trips...LOVE the East Coast...We used to go to Ormond and Daytona Beach almost every summer..Thanks for the memories!

Elizabeth and Gary said...

How fun!!!!. What a great trip...My Aunt moved to Georgia and we are planning a trip sometime next year.. Tybee Island is on my list of places to see.
You two are so adventures. Keep safe...
Big hugs, Elizabeth

LeeAnn@Encouragement Is Contagious said...

Wow! You've been a busy couple since I visited last. What a wonderful trip you are on. I LOVE light houses too and hope to actually see a real one someday. I also would love to meet Paula Deen and eat at her restaurant. How cool was that? So are Dani and Tina related to you? Such beauties you three are!

♥Lee Ann