Off we go to Charleston!

This past weekend, the hubs and I got out of the Queen City and headed to Chuck Town! What a beautiful city. We had briefly passed through once before, so it was fun to see and do Charleston things. I wanted to give a few highlights. We stayed at the Palmer's Pinckney Inn, an adorable pink house off Pinckney St, a block away from the Market off Meeting St. I would highly recommend this B&B, except parking was tiiiiight! We barely made it out. Next time, we might park across the street.

Food? Of course we can't go anywhere without wining & dining! Friday night, we went to Poogen's Porch, which was fabulous. A little pricey, but worth every penny. We learned Poogan was actually a dog's name who the restaurant is named after, pretty cool. I had scallops & grits, and we ate fried alligator!!! It really does taste like chicken. Who knew! A first for me. Eek.

Saturday night, thanks to our tour guide, we went to Fuel, a fun patio atmosphere with caribbean/ mexican food. Very affordable, Fish tacos were awesome. We did the touristy food on the along the way, of course, Toast for breakfast & Hyman's for lunch.

Walk it out: I was surprised at how pedestrian friendly this city is! From our B&B, we were able to walk just about anywhere in the downtown district. We didn't move our car the whole visit. Saturday, we walked without a destination- my new favorite thing to do. We literally grabbed a city map and off we went! We made it to the Battery and walked along the waterway. Beautiful homes, historical markers everywhere (gag me haha), and people from all walks of life everywhere. What a great way to enjoy a beautiful spring day in an awesome city.

Make time! We've made it a point to budget in and schedule in occassional vacations just for us. We see the benefit in getting away from the normal routine and just spending time together. I must say these are the weekends you work for. It makes the long work weeks completely worth it. I want to fast forward and retire so I can just travel and eat good food with my husband! haha. We're a loooong way from there!

We can check Charleston off the list! We will definitely be back!