Return to Magnolia Gardens

Saturday we went to Magnolia Plantation and bought the all inclusive pass, which includes the Basic Admission, the House Tour, Nature Tram, Nature Boat, "Slavery to Freedom" Tour and Audubon Swamp Garden. We didn't know if it would be worth it, but ended up staying all day long. Really a…

Friendly Peacock

On a recent trip to Charleston, we went to Magnolia Plantation and spent an enjoyable day visiting the gardens. We stopped for a picnic lunch, at an area set up next to the petting zoo and pasture. Two peacocks, as well as a number of other animals were in the…

Country Store Candy

On a recent trip to Callaway Gardens we went to the Country Store for breakfast. When I went to pay for the meal, the guy in front of me at the country was trying to buy the store out. He kept running off to pick up another of their many…

Old and New Meet

Red Oak Creek Covered Bridge new Woodbury, Ga. Built by Horace King, a slave. Red Oak Creek bridge is Georgia oldest covered bridge. Including the approach ramps, it is 391 feet long with a main span of 253 feet, making it also Georgia's longest covered bridge.

Georgia Aquarium

During the Memorial Day weekend, we visited Atlanta, Ga. We spent the afternoon at the Georgia Aquarium. The crowds were heavy. Thank goodness that we go advanced tickets off the internet before we went. The line to buy tickets was about 2.5 hours and waiting. We were able to walk…