Local Excursions

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    L. Monday, April 1, Mystery Trip, $50


    Do you trust Carol and Kelli to take you on a surprise adventure on April Fools Day? You are a brave soul! Departure time is 9 a.m. Activity Level 4.

    M. Thursday, April 18, Amtrak Train From Florence, SC, to Fayetteville, NC, $85


    Board the Amtrack train for an adventure that will take us to Fayetteville, North Carolina. When you disembark the train in Fayetteville, within walking distance, you will be able to visit the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum. Enjoy a delicious lunch and an exceptional brew at the Huske Hardware Restaurant and Brewery Co., […]

    N. Saturday, April 6, Azalea Festival, Wilmington, NC, $65


    The North Carolina Azelea Festival will celebrate its 75th anniversary in Wilmington this year.  This annual springtime festival showcases the beauty of Wilmington’s gardens, along with the history and culture of the region.  The festival offers shopping and lots of food choices from more than 250 vendors along the streets of historic downtown. In addition, […]

    O. Monday, April 8, Tacky Tourist Tour with Betsy Hannan, Florence and Hamer, SC, $55


    Put on your tackiest tourist shirts, hats, and shorts for this fun tour.  Don’t forget those tacky sunglasses too! Your day will be filled with lots of great laughs and stunning photo opportunities. You’ll get the chance to stop at Buc-ee’s (a chain of convenience stores known for their enormous gas station facilities, wide range […]

    P. Thursday, April 11, Seewee Shell Ring with Jim Luken, Awendaw, SC, $50


    Explore the mysterious Seewee shell ring with Jim Luken, Ph.D., retired professor of biology. Following a short hike, you will get to examine the large shell ring built by Native Americans about 2000 BC. Jim, author of Coastal SC Fish and Game, History, Culture and Conservation, (The History Press, Charleston SC), will explain the various […]

    Q. Saturday, April 13, Lowcountry Cajun Festival, James Island County, Charleston, SC, $70


    Bringing Louisiana flare back to the Lowcounty, this festival offers the opportunity to enjoy Cajun and Creole foods and have an all-around ragin’ Cajun good time! Get ready to savor jambalaya, alligator, etouffee, andouille sausage and some tasty crawfish in addition to Lowcounty favorites, seafood and good ole Southern barbecue. Bring a chair so we […]

    R. Monday, April 15, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, Charleston, SC, $120


    Magnolia Plantation has been selected as one of “America’s Most Beautiful Gardens”(Travel + Leisure Magazine), and is the only garden honored with this distinction in the state of South Carolina. Founded in 1676 by the Drayton family, Magnolia Plantation has survived the centuries and witnessed the history of our nation unfold before it from the […]

    R1. Tuesday, April 16, Lynn’s Berries, Conway, $20


    Join the SALT crew to pick strawberries at Lynn’s Berries. Departure time 9:30. Lynn will share the history of the farm, and onions and asparagus will be available for purchase as well as the berries ($3/lb).  We will stop for lunch in Conway after our berry picking. Lunch on your own. Activity level 4.

    S. Thursday, April 18, Airlie Gardens & North Carolina Arboretum, Wilmington, NC, $60


    Airlie’s property has more than 67 acres of beautiful gardens, seasonal blooms, large live oaks, walking trails and historical structures. The garden has a collection of beautiful flowers, plants and trees including azaleas, tulips, camellias palms, ancient oaks, and southern magnolia trees. Your guided tour will also include more than a dozen gardens, including the […]