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TIME FOR A ROAD TRIP!! 2012 Senior Trips - Aiken County Rec Dept

Wow - I can't believe it is March already!! Seems like I was just ringing in the New Year with family and friends and here we are with St. Patricks Day and Easter right around the corner, wow!   Happy Spring!!  See you around town :)

If you are looking for some fun day trips - check out the Aiken County Rec. Dept 2012 Senior Trips Schedule below!   

                                       

       Live Oaks along South Boundary Avenue, Aiken SC                                                    (South Boundary Avenue, Aiken SC - under a shady canopy of Live Oaks.....  I <3 Aiken!)

Thursday, March 22 - Ridge Spring/Saluda, SC
Let's begin by visiting the Saluda County Museum and Flat Grove, the birthplace of Alamo hero, James Butler Bonham.  Enjoy lunch at Juniper and shopping the downtown antique shops.  We will end the day at Watsonia, touring a peach packing facility and farm!

Thursday/Friday, April 19 and 20 - Pawley's Island & Georgetown, SC
Day 1: 
Tour Hopsewee Plantation's tea room and pre-revolutionary home, take a boat-ride through Brookgreen Garden's, shop at the Hammock Shops and end the night with dinner at Sea View Inn on Pawley's Island.
Day 2:  Explore downtown historic Georgetown, the third oldest city in South Carolina.  On our way back home, we travel to Monck's Corner to visit Mepkin Abbey.  The working monastery has breathtaking gardens.

Friday, May 18 - Orangeburg/Eutawville, SC
Visit Elloree Heritage Museum and the historic Church of the Epiphany.  We will finish the day with lunch at the Parish House and antique store.

Monday, June 25 - Anderson, SC
Tour the Happy Cow Creamery and shop downtown Anderson.  Lunch will be in downtown Pendleton at Farmer's Hall.  Then visit Split Creek Farm, a Grade A goat dairy.  End the day with dinner at Grits and Groceries.

July (date to be announced)- Greer, SC:  BMW Plant
Witness a car being made during our BMW plant tour.

Monday/Tuesday, August 6 and 7 - Cherokee, NC
Day 1: 
Spend the day at Harrah's Casino and enjoy dinner at Paula Deen's Kitchen.
Day 2:  Visit Chimney Rock on the way back to Aiken.

Friday, September 14 - Wadmalaw, SC
Begin with lunch at Tomato She Cafe and shopping at Stono Market.  Then visit the Angel Oak that has been shading John's Island for over 1400 years.  Enjoy a trolley ride through the tea plants at Charleston Tea Plantattion.  Sample wines and cheese at Irvin House Vineyards.  End the day shopping at Tanger Outlet.

Friday, October 12 - Barnwell/Blackville, SC
Visit the historic Episcopal Church and The Little Red Barn where local artist, Liz Ringus, does her work.  Enjoy lunch at Miller's Bread Basket.  Then visit the Healing Springs and Healing Springs Country Store.  End the day with tea at Lil's Herb Garden.

November (date to be announced) - Oconee/Pickens, SC
Pick apples at Bryson's Apple Orchard and then have lunch at The Steakhouse.  Sample wines at Chattooga Belle Farms and enjoy a catered dinner by Humble Pie.

Friday, December 7 - Edgefield, SC
First stop will be the National Wild Turkey Federation museum.  Then explore Old Edgefield Pottery.  Lunch at Park Row Market No. 1.  End the day with a guided tour of the historic properties.

For More Info and to register please contact :

917 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Graniteville, SC 29829 / 803-663-6142
Recreation Program Supervisor:  Tandra Cooks
Email: tcooks@aikencountysc.gov

 

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International Property Management Group, LLC

Downtown Aiken SC.

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I wasn't born here but Aiken feels like home. Come see for yourself!  

What are you waiting for?!!

Give us a call when you're ready to call Aiken home, too!

 

International Property Management Group, LLC

Aiken SC. 29801.

803.648.8831

 

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