Soppers Restaurant located in downtown Pilot Mountain. We enjoyed a pleasant evening of dining.
An antique cop car drives down the Main Street in downtown Mt. Airy. Mt. Airy is famous for filming the TV series, The Andy Griffith Show. The cop car is similar to the one from the show.
Snappy Lunch is located in downtown Mt. Airy. Ant’s father used to take him and his family to eat here after days of adventures. It was closed today but we wanted the picture of the sign anyways.
An old fashion candy store in downtown Mt. Airy. Mt. Airy is famous for filming the tv series, The Andy Griffith Show. This candy store is named after one of the main characters from the show, Opie.
A painted building wall in downtown Mt. Airy depicting some of the historical places to see in town, along with what they are known for.
Old farm building out at Hutchinson Homestead in Stone Mountain State Park. You can get a glimpse of how farmers lived back in the 19th century. It was really neat walking through this site.
The historical Grove Park Inn was built in 1912 and opened for operation in 1913. The Grove Park in was built in the Arts and Crafts style and was a treat to see in person.
We did not expect to find such a beautiful structure in downtown Murphy, NC. The Cherokee County Courthouse was built in 1927 in the Classical Revival Style.
Today we stopped and poked around the Nantahala Outdoor Center located on the Nantahala River. This particular store on the river had a unique roofline and nice wood siding. The NOC is a unique place to visit with restaurants and shops on the river, as well as the opportunity to participate in many outdoor activities.
The outside of Asheville Brewing Co. A roof and open air structure provides an awesome outdoor seating area aside from the large bar indoors. We enjoyed being able to sit outside and enjoy the cool evening air.
In Belton, SC this is the building that hosts the South Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame. The old building looks as though it used to be an old train depot.
The fountain at Morgan Square in Spartanburg. A pretty little green space and water display for people to enjoy on their strolls.
A topiaries designed as a Bearcat for Lander University in Greenwood. The topiaries are on display for the whole month of June during the S.C. Festival of Flowers.
One group’s topiaries display was a giant tiger for the S.C Festival of Flowers. This group didn’t use as many flowers as other groups, but their display was quite large.
The entrance to Howard’s On Main where we enjoyed lunch. The sandwich shop is on the corner off the main street in Greenwood.
A statue of President George Washington on the stairs in front of the South Carolina State House.
A statue of President George Washington in front of the South Carolina State House. The plaque below the statue explains that his walking stick was broken off by a Union soldiers during their occupation of Columbia after the Civil War.
The South Carolina State House. Completed construction of this building occurred in 1907.
Ivey creeps up the side of an old brick building. I especially like the contrast between the green organic leave of the ivy and the structure of the worn red brick.
The Rice Museum or Town Clock located on Front Street in Georgetown is missing its clock face currently. Georgetown used to produce almost half of the total rice crop for the US.
Cool graffiti art behind a building on James Island. The art is incredibly detailed and beautiful.
St. Philip’s steeple pokes out from downtown. This congregation was founded in 1680 and is the oldest Anglican congregation south of Virginia.
The pineapple fountain in located in Waterfront park, with tons of pretty violet flowers in front.
A beautiful alleyway in the historic downtown Aiken. The vines are growing in forming a living roof from building to building.
The entrance to Taco Abajo. The door is street level, however as the sign indicates you walk downstairs below the building to enter the restaurant and enjoy the cool, eclectic, laid back atmosphere.
It was a pleasant walk this evening from dinner back to Jenny. We enjoyed seeing the moon out over the historic district.
The headquarters for those who put together one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the US.
The entrance to Wet Willie’s on River Street. I believe it would be an accurate statement to say, “the sign explains it all.”
The hustle and bustle of the somewhat touristy River Street. There are a lot of shops and restaurants for people to enjoy and walk into while watching tug boats and container ships come in to dock from the park area.
A memorial for all the World War II Veterans of Chatham County. Down on River Street a fitting tribute for those who served.