Step into the dreamy swan scene in the Blockbuster hit The Notebook; explore the largest virgin cypress-tupelo swamp forest in the world; get lost in The Great Outdoors. Our perfect day in Berkeley County looks a little something like this:
Start your morning with a sweet treat at Nexton before popping in and out of the community’s unique boutiques. From art galleries to wine shops and everything in between, you’re sure to find yourself leaving with something in hand after a full morning strolling and shopping.
Though just a short drive from downtown Charleston, Cypress Gardens seems a world away. It was here that a number of motion pictures were filmed, including The Notebook and The Patriot. Spend a peaceful afternoon enjoying a scenic boat ride through the 80 acre blackwater swamp surrounded by tall bald cypress and tupelo trees while keeping your eyes peeled for alligators, birds, turtles and more swamp life. Before you go, pop into the Butterfly House and Swamparium!
After a full day of adventure, it’s time to unwind – preferably with a glass of wine. Make reservations for Halls Chophouse Nexton and get ready for one of the best meals of your life. Receiving the AAA Four Diamond Award, Halls serves the best cuts in Charleston – from Grass Fed Filet Mignon to Dry-Aged Tomahawk Rib Eye. INSIDER TIP: Don’t skimp on the Lowcountry Fried Green Tomatoes as a starter!
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