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STAY: Charleston's Shem Creek Inn

  In what seems like decades now, but what was only really a year and a half ago, the Mr. and I traveled down to Charleston for our anniversary. We visited with friends and then spent a night at the Shem Creek Inn, located on, you guessed it - Shem Creek. This Inn was recommended to us some 20 years ago as an affordable, and convenient, place to stay just outside of Charleston so I'd always wanted to give it a go. And that stay finally happened. The only lodging along popular Shem Creek, the Shem Creek Inn is not a luxury property. Rooms are basic - ours had two queen beds, a table and chairs, tv and attached bath. Basic bedding and decorations. But what you get when you book here is a clean property with an excellent location. We stayed off season - our anniversary is in December - so our price was about rock bottom for the Inn and they upgraded us to a balcony with a view of Shem Creek - and breakfast is included in the price.( Our original room was to have a view of Shem Creek P

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