Roads and Kingdoms features Aiken

Roads and Kingdoms features Aiken

"Get out of the sweaty city for horses, cocktails, and steak.

Labor Day does nothing to change the late-summer air in Charleston, which can feel like a warm washcloth on the back of the neck. Despite school starting, visitors still come in droves to snap pics and sweat alongside residents. It’s hot, and too easy to get irritable. The South Carolina midlands town of Aiken has been an escape for Charlestonians since the Gilded Age, so crank up the AC in the car and head off the highway. Main street strolling and shopping, horse racing culture, Gilded Age architecture, and a bourbon cocktail or two (if you desire) await." For full article, read here.

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