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Hidden along the rural roads is Blackville, home of Healing ¬†Springs. This trip is primarily a nice stroll through rural areas. Blackville doesn’t offer much in the way of shopping or antiquing but lunch at Miller’s Bread Basket is a worth the drive. ¬† From Columbia travel up Hwy. 321 to Hwy. 3. Enjoy the rural scenery through Springfield. As you...

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Prosperity to Newberry

Small town charm is in abundance in Little Mountain, Prosperity and Newberry. An easy, pleasant drive from Columbia on Hwy. 76 and you’ll find antique shops, great restaurants and other downtown shopping in all three locations. Take Hwy. 76 out of Irmo through Chapin and Little Mountain. Stop and browse the Little Mountain Antique Mall. They have a sister...

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Along the Ridge: Poultry to Peaches

One of our favorite road trips is to Ridge Spring. It takes you through beautiful peach country and Batesburg Leesville, home to the SC Poultry Festival and my hometown! Ridge Spring is a very pretty town with a number of shopping opportunities especially for those of you who enjoy antiquing and junking. Everything is centrally located on Main Street or very near...

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