Taking the Amtrak – Charleston to Kingstree, South Carolina

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In November 2008, we decided to take the train for our trip from Charleston to Kingstree. We rode the Palmetto, both in the morning and on our return trip later that evening.

We found Amtrak to have on-time service, friendly personnel, and clean accommodations. The relaxed atmosphere, roomy seats, and panoramic windows made it easy to enjoy South Carolina’s rural scenery.

Read our article All Aboard to Kingstree.

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2 Comments about Taking the Amtrak

tom bannisterNo Gravatar says:
November 9th, 2014 at 5:32 am

I traveled on the Palmetto from Savannah to New York, and apart from passing towns and buildings which were definitely American, the tree-lined route reminded me of parts of England, which was not what I had come for but still interesting. Great trip.

Earl EargleNo Gravatar says:
February 12th, 2011 at 6:32 pm

Great article on train travel with Kingstree! It has shown to be a busy passenger train station. I was the Amtrak Marketing Representative for thirty years. Amtrak and Kingstree Travel were great partners and wonderful folks to work. Keep riding the trains and fill those seats and accommodations. Thanks for the memories. Really miss my patrons and business partners!

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