There’s A Monastery Hidden Along The River In South Carolina And You’ll Want To Visit
You never know what you’ll find hidden along the back roads in the Palmetto State. But one thing you may not expect is to find a Trappist Monk Monastery hidden along the banks of the Cooper River! You may be equally delighted to learn you can visit this magical place! Read on to discover more.
Mepkin Abbey is located at 1098 Mepkin Abbey Rd., Moncks Corner, SC 29461. You can take a self-guided tour of the gardens Tuesday through Saturday from 9am-4pm and Sunday from 1pm-3pm. Guided tours ($5 per person) are offered at 11:30am and 3:00p.m Tuesday through Saturday, except on any Friday designated a Desert Day.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer for OnlyInYourState.com. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak and check out new adventures all over the country.
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