Walterboro is a city in Colleton County, South Carolina, with a total population of 5153 residents, according to the 2000 census. Walterboro was founded in 1783 as a summer retreat for local planters looking to escape their malaria-ridden, lowcountry plantations. The original settlement of Walterboro was located on a hilly area, covered with pine and hickory trees. Today, Walterboro is dotted with historic homes dating back to 1820, and a downtown that has changed very little in the past 75 years. Walterboro is an ideal holiday destination, if you are in search of peace, quiet and relaxation.
Top Attractions Within Walterboro
Slave Relic Museum houses many of the relics slave made and used during the period they were enslaved in Walterboro. (1750-1800s). The museum is located on Carn Street. As rich as the history is in this area, it is not being spoken of as it should be. However, the museum has interesting exhibits that give tourists a glimpse of how life was in the past centuries.
Ruby Tuesday is an all-American restaurant that provides a wide range of food items. The restaurant has got a salad bar, with many possibilities of combining ingredients. The speciality of the restaurant is the Jumbo Skwered Shrimp, Grilled Asparagus, Blackened Tilapia, New Orleans Seafood, Dockside Grill Trio. These are just some of the few delicious meals on the menu. The restaurant has also got a wide selection of wines, cocktails and other fine beverages.
Shoney's is another great eating spot in Walterboro, where you can eat the best hamburgers and all kinds of other delicious food, such as salads, seafood selections, breakfast off the grill, pancake platters, hearty three egg omelettes, skillets and pastas. The restaurant has also got a kids menu, with the same food items. The kids' menu come in smaller portions.
China Wok is an authentic Chinese restaurant in Walterboro, which offers its customers a wide range of traditional Chinese dishes, sucs as Sichuan, Anhui, Shandong,Fujian, Rice, noodles, soybeans and all kinds of soups. Aside from the mouthwatering dishes, there is a wide selection of fine beverages, fine cocktails and traditional Chinese beverages.