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What Is the Charleston? Charleston Dance History

Image Source Charleston, South Carolina, has a rich cultural history that dates back hundreds of years.  Its earliest immigrants were English colonists; enslaved Africans (forced immigrants) soon followed. Since it was established in 1640, it has been home to French, Germans, Irish, and Scottish immigrants. Because Charleston has such a diverse history, it’s a melting…

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December 10, 2022

Charleston Museums

Charleston is one of the oldest cities in the U.S. It’s no wonder it’s also home to some of the country’s best museums — including the oldest museum in the country, too.  Not only are there over 10 Charleston museums, but the Holy City itself is something of a living museum. One of the best…

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November 4, 2022

Fall in Charleston, SC

 Fall in Charleston, SC, may not be the most popular time to visit — but it should be!  Our favorite season in Charleston just happens to be fall. The days get a little cooler, the nights a little spookier (hello, haunted Charleston!), and it’s not nearly as crowded here in the fall as it is…

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October 12, 2022

Downtown Charleston: Hotels, Activities & Food

Charleston is 156.6 square miles of southern charm.  But when most visitors think of the Holy City, they think of Downtown Charleston. And who can blame them? Downtown is where some of the city’s most iconic sites are found. If you’re planning a trip to Downtown Charleston, we’ve got a list of activities, hotels, and…

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October 7, 2022

Things to Do in Charleston

There’s no shortage of things to do in Charleston. We’re a city that’s known for its architecture, culture, food, and history.  How does one narrow down all of Charleston’s activities into just one list? We only suggest the must-do items on any traveler’s bucket list.  Our favorite way to see the city of Charleston is…

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September 8, 2022

Charleston Summer Activities

Summer is finally here, and we Charlestonians are already enjoying the weather. Charleston is known for its outdoor activities, summer festivals, and pristine beaches. We also use this season as an opportunity to eat some of our most iconic foods and enjoy a little lowcountry music. Discover why summer is the most popular season to…

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June 26, 2022

Charleston’s Prettiest Streets

Charleston is home to some of the prettiest spots in the country. We’re one of the oldest cities in the U.S., so it makes sense that we’d also have some of the most beautiful streets, too.  But what is it exactly about Charleston that makes it so… beautiful? We’re setting out to count the ways…

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June 2, 2022

Charleston Weddings: Bridal Party Activities

We have to admit that we love a good wedding here in Charleston. And we happen to know how to throw a great party, too. If you’re planning a Charleston wedding with bridal party activities, we’ve got a few ideas on how to make your special week even more memorable.    Charleston Wedding Bridal Party…

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April 15, 2022

Charleston Splurge Vs Save

Charleston is home to some of the most decadent high-end experiences in the South and it also boasts plenty of experiences that won’t empty out your wallet, either.  The best part? These experiences aren’t mutually exclusive of each other. You’ll find that some of the best restaurants, hotels, and experiences in the Holy City are…

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March 22, 2022

Reasons to Visit Charleston in Spring

We happen to think any time of year is the best time to visit Charleston.  But, we’re also a little biased! Yet, spring truly is one of the best seasons for a visit to the Holy City. The weather is practically perfect in every way, the flowers are blooming, and there are plenty of events…

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March 8, 2022

Solo Travel USA: Charleston Edition

Travel and Leisure recently posted its annual list of the best places for solo travel in the U.S.  Were we surprised that Charleston made the list? Absolutely not! Though T&L’s main reason for traveling to Charleston solo was gazing at all the art (we love art, but there’s so much more for solo travelers in…

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February 23, 2022

Charleston: Domestic Travel With International Flair

If you’re dying to get abroad this year but just can’t make it over the border, why not book a trip to Charleston instead? Charleston is one of the most international cities in the South. It’s home to cultural diasporas from all over the world. And you don’t even need to renew your passport to…

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February 3, 2022