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Charleston Plantations Tours

Charleston plantation museums offer visitors a glimpse back into South Carolina’s antebellum history. Part museum, part gardens and part memorial, the plantations are a great way to get out of the city and enjoy the South Carolina countryside. Visiting these plantations is easy. You can reach them by car, bus or by joining one of…

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March 26, 2024

Charleston Festivals and Events by Month

Charleston’s year-round mild climate makes it the perfect spot for festivals and outdoor events. It’s also a southern culinary epicenter, so you might notice that many of the festivals on this list are food-related. Whether you’re into food, sports, music or the arts, there’s plenty to do in the Holy City nearly any time of…

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March 15, 2024

Charleston History Tours

Charleston history tours are a great way to get to know the Holy City!  Learn about Charleston’s rich history while taking in the sights. Most tours pass through some of the most iconic areas of the city, and you’ll get to hear the stories of its past from local Charlestonians.  Just some of the Charleston…

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December 8, 2023

Charleston Literary Festival

Image Credit: Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman Charleston is one of the most romantic and historic cities in the South. It’s no wonder so many famous authors have set their novels in the Holy City.  The Charleston Literary Festival draws up to 50 authors each year, including some of the biggest names in literary fiction. If you’re…

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October 27, 2023

Tours in Charleston

No matter whether you’ve visited the Holy City before or if you’re a first-timer, one of the best ways to get to know the city is on a Charleston tour. Yes, you could wander the labyrinthine streets of Downtown, taking photos of some of the most picturesque buildings, but you won’t learn the stories of…

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August 29, 2023

Charleston Architecture

Charleston is one of the oldest cities in the U.S., and our historic structures are a great way to become intimately acquainted with its history. Discover Charleston’s predominant architectural styles (there are over half a dozen!) and which buildings you can’t miss on your next trip to the Holy City. Want to see Charleston architecture…

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February 16, 2023

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