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Charleston Churches Self-Guided Tour 

Also known as ‘The Holy City’, Charleston is known for its many places of worship. Sail into Charleston Harbor by ship, and you can’t miss the city’s skyline, studded with dozens of spires.  Charleston may be known for its many churches, but it’s also known for being a religiously-tolerant city, home to many religions. And…

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April 21, 2021

3 Days in Charleston

Only have 3 days in Charleston? No problem. It’s easy to spend a long weekend in the Holy City, exploring Charleston’s Neighborhoods and history. We recommend budgeting one day for Downtown, one day to explore Charleston’s plantations and one to spend exploring east of Downtown.  3 Days in Charleston Day 1: Downtown Charleston Start off…

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January 9, 2021

Hidden Gems in Charleston, SC

Charleston itself is a little off-the-beaten-path. The Holy City may be the largest in South Carolina, but it still manages to feel like a small town. After you’ve visited some of our more famous sites, we recommend heading to these hidden gems in Charleston. Visit the less-crowded beaches, eat where the locals do, and get…

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November 22, 2020

Outdoor Activities in Charleston, SC

Most visitors head to Charleston to enjoy outdoor adventures, take in a little nature, and explore historic Downtown. The good news is that makes us an ideal city to visit during social distancing. These outdoor activities in Charleston, SC, are some of our top attractions, and we recommend enjoying them regardless of social distancing guidelines….

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September 25, 2020

Charleston & COVID: Social Distancing Guide for Travel

Charleston travel is still happening in 2022! COVID-19 be darned, there is still plenty to see, do, and eat in the Holy City (with a few restrictions, of course). If you’re planning on heading to Charleston for a quick getaway or road trip, we’ll be waiting for you with open arms (and wearing masks). We’ve…

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August 22, 2020

Best Time to Visit Charleston

If you had to postpone your trip to Charleston, don’t worry!  The best time to visit Charleston is pretty much any time of year so if you are trying to decide when to reschedule, you really can’t go wrong!  Charleston is known for its mild winters, fresh seafood, colorful architecture and history that dates back…

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March 24, 2020

9 Romantic Charleston Activities

Charleston is one of the most romantic cities in the U.S. While we’re probably biased, CNN is not. In fact, they named Charleston one of the most romantic places to visit. Headed here with your significant other? These nine romantic Charleston activities will get you and your special someone even closer.    Romantic Charleston Activities…

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March 2, 2020

9 Reasons to Visit Charleston in Winter

Charleston is beautiful at any time of year. Yes, we’re a bit biased, but this city has so much to offer year-round that we wouldn’t usually recommend visiting one month over another. Yet, for Charleston in January and February, the city is quieter, the climate is milder and the beaches are (dare we say?) prettier….

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February 21, 2020

Healthy Restaurants in Charleston, SC: Sticking to New Year’s Resolutions in Charleston

Americans tend to make the same resolutions year after year. According to Business Insider, there are New Year’s resolutions that are so popular that they end up on just about everyone’s list. If you’re headed to the Holy City this winter (and don’t want to blow your resolutions), we’ve got a few hotspots that will…

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January 27, 2020

Chinese New Year in Charleston

Chinese New Year is upon us! It’s time to clean out your closet, get some red envelopes and start making some dumplings. Chinese New Year in Charleston doesn’t see the most over-the-top celebrations in the country, but there’s also a tribute to Chinese-American culture here. No matter what your Chinese zodiac symbol, you’ll find a…

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January 15, 2020

New Year’s Eve in Charleston

New Year’s Eve is a big deal in the Holy City. Restaurants offer special menus and there’s a party around every corner. Charleston even offers family-friendly New Year’s Eve events. Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Charleston with an activity for every budget, group size and whim.    Bars and Restaurants  The Holy City’s food scene…

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December 21, 2019

Christmas in Charleston: Celebrating the Holiday History in the Holy City

Charleston has over 200 years of holiday history. Christmas traditions like garlands, oyster roasts, and city-wide cheer started long ago in the lowcountry. Much of Charleston’s history is on display at Christmas, both on plantations and in historic homes. Discover what Christmas in Charleston was like from the 1700s to the present.    History of…

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December 18, 2019