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Charleston’s Aviation History 

Charleston has a rich aviation history. The city is home to an important aircraft carrier and decades of air military history. But Charleston is also home to current-day aviation attractions. Visit some of our famous museums or see Charleston by air with a helicopter tour. Celebrate aviation month in the Holy City with these highlights. …

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December 1, 2019

Charleston Seafood Guide

Charleston is known for its seafood. From oysters to she crab soup to shrimp in Shem Creek, there’s no reason to shy away from seafood while visiting. Read our Charleston seafood guide for the best restaurants, where to purchase the freshest catch, and to learn the history of Charleston’s signature cuisine.    Charleston Seafood Restaurants…

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November 19, 2019

Off-the-Beaten-Path Charleston

Charleston itself is a bit of an off-the-beaten-path destination. We abhor crowds and generally treat travelers like you’re family here. You could kind of say, we’re more about experiences than tourism in the Holy City. But if you’re looking to really get off the grid, we’ve got a few ideas to help keep your trip…

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November 1, 2019

Charleston Cemeteries

Charleston is well-known for its roots in religious diversity. One of the Holy City’s most popular attractions is its cemeteries. Dating back to 1849 and home to 23 sites, Charleston cemeteries promise a blend of historic legends and charming craftsmanship that keep visitors coming back year-round. Tips for Visiting Charleston Cemeteries Below are a few…

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October 17, 2019

Best Spots for Shopping in Charleston

The Holy City may be known for the many church steeples that grace its landscape. Yet it’s also a mecca for shoppers as much as it is for history and food buffs. Luckily, you don’t even need to stray too far from Downtown Charleston to find unique souvenirs and gifts. There’s also plenty of fashion…

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October 7, 2019

Charleston Healthy Eating Guide

We get it: it’s challenging to eat healthy while traveling. Which is why we’ve put a list together of healthy options while you’re in town. Just because you are on-the-go doesn’t mean you have to compromise. Our Charleston Healthy Eating Guide includes culinary recommendations for eating well and feeling good while on your adventures in…

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September 15, 2019

Little-Known Facts About Charleston History

Charleston is one of America’s oldest cities. Which means it also has plenty of local stories, legends and history. Some things we know to be true? The 10 items on this list of little-known facts about Charleston history.   1.      Charleston Became a City in 1783 Because it is a port city on the eastern…

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September 2, 2019

Where to Find the Best Souvenirs in Charleston

Charleston is so full of sites and attractions that it’s easy to forget to bring a piece of the Holy City back home with you. Before you eat another piece of pecan pie or walk down another cobblestoned street, head to one of these spots to pick up something for your family and friends back…

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August 8, 2019

Charleston Team Building Activities

Charleston is the ideal city for team building activities. This city’s stunning views, cultural diversity and rich history make for the perfect backdrop to learn about your co-workers. Participate in a scavenger hunt in the Historic Market, bust your way out of an escape room or tour one of the city’s museums. These 10 Charleston…

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July 23, 2019

Places to Beat the Heat in Charleston

Charleston has the perfect climate. We don’t get snow in the winter, we can celebrate the holidays on the beach and our spring always comes early. Yet in the summer, the temperature and the humidity can sneak up on you. These 10 places to beat the heat in Charleston will refresh you and give you…

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July 10, 2019

Charleston Day Trips

Charleston has it all: from lowcountry cuisine to history and art museums to outdoor activities. Finding activities is easy; leaving is the hard part. Yet if you really must get out of town, these Charleston day trips will help you recharge — just in time to get back to Chucktown in time for a Planters…

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June 29, 2019

Charleston Beaches: Ultimate Summer Guide

Charleston is known for its waterside skyline, moderate climate and outdoor activities — especially the beaches. We lay claim to miles of soft sand and pristine water. The best part about Charleston beaches? They’re super easy to get to. So easy, in fact, you could easily take a walking tour in the morning, head to…

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June 17, 2019