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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: Day Trips From Charleston, SC

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 day trips from Charleston, SC, will help you recharge — just in time to get back to Chucktown in time for…

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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

Slavery History in Charleston

It’s hard to talk about the history of the Holy City without mentioning slavery in Charleston. The city was a key port that was responsible for the sale and transport of enslaved African Americans to all other major cities in the U.S. Charleston is known for its lush plantations — many of which you can…

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June 5, 2019

Things to Do in Charleston Memorial Day Weekend

In Charleston, Memorial Day weekend marks the kickoff to summer fun. If you’re planning on heading to the Holy City for the weekend, there’s plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday. From music festivals to wine events to remembrance, you can enjoy some fun in the sun — while taking time to honor those who…

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May 18, 2019

Things to Do in Charleston Without a Car

Charleston is known for its slow pace. That means that many Charlestonians choose to walk or bike around the city instead of hopping in a car — especially in the historic downtown area. Luckily, most of our tourist attractions are also accessible without a car. Check out these 9 ‘must-do’ activities by foot, bike, boat…

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April 30, 2019

9 Charleston Luxury Hotspots

By the mid-19th century, Charleston was one of the wealthiest cities in the U.S. Today, you can visit the many historic homes, restaurants and attractions that pay homage to the city’s rich history. Pun intended. These 9 Charleston luxury hotspots will make you feel like you’re one of the 1 percent for the day. Planters…

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April 10, 2019

Charleston Renaissance

Most people have heard of the Italian Renaissance. Some have heard of the Harlem Renaissance. But did you know that Charleston also had a major Renaissance that changed the lowcountry landscape in the early 20th century?   After the end of Reconstruction, the South was able to make a comeback — thanks to a slight…

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March 19, 2019