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Things to Do in Charleston on Thanksgiving

Charleston’s hospitality and rich history make it a delightful Thanksgiving destination. Find the ideal restaurant for your Thanksgiving meal and enjoy walks through the city, seasonal attractions and learn about the history of Thanksgiving in the Holy City. Read on for our favorite things to do in Charleston on Thanksgiving weekend.    Where to Eat…

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November 15, 2019

Charleston Revolutionary War History

Visiting Charleston’s Revolutionary War historic sites is easy. Like many Eastcoast cities, Charleston has preserved places where major events occurred in the American Revolution. Many of these historic attractions offer tours and commentary, explaining the city’s role in the war that led to American independence.  Charleston Revolutionary War Important Events Before Charleston Before we can…

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November 2, 2019

Self-Guided Charleston Ghost Tour

Want to find Charleston’s spookiest spots? Take a self-guided Charleston ghost tour. From the oldest gardens in America to the Holy City’s ties to the American Revolution, this city has guaranteed ghosts. Read on for hotels, pubs and graveyards to spook and delight.  Charleston Ghost Tour Stop #1: Battery Carriage House Inn Want an entire…

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October 17, 2019

Autumn Activities in Charleston

Autumn is arguably the best time to visit Charleston. Warm weather without humidity means fewer bugs and fewer tourists. Also, nothing accents the charming streets of this iconic southern town as much as the turning of the season’s leaves. History Tour of Charleston Do you have a passion for Lowcountry? Or do you simply just…

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October 3, 2019

Kid-Friendly Charleston Restaurants

Finding kid-friendly restaurants in a city you’re not familiar with can be a challenge. Are there changing tables in the bathroom? Does the restaurant provide highchairs? Will the other patrons act annoyed that you’ve brought your brood to their favorite quiet safe space? These 10 kid-friendly Charleston restaurants will keep your kids happy and occupied….

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September 15, 2019

Where to Find the Best Views in Charleston

Charleston is known for many things (churches, food and music). What it’s not known for? Tall buildings. Overall, the Holy City is relatively flat. In fact, church steeples tower over most buildings. We haven’t built skyscrapers or observation decks. What we do have? Plenty of rooftop bars and restaurants as well as waterfront property. While…

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September 2, 2019

Labor Day Weekend in Charleston: Where to Celebrate the End of Summer

Summer’s end is right around the corner. Which means we’ve only a limited amount of time to enjoy some fun in the sun here in the Holy City. Just kidding! We can enjoy fun in the sun practically year-round here. Though, the summer vibe will soon be ending, so you’d better get your Charleston Labor…

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August 8, 2019

Top 10 Charleston Nighttime Activities

Charleston might not be known as the city that doesn’t sleep — but we still have plenty of attractions that will keep you up way past your bedtime. From bars to restaurants and live shows, we’re never bored here in the Holy City. These 10 Charleston nighttime activities will keep you partying until the break…

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July 23, 2019

Where to Celebrate National Ice Cream Day in Charleston

National ice cream day only rolls around once a year (July 21st!). And it means you’re officially allowed to eat ice cream all day. While we wouldn’t fault you for camping out at one spot all day long, we recommend hitting up as many spots as possible. After all, Charleston is home to some of…

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July 10, 2019

Charleston Neighborhoods

Charleston is a large and diverse city. Though much of what most visitors will see on a trip to Charleston is the city’s downtown, it covers over 150-square miles of land. It is the second-largest city in the South as well as the oldest city in the South. If you want to get a feel…

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June 29, 2019

Fourth of July in Charleston: Activities and Celebrations

What better place to celebrate the birth of our nation than in a city that has deep roots in its creation? The Fourth of July in Charleston, SC, is one of the biggest days of the year. From fireworks to cookouts to 5K races, we’ve got you covered with all the annual activities — and…

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June 5, 2019

Charleston and South Carolina’s Famous Families

There are just some names you’ll hear over and over in Charleston. From Aiken to Boone to Ravenel to Rutledge, many of Charleston’s homes, streets and structures are named after these famous families. You’re bound to hear about at least a few of them on your trip to the Holy City — and now you’ll…

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May 18, 2019