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Historic and cosmopolitan, Charleston imbues a timeless Southern charm. A city that engages all the senses, you’ll discover a fascinating cornucopia of neoclassical architecture, tree-lined cobblestone streets, a leading culinary scene, distinctive bars and standout nights. Ranked as the #1 city in the US by Travel + Leisure, Charleston has become the place you absolutely, positively must visit.

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Second Sunday on King Street

0.3 miles

This monthly event is a local favorite to wind down the weekend, where pedestrians roam storefronts and eateries from Calhoun to Broad Street, with street performers and dancers alike. Take advantage of our Charms of Charleston Package.

Charms of Charleston

Second Sunday on King Street

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Philadelphia Alley

0.3 miles

Take the path less travelled through this quiet, one-block stretch nestled between Church and State Street. Perfect for a beautiful walk downtown during the day or even a midnight stroll. This one is one of Butler Michelle's Recommendations. 

Philadelphia Alley


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Historic City Market

0.1 miles | 188 Meeting St

Around the corner from us is the cultural heart of our historic city. The City Market is a pivotal stop for those looking for a handcrafted trinkets and a glimpse into life in the Old South. Check out our Charms of Charleston Package.

Charms of Charleston

Historic City Market

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College of Charleston

0.6 miles | 66 George St

Founded in 1770, this institution is the oldest college in South Carolina, featuring National Historic Landmarks like the Randolph Hall and the Cistern. This one is one of Butler David's Recommendations. 

College of Charleston


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Dock Street Theater

0.3 miles | 135 Church St

Treat yourself to a theatrical performance at this historic venue. Located in the French Quarter, the Dock Street Theater originated as a hotel in 1809, but converted to a theater in 1935. This one is one of Butler Michelle's Recommendations. 

Dock Street Theater

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Gibbes Art Museum

0.4 miles | 135 Meeting St

Located in a striking Beaux Arts building, the Gibbes Art Museum houses a premier collection of over 10,000 works of fine art, many with a connection to the Old South and Historic Charleston. This one is one of Butler David's Recommendations. 

Gibbes Art Museum


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Horse-drawn Carriage Tours

Palmetto Carriage Tour | 843 853-6125

Hear the vibrant tales of over three hundred years of history set against the sound of hoofbeats on this classic carriage tour through the streets of Downtown Charleston. This one is one of Butler David's Recommendations. Check out our Charms of Charleston Package.

Charms of Charleston

Horse-drawn Carriage Tours

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Schooner Pride Tour at Sunset

0.8 miles | 360 Concord St

Set sail on an exhilarating voyage or romantic sunset cruise aboard a classic 84’ tall ship to escape the bustling streets and low country heat with a harbor tour aboard the Schooner Pride. This one is one of Butler Michelle's Recommendations. Check out our Charms of Charleston Package.

Charms of Charleston

Schooner Pride Tour at Sunset


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High Cotton

199 E Bay St | 843 724-3815

An elegant Southern eatery serving Lowcountry fare and fresh seafood, using ingredients from local farms. Enjoy live Bluegrass brunches on the weekends. Make sure to book our Gourmet Charleston Package. 

Gourmet Charleston

High Cotton

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Angel Oak

13.4 mi | 30 min drive

Located on James Island, this gorgeous site is home to the oldest living organism in the Southeast, dating back to approximately 1,500 years old! While you’re out there… Charleston Tea Plantation and Firefly Distillery aren’t too far away for a delightful drink. This one is one of Butler David's Recommendations. 

Angel Oak


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Plantations and Historic Gardens

Step back in time and visit the gracious plantations and gardens of Middleton Place, showcasing America’s oldest landscaped gardens; Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, founded in 1676 along the Ashley River; and Drayton Hall, with its well-preserved 18th-century home.

Plantations and Historic Gardens

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Charleston Beaches

12.0 mi | 28 min drive

Fondly referred to by Charleston locals as the Edge of America, Charleston's expansive beaches are great for surfing and include a maritime forest, Folly Beach, Sullivan's Island and the Morris Island Lighthouse.

Charleston Beaches


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Charleston Historic Homes

Historic Downtown District

History buffs will delight in a tour of Charleston’s historic district from the pastel-hued Georgian homes on Rainbow Row, the Joseph Manigault House on Meeting Street, and the Antebellum mansion of Edmondston-Alston House on Battery Street to name but a few.

Charleston Historic Homes