Welcome to Charleston, South Carolina

Thank you for choosing Charleston Gateway for your vacation guide. We are pleased to offer you the most comprehensive vacation guide available in our beautiful city. Be sure to pick up a copy of Charleston Map Guide as well! Our exciting new smart phone app, “Discover Charleston,” is available on Google Play and iTunes, helping you find everything you need on
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Summer vacation is an exciting time of year for kids. While you are in Downtown Charleston, be sure to drop by Tom’s Toys and let the kids experience KAPLA building. More information about this unique way to play is in the article in this issue.

Being outside, is, of course, the way to spend the summer. In this issue you’ll find lots of things to do outdoors, from visiting the newly renovated Colonial Lake Park, to visiting area beaches to a refreshing boat tour across Charleston Harbor. Our calendars are also packed with great ideas for fun!

Enjoy your visit to Historic Charleston. We hope you and your family will return to our beautiful city again and again.

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Gordon Wheeler Gallery
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The Gordon Wheeler Gallery

Visiting Charleston is an experience unlike any other.  Its large historic district includes businesses and homes dating back centuries.  There is ironwork

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Piccolo Spoleto
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Spotlight on the Arts

Piccolo Spoleto

Piccolo Spoleto, May 27 -  June 12, 2016

Annually presenting over 500 performing, literary and visual arts events, the

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Charleston Farmers Market

Charleston Farmers Markets


Attracting visitors and locals alike, the Charleston Farmers Market is located in Marion Square, between King and Meeting Streets at the edge of Calhoun Street.

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