Welcome to Charleston, South Carolina

Thank you for choosing Historic Charleston as your vacation destination. It’s a wonderful time of year to visit our beautiful city.

A walk on the grounds of an historic plantation is a perfect way to spend a mild winter day.  Read about Middleton Place and their Camellia Walks to plan a walk through some of the most beautiful camellias in the world.

Enjoy the Lowcountry Oyster Festival in January, the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in February or the Charleston Wine + Food Festival in March, -- no matter the month, our beautiful city always has so much to offer.  You’ll find information about these and many other events in the pages of this Charleston Gateway.

Whether this is your first visit or an annual tradition, Charleston is the perfect spot for a relaxing vacation. Please enjoy our history, delicious food and unique attractions. And, thank you for visiting our city, and we hope to see you again soon!

Please visit us on the web, www.charlestongateway.com, and find us on Facebook for insider tips and exclusives! And, Charleston Gateway now has an app for iPhone and Android that gives you our city’s best on the go.  Search “Discover Charleston” in iTunes or Google Play.

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Palmetto and Crescent Moon
Cobblestones of the Past

The Palmetto and Crescent Moon

Almost every shop you visit has merchandise emblazoned with the beautiful, blue South Carolina flag with its white crescent and palmetto tree. One of

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Charleston Beaches

Charleston Beach Regulations

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Enjoy the Charleston Area’s Sun and Shore!

Charleston’s surrounding beaches welcome you to their sandy shores! Fun for family and friends, grab your bathing suit

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