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.

Summer 2016 Charleston Gateway

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The Isle of Palms Trolley
Cobblestones of the Past

The Isle of Palms Trolley

Today, we complain about the traffic we encounter on the bridges while getting to Charleston’s beaches. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries there

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Rockin the River

Rockin’ the River 2016


@ Riverfront Park in North Charleston

Rockin’ the River is a family and pet friendly summer concert series that takes place at the beautiful and historic Riverfront Park in North Charleston.

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