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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Charleston Tea Rooms

Charleston Tea Rooms offer a glimpse into how this mannerly city fetes the public through church tea rooms. Many of the receipts, or recipes
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Holidays in Charleston

Charleston Holiday music, magical lights and exquisite decorations are all a part of the unforgettable experience of celebrating the holidays in Charleston. You’ll find

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Gordon Wheeler Gallery

The Gordon Wheeler Gallery

@ 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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A Celebration of Quilts


@ Omar Shrine Temple Convention Center

"A Celebration of Quilts" is presented by Cobblestone Quilters Guild of Charleston, South Carolina. It will be held at the Omar Shrine Temple Convention Center

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