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 our “What’s in Bloom” article and plan a walk through Middleton Place for a spectacular show of Camellias.

White Point Garden and The Battery are landmarks no visitor should miss.  Learn more about this historic public park and promenade in this issue.  A visit there will be both beautiful and a fascinating glimpse into Charleston’s history.

There are lots of exciting special events this time of year.  Whether it’s the Lowcountry Oyster Festival in January, the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in February or the Charleston Wine + Food Festival in March, 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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The Old Citadel
Uniquely Charleston

The Old Citadel

Strolling historic King Street near the corner of Calhoun Street, you’ll come upon a majestic green space known as Marion Square. This park is frequented

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Charleston Shopping

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Charleston Shopping : a local’s perspective

Get the inside scoop on where to shop and how to save from Charleston locals –

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