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 the go.

Check out our fact-filled “Lowcountry Backroads” article that introduces you to laid back Pawleys Island.  Known for amazing hammocks, great restaurants and unspoiled beaches, this is a perfect day trip for the family.

Art lovers will delight in Charleston’s many unique galleries.  A good place to start browsing is the Gordon Wheeler Gallery.  Read the article in this issue to learn more about this well-loved fixture of Charleston’s art world.

Summer vacation is an exciting time of year for kids.  We’ve helped you plan your memory-making activities in our “Fun With Kids” feature – from carriage rides to waterparks to history workshops geared for kids.

Enjoy your visit to Historic Charleston.  We hope you and your family will return to our beautiful city again and again.  Our website, www.charlestongateway.com, offers many more suggestions on what to see and do in our beautiful city.

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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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Fall Tours

The 39th Fall Tour of Homes


@ Downtown Charleston

Every year, The Preservation Society of Charleston brings The Fall Tour of Homes to our city, giving tour goers a chance to experience

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Drayton Hall

Drayton Hall


@ Drayton Hall

Circa 1738, Drayton Hall is the oldest unrestored plantation house in America still open to the public and the nation’s earliest example of fully executed

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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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