Charleston Beach Regulations

Charleston Beach Regulations

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 or your shirt and shorts, and bask on the edge of our beautiful waters. To make your time more worry free and to ensure the safety of both our residents and… Continued

Visit the Newly Remodeled Gibbes Museum of Art!

Visit the Newly Remodeled Gibbes Museum of Art!

@ Gibbes Museum of Art

If you’re a regular visitor to the Holy City, you may have noticed that the Gibbes Museum has been closed for nearly two years for an extensive renovation. Now reopened, the 111-year-old museum houses a premier collection of more than 10,000 works telling the story of American art. In addition to an innovative new layout… Continued

McLeod Plantation – Transition to Freedom

McLeod Plantation – Transition to Freedom

@ McLeod Plantation

In 2015, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) opened a window to a complex past at McLeod Plantation Historic Site, located on James Island in the Charleston area. As a bold and rare example, McLeod Plantation Historic Site declines to tell the well-known manicured story of the grand Old South and its plantations.… Continued

Children’s Museum of the Lowcounty

Children’s Museum of the Lowcounty

Spend the day at the Children’s Museum of the Lowcounty! “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But, for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” – Fred Rogers Research shows that unstructured, self-directed play is essential for little ones’ cognitive, physical, social… Continued

Oyster House on Market and O-Bar

Oyster House on Market and O-Bar

Enjoy causal fine dining at The Oyster House on Market and O-Bar! It’s no surprise that a harbor town like Charleston would offer some of the best seafood around.  However, on the peninsula, there is a new seafood restaurant in town that will really float your boat! The Oyster House and it’s adjoining sister, O-Bar,… Continued

Piccolo Spoleto

Piccolo Spoleto

Starts: May 27, 2016

May 27 - June 12, 2016
@ Various Locations

Piccolo Spoleto, May 27 –  June 12, 2016 Annually presenting over 500 performing, literary and visual arts events, the 17-day Piccolo Spoleto Festival transforms Charleston into an exhilarating celebration of the cultural vitality and diversity of the South Carolina Lowcountry. With a focus on accessibility and community participation in the arts, Piccolo Spoleto is the official outreach… Continued

White Point Garden & The Battery

White Point Garden & The Battery

@ White Point Garden

Stretching along the lower shores of the Charleston Peninsula and bordered by the Ashley and Cooper Rivers which come together here to form Charleston Harbor, White Point Garden, a 5.7 acre public park, is located in the heart of Charleston’s historic district. It is the southern section of the Battery, a historical defensive seawall and… Continued

The Charleston Single House

The Charleston Single House

The Charleston Single House is an architectural style long associated with the Holy City and refers to homes built one room wide with double covered piazzas (also known as porches). The homes can be many rooms long and multiple stories high.  Some are 10 feet wide, some are 25 feet wide, but they always sit… Continued

Charleston Shopping

Charleston Shopping

Charleston Shopping : a local’s perspective Get the inside scoop on where to shop and how to save from Charleston locals – they know how to shop and have the ultimate insider tips for you. With so many great shopping options, finding what you want and more is easy to do while visiting our area. Here are… Continued

The Charleston City Market

The Charleston City Market

The Changing Face of the Charleston City Market One of the most well known landmarks in the Holy City, the Charleston City Market is home to more than 300 vendors of unique merchandise, much of it local and regional, as well as 50 sweetgrass basket weavers.  Recently remodeled, the Great Hall is now heated and air… Continued