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

Haunted Charleston – The Old Jail and its Spirits

Haunted Charleston – The Old Jail and its Spirits

@ Bulldog Tours

Visit one of the most Haunted Charleston locations! The Old City Jail is a beautifully gloomy, castle-like structure standing tall in downtown Charleston. While nearby streets boast pastel-colored homes, historical churches and stunning gardens, there also sits this aging gray building with a dark history that contrasts dramatically to the Holy City’s otherwise romantic air.… Continued

The 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 that predates the civil war, cobblestone streets, hidden alley ways, window boxes overflowing with whatever is in bloom, parks and private gardens. In most cities the Visitor Center is a great place to… Continued

Bird Walks at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

Bird Walks at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

Starts: January 4, 2015

8:30am Every Sunday
@ Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

Take the short drive to Magnolia Plantation this Sunday for a bird watching walk through beautiful Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. There are 254 migratory and year round bird species found at Magnolia Plantation, and bird walks are the best way to see as many of these wondrous creatures as possible. Your guide, Perry Nugent, has… Continued