Fun in Charleston!

Fun in Charleston!

There is so much to do in Charleston!  Our city and surrounding areas are filled with activities that fascinate and entertain.  The staff at Charleston Gateway came up with a few of our favorites to get you started.  Take a short drive out of the Holy City, and visit a plantation for an up close… Continued

Charleston Gateway Celebrates It’s 60th Anniversary

Charleston Gateway Celebrates It’s 60th Anniversary

Charleston Gateway magazine celebrates its 60th year as the most widely read and recognized visitor’s guide to the lowcountry.  Founded in 1955, Charleston was a much different place than the well-manicured gardens and restored homes you see today.  What makes this story even more fascinating is that in the ‘50s, Charleston had virtually no tourism. … Continued

Feast for Foodies

Feast for Foodies

Fried chicken, okra, butter beans, shrimp & grits with tasso gravy, corn on the cob, cornbread, hoppin’ john….these are just a few of the items many of us grew up with on Grandmama’s table for Sunday dinner.  Sunday dinner is a tradition deeply rooted in the South, where families including extended kin, will get together… Continued

Spoleto Festival USA

Spoleto Festival USA

Starts: May 22, 2015

May 22nd - June 7th

Since the first Spoleto Festival in 1978, excitement builds in the city each spring as world class artists fill Charleston with inspiring, uplifting performances. For 17 days and nights, Spoleto Festival USA draws people from around the world to experience the light and beauty of the arts, with renowned artists and emerging performers in disciplines… Continued

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

Now in its 32nd year, the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) is the largest wildlife art and nature event in the nation, attracting 35,000-40,000 attendees annually. Along with 2015 Featured Painter, Grant Hacking, hundreds of artists will have their work on display. Twelve Days of Christmas is a new exhibit at SEWE 2015 featuring original art… Continued

Historic Fort Moultrie: Protecting our  Shores Since 1776

Historic Fort Moultrie: Protecting our Shores Since 1776

Located on Sullivan’s Island, Fort Moultrie, a landmark of the American Revolution, withstood the fire of nine British warships on June 28, 1776, returning fire with cannon shots that swept the decks of enemy vessels. The unfinished palmetto log walls of the fort did not shatter, rather they absorbed the cannon fire much like a… Continued

Visit Hampton Park for Winter Beauty

Visit Hampton Park for Winter Beauty

Hampton Park is one of the City of Charleston’s largest parks. The sixty acre park at 30 Mary Murray Drive, next to The Citadel, boasts the most extensive floral displays of any park in the city. An old rose collection and seasonal displays are planted and maintained by staff and volunteers. This neighborhood park has a… Continued

The Old Citadel

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 by local College of Charleston students studying or just looking to catch some rays. Professionals and families picnic around the park and dog owners find a wonderful space to walk… Continued