Sunset Wine Tasting  on the Schooner Pride

Sunset Wine Tasting on the Schooner Pride

Board the Schooner Pride for a relaxing evening with yummy wine accompanied by delicious tastings. Enjoy some of Executive Wine’s favorites and sample some light hors d’oeuvres from Foodies catering. Each cruise will feature four or five hand-selected wines to be shared with you! Experience the wonder of sailing Charleston Harbor on a classic 84… Continued

The Isle of Palms Trolley

The Isle of Palms Trolley

Today, we complain about the traffic we encounter on the bridges while getting to Charleston’s beaches. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries there were few bridges, and visitors to Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms had to take a trolley across Cove Inlet in Mount Pleasant to reach what was then called,… Continued

Fun in the Sun and Water!

Fun in the Sun and Water!

If you haven’t been to the Charleston County waterparks, put it on your “to-do” list for this summer! The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) has three waterparks to choose from, with a place for every age group. If you’ve got little ones, toddlers to pre-teenagers, Splash Island at Mount Pleasant Palmetto Islands County… Continued

The Palmetto and Crescent Moon

The Palmetto and Crescent Moon

Almost every shop you visit has merchandise emblazoned with the beautiful, blue South Carolina flag with its white crescent and palmetto tree. One of the most recognizable state flags in the county, it has a long history dating back to the Revolutionary War.  The spongy trunks of Palmetto trees were used to build the walls… 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

Charleston Eats

Charleston Eats

Charleston Eats – Feast For Foodies Charleston has always been known for its charming, historic downtown, the gardens and plantations along the Ashley River and for some of the best beaches in the country.  But, in recent years, Charleston’s reputation as a gourmet destination has grown to new heights.  Culinary tours, wine tastings, pub crawls… Continued

Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

The church that has become the light of forgiveness shining throughout our nation has a long history of overcoming adversity and hate.  Mother Emanuel was founded as a part of the “Bethel Circuit” of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the first independent black denomination in the United States, and is the oldest African American congregation… 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