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Lose Your Cares in These 7 Charleston Parks and Squares

Did you know Charleston parks include more than 150 charming outdoor spaces throughout the county? Discover, wander, and admire while satiating the senses with seasonal flora and fauna. No matter your style or time of year, Charleston parks offer a variety of flourishing […]

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Discover must see places and outdoor things to do in 2021 with this Charleston, South Carolina guide, from historic places to visit, to worthwhile attractions.

6 Must-See Historic Downtown Charleston Neighborhoods For Holy City Wandering (Plus 3 Beyond the Boroughs)

Ready to get swept away by intoxicating charm? It doesn’t take much in the Holy City. Between the food, architecture, history, and hospitable folks drawling cheery “Hey yawls,” you’ll feel like a local having a grand time with old friends.

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One of Charleston’s best vegan dining is found near Hampton Park.

The Best Vegan Restaurants in Charleston Right Now

Wondering about vegan restaurants in Charleston, SC? Plant-based eaters can enjoy the Southern culinary comforts and traditions that Lowcountry is known for. Timeless Charleston gives you a vegan tour of Charleston and shows you some of the best places for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and, of course, dessert.

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An Interview with Chef Pagán, 2022 James Beard Best Chef Nominee

The temptation of truffles enticed us to Wild Common in downtown Charleston where Chef Pagán’s talented hand did not disappoint. But it was his sincere, humble approach and Zen-esque dining experience at an Annual Truffle Tasting dinner that whet our […]

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Patriots Point offers 2 different naval vessels to tour near Charleston SC.

Patriot’s Point: Fun for Kids in Charleston

28 Aircraft, 3 Navy Vessels, 2 Space Capsules, Overnight Experiences, and More One of the must-see places that’s fun for kids in Charleston is Patriot’s Point. Located in Mt. Pleasant near the base of the stunning Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, […]

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One of Charleston’s must-see attractions is the old Charleston City Market in historic downtown.

Visit the 1 and Only Charming Charleston City Market

A National Historic Landmark, the Charleston City Market is a former 19th century meat and produce market that still bustles as the city’s central city location for social gatherings and retail transactions. Spanning four blocks in the French Quarter neighborhood, […]

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To see some of the best sunsets in Charleston read these travel tips, like the one seen here from a nearby beach.

4 Key Locations For The Best Sunsets in Charleston

By Sara Pomeroy – If someone were to ask when I last felt complete joy and happiness — the kind of utter joy that takes your breath away and fills up your soul — I would answer that it was while I was lost in a sunset. My most recent such joys were the breathtaking sunsets of Charleston. After a year of not traveling in 2020, it was time to plan a big trip.

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Charleston's best pizza starts with Coastal Crust's Healthy Pie.

Charleston’s Best 12 Pizza Pies

Chilly days beg for a warm pizza pie (that’s amore!)

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One of the 6 must-see holy places in historic downtown Charleston is the Circular Congregational Church.

6 Must-See Historic Charleston Holy Places: A Self-Guided Tour

Faith Built More Than Congregations in the Holy City. Houses of worship represent fantastic architecture of earlier times, reflecting both the Colonial era, and the Charles Towne settlement’s enduring history. From the earliest construction in the 1670s, these impressive structures […]

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Sweep your love of their feet with a true Charleston romance.

How to Capture Charleston Romance Now: Sweet and Savory Sights and Senses

Whether you’re looking for where to propose, have your dream wedding or honeymoon, or put the skip back in your stride, find Charleston romance in the city made for love.

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The best views of Charleston are found on its mamy rooftops like the Citrus Club at The Dewberry hotel.

Cocktails With A View

Looking for a different perspective on Charleston’s charm? From exclusive hotel club-level hideaways to public terraces high above the streets, there’s an elevated place for everyone. These downtown rooftop bars offer views as far reaching as the history is deep. […]

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One of the best brunches in Charleston is served at 82 Queen, a quintessential Holy City dining experience.

Charleston’s Best Brunches

You don’t have to be an early riser to indulge in this southern weekend pastime. Celebrate Southern food culture well into the afternoon with such favorites as Biscuits & Gravy, Chicken & Waffles, Crab Eggs Benedict, Crepes, Fried Green Tomatoes, […]

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The best map of Charleston is a full 22 x 32 inches but folds to a compact 5-1/4 x 8-1/4. 

2022 Map Guide Released

Enjoy our January-June 2022 Map Guide with expanded, redesigned layout, and fun articles and tips on what to do, where to eat and shop, and more. Stay tuned for our soon to be launched revamped website with expanded content from […]

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History enthusiasts looking for worthwhile places to see in Charleston find must-see and do answers in the Charleston Gateway Visitor's Guide to History

An Essential Visitor’s Guide to the History of Charleston

Consistently voted a top travel destination, Charleston’s appeal is undeniable. Visitors come for the Lowcountry cuisine and fresh seafood, the sun-soaked Atlantic beaches, and, of course, the city’s historic charm.  Discover an in-depth look into the history of Charleston with […]

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Where to find the best oysters in Charleston South Carolina? Check out our official Charleston Oyster Guide. ©The Darling Oyster Bar

Where to Eat the Best Oysters in Charleston

The Lowcountry shows its love for the best oysters in Charleston Tradition holds that any month with an “R” equals prime time for wild oysters in Charleston. But don’t be fooled into believing you can’t enjoy them year-round from the […]

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If you want to know how to open an oyster, refer to this step by step illustration. 

Ohhhh Shucks – How to Open an Oyster in 5 Easy Steps

Restaurants take care of the tedious oyster shucking process for anything you order, but if you’re headed to a Lowcountry roast, you’ll need to know how to open an oyster. We’ll teach you how in these 5 easy steps. Long […]

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The Charleston tide is always right for our ultimate guide to Lowcountry breweries.

20+ Top Charleston Breweries: Where to Go and What to Tap

Celebrate Charleston’s new culture with some of the best craft brewers in the Lowcountry. Stay tuned for our guide to the ones you don’t wanna miss.

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High and low tides in Charleston SC make magic along Shem Creek; here’s a list of the best Shem Creek restaurants and things to do now in this local hotspot.

Shem Creek: Everything You Wanna Know

For those journeying to Charleston, the quaint area known as Shem Creek is at the top of the must-see list. But don’t be fooled by the word creek — Shem Creek is actually a broad, inviting estuary where active shrimpers, fun-loving boaters, and seafood seeking locals congregate. This charming section of Mount Pleasant draws outdoor enthusiasts to its flanking boardwalks where kayak and paddleboard rentals, sunset cruises and fishing charters await. “Outer Banks” enthusiasts will recognize “The Wreck” restaurant, known to locals as “The Wreck of the Richard and Charlene”.

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