Charleston, South Carolina is consistently voted as one of the top destinations in the United States. Here are 26 reasons why you should come visit:
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge – this beautiful bridge connects downtown Charleston to Mount Pleasant and is the second longest cable-stayed bridge in the Western Hemisphere.
Beaches – Charleston is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in South Carolina, if not the entire East Coast. Come explore the warm waters and golden sand.
Charleston Coliseum – The Coliseum has hosted some of the best performing artists in the world, including Taylor Swift and Kiss. The acoustics in the Coliseum are incredible.
Dixie Supply Cafe and Bakery – Experience casual, lowcountry cuisine at this Charleston staple eatery. The food here is so good, it’s even been featured in Diner’s Drive-ins and Dives.
Edisto Island Museum – This fascinating museum helps to explain the long and storied history of this Edisto, from Native Americans to the Spaniards to the Civil War. The Museum is home to a large collection of artifacts from the area’s plantations.
Fort Sumter – the shots that were fired from this sea fort were said to start the Civil War. Now Fort Sumter is a National Monument dedicated to the history of the Civil War.
Gullah Culture – Come to Charleston and you’ll experience the one-of-a-kind Gullah culture. Be sure to experience the music and delicious food.
Charleston Harbor – While visiting Charleston, explore the banks of the beautiful Charleston Harbor. If you get the chance, a boat tour is a fun way to take in the sights of the city.
Carolina Ice Palace – You can lace up and skate at the Ice Palace all year round. It’s a great way to cool down during Charleston’s hot summers.
Jazz Shows – Charleston is home to an incredible jazz community. Check out the local theaters and clubs to see who is performing when you’re in town.
Kiawah Island – Love to golf? Kiawah Island is home to some of the most incredible golf in the country. There’s also incredible wildlife and spas to take in.
Lodging – We have four InTown Suites locations in the Charleston Metro area.
Magnolia Plantation – this awe inspiring and historic Plantation is one of the most popular attractions in Charleston.
The Nightlife – from intimate bars to sprawling nightclubs, Charleston has a venue to suit whatever mood you’re in for a night on the town.
Old City Market – a trip to the Old City Market is great for shopping and people watching!
Palmetto Brewing Company – stop by the Palmetto Brewing Company to try some of the best craft beer in the city, brewed in house.
BBQ – In South Carolina, BBQ means pork. In Charleston, you’ll find most places use a delicious and unique spicy vinegar sauce.
Rainbow Row – Rainbow Row is Charleston’s version of San Fransisco’s Painted Ladies. People come from all over to photograph a row of brightly colored homes.
Spoleto Festival – Every spring, for seventeen days, Charleston hosts a massive performing arts festival. People from all over the world come to experience the plays, concerts, films and other pieces of performance arts.
Theater 99 – Love to laugh? Then you’ll want to take in an improve performance by Theater 99, think Whose Line Is It Anyway, but better.
Upscale Dining – Feel like getting dressed up and celebrating a special occasion with a good meal? Make a reservation at Virginia’s on King for a sophisticated take on lowcountry cuisine
Vendue Hotel Rooftop Bar – this rooftop bar offers amazing views of the city and the bartenders can mix up some seriously good drinks.
Whirlin Water Adventure Park – beat the heat of summers in Charleston with a visit to this adventure park. There are lots of water slides to choose from!
eXtremely polite people – Charleston locals have been voted to be some of the friendliest and politest people in the country.
Year Round Nice Weather – Winter is typically brief and mild with very little snow, so it’s always a good time to visit.
Zoo – Kids love seeing the wildlife in the Charles Towne Landing Animal Forrest.
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