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Stroll along sidewalks and seawalls. Let the human scale of the peninsula enfold you in a state of Old World enchantment.


Known for its rich history, well-preserved architecture, distinguished restaurants, and mannerly people, Charleston has received a large number of accolades, including “America’s Most Friendly City” by Travel + Leisure in 2011 and in 2013 by Cond√© Nast Traveler, and also “the most polite and hospitable city in America” by Southern Living magazine. Charleston is located near the middle of South Carolina’s coast. Charleston was originally called Charles Town (in honor of King Charles II of England), and its nickname is “The Holy City.”

Just two hours from Bluffton and Hilton Head Island, Charleston offers plenty of festivals, exciting events, fine southern dining venues, family attractions, sports and leisure activities and recreation.