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5 Must-Do Spring Activities in Charleston, SC

Spring came early to Charleston this year with a mild winter and plenty of sunshine. But that doesn’t mean we’re done celebrating the season. There’s so much to do this time of the year that we need an extended spring season to make it through our list. Here are five of our favorite spring activities: […]

Charleston Plantations Showcase Storied Past

McLeod Plantation - Charleston SC

Area plantations provide history on slave life in Charleston Each year visitors come to Charleston to soak up the area’s rich history. They are eager to step back in time to the 18th and 19th centuries, gaining a deeper understanding of Charleston’s past. That history is deeply intertwined with that of the slaves who worked […]

Touring the Gardens at Magnolia Plantation

On your next visit to Charleston, block off a few hours for a nice, long stroll through Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. They are filled with enough bright blossoms to drain your camera battery. The gardens opened to the public in the early 1870s and continue to attract visitors from around the world. Portions of the […]

Soaking Up Charleston’s History at Plantations, Homes, Museums

Middleton Place

Few U.S. cities have the kind of history that Charleston does. Her past encompasses 300 years worth of stories with a cast of characters that includes Indians, English settlers, politicians, armies and slaves. The settings range from a thriving seaport to spacious plantations to a downtown at times bustling with business while also recovering from […]

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