The Historic Charleston Vacation Guide


The Charleston Vacation Guide - Find the best hotels, dining and attractions in Historic Charleston


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This Charleston vacation guide is written by a South Carolina native who loves vacationing in historic Charleston and after visiting my website I hope you will also fall in love with this beautiful city.

This guide contains everything you need to know to plan a fun and exciting vacation to one of the most historic and picturesque cities in the world including:

  • Tips and information on getting to Charleston.

  • Find a great hotel or bed and breakfast in the historic district or on the waterfront.

  • Find the best restaurants in the area.

  • Information on getting around Charleston.

  • View maps of the historic district - Including public parking, local attractions and nearby beaches.

  • And find many more tips for planning your Charleston getaway.


  • Fun Activities and Attractions in Historic Charleston

    A while back a friend asked me if I had any suggestions of somewhere fun that he and his wife could go on vacation? Naturally I suggested Charleston and the first question out of his mouth was “what is there to do in Charleston?”

    I just started naming all the fun things Charleston has to offer:

  • An evening ghost walk to some of the most haunted places in Charleston.
  • Visit the historic market for a great assortment of shops and restaurants.
  • Learn about Charleston’s rich history by taking a horse drawn carriage ride.
  • Take a relaxing 30 minute boat ride through Charleston harbor out to Fort Sumter.
  • Visit the worlds largest naval maritime museum at Patriots Point where you can tour the USS Yorktown.
  • Visit the South Carolina aquarium located at the edge of the historic Charleston harbor.
  • Visit some of the numerous art galleries in the Historic District.
  • Take a leisurely stroll on nearby Folly Beach.
  • Whether you are just going for a romantic weekend or you are planning a family vacation, Charleston has something to offer everyone - and my Charleston vacation guide will help you find it.



    Navigating Your Way Around the Historic Charleston Travel Guide

    The website has several main areas:

  • The Welcome section contains information on getting to Charleston and getting around Charleston including airline flights and car rentals for Charleston.
  • In the Lodging section you will find lists of all the local hotels, bed and breakfasts and vacation rental properties in the Charleston area.
  • The Eating section is a guide to all the local restaurants in Charleston.
  • Under the Exploring section you will find a list of local attractions and fun things to do while in Charleston including information on Golf Courses and Cruises. You will also find maps including peninsula, area and parking.
  • And finally in the Other Fun Info section, you will find information on upcoming events in Charleston, information on the weather , and more information on how to contact me .



  • History of Charleston SC
    A brief overview of the History of Charleston SC. Events that helped shape Charleston into the city it is today.
    Charleston Travel Guide
    The Charleston Travel Guide - A guide to getting to and getting around Charleston.
    Charleston Bed and Breakfasts
    Find information,rates, photos and reviews of Downtown Historic Charleston Bed and Breakfasts.
    Historic Charleston Inns
    Find the best deals, information, photos, and reviews of Historic Charleston Inns.
    Charleston Luxury Hotels
    Find the best deals, information, photos and reviews of downtown Historic Charleston Luxury Hotels.
    Downtown Charleston Lodging
    Charleston Lodging Guide - Find a great place to stay on any budget. Compare rates and book your hotel online using our price comparison service.
    Charleston Discount Hotels
    Find the best deals, information, photos, and reviews of Downtown Historic Charleston Discount Hotels.
    Charleston Vacation Rentals
    An insiders guide to Charleston Vacation Rentals including condos and homes.
    Charleston Restaurants
    A guide to the best Charleston Restaurants. From upscale dining to outdoor cafes, find out why dining in Charleston is an unforgettable experience.
    Charleston Tourist Attractions
    An insiders guide to Charleston Tourist Attractions. Information on fun things to see and do in Charleston SC.
    Charleston Things To Do
    A list of Historic Charleston Things to Do including Home Tours and Festivals.An insiders guide on fun things to do in Charleston, SC.
    Charleston SC Maps
    Charleston SC Maps including Charleston Area Map, Charleston Peninsula Map, and Charleston Parking Maps.
    Charleston SC Weather
    Find current Charleston SC Weather conditions including average temperatures, average precipitation and other weather statistics.
    Contact Me
    Feel free to contact me and give me feedback, ask questions, or submit stories about your experiences in Charleston SC.
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