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Sign on bonuses start at $7,500! Spend just one day in Charleston and you’re sure to understand why our treasured destination has been voted America’s no. one destination again and again by the readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler. Our perfect day in downtown Charleston looks a little something like this: MORNING After popping into La Pâtisserie, Clerks or […]

Sarah and Michael met while in undergrad at Xavier University and reconnected when Sarah was in dental school. They were engaged in the fall of 2020 and tied the knot in the Spring of 2022. They said “I Do” at The Holy Spirit Catholic Church on Johns Island followed by dinner and dancing at The […]

With its vibrant culture, rich history, exquisitely-preserved architecture, idyllic coastal location, celebrated dining scene and friendly locals, Charleston is one of America’s best loved travel destinations. Come, experience what’s new in the Charleston area this winter! Accolades New Restaurants Restaurant News Accommodations Retail Tours & Attractions Highlighted Special Events ACCOLADES 14 Best East Coast Winter Vacations The South’s Best City […] Step into the dreamy swan scene in the Blockbuster hit The Notebook; explore the largest virgin cypress-tupelo swamp forest in the world; get lost in The Great Outdoors. Our perfect day in Berkeley County looks a little something like this: MORNING Start your morning with a sweet treat at Nexton before popping in and out […]

Tie the knot aboard The Carolina Girl yacht. Quickly becoming one of the most popular event venues in Charleston, The Carolina Girl is known for its consistent experience, reliability, and luxury. Having a unique backdrop makes your event even more exciting as guests eat, drink, and dance in style. The Carolina Girl offers all the […] If urban renewal is the hottest trend in municipalities across the country, then the City of North Charleston set the stage long ago. Ready to explore all that the city has to offer? Our perfect day in North Charleston looks a little something like this: MORNING Enjoy a morning at Riverfront Park, set on […]

It’s always a good to time to retreat to Charleston! Whether you’re a foodie fanatic or an outdoor enthusiast, you’ll find an event that’s perfect for you year-round in the Lowcountry. Scroll on to discover 14 events to add to your 2023 bucket list then begin planning your visit with the help of our curated […]

Drayton Hall Sunday, December 11, 2022 Join us on December 11, 2022, for our most requested event of the Holiday Season! Ann Caldwell and The Magnolia Singers will usher in the Holidays with their ancestral hymns. Enjoy a beverage and light bites at the reception before being seated for the performance. This event sells out […]

The stunning skyline views, cozy corners and crave-worthy cocktails at these bars will make leaving your hotel an uneasy task! While many cocktail bars are often pit-stops to your final destination, these unique hotel bars are destinations in themselves. Scroll on to check out where we love to sip specialty cocktails, including The Living Room […]

We’re taking a look back at the top 10 blogs, guides and itineraries of 2022 featuring insider secrets and top tips! In case you missed them, scroll on to check out our most loved posts this year. Before you go, explore all of our curated travel itineraries and begin planning your visit. 1. 10 Charleston […]

The Loutrel, 61 State St, Charleston, SC Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Fall + Holiday Events at The Loutrel  Karen White Meet the Author / November 30 Join us for a meet & greet at The Loutrel with Karen White,New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 31 books, including the Tradd Street series, The Last Night in London, Dreams […]

Our taste buds are watering and our wish lists are growing with this year’s top picks to gift the foodie in your life. From flavorful Spicy Mustard BBQ Sauce to our favorite cookbook of the year: Gullah Geechee Home Cooking, we have no doubt your foodie fanatic friend will love their gift under the tree […]

 Custom woodworker/carpenter and artist. This is the first time the art world will be experiencing his work   Everything is 100% custom, one of a kind and completely original pieces of Handcrafted Art. Check it out Now and Meet The Artist on Dec. 3rd. Location: Revel Gifts & Gourmet Foods 438 Hwy. 174  Edisto Island, SC  29438 […]

Riverfront Park, 1001 Everglades Ave, North Charleston, SC Saturday, November 19, 2022 Aaron Siegel and Taylor Garrigan of Home Team BBQ, Anthony DiBernardo of Swig & Swine, and Robert Moss, the Contributing BBQ Editor for Southern Living, will host the 2nd annual Holy Smokes Lowcountry Barbecue Festival on Saturday, November 19th at Riverfront Park in North […]

TD Arena Thursday, November 17, 2022 ESPN Events today announced the eight-team field that will compete in the 2022 Shriners Children’s Charleston Classic. Those squads are the College of Charleston, Colorado State, Davidson, Furman, Old Dominion, Penn State, South Carolina, and Virginia Tech. The annual men’s college basketball tournament will be played November 17th, 18th […]

Searching for the perfect gift for your BFF who is simply charmed by Charleston? From a passport granting you access to Charleston’s premier historic, architectural and cultural sites to a Holy City-inspired charm bracelet, we’ve rounded up our favorite finds for the Charleston Lover. Our top picks this year include Croghan’s Jewel Box, Celadon, Charleston Stage, […]

Dudley’s on Ann, 42 Ann St., Charleston, SC Thursday, November 10, 10pm – Friday, November 11, 2022, 2:30am This year’s Charleston Pride celebration will take place from November 6th through the 13th at various locations around the Charleston area. The nonprofit organization that promotes the visibility of the LGBTQ community in Charleston and the greater Southeast […]

Unsure what to gift the guys in your life this holiday season? Allow us to suggest a few of our favorite “Charleston-only” finds. From a hand-crafted feather belt to an on-the-water Lowcountry adventure, we’ve rounded up the best guy gifts of the season, found at Holy City Brewing, Brackish, Virgil Kaine, LAKE, Red Clay, Jordan […]

Mt. Pleasant Town Centre, Theatre Drive, Mt. Pleasant, SC Tuesday, November 8, 2022 The East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club will honor military heroes this Veteran’s Day by showcasing over 200 American flags at its 4th Annual Flags for Heroes event being held from November 8th to 15th at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre. Individuals and businesses […]

TBA Friday, November 4, 2022 Save the Date: Friday, November 4, 2022. AFFA’s Annual Gala and fundraising event will take place at @unionstation_charleston.Dust off those dancing shoes it’s going to be an affair to remember. Ticket on-sale date to be announced shortly.Interested in sponsorship to lock in tickets earlier? For more information: email  Event Type: Dancing, Food […]

Various Friday, November 4, 2022 The first AfroSouth Film Festival is set to premier from November 4th to 6th, 2022 in Charleston. This new event aims to “showcase the contributions and inclusions of the African Diaspora on southern culture through the art of filmmaking.” The festival includes film screenings, interactive panels, workshops, youth programs, and […]

Gift the charm of Charleston this holiday season with one (or 10) of our top picks for her! From Rainbow Row-inspired Goldbug earrings to beautifully crafted feathered earrings, we’ve rounded up the best Charleston gifts for the gals this season, found at Gold Creations, Madison Matthews, Croghan’s Jewel Box, Juliska, Beau & Ro, Brackish, Hermosa […]

A Christmas Carol – professional 1 hour reading Saturday December 17, 2022 5:00PM Circular Congregational Church   150 Meeting Street   Charleston, SC Charles Dickens edited his book, A Christmas Carol, into a public reading format and performed this reading himself in both Europe and America to sold out houses. Traveling Literary Theater brings the same edited, […]

Is it the fresh bread? The generous fillings? The savory toppings? In Charleston, all of these components combine to create a mouth-watering meal you can really sink your teeth into. Charleston’s award-winning restaurants serve uniquely flavorful sandwiches with a Lowcountry twist. Scroll on to discover Charleston’s most epic sandwiches waiting to be devoured! The Bodega […]

Sunday, October 16, 2022 The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will be spending the week of Oct. 16-22 celebrating its Charleston Friends of the Library (CFOL) group as part of the 17th annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week. The Charleston FOL were established more than 30 years ago, and since 2008, they have raised more than $1.2 million […]

Various Sunday, October 16, 2022 We Are Family today shared the details of their 2022 Spirit Week, which will include keynote speaker and drag legend Miss Coco Peru. The event will have a theme of “rising up against bullying through art.” Here’s what the organization had to say about this year’s Spirit Week: School should […]

Mex 1 Coastal Cantina, 817 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston, SC Saturday, October 15, 2022 Save the Date – Mex 1 Coastal Cantina has announced that the West Ashley location will host the 2022 Carolina Surf Film Festival. Put on by Carolina Surf Brand, the Carolina Surf Film Festival is now celebrating its 7th year in […]

One of Charleston’s iconic institutions, Magnolias restaurant ignited a culinary renaissance when it opened its doors in 1990.  On the heels of Hurricane Hugo, this hot, new fine dining restaurant revived downtown’s French Quarter neighborhood and was among the first in the US to serve a menu with a sophisticated spin on Southern fare. Magnolias […] The Lowcountry, as locals lovingly call it, is a poetic place that etches its imprint on all who visit. It spans 90 miles of coastline, including salt marshes, barrier islands and pristine beaches. It encompasses an endless number of Spanish moss-covered oaks that are a sight to behold. It is simply… magic! Our perfect […]

The Charleston Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy., Charleston, SC Thursday, September 8, 9pm – Friday, September 9, 2022, 1am The Grass is Dead w/ Josh Daniel Thursday 9.8.22Main Stage8pm doors /9pm show2 sets$13 advance /$15 day of show Event Type: Concert, Music More info:

College of Charleston Thursday, September 8, 2022 The 7th national Slave Dwelling Project Conference will take place September 8th to 10th in Charleston in collaboration with the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program and the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program (CLAW) at the College of Charleston and as part of a month-long commemoration […]

After a day of exploring all that Charleston has to offer, you deserve a hearty meal you can really sink your teeth into. These restaurants serve uniquely flavorful burgers with mouth-watering toppings. Try a burger garnished with a Lowcountry twist. Scroll on to discover Charleston’s burger hotspots. A.W. Shuck’s Seafood Shack’s Smash Burger A.W. Shuck’s […]

The Scoop on Bridal Appointments You found the one, now it’s time to …drum roll, please… find your dream dress.  Before you book, we asked Maddison Row South Co-Managers Michelle Miller & Lindsey Principi what they wish each beloved bride-to-be knew (but rarely ask) before making their appointment.  When To Start Shopping There is no […]

As if you needed an excuse to visit Charleston, we’ve rounded up 10 events happening this autumn in the Lowcountry. Scroll on and begin planning your Fall Break escape! 1. FALL FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 10 Foodies, don’t miss Firefly Distillery’s Fall Food Truck Festival, which will feature around 20 of your favorite local food […]

The weather is delightful, the cuisine is delectable and the perfect time is now! What are you waiting for? Pull up a seat and dine al fresco at one of our favorite spots in Charleston, including 39 Rue de Jean, 82 Queen, Bay Street Biergarten, BLU Beach Bar & Grill, Caviar & Bananas, Charleston Crab House, Charleston […]