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Best of Charleston Guide

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Charleston
Historic Charleston is bursting with Southern charm and hospitality. The city feels a bit like it’s suspended in time, thanks to its antebellum architecture and surrounding plantation landscapes. Take in incredible views of the Battery and the French Quarter as you stroll the Waterfront Park, then become inspired by the cultivated beauty of the gardens at Middleton Place. At night, try a ghost tour for an introduction to the spooky side of the city.

All things to do » Things to do

Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge
Attraction type: Bridges
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Riley Waterfront Park
Riley Waterfront Park
Bright green public space overlooking the coast: great for picnics and lounging.
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks; Parks
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Lowcountry Walking Tours
Lowcountry Walking Tours
Owner description: Lowcountry Walking Tours is Charleston's premiere walking tour company. We now offer three walking tours -- the Downtown Walking Tour, Charleston's Most Beautiful Walk and our... more Owner description: Lowcountry Walking Tours is Charleston's premiere walking tour company. We now offer three walking tours -- the Downtown Walking Tour, Charleston's Most Beautiful Walk and our newest tour: Charleston's Alleys and Hidden Passages! less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Walking Tours; City Tours; Private Tours; Historic Walking Areas
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Middleton Place
Middleton Place
Owner description: Middleton Place is an 18th century rice plantation and National Historic Landmark comprising 65 acres of America's oldest landscaped Gardens, the Middleton Place House Museum and... more Owner description: Middleton Place is an 18th century rice plantation and National Historic Landmark comprising 65 acres of America's oldest landscaped Gardens, the Middleton Place House Museum and the Plantation Stableyards. The Gardens reflect the elegant symmetry of 17th century European design. Sculpted terraces, parterres, and reflection pools inhabited by swans are highlights of their intricate design. Rare camellias bloom in the winter, while vibrant azaleas blanket the hillside above the Mill Pond in the spring. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Points of Interest & Landmarks; Gardens
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Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Sacred & Religious Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Halls Chophouse
Halls Chophouse
Ranked #1 of 910 Restaurants in Charleston
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
R Kitchen
R Kitchen
Ranked #2 of 910 Restaurants in Charleston
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, International
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Charleston Grill
Charleston Grill
Ranked #3 of 910 Restaurants in Charleston
Price: $31 - $45
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Grill 225
Grill 225
Ranked #4 of 910 Restaurants in Charleston
Price: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood, American, Steakhouse
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
Ranked #5 of 910 Restaurants in Charleston
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Town & Country Inn and Suites
3.0 of 5
Town & Country Inn and Suites
$132 - $214
Ranked #7 of 61 Hotels in Charleston
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Best Western Charleston Inn
2.5 of 5
Best Western Charleston Inn
$94 - $202
Ranked #24 of 61 Hotels in Charleston
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Holiday Inn Express Charleston
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Charleston
$119 - $220
Ranked #31 of 61 Hotels in Charleston
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Ansonborough Inn
3.0 of 5
Ansonborough Inn
$199 - $350
Ranked #12 of 61 Hotels in Charleston
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Hyatt House Charleston - Historic District
3.0 of 5
Hyatt House Charleston - Historic District
$186 - $408
Ranked #14 of 61 Hotels in Charleston
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The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel
4.0 of 5
The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel
$216 - $466
Ranked #15 of 61 Hotels in Charleston
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Wentworth Mansion
5.0 of 5
Wentworth Mansion
$429 - $599
Ranked #1 of 61 Hotels in Charleston
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French Quarter Inn
4.0 of 5
French Quarter Inn
$337 - $603
Ranked #2 of 61 Hotels in Charleston
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Zero George Street
4.0 of 5
Zero George Street
$371 - $643
Ranked #3 of 61 Hotels in Charleston
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