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Charleston, SC Charleston is one of the most historical and well-preserved cities in the United States. Charleston has had a starring role in South Carolina & American history since its founding more than 300 years ago.The English established the first permanent European settlement on the Ashley River in 1670. War, fires, earthquakes and hurricanes have threatened this resilient city over the years but it still stands strong and beautiful. The city's historic district today has barely changed, boasting 73 pre-Revoluntionary buildings, 136 late 18th century structures and over 600 others built in the 1840s. Visitors can tour the city by foot or horse-drawn carriage.

Charleston has won numerous awards as one of the top travel destinations in the United States! For the sixteenth consecutive year, readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine honored Charleston as a Top 10 travel destination in the United States. For 2008, Charleston was honored with a No. 2 slot - topped only by San Francisco. Also, TripAdvisor.com awarded Charleston a Travelers' Choice Award for 2008 (top 25 United States Destination).

Charleston Vacation & Information Links

Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau | Order FREE Official Visitor Guide | Charleston - Wikipedia | Charleston - Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor | Download FREE Charleston Travel Guide by TripAdvisor (PDF format)

Suggested Charleston MUST SEE / MUST DO

Boone Hall Plantation | Calhoun Mansion | Charleston Museum | Charleston's Museum Mile | Charleston Waterfront Park | Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site | Classic Carriage Tours | Cooper River Bridge | Cooper River Bridge Run | Drayton Hall | Ed Gimbrall's Walking Tour of Historic Charleston | Fort Moultrie | Fort Sumter Tours | Gibbes Museum of Art | Magnolia Plantation | Middleton Place Plantation | Nathaniel Russell House | Palmetto Carriage Tours | Patriots Point / USS Yorktown | South Carolina Aquarium | Spoleto Festival USA

Things to Do in Charleston - TripAdvisor


Suggested Charleston Hotels

Mills House Hotel | Anchorage Inn | Fulton Lane Inn | French Quarter Inn | Harbourview Inn | Holiday Inn Historic District | Indigo Inn | John Rutledge House Inn | Hampton Inn - Historic District | 15 Church Street Bed & Breakfast | Fantasia Bed & Breakfast

Renaissance Charleston Hotel Historic District

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Charleston Restaurants

Highly Rated Charleston Restaurants - TripAdvisor


Charleston Area Beaches on the Atlantic Ocean

Isle of Palms County Park
Folly Beach County Park
Kiawah Beachwalker Park
Edisto Beach State Park - An oceanfront campground on a palmetto-lined beach famed for its shelling is just one highlight of Edisto Beach State Park. One hour from Charleston.


Charleston Weather

Charleston has a humid subtropical climate, with mild winters, and hot, humid summers. Summer is the wettest season; almost half of the annual rainfall occurs during the summer months in the form of thundershowers. Fall remains relatively warm through November. Winter is short and mild and snow flurries seldom occur.

Charleston Weather - AccuWeather.com | Charleston Weather - Intellicast.com


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