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Discover exciting local events, read about Charleston’s best attractions, and stay up to date on news from each of the Charming Inns’® properties with our monthly blogs.

41 Wentworth Mansion best Charleston hotels downtown

Circa 1886's Charleston Restaurant Week Menu

Check Out Our 2018 Restaurant Week Menu!

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5 Ways to Cool Off in The Holy City

Stay cool this summer with these top 5 activities—AC guaranteed!

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Win A $208 Kitchen 208 Gift Card!

Join Us July 27th, 2018 for #208DAY!

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Second Sundays: Dancing on the Pier and Sunrise at Sumter

With so much to do and see in Charleston, it’s often difficult for visitors to decide how to direct their energies.

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Top 5 Views from Charming Inns

Sit back and enjoy a few of our favorite views from Charming Inns.

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Sunday Strolls and the South’s Best Shopping

Charleston is a Southern city known for its charm, culinary scene and, of course, exceptional shopping.

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Savor the Season at Charleston’s Farmers Markets

It’s summer, and one of our favorite reasons to love the season is the fresh food and fun events at some of our local farmer’s markets.

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Celebrate the 208th Day of the Year With Kitchen208

Join Us July 27th, 2018 For $8 Specials All Day

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Three Spots for Pecan Pie with a Twist

When it comes to Southern flavors there is almost no better combination than bourbon and pecans perfectly blended into a beautiful pie. But next time that sweet tooth strikes, step outside the box to sample something beyond the standard slice. Here are three of our favorite foodie-finds to try a tasty twist on this dessert staple. 

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Annual Circa 1886 Rum Dinner

Join us on Thursday, July 26th, 2018 on a journey of rum drinking & Caribbean influenced cuisine!

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Charleston Summer Concert Series

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Haunted Fun in Historic Downtown Charleston

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Spoleto Festival USA 2018

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A Day at the Beach

Beach Days in Charleston

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Guide to a Rainy Day in Charleston

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Camellia Walks Charleston

A Summer Weekend in Charleston

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Springtime in Charleston

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Circa 1886 Spring Menu

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Our Emerald Anniversary Giveaway

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Valentine's Day at Circa 1886

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Most Romantic Spots in Charleston

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12 Days of Christmas at Kitchen 208

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Charleston's Hidden Secrets

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Your Charleston Babymoon

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Charleston's Holidays Traditions

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Charleston's Wrought Ironwork

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Find Your Perfect Charleston Coffee Shop

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The Perfect Thanksgiving Cocktail

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2017 Wild Game Dinner with Garden and Gun

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The Parlor at the Wentworth Mansion

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Charleston's 2017 Fall Tour of Homes

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September Restaurant Week Menu

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The Wine and Food Gourmand Package

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Wine + Food Gastronome Package

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Wine + Food 101 at the Kings Courtyard Inn

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A Charleston Ballroom Full of History

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5 Ways to Enjoy Labor Day Weekend

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2017 Progressive Dinner at Circa 1886

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10 Reasons to Visit Charleston this Summer

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Summer Escape at the Wentworth Mansion

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