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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.

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The Perfect Honeymoon Guide to Charleston

Newlyweds look no further, the city of Charleston is the perfect pit stop on the route to the rest of your life.

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Spoleto Festival USA 2019

Every May, Charleston turns from a peaceful historic city to a vibrant stage artist and thespians alike. 

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The Best Beaches in Charleston

Sunny days are coming yet again, start planning your beach day excursions with this local guide. 

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Dog-Friendly Guide to Charleston

Charleston is a city best seen by walking and bringing your dog along will make it even more enjoyable.

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Easter Weekend in the Holy City

Easter in Charleston is arguably one of the best times to visit the Holy City

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Top 7 Farmers Markets in Charleston

Whether you are a local of Charleston, or just visiting for the first time, Charleston’s Farmers Markets are not to be missed.

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Top 10 Spring Festivals and Events in Charleston

Whether you are traveling for the water, sunshine or unique festivals, we know Charleston is always a good idea.

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Charleston's Romantic Culinary Class

We know you don’t need an excuse to spend time with your true love, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use the month of love as an excuse to splurge.

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High-Class Cocktails in the Holy City

It’s a well-known fact that one of the best ways to set the mood is with a beverage in hand. The Holy City is flowing with some of the finest high-class cocktails and mixologists in the country.

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Valentine's Day the Galentine's Way

Valentine’s Day is all about love, but it doesn’t just have to be romantic. This month, grab your best gal pals and spend the holiday Galentine’s style.

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Chef Marc Collins Named 2019 South Carolina Chef Ambassador

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Indoor Guide to Exploring Charleston

While Charleston is famously known for its cobblestone streets and antebellum houses that line them, some of the Charleston’s hidden spots can be found indoors. 

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Gallery Guide to Charleston

Artists from around the world have flocked to the holy city to find inspiration. Located right in the heart of the Charleston, there are two rising art districts. 

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Pamper Yourself Back to Perfection

With the holidays behind us and a new year ahead, it’s the best time to reset your body and mind with a little pampering and a day at the spa.

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The Holy City's Holy Sites

Charleston’s streets are lined high and low with historic homes and buildings. But don’t miss the structures that give the Holy City its nickname — its historic Houses of Worship.

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A Carriage Tour of Charleston

Early Charleston settlers didn’t explore the streets in automobiles. Take the city’s historic vibes a step further with a carriage ride to see the sites as its founders did.

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Jazz Up January with Exciting Entertainment

Get into the groove of the New Year with a few laughs, great tunes, maybe a few tears, and an entertainment-fueled night.

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