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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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Accolades All Around— Linn Lesesne & Alexis Ryan Shine Bright

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Kings Courtyard Inn Celebrates 35 Years As A Family Owned Hotel

A family owned hotel living in a chain hotel world— and why it works.

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Circa 1886 New Fall Menu

Longer nights and coolers day mean that fall is making its way to the Lowcountry.

To celebrate the new season upon us, Chef Marc Collins has revealed the new fall menu for Circa 1886.

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Things To Do In Charleston In The Fall

Grab a sweater and fall in love with the Holy City this Autumn.

When summer falls into Autumn in Charleston, it’s truly a beautiful sight. Shades of fall take over the Holy City and the nights become longer.

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6 Ways to Enjoy Labor Day Weekend

great list of activities to make your Labor Day weekend unforgettable.

Whether you are here for the first time, or you call Charleston home, we have a great list of activities to make your Labor Day weekend unforgettable.

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Sample the Holy City's Best Brews

Don’t hide from the heat, temper summer’s temperatures at one of Charleston’s taprooms.

With a “brewery district” forming in the south, you should certainly take craft brews seriously in the Holy City.

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Circa 1886's Charleston Restaurant Week Menu

Check Out Our 2018 Restaurant Week Menu!

Circa 1886 is thrilled to be participating in the 11-day celebration that is Charleston's Restaurant Week! Join us September 5 through September 15 and enjoy our special Charleston Restaurant Week menu. 

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Win A $208 Kitchen 208 Gift Card!

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

On the 208th Day of the Year, Kitchen 208 is throwing the ultimate celebration packed with flavor and fun. 

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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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Celebrate the 208th Day of the Year With Kitchen208

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

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Find Your Perfect Charleston Coffee Shop

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Wine + Food 101 at the Kings Courtyard Inn

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The Scoop on Celebrating the 4th of July in Charleston

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Spend your Memorial Day Weekend in Charleston

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Food and Wine 101 and 202 in Charleston

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Our Guide to Charleston Christmas Shopping

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Top 25 Best Fine Dining Restaurants in the US!

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2015 Fall Tour of Homes, History, and Architecture

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Charleston Girls Getaway: Where to Wine and Dine

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The Ultimate Guide to Christmas in Charleston

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Behind the Scenes with Chef Marc Collins

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Our Guide to Thanksgiving Weekend in Charleston

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Chef Marc Collins' Green Tomato Gazpacho

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Behind the Scenes with Chef Marc Collins

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Pair Restaurant Week with a Night in Downtown Charleston

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Snack on the Fast Track – Charleston’s Budding Food Truck Scene

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Wine + Food Festival Hotel and Ticket Packages

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Charming Inns' Charleston Staycation Packages

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Penelope the Pineapple's Summer Vacation Wrap Up

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Penelope the Pineapple Celebrates a Charleston 4th of July

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Penelope Explores Neighborhoods South of Broad

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A 'Spoleto Stop' Along the Birth of a Nation's Constitution Tour

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Discover Charleston Package: Summer Travel Made Easy

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Tale of a Girlfriends' Getaway in Charleston

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Spoleto Festival 2013: What to Do, See, Eat and Drink

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Expert Advice: Navigating Charleston's International Antique Show

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Chef Collins featured in Local Palate Magazine

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Rosemary Cornmeal Crusted Lamb Loin Recipe

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An Honor from the Floor of the State House

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Charleston Progressive Holiday Dinner Package

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Penelope Wanders Down Charleston's Alleys

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Tweet Up with Charming Inns & Charleston Experts!

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Penelope Explores Charleston's Hidden Parks

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Penelope Visits Middleton Place and Gets Hungry

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Where in Charleston is Penelope the Pineapple?

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Meet Penelope and Win a Trip to Charleston

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Charleston Restaurant Week Hotel Deals

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Charleston Wine + Food Festival Tickets from the Wentworth Mansion

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Chef Marc Collins' Guerrilla Cuisine Dinner

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Our Summer Travelogue: Rick and Linn Take Singapore

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Celebrating Southern Hospitality at the Charleston Travel Council Luncheon

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Condé Nast Traveler 2015 Readers' Choice Awards

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Behind the Scenes with Chef Marc Collins: Spices

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Staff Picks for the Perfect Weekend in Charleston

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