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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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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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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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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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A Historic Holiday in the Holy City

One of the Holy City’s most charming draws in its collection of historic homes. There’s something just as charming about a traditional holiday celebration and Charleston is the best city for a historic experience.

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Holiday Progressive Dinner 2018

A much-beloved holiday tradition is back this December.

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Find Fabulous Food this Fall

November is the month for gratitude and the flavors of our heritage and forefathers. But you don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to indulge your tastes. Here are this month’s best food festival staples.

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Things to do in Charleston for Thanksgiving

Make new family traditions with this ultimate itinerary for spending Thanksgiving in Charleston.

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Cooling Southern Cocktails

Even though it’s fall, the nights in the Holy City are still warm enough to relax on a rooftop watching the activity of the streets below. Keep yourself cooled-off at one of Charleston’s classy cocktail joints.

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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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Catch a Wave at Charleston Water Week

With half an acre of water for every acre of land in the Charleston area, it’s no wonder this Southern City is a water sports mecca. September calls attention to all the aqua-based activities with Charleston Water Week.

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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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5 Ways to Cool Off in The Holy City

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

While everyone loves to shop on King Street or have a lunch picnic at Charleston Waterfront Park, we also enjoy indoor attractions and activities that keep us cool. Stay cool this summer with these top 5 activities—AC guaranteed!

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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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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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John Rutledge House Inn Stuffed French Toast

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Fireplaces at the John Rutledge House Inn

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