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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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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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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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12 Days of Christmas

Kitchen 208 is a member of the Charming Inns family, located next door the Kings Courtyard Inn and Fulton Lane Inn. This southern home-style restaurant serves Breakfast, Lunch, and Brunch from 7 A.M to 3 P.M. 

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A Southern 12 Days of Christmas

Sometimes the best way to get into the holiday spirit is to stroll the streets searching for the perfect treasures to wrap up and tuck under the tree—it is the season of giving, after all. Follow Charleston’s “12 Days of Christmas” downtown tour, with a Southern twist.

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The Holy City's Quaint Courtyards

There’s a certain calm that comes from sitting outside and taking in the cooler temperatures of the city. Make the experience even more enjoyable with a quaint garden setting.

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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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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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See the Sights from a New Perspective

Charleston draws people for its charming streets, historic homes, fabulous food scene, and unbeatable beaches. It’s especially worth a trip to see the coastal city from the water.

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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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A Tasty Tour of the Holy City

When a city is named as one of the top foodie destinations in America, it’s probably a good idea to take it seriously. The Holy City is certainly a heavenly haven for those looking to sate their hunger. 

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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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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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