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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 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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Holiday Progressive Dinner Sneak Preview

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King Street Charleston Wine + Food Festival Packages

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Inside the Charleston "Family Fun" Package

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Tips from our Team: Romance in Charleston

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In Honor of Independence Day: A Bit of Kings Courtyard Inn History

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Afternoon Wine and Cheese at Kings Courtyard Inn

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A Brand New Look for Kings Courtyard Inn

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