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highlights 2 annual events 171 where to stay 35 Official Charleston Area hotels 36 Visitors Guide historic inns 66 bed & breakfasts 74 cottages 76 vacation rentals 78 beach resorts 86 what to see & do 89 aquarium & parks 90 historic forts 94 historic homes & buildings 96 historic houses of worship 102 St. Matthew’s German museums 106 Evangelical Lutheran Church plantations & gardens 112 Painting by Laurie Meyer tours 120 recreation 140 Charleston Area Golf Guide golf 148 sports 158 cultural activities 162 shopping 174 spas & salons 194 where to dine 196 nightlife 226 travel support 231 visitor services 232 real estate 234 getting to & around Charleston 236 The Links Course #18 guide index 240 courtesy

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2016 OFFICIAL VISITORS GUIDE

2016 Official Charleston Area South Carolina Visitors Guide | ExploreCharleston.com

SOUTH CAROLINA

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F O L LY B E A C H

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KIAWAH ISLAND

SEABROOK ISLAND

CHARLESTON & DORCHESTER COUNTIES

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A PLACE WHERE CHARMS DWELL Cobblestone streets weave between confection-colored Antebellum mansions, and church steeples— not skyscrapers— dot the skyline.

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Exquisitely preserved neighborhoods

STROLL AND CYCLE THROUGH SPLENDOR One of North America’s most architecturally significant destinations, Charleston is a decorative arts repository with expertly preserved history on display at every turn. 6


Freshly made biscuits

INSIDER TIP Thanks to Charleston’s mild climate, freshly-harvested ingredients are served year-round. Take time to explore farmers markets and taste seasonal menu options. And remember to take specialty food items, such as benne wafers and grits, with you to enjoy Lowcountry flavors while at home.

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STRESS-FREE SCENERY It is with good reason that Outside magazine, America’s leading activelifestyle publication, heralds Charleston as one of the nation’s best places to live and visit. Unique opportunities to experience the outdoors abound, such as the panoramic pedestrian lane on the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge—one of the longest cable-stayed bridges in North America.

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The Pineapple Fountain at Waterfront Park

INSIDER TIP When colonists settled on the Charleston peninsula in 1680, an urban development plan called the Grand Model established an orderly grid of streets. It is fun to wander and discover but difficult to get lost in the Historic District.

Charleston is called “a city set in a garden�

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Shrimp and grits, one of the Lowcountry’s most beloved recipes

INSIDER TIP Want to experience the heart and soul of Charleston? Taste the cuisine. Benne wafers. Carolina Gold rice. Oyster stew. Pickled okra. She Crab soup. Shrimp and grits. Comprised of heirloom recipes, Lowcountry cuisine has evolved over the past 300 years. Today’s chefs reap the best local seasonal ingredients to create classic dishes that celebrate Charleston’s authentic flavors.

Frogmore Stew for total southern immersion

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SOPHISTICATED SOUTHERN PALATE Since its founding in 1670, Charleston has enjoyed a wellearned reputation for setting sumptuous tables laden with local bounty from both land and sea. Today, Charleston exudes a gravitational pull for food lovers as an American destination they absolutely, positively must visit.

Local chefs use the very freshest seafood

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ENCLAVE OF BEAUTY Like the dazzling bluegreen-gold plumage of a peacock, sprawling 17th century plantations fan out across Charleston.

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Boone Hall Plantation

INSIDER TIP The groves of azaleas and camellias at Magnolia Plantation are among the largest collections in the nation. At nearby Middleton Place, the sixty-five acres of parterres and verdant terraces are among America’s oldest landscaped gardens. The austere grandeur of Drayton Hall is a glorious example of Georgian Palladian architecture. The allÊe of grand oaks at Boone Hall delights fans of The Notebook, which filmed scenes at the picturesque plantation.

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TAKE IN THE VIEW Charleston is the birthplace of many early American milestones, including the first permanent theatre, first musical society, first museum, and the first golf course! In 2012, the world tuned in to watch Rory McIlroy win the PGA Championship by record margin at The Ocean Course on Kiawah Island. Kiawah will welcome back the PGA Championship in 2021.

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Saltmarsh kayak tour through Seabrook Island

INSIDER TIP With a rare combination of geography, latitude and attitude, the Charleston area has considerable eco appeal. The Lowcountry—the fertile region surrounding the Charleston area—features a string of undeveloped, pristine barrier islands along with more than 90 miles of coastline, making it ripe for exploration and outdoor recreation.

North Charleston Riverfront Park

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RICH SOUTHERN STYLE The area is home to a coterie of designers who capture the essence of Charleston style with their jewelry, clothing, and home decor collections.

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Gallery Chuma at the Charleston City Market

INSIDER TIP Made to winnow rice on plantations, Gullah sweetgrass baskets are one of the oldest handcrafts of African origin found in the United States. See these iconic baskets come to life daily at the historic Charleston City Market, where more than 50 artisans weave a variety of styles onsite daily.

Charleston’s iconic sweetgrass baskets

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Late afternoon run on Isle of Palms

INSIDER TIP Charleston, South Carolina is more than just one of the country’s most beloved cities, it’s home to five beautifully distinct beach towns, each with its own distinctive character, flavor, and magic. Varied in size and vibe, every Charleston beach is an open invitation to slow down, sit back, and savor a life that’s just a little bit sweeter.

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A SERENE SEASIDE ENCLAVE At the very heart of Charleston is a genteel community known for its warm hospitality. A friendly nod and a sincere ‘welcome’ await. Watch the sunset unfold over the Holy City skyline from aboard the three masted wooden sailing tour boat.

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TASTE THE FLAVORS From an oyster’s briny kiss born of pristine local waters to collard greens seasoned with tradition, local cuisine blends seasonal staples with heritage. Since its founding in 1670, Charleston has enjoyed a well-earned reputation for setting sumptuous tables laden with local bounty from both land and sea.

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Chef Frank Lee of Slightly North of Broad

INSIDER TIP Experience a side dish of serendipity when seated with impromptu dining companions at a lively community table. For a list of local restaurants that offer communal dining options, visit ExploreCharleston.com.

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Passed hors d’oeuvres at a Charleston event

INSIDER TIP From the upbeat vibe of upper King Street to the rarefied scenery tucked south of Broad Street, Charleston lights up when the sun goes down. Just because the sun set doesn’t mean you have to. Charleston is a city that is just as electric at night as it is during the day, as is North Charleston’s hip Park Circle area.

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VINTAGE GLASSWARE + MODERN COCKTAILS Both an incubator and playground for creative talent, Charleston is home to a range of award-winning craft spirits. Meanwhile, mixologists are growing garnishes to craft “farm-toshaker” beverages.

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10:05am: Story time.

Mount Pleasant loves to tell tales – in the centuries-old tradition of Sweetgrass basket weaving, beneath the trees of a working plantation, through plates of exquisite Lowcountry cuisine or aboard the oldest shrimp boat on Shem Creek. Come on over and maybe you’ll leave with a story of your own. For more information visit ComeOnOverMP.com

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...and lots of SUNSHINE. Folly Beach, South Carolina is one of America’s last true beach towns. Just minutes from historic downtown Charleston, Folly Beach is a 12 square mile barrier island that is packed with things to do, see and eat. This is a funky, laid-back, come-as-you-are kind of beach. The pace is invitingly slow, the people are captivating and the shops and restaurants will receive you with good old fashioned southern charm and hospitality.

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115 Meeting Street • Charleston, South Carolina 29401 843.577.2400 • Reservations 866.781.3643 millshouse.com


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S TAY IN THE HE A RT of HIS TO R I C DOW N TOWN

Circa 1924

S Located on historic Marion Square S S Breathtaking views of the city and harbor S S The Swamp Fox Restaurant & Bar S offering local southern cuisine and jazz piano S Complete day spa from Spa Adagio S

387 King Street | Charleston, SC 29403 FrancisMarionCharleston.com | 843.722.0600 | 877.756.2121 Member Historic Hotels of America


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CHARLESTON ANDREW PINCKNEY INN 40 Pinckney St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.937.8800 andrewpinckneyinn.com This boutique inn is within walking distance to the City Market, shops, historic sites and acclaimed restaurants. The rooftop terrace and valet parking add to the allure.

BELMOND CHARLESTON PLACE 205 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.4900 belmond.com/charleston-place Charleston’s landmark luxury hotel, across from the Market, with newly renovated accommodations, full service spa, The Club private level, rooftop pool and award winning dining.

BEST WESTERN SWEETGRASS INN 1540 Savannah Hwy. Charleston, SC 29407 843.571.6100 thesweetgrassinn.com Located only three miles from the Historic District, this hotel offers Charleston’s largest outdoor pool, a complimentary hot breakfast bar and complimentary high-speed WiFi.

CHARLESTON MARRIOTT 170 Lockwood Blvd. Charleston, SC 29403 843.723.3000 or 800.228.9290 marriottcharleston.com Experience every luxurious detail of the Charleston Marriott offering easy access to historic downtown Charleston, local area beaches, fabulous dining and entertainment.

COMFORT INN DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON 144 Bee St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.2224 comfortinncharleston.com The 100% smoke free Comfort Inn Downtown Charleston is only blocks away from Charleston’s famous historic district, MUSC, The Citadel, College of Charleston and VA Hospital.

COMFORT SUITES WEST OF THE ASHLEY 2080 Savannah Hwy. Charleston, SC 29407 843.769.9850 or 877.717.3877 choicehotels.com/hotel/sc369 Located five miles from Charleston’s historic district and close to universities, hospitals, plantations and more, our all-suite, non-smoking hotel is an ideal choice. 38

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COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT CHARLESTON HISTORIC DISTRICT 125 Calhoun St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.805.7900 or 800.321.2211 charlestonhotel.com Located in the heart of Charleston’s Historic District, and next to Marion Square and Charleston’s Gaillard Center, this hotel incorporates over 7800 sq. ft. of event space.

COURTYARD CHARLESTON WATERFRONT 35 Lockwood Dr. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.7229 marriott.com/chscy From the water’s edge, relax in contemporary elegance. Brilliant sunsets from our Regatta Terrace. Complimentary parking & wireless internet. Breakfast buffet served daily.

DAYS INN CHARLESTON HISTORIC DISTRICT 155 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.8411 daysinn.com Days Inn Historic District is a half block from City Market, walking distance to siteseeing, shopping, and dining. We are pet-friendly in smoking rooms.

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON HOTEL & SUITES CHARLESTONHISTORIC DISTRICT 181 Church St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.2644 or 877.408.8733 charlestondoubletree.com DoubleTree Charleston Historic District is nestled between the Charleston City Market and the famed Hank’s Seafood Restaurant. Offering some of the city’s largest hotel rooms.

THE DEWBERRY CHARLESTON 334 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.532.2960 dewberryhotels.com Sophisticated and accessible, with a sense for authentic design, in interesting places, for exciting people.

ELLIOTT HOUSE INN 78 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.518.6500 elliotthouseinn.com This meticulously restored architectural treasure sits among prominent homes of historic Charleston and is within walking distance to the City Market, galleries and cuisine.

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Charleston’s premier waterfront resort centrally located on the banks of the Charleston Harbor with three on-site restaurants and inspired venues perfect for executive board meetings to grand wedding receptions.

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EMBASSY SUITES HISTORIC CHARLESTON 337 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.723.6900 or 800.Embassy historiccharleston.embassysuites.com Home of the original 19th century Citadel, on the National Register of Historic Places. Close to many historic attractions, the Market & King Street boutiques & restaurants.

FULTON LANE INN 202 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.720.2600 fultonlaneinn.com A serene, private inn in the historic district. We offer luxurious rooms, complimentary breakfast delivered to your room, and an afternoon wine & cheese reception.

FRANCIS MARION HOTEL

GRAND BOHEMIAN HOTEL CHARLESTON

387 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.722.0600 francismarioncharleston.com

55 Wentworth St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.5711 or 888.472.6312 grandbohemiancharleston.com

Landmark hotel located on upper King Street and steps to shopping & world class restaurants. Guest rooms and suites with views of Charleston; concierge, spa & restaurant.

Located in Charleston’s Historic District, the Grand Bohemian offers unequaled amenities including an art gallery, wine blending & tasting and a rooftop restaurant and terrace.

FRENCH QUARTER INN

HAMPTON INN & SUITES – CHARLESTON

166 Church St. Charleston, SC 29401 866.812.1900 fqicharleston.com Charleston’s most awarded luxury inn sits within one of the city’s oldest districts. Offering unparalleled personalized service and attention to every detail.

678 Citadel Haven Dr. Charleston, SC 29414 843.573.1200 charlestonsuites.hamptoninn.com Close to downtown Charleston & several historic plantations with a West Indies style. Enjoy our beautiful lobby, free Manager’s Reception, wireless Internet and outdoor pool.

Courtyard by Marriott® Charleston Historic District.

TRAVEL SMART. STAY SMART.

Premier location on the corner of Meeting and Calhoun streets just steps away to King Street Boutique shopping, award winning restaurants and living history. • Dedicated Concierge Services • Outdoor heated swimming pool • Corporate and Social Meeting Space to accommodate 15-150 • Large state of the art fitness center • Complimentary Wi Fi throughout • 100% smoke-free hotel

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SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY WITH A WATERFRONT VIEW Few destinations ofer the rich heritage, sophisticated cultural venues and the natural beauty that downtown Charleston efortlessly showcases. Experience the best of Charleston at the beautiful Charleston Marriott Hotel. Overlooking the stunning Ashley River, our luxurious hotel ofers easy access to the historic district and local dining. The Charleston Marriott is the perfect escape to experience true hospitality with southern charm.

Your Charleston getaway awaits you! Call today to make a reservation:

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CHARLESTON MARRIOTT 170 Lockwood Boulevard Charleston, SC 29403 MarriottCharleston.com


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HAMPTON INN HISTORIC DISTRICT 345 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.723.4000 or 800.Hampton charleston-hotels.net/hotels/hihd/hi1.htm This restored historic landmark was once a burlap bag factory in the 18th century. Within walking distance of many historic attractions and King Street fashion boutiques.

HARBOURVIEW INN 2 Vendue Range Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.8439 harbourviewcharleston.com With stunning views of Charleston’s harbor and steps away from Waterfront Park, this sophisticated AAA 4 Diamond inn features unparalleled service and upscale amenities.

HAWTHORN SUITES BY WYNDHAM 2455 Savannah Hwy Charleston, SC 29414 843.225.4411 hawthorn.com

HILTON GARDEN INN CHARLESTON WATERFRONT 45 Lockwood Dr. Charleston, SC 29401 843.637.4074 charlestonwaterfrontdowntown.hgi.com Located on the banks of the Ashley River, our downtown Charleston hotel provides you with the luxuries you crave in contemporary quarters with all the amenities you desire.

HOLIDAY INN CHARLESTON HISTORIC DOWNTOWN 425 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.718.2327 stayincharleston.com Ideal location on Meeting Street near Visitors Center. Walk to numerous boutiques and unique restaurants on popular upper King Street. Free Charleston trolley stop at hotel.

Spacious accommodations, ideal for business travelers feature full size refrigerators, microwave and coffee maker. Suites are equipped with King or Queen beds and sofa bed.

• In the heart of the Historic District and within walking distance to the finest shopping, restaurants & attractions • Richly landscaped courtyard with outdoor pool, whirlpool and sundeck • Includes complimentary managers reception and complimentary hot breakfast 337 Meeting St. 843.723.6900 CHSES_DS@hilton.com HistoricCharleston.EmbassySuites.com 42

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• Downtown Charleston Award Winning Restoration Hotel steps away from worldclass dining, shopping, entertainment and nightlife • Complimentary hot breakfast • Complimentary high speed Internet • Beautiful courtyard with outdoor pool 375 Meeting St. 843.723.4000 CHSHD_Hampton@hilton.com CharlestonHistoricDistrict.HamptonInn.com E X PL ORECHARL EST ON.COM


BY LAND OR BY BOAT DISCOVER CHARLESTON’S WATERFRONT . Courtyard Charleston Waterfront brings the best of Charleston right to your room. Ofering inspiring waterfront views and easy access to downtown Charleston culture, you will take home nothing short of extraordinary memories. NEW Courtyard Lobby and Bistro serving breakfast and dinner along with your favorite beverage at our lobby bar Complimentary on-site parking and wi-f Large outdoor waterfront pool, Jacuzzi and fre pit

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT® CHARLESTON WATERFRONT 35 Lockwood Drive Charleston, SC 29401 Reservations 800.449.0320 Marriott.com/CHSCY

Spectacular sunset views from our upper waterfront terrace Concierge service Shuttle to Historic District


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HOLIDAY INN CHARLESTON RIVERVIEW

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS US HWY 17 & I-526

301 Savannah Hwy. Charleston, SC 29407 843.556.7100 or 800.766.4451 hiriverview.com

1943 Savannah Hwy. Charleston, SC 29407 843.402.8300 hiexpresscharleston.com

The unique 14 story round Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview captures the spirit of Charleston and invites you to enjoy the amazing views of the Charleston cityscape & harbor.

Located only minutes to Charleston’s Historic District and Charleston International Airport. Features an outdoor pool and complimentary Express Start hot breakfast bar.

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS CHARLESTON DOWNTOWN – ASHLEY RIVER

HYATT HOUSE CHARLESTON HISTORIC DISTRICT

250 Spring St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.722.4000 charlestonhiexpress.com Located only 5 minutes from the Historic District, this hotel features views of the Ashley River, an outdoor pool, free Express Start hot breakfast and free high-speed WiFi.

560 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.207.2299 hyatthousecharlestonhistoricdistrict.com Brand-new 113 room hotel in Charleston’s Upper King Historic District offering residential-style accommodations with full kitchens, free breakfast buffet, and free WiFi.

The Best Views of Charleston Enjoy spectacular views of the Charleston cityscape and the Ashley River from the Harborview Restaurant & Lounge located on the top floor of hotel. Restaurant can accommodate up to 150 people and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails and is available for private or semi-private events.

Enjoy VIP hospitality! COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE TO HISTORIC CHARLESTON COMPLIMENTARY WI-FI COMPLIMENTARY PARKING FULL SERVICE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE OUTDOOR POOL FITNESS CENTER

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HOLIDAY INN CHARLESTON RIVERVIEW 301 Savannah Hwy. Charleston, SC 29407 843.556.7100 800.766.4451 BeOurGuest@HIRiverview.com HIRiverview.com

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DoubleTree Historic Charleston is Located in the Heart of Charleston’s Famed Historic District

Step out of CHARLESTON’S MOST SPACIOUS GUEST ROOMS and explore the Charleston City Market, one of the oldest public markets in America. The best shopping, restaurants, tours, and historic neighborhoods are a short stroll away! INCREDIBLE LOCATION

. COURTYARD . VALET . HANK’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

~ Close to everything at 181 Church Street in Charleston’s Historic District ~

CharlestonDoubleTree.com

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HYATT PLACE CHARLESTON HISTORIC DISTRICT 560 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.414.4900 hyattplacecharlestonhistoricdistrict.com This brand-new 191-room hotel is located in the heart of the upper King St. Historic District. Guests will enjoy spacious rooms, free daily breakfast buffet, and free WiFi.

THE INN AT MIDDLETON PLACE 4290 Ashley River Rd. Charleston, SC 29414 843.556.0500 or 800.543.4774 theinnatmiddletonplace.com Overlooking the Ashley River, The Inn features delicious breakfast, riverside pool, in-room fireplaces, and complimentary admission to Middleton Place (an $86 value per day).

KINGS COURTYARD INN 198 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.7000 or 800.845.6119 kingscourtyardinn.com Our rooms surround three courtyards and are just steps away from historic homes, gardens and churches. Continental breakfast and afternoon wine and cheese reception included.

MARKET PAVILION HOTEL 225 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.0500 marketpavilion.com Historic City Market’s premier luxury boutique hotel. Leading Hotels of the World. Condé Nast Gold List. Voted the #1 boutique hotel in North America by Travel + Leisure.

KING CHARLES INN

THE MILLS HOUSE WYNDHAM GRAND HOTEL

237 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.7451 or 866.546.4700 kingcharlesinn.com

115 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.2400 or 800.874.9600 millshouse.com

Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, the King Charles Inn offers ideal accommodations for those seeking the best Charleston has to offer.

Originally opened in 1853 and completely restored in 2014, the Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel combines the charm of the 19th century Charleston with contemporary luxury.

HELLO, CHARLESTON Now open, Hyatt Place® and Hyatt House® Charleston are situated in the heart of the Upper King Historic District. Guests will enjoy views of the Cooper River and downtown from select rooms, as well as the convenience of being steps away from the best restaurants and boutique shopping this beautiful city ofers. With free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfasts, and spacious rooms, let Hyatt Place and Hyatt House help you to

Hyatt House ® Charleston/Historic District T 843 207 2299 • F 843 207 2999 hyatthousecharlestonhistoricdistrict.com Hyatt Place ® Charleston/Historic District T 843 414 4900 • F 843 414 4999 hyattplacecharlestonhistoricdistrict.com

enjoy your visit to the fullest. Hyatt Place ® and Hyatt House ® names, designs and related marks are trademarks of Hyatt Corporation. ©2016 Hyatt Corporation. All rights reserved.

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RE-CREATING

HISTORY A boutique hotel where high meets low meets Low Country.

75 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC 29401 877. 221. 7202 | TheRestorationHotel.com The Port Mercantile | The Amethyst Spa | The Watch Kitchen & Spirits The Rise Coffee Bar | The Library | The Indigo Pool


Inspiring. Eclectic. Rare. Bohemian elegance meets Southern charm at the corner of Meeting and Wentworth Street. Our luxury 50 room boutique hotel is ideally located in the heart of Charleston’s Historic District, just a short stroll away from iconic landmarks, charming boutique shops, and dining venues. At Grand Bohemian Hotel Charleston, we celebrate creativity, deliver impeccable service, and ofer enriching experiences.

DISCOVER OUR UNIQUE AMENITIES • Play the role of a Vintner with a one-of-a-kind Bohemian Wine Blending and Tasting experience • Explore our Grand Bohemian Gallery showcasing fne art, unique jewelry, glass and gifts

• Enjoy mouth-watering culinary creations and Sunday Brunch at Élevé, our rooftop restaurant and bar • Savor scrumptious delights at Maison Café

FOR RESERVATIONS CALL 843.722.5711

55 WENTWORTH STREET, CHARLESTON, SC 29401 • GRANDBOHEMIANCHARLESTON.COM


PLANTERS INN

This elegant 64-room Relais & Châteaux boutique hotel is located in the very heart of Charleston’s famed Historic District. Named #1 Best Small U.S. Hotel by Travel + Leisure.

THE QUARTERS ON KING 292 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.388.4374 thequartersonking.com Located in the heart of historic downtown Charleston. Our spacious and modern suites feature full kitchens, living areas, and bedrooms with high end furnishings.

RENAISSANCE CHARLESTON HISTORIC DISTRICT HOTEL 68 Wentworth St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.534.0300 renaissancecharlestonhotel.com Discover the perfect setting for your next visit. Situated in the city’s oldest quarter, the Renaissance Charleston boasts boutique accommodations and modern day amenities.

RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT CHARLESTON RIVERVIEW 90 Ripley Point Dr. Charleston, SC 29407 843.571.7979 marriott.com/chsri Views of the Ashley River, 1.5 miles from Historic District. Studio, 1 & 2-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, hot breakfast buffet, weekday manager’s reception.

THE RESTORATION ON KING 75 Wentworth St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.518.5100 or 877.221.7202 restorationonking.com In the heart of Historic Charleston, The Restoration re-creates the southern experience with exclusive retail, a luxurious spa and unique rooftop dining.

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112 N. Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.2345 plantersinn.com


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Contemporary Luxury with Traditional Southern Hospitality

1 ½ Mile from Beautiful Historic Charleston Complimentary Deluxe Breakfast

120 Elegantly Appointed Guest & Feature Rooms Complimentary Wi-Fi | Library & Business Center Heated Outdoor Pool | Fitness Center The Meeting Room Restaurant & Tapas Bar Convenient to Historic Downtown Dining, Shopping, Attractions & Charleston Famed Historic Sites

Minutes from Beaches, Plantations, and Excellent Restaurants Completely Renovated 144 Bee Street • Charleston, SC 29401 (843) 577-2224 • Fax (843) 577-9001 Toll Free (877) 424-6423 For Reservations comfortinncharleston.com

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425 Meeting Street | Charleston, SC 29403 843.718.2327 Info@HIHistoric.com. | StayInCharleston.com

Oceanfront Isle of Palms Located oceanfront in majestic Isle of Palms, we are the alternative to highpriced oceanfront accommodations where minimum stays can be a week. Check us out ! Stay a day; you might just want to stay forever !

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• Outdoor Pool with Sundeck • Oceanfront Rooms Available

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• Complimentary Continental Breakfast

• Walk to restaurants, bars and beach shops

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1004 Ocean Boulevard Isle Of Palms, SC 29451 843-886-7000 or 888-999-6516

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SLEEP INN CHARLESTON

WENTWORTH MANSION

1524 Savannah Hwy. Charleston, SC 29407 843.556.6959 sleepInncharlestonsc.com

149 Wentworth St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.1886 wentworthmansion.com

Only three miles from downtown, this hotel is a great choice for convenience and value. Features a large outdoor pool, free hot breakfast bar and high-speed internet access.

World class accommodations located in the heart of the Historic District. Rooms have king beds, whirlpools and fireplaces. Breakfast, afternoon reception and parking included.

THE SPECTATOR HOTEL

ZERO GEORGE

67 State St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.724.4326 thespectatorhotel.com

0 George St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.817.7900 zerogeorge.com

The Spectator Hotel, located in historic downtown Charleston, reflects the opulence of the 1920’s. Butler service, on-site lounge and gourmet breakfast delivered to your room.

Award-winning luxury boutique hotel featuring contemporary design, Zero Café + Bar, cooking school, concierge services, and custom bicycles. Hospitality refined, down to Zero.

SPRINGHILL SUITES BY MARRIOTT CHARLESTON RIVERVIEW 98 Ripley Point Dr. Charleston, SC 29407 843.571.1711 marriott.com/chssh Overlooking the Ashley River & Ripley Point Marina, 1.5 miles from downtown Charleston. Suites feature refrigerator, microwave & coffeemaker. Hot breakfast buffet & more!

TOWN & COUNTRY INN AND SUITES 2008 Savannah Hwy. Charleston, SC 29407 843.571.1000 thetownandcountryinn.com Well-known for courting visitors and Charlestonians with handsome accommodations, exquisite Southern cuisine and superb service. Whirlpool suites feature marble baths.

THE VENDUE 19 Vendue Range Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.7970 thevendue.com Recently named #4 Best Small City Hotel in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure. Innovative cuisine, enticing art displays and panoramic rooftop views inspire guests at every turn.

CHARLESTON, AUTHENTICALLY YOURS Classic and intimate, yet decidedly stylish, discover authentic Southern Hospitality at Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel. From the unique culinary mix of modern favors and traditional fare, to the inviting guest rooms – this hotel creates a traveler’s paradise full of local color. To reserve your room, call 843.534.0300 or visit RenaissanceCharlestonHotel.com.

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Newly Renovated Rooms! WHERE TO STAy

Located on Shem Creek, just minutes from historic Charleston, this cozy inn epitomizes the simple creekside lifestyle. Enjoy a host of nearby restaurants within walking distance, or relax on your private balcony.

• Private Balconies • Complimentary Continental Breakfast • Outdoor Pool and Sundeck • In-Room Microwaves and Refrigerators • Complimentary High-Speed Wireless Internet • Just Steps from Restaurants • Waterfront Rooms Available

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ALL OCEANFRONT ROOMS POOL • RESTAURANT • TIKI BAR 1 CENTER STREET FOLLY BEACH, SC

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DANIEL ISLAND HAMPTON INN DANIEL ISLAND

Let us make planning your memorable

160 Fairchild Dr. Charleston, SC 29492 843.216.6555 charlestondanielisland.hamptoninn.com

event here a little easier.

Close to downtown with the quiet charm of an island. Hot breakfast, free Internet, airport shuttle, business center, fitness center and pool. Hilton HHonors Points and miles.

FOLLY BEACH TIDES FOLLY BEACH One Center St. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.588.6464 tidesfollybeach.com Located minutes from downtown Charleston, Folly Beach is a seaside community with plenty of personality. All rooms feature private balconies and panoramic views of the ocean.

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Patriots Point RENOVATED/UPGRADED ROOMS Three miles from Historic Charleston Minutes from local beaches, golf courses and shopping One mile from Patriots Point USS Yorktown/ Maritime Museum Instanbul Shish Kabobs Restaurant on site Outdoor seasonal pool Group, AAA, AARP, Corporate and Military discounts FREE PARKING/FREE LOCAL CALLS/FREE USA TODAY/ FREE WI-FI internet access Every room includes micro-fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, alarm clock radio, 40" flat screen cable tv, iron and board PET FRIENDLY rooms (SMOKING ROOMS ONLY, 25lb. limit) with a FEE. Telephone: 843-881-1800 Fax: 843-881-3769 Toll Free Direct: 866-637-8781 Toll Free: 800-DAYSINN mtpleasantdaysinn@hotmail.com www.daysinn.com Located at the foot of the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge on Hwy. 17 North 261 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. • Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

ISLE OF PALMS THE PALMS OCEANFRONT HOTEL 1126 Ocean Blvd. Isle Of Palms, SC 29451 843.886.3003 thepalmshotel.us Located oceanfront on the pristine beaches of Isle of Palms, our hotel is surrounded by area restaurants, shops, and attractions. Just minutes to historic downtown Charleston.

SEASIDE INN - OCEANFRONT HOTEL 1004 Ocean Blvd. Isle of Palms, SC 29451 843.886.7000 seasideinniop.com Newly renovated. Oceanfront on serene Isle of Palms, only 15 minutes from historic downtown Charleston. Step out of your room to the beach. Local seafood restaurants nearby.

WILD DUNES RESORT 5757 Palm Blvd. Isle of Palms, SC 29451 888.778.1861 wilddunes.com Experience Charleston’s island resort, an oceanfront paradise with a variety of accommodations, golf, tennis, spa, recreation programs, restaurants and miles of pristine beach.

KIAWAH ISLAND ANDELL INN 300 Farm Lake View Rd. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.793.6050 andellinn.com Kiawah Island’s charming boutique hotel nestled within Freshfields Village. Studio, one & two bedroom plans feature full kitchens and living rooms and luxury accommodations.

THE SANCTUARY AT KIAWAH ISLAND GOLF RESORT One Sanctuary Beach Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 877.683.1234 or 877.683.1234 kiawahresort.com Experience what many consider the finest collection of golf courses in the world at Kiawah Island’s official resort. Resort guests enjoy 10 miles of private beach. 56

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20 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.856.0028 charlestonharborresort.com A luxurious, full-service, waterfront resort located a half nautical mile from downtown Charleston. Outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, 3 restaurants, full service marina, private beach.

COMFORT SUITES - ISLE OF PALMS CONNECTOR

Stay Close to Everything. y E AC H H O T E L O F F E R S : Express StartSM Hot Breakfast Free Wi-Fi • Free Parking • Outdoor Pool Fitness Center • Business Center Group Rates & Meeting Space Available DOWNTOWN

1130 Hungryneck Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.216.0004 comfortsuites.com/hotel-mount_ pleasant-south_carolina-SC198 Located off Interstate 526 & U.S. Highway 17, a short drive from downtown Charleston and less than two miles from Isle of Palms beaches. The perfect location for your stay!

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT CHARLESTON-MT. PLEASANT 1251 Woodland Ave. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.284.0900 marriott.com/chscm

Adjacent to Medical University of SC Less than 5 minutes to Historic District 250 Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403 (843) 722-4000 • CharlestonHIExpress.com

WEST ASHLEY

Located between historic downtown Charleston & area beaches. Close to marvelous dining, shopping, golf & plantations. Making travel easier & leisure travel a real vacation.

DAYS INN PATRIOTS POINT 261 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.881.1800 daysinn.com Renovated/updated rooms - 3M from historic Charleston, 1M from USS Yorktown/Maritime Museum. On site restaurant. Free high speed Wi-Fi access/parking/local calls/USA Today.

Conveniently located of Hwy 17 & I-526 Minutes to Plantations and Historic District 1943 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407 (843) 402-8300 • HIExpressCharleston.com

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HAMPTON INN & SUITES MOUNT PLEASANT/ISLE OF PALMS CONNECTOR 1104 Isle of Palms Connector Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.856.3900 hamptoninn.com The Hampton Inn & Suites Mt. Pleasant-Isle of Palms hotel is near historic Charleston, Isle of Palms beach, and Towne Center Mall. Enjoy our free hot breakfast every morning!

HAMPTON INN MT. PLEASANT PATRIOTS POINT 255 Sessions Way Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.881.3300 charlestonmtpleasantpatriotspoint. hamptoninn.com Nestled at the base of the Ravenel Bridge, we’re located just minutes from downtown, Sullivan’s Island, & great dining at Shem Creek. Come join us - we love having you here!

HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON MT. PLEASANT 1998 Riviera Dr. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.881.6950 charlestonmtpleasant.homewoodsuites.com Located in the heart of Mt. Pleasant, the Homewood Suites boasts spacious suites and close proximity to beaches, area attractions, golf and historic downtown Charleston.

QUALITY INN & SUITES PATRIOTS POINT 196 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.856.8817 qualityinn.com/hotel-mount_ pleasant-south_carolina-SC064 Adjacent to Mt Pleasant Waterfront Park & Patriots Point Golf Links. Close to all Lowcountry attractions & beaches. Hot breakfast buffet, WiFi, outdoor pool & bike rentals.

HILTON GARDEN INN CHARLESTON/ MT. PLEASANT 300 Wingo Way Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.606.4600 charlestonmtpleasant.hgi.com Brand new Hilton Garden Inn! Enjoy a cooked to order breakfast and comfortable guest rooms. Take advantage of our rooftop terrace featuring an outdoor pool and fire pit.

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES MOUNT PLEASANT - CHARLESTON 350 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.375.2600 hiemountpleasant.com Located only minutes from historic Charleston and area beaches, this “green” hotel features an outdoor pool, complimentary Express Start hot breakfast, and high-speed Wi-Fi.

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Spacious suites with full kitchens Free hot breakfast every morning Complimentary Evening Social Monday-Thursday Free Wi-Fi

Whether you’re on the road for 2 nights or 2 weeks, we have everything you need to Be At Home.

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110 spacious suites located in Mt. Pleasant just minutes from historic Downtown Charleston • Complimentary breakfast and high speed Wi-Fi • Every suite is 25% larger than a standard hotel room • Every suite is equipped with a mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, and a full size sofa bed • 24 hour fitness center • Outdoor pool

SpringHill Suites Mt. Pleasant 245 McGrath Darby Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC marriott.com/chsmt

Sleep Inn North 435 Northside Dr, North Charleston, SC 29420 (843) 572-8400

REST ASSURED. Only the Marriott family of hotel brands offers the variety of reliable lodging choices to help enhance your experience wherever you travel. From comfortable, well-appointed spaces to convenient amenities to world-class service, each of our flagship hotel brands delivers the quality stay you deserve, backed by the Marriott name you trust. Fairfield Inn Charleston Airport/ Convention Center 4841 Tanger Outlet Blvd (843) 300-3100

Fairfield Inn Charleston North/ Ashley Phosphate 2540 North Forest Drive (843) 725-5400

Residence Inn Charleston North/ Ashley Phosphate 7457 Northside Drive (843) 300-3636

To reserve your room, call 800.MARRIOTT or visit marriott.com. Rates are per room, per night, based on availability, not available for groups of 10 or more rooms.

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RESIDENCE INN® BY MARRIOTT® CHARLESTON MT. PLEASANT 1116 Isle of Palms Connector Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.881.1599 marriott.com/chsmp Located in the heart of Mt. Pleasant & adjacent to upscale shopping and dining. Moments from area beaches and historic downtown Charleston. The perfect location to call home.

SHEM CREEK INN 1401 Shrimp Boat Ln. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.881.1000 shemcreekinn.com Surrounded by restaurants and coastal wildlife, Shem Creek Inn is ideally located between Charleston’s historic district and area beaches with private balconies in every room.

SLEEP INN MT. PLEASANT 299 Wingo Way Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.856.5000 choicehotels.com/south-carolina/mountpleasant/sleep-inn-hotels/sc036 Located minutes from downtown Charleston, Isle of Palms beach, and Waterfront Park. All rooms include a free hot breakfast, wi-fi, microwave & refrigerators. Outdoor pool.

SPRINGHILL SUITES BY MARRIOTT MT. PLEASANT 245 McGrath Darby Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843-284-5250 marriott.com/chsmt 110 spacious suites located minutes from historic downtown Charleston. Amenities include complimentary breakfast & wi-fi with an outdoor pool, fitness center & meeting room.

WYNDHAM GARDEN CHARLESTON MOUNT PLEASANT

NORTH CHARLESTON CANDLEWOOD SUITES 2177 Northwoods Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29406 843.797.3535 candlewoodsuites.com Welcome home! Our suites include fully equipped kitchens, free wi-fi, and on site complimentary laundry. We are pet friendly! Walk to dining and night life options. IHG Rewards.

COURTYARD NORTH CHARLESTON AIRPORT/COLISEUM 2415 Mall Dr. North Charleston, SC 29406 843.747.9122 or 800.321.2211 marriott.com/chscn It’s a new stay at Courtyard North Charleston hotel. Centrally located between I-26 and I-526, Courtyard is 3 miles from CHS Airport and the North Charleston Coliseum.

CROWNE PLAZA CHARLESTON AIRPORT CONVENTION CENTER 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.744.4422 crowneplaza.com/charlestonsc Experience lowcountry and high style at North Charleston’s only 4 Diamond AAA hotel. Located near Tanger Outlets and just minutes to historic downtown.

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON HOTEL & SUITES CHARLESTON AIRPORT 7401 Northwoods Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29406 843.518.6200 charlestonairportsuites.doubletree.com Welcome to the luxurious Doubletree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston Airport. Convenient to shopping, dining, attractions and historic downtown Charleston.

1330 Stuart Engals Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.352.5100 wyndhamgardenmtpleasant.com Elegant accommodations in Mt Pleasant. Located minutes to historic downtown. All non smoking. 120 guest rooms, including 17 suites. The ideal location for a time well spent.

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21 Hasell St., Charleston, SC 29401 800.723.1655 | ansonboroughinn.com

5265 International Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29418 843.308.9330 | charlestonairport.stayhgi.com

CH A R LESTO N A IR PORT & CO N VEN T IO N CE NTER

3025 West Montague Ave., North Charleston, SC 29418 843.554.2100 | holidayinnexpress.com/charlestonarpt

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DOUBLETREE BY HILTON NORTH CHARLESTON CONVENTION CENTER

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES CHARLESTON AIRPORT/ CONVENTION CENTER

5264 International Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.576.0300 northcharlestonconventioncenter. doubletree.com

4841 Tanger Outlet Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.300.3100 marriott.com/chscs

Coming January 2016, experience Southern style and hospitality in our fresh, newly-renovated hotel. At CHS Airport and Convention Center, central to everywhere you want to be.

Award-winning Marriott hotel conveniently located adjacent to the Tanger Outlets & minutes away from the airport & the Charleston Area Convention Center.

EMBASSY SUITES CHARLESTON AREA CONVENTION CENTER

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES CHARLESTON NORTH/ ASHLEY PHOSPHATE

5055 International Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.747.1882 embassysuitescharleston.com

2540 North Forest Dr. North Charleston, SC 29429 843.725.5400 marriott.com/chsfn

The Embassy Suites North Charleston is the perfect place to stay while you explore Charleston. Close to attractions, free breakfast and two-room suites offer a great value.

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, we provide everything you need to make the most out of your stay, all backed by a name you can believe in: Marriott.

LEA D I N G T H E F UTU RE OF M E E T I NGS & E VE NTS. The North Charleston Marriott will be the re-birth and transformation to a cutting edge design, casual sophistication, innovation and lifestyle that refect Modern Marriott style. The transition of this iconic hotel promises to become one of the most popular destination hotels in the greater Charleston area. Plan your next meeting or event at the newest hotel in North Charleston. Opening Summer 2016.

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EXPERIENCE THE HYATT TOUCH IN CHARLESTON See what happens when a hotel is designed around you.

Hyatt Place Charleston Airport/ Convention Center 3234 West Montague Avenue North Charleston, SC 29418 843.302.8600 phone 843.302.8601 fax

www.charlestonairport.place.hyatt.com

• All non-smoking, 127 oversized guest rooms • Guest rooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi; 42” flat-panel HDTV that can be integrated with a laptop or mp3 player • Plush Hyatt Grand Bed and Cozy Corner in separate living room area with pull-out sofa sleeper • Gallery Café with complimentary breakfast and 24-hour service of made-to-order meals and snacks • Refrigerator in all guest rooms, microwaves upon request • 1080 sq ft of meeting/banquet space

• Full service bar featuring beer, wine, spirits, and Starbucks coffee/espresso • Tues. and Wed. Evening Manager’s Reception with complimentary beer, wine and snacks, 5:30pm to 7:30pm • Indoor pool and state-of-the-art fitness center • Complimentary guest laundry • Adjacent to the Charleston Area Convention Center Complex • Complimentary shuttle to airport, Centre Pointe Shopping area/Tanger Outlets and 3 mile radius of hotel

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· Daily Complimentary Full Hot Breakfast · Complimentary Full Hot Dinner, Monday–Thursday with Beer and Wine · Complimentary In-Suite High Speed Hard Wired and Wireless Internet Access · 42” Flat Screen LG Televisions with DVD Players in All Rooms · 24 Hour Bridgemart Shop · 24 Hour Business Center · Fitness Center with State of the Art Equipment

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FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES CHARLESTON NORTH/ UNIVERSITY AREA 2600 Elms Center Rd. North Charleston, SC 29406 843.414.2700 marriott.com/chsne Rooms feature king or two double beds, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, coffeemaker. King suites include a sitting area with pullout sofa, minifridge and microwave.

HAMPTON INN & SUITES CHARLESTON UNIVERSITY 2688 Fernwood Dr. North Charleston, SC 29406 843.735.7500 hamptoninn.com Located across from Wannamaker Park, 20 minutes to downtown Charleston, 10 minutes to Tanger Outlet Mall and minutes to Northwoods Mall and restaurants. Free breakfast + Wi-Fi

HILTON GARDEN INN CHARLESTON AIRPORT 5265 International Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.308.9330 charlestonairport.gardeninn.com Near the airport, Convention Center & Tanger Outlet Center area. Enjoy our Garden Grille, free wi-fi, free parking, area shuttle, extensive meeting space & catering services.

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES - CHARLESTON AIRPORT & CONVENTION CENTER 3025 W. Montague Ave. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.554.2100 or 888.465.4329 ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/ north-charleston/chscc/hoteldetail Only minutes from the Airport, Charleston Area Convention Center & Coliseum. The newest hotel in the area. Indoor heated saline swimming pool, free breakfast & area shuttle service

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES CHARLESTON NORTH 2435 Elms Center Rd. North Charleston, SC 29406 843.569.3200 hiexpress.com/charleston-n

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES CHARLESTON - ASHLEY PHOSPHATE 7670 Northwoods Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29406 843.553.1600 hiexpress.com/chastni-26 Very convenient to shopping, a variety of restaurants and minutes from downtown. Free full hot breakfast, free parking, free internet, gym, pool, weekday manager’s reception.

HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON CHARLESTON AIRPORT 5048 International Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.735.5000 charlestonairport.homewoodsuites.com Located 1.5 miles from Charleston International Airport and The Boeing Company. Homewood offers complimentary hot breakfast daily, welcome reception, internet and more.

HYATT PLACE CHARLESTON AIRPORT/CONVENTION CENTER 3234 West Montague Ave. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.302.8600 charlestonairport.place.hyatt.com Hyatt Place combines style & innovation to create a completely new experience. One that offers an array of services & features designed to meet evolving needs of travelers.

NORTH CHARLESTON INN 2934 West Montague Ave. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.744.8281 northcharlestoninn.com Located only minutes from Charleston International Airport, North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center-Convention Center, and only 10 minutes from downtown Charleston.

NORTH CHARLESTON MARRIOTT 4770 Goer Dr. North Charleston, SC 29406 843.747.1900 northcharlestonmarriott.com Elegant Marriott Modern hotel featuring HC Provisions Restaurant and bar. M Club Lounge, outdoor pool, free parking and airport shuttle. Experience a new way of travel!

Stay smart in a comfortable hotel located in North Charleston. Free full hot breakfast, free parking, complimentary internet, weekday manager’s reception, gym and outdoor pool.

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7457 Northside Dr. North Charleston, SC 29420 843.300.3636 marriott.com/hotels/travel/chsno-residenceinn-charleston-airport The Residence Inn offers studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom suites. The hotel is within walking distance to several great restaurants, shopping, and entertainment.

RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT CHARLESTON AIRPORT 5035 International Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.266.3434 marriott.com/chsno Newly renovated, all suites property offers guests a full kitchen and living room area, 24-hour shuttle service, free internet, parking, breakfast buffet and evening social.

SLEEP INN ASHLEY PHOSPHATE 7435 Northside Dr. North Charleston, SC 29420 843.572.8400 choicehotels.com/sc209 After a multi-million dollar renovation, the doors have opened to invite you into this award-winning Designed to Dream Choice Hotel. Free breakfast, wifi, and business center.

STAYBRIDGE SUITES 7329 Mazyck Rd. North Charleston, SC 29406 843.377.4600 staybridge.com/charlestonsc Award winning; designed to provide guests with the comforts of home. Full kitchen, TV, and sofa bed. Complimentary dinner from Mon-Thurs and free hot breakfast daily.

WINGATE BY WYNDHAM CHARLESTON 9280 University Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29406 843.553.4444 charlestonwingate.com The Wingate by Wyndham is centrally located to the greater Charleston area. Rates include spacious guestrooms, a hot breakfast, wireless internet, an outdoor pool and more!

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S TAY I N S T Y L E The luxurious and intimate PLANTERS INN is located in the very heart of Charleston’s exquisite Historic District. As our guest, you will unwind in a spacious guest room with a soaring 10-foot ceiling and a sumptuous Baker Historic Charleston Collection four-poster bed. Stroll to the best boutiques and cultural attractions. Enjoy an enchanted evening at the renowned PENINSULA GRILL. Soak up the beauty of our hidden courtyard. We are delighted to be part of the exclusive RELAIS & CHÂTEAUX collection of hotels and restaurants in the world’s most romantic destinations, and we eagerly await your arrival. 84 3.722 . 234 5

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Location has its Privileges In a city known for hospitality, it takes a special hotel to stand out from the crowd... Allow us to introduce you to five of them Andrew Pinckney Inn Overlooking the City Market Two blocks from King Street AndrewPinckneyInn.com | 800.505.8983

The Ellio House Inn B&B charm in a Civil War era residence Amidst world-famous restaurants Ellio”HouseInn.com | 877.727.0369

French Quarter Inn Charleston’s most awarded inn Along Charleston’s City Market FQICharleston.com | 866.812.1900

HarbourView Inn The Historic District’s only harbor view hotel One block from fine dining and nightlife HarbourViewCharleston.com | 888.853.8439

King Charles Inn A mainstay of Southern Hospitality reborn In the heart of the Historic District KingCharlesInn.com | 866.546.4700


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19 Broad St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.727.8262 19Broad.com

78 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.518.6500 elliotthouseinn.com

1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments for couples & ladies groups. Experience the true Old & Historic District in historically restored 1794 building. Rare nightly rental South of Broad.

This meticulously restored architectural treasure sits among prominent homes of historic Charleston and is within walking distance to the City Market, galleries, and cuisine.

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FRENCH QUARTER INN

32 Charlotte St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.577.3944 charlestoncottage.com

166 Church St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.1900 fqicharleston.com

Hidden 1820 Kitchen House on Historic District’s best street. Gardens, 2 BR/1.5 bath. Like European villa. Beams, exposed brick. Full kitchen, parking, wifi, TV. Stroll to all.

Charleston’s most awarded luxury inn sits within one of the city’s oldest districts. Offering unparalleled personalized service and attention to every detail.

86 Cannon St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.743.4326 86cannon.com

843.720.2600 fultonlaneinn.com

FULTON LANE INN 86 CANNON - 202 King St. THE POINSETTE HOUSE Charleston, SC 29401

Elegant boutique inn opening spring 2016 in a restored 1800’s Charleston single house. Offering luxurious accommodations, curated concierge service, and top-tier amenities.

ANDREW PINCKNEY INN 40 Pinckney St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.937.8800 andrewpinckneyinn.com Within walking distance to the City Market, shops, historic sites and acclaimed restaurants. The rooftop terrace, valet parking and refreshments add to the allure of the inn.

ANSONBOROUGH INN 21 Hasell St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.1655 or 800.522.2073 ansonboroughinn.com A delightful AAA 4 Diamond boutique inn located near City Market and Aquarium Wharf. Originally a stationer’s warehouse. Continental breakfast and wine & cheese included.

BARKSDALE HOUSE INN 27 George St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.4800 or 888.577.4980 barksdalehouse.com The Barksdale House Inn, built in 1778, is your home away from home while exploring the city of Charleston. Inn offers 14 uniquely decorated rooms and complimentary breakfast.

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A serene, private inn in the historic district. We offer luxurious rooms, complimentary breakfast delivered to your room, and an afternoon wine & cheese reception.

HARBOURVIEW INN 2 Vendue Range Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.8439 harbourviewcharleston.com With stunning views of Charleston’s harbor and steps away from Waterfront Park, this sophisticated AAA 4 Diamond inn features unparalleled service and upscale amenities.

INDIGO INN One Maiden Lane Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.5900 or 800.845.7639 indigoinn.com An oasis of quiet luxury in the heart of Charleston’s Historic District. Lovely rooms with antique reproductions and period fabrics create an atmosphere of 19th century charm.

THE INN AT MIDDLETON PLACE 4290 Ashley River Rd. Charleston, SC 29414 843.556.0500 or 800.543.4774 theinnatmiddletonplace.com Overlooking the Ashley River, The Inn features delicious breakfast, riverside pool, in-room fireplaces, and complimentary admission to Middleton Place (an $86 value per day).

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Four Unique Inns in the Heart of Historic Downtown Charleston

John Rutledge House速 Inn 116 Broad St. 800-476-9741

Fulton Lane Inn 202 King St. 800-720-2688

Kings Courtyard Inn 198 King St. 800-845-6119

The Wentworth Mansion速 149 Wentworth St. 888-INN-1886

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JOHN RUTLEDGE HOUSE INN 116 Broad St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.7999 johnrutledgehouseinn.com Built in 1763 by John Rutledge, signer of the US Constitution, this inn offers guests equal parts celebration and luxurious restoration. Breakfast and afternoon tea included.

KING CHARLES INN 237 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.7451 or 866.546.4700 kingcharlesinn.com Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, the King Charles Inn offers ideal accommodations for those seeking the best Charleston has to offer.

KING GEORGE IV 32 George St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.9339 or 888.723.1667 kinggeorgeiv.com Historic Freneau House c.1790, is a 4 story Federalstyle house with 3 levels of side porches. Historic elegance & 11 foot ceilings. Full breakfast & close to the market.

KINGS COURTYARD INN 198 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.7000 or 800.845.6119 kingscourtyardinn.com Our rooms surround three courtyards and are just steps away from historic homes, gardens and churches. Continental breakfast and afternoon wine and cheese reception included.

MEETING STREET INN 173 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.1882 or 800.842.8022 meetingstreetinn.com Located near all the best restaurants, shops and visitor attractions. Charming guestrooms with period furnishings and four-poster beds overlooking our garden courtyard.

OLD VILLAGE POST HOUSE 101 Pitt St. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.388.8935 oldvillageposthouse.com Old Village Post House Inn is a lively, neighborhood tavern, restaurant & inn in the historic Old Village, and as comfortable as your best friend’s home.


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112 N. Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.2345 plantersinn.com

2 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.7322 twomeetingstreet.com

The elegant 64-room Relais & Châteaux Planters Inn is located in the very heart of Charleston’s famed Historic District and is home to the acclaimed Peninsula Grill.

Overlooking Battery Park and the harbor, Charleston’s signature Meeting Street inn showcases curved piazzas, arched columns, Tiffany windows and distinctive turret.

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WENTWORTH MANSION

75 Wentworth St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.518.5100 or 877.221.7202 restorationonking.com In the heart of historic Charleston, The Restoration re-creates the southern experience with exclusive retail, a luxurious spa and unique rooftop dining.

THE SPECTATOR HOTEL 67 State St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.724.4326 thespectatorhotel.com The Spectator Hotel, located in historic downtown Charleston, reflects the opulence of the 1920’s. Butler service, on-site lounge and gourmet breakfast delivered to your room.

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149 Wentworth St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.1886 wentworthmansion.com World class accommodations located in the heart of the Historic District. Rooms have king beds, whirlpools and fireplaces. Breakfast, afternoon reception and parking included.

ZERO GEORGE 0 George St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.817.7900 zerogeorge.com Award-winning, luxury boutique hotel featuring contemporary design, Zero Café + Bar, cooking school, concierge services, and custom bicycles. Hospitality refined, down to Zero.

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This privately owned bed & breakfast in what was once the stables, carriage house and slave quarters of Charleston’s historic 1825 Edmondston-Alston House. Newly refurbished.

1837 BED & BREAKFAST 126 Wentworth St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.7166 1837bb.com Built in the early 1800s, this Charleston, SC historic inn is a three-story Federal-style single house accompanied by a two-story carriage house. Located in historic downtown.

BARKSDALE HOUSE INN 27 George St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.4800 or 888.577.4980 barksdalehouse.com The Barksdale House Inn, built in 1778, is your home away from home while exploring the city of Charleston. Inn offers 14 uniquely decorated rooms and complimentary breakfast.

BATTERY CARRIAGE HOUSE INN 20 S. Battery Charleston, SC 29401 843.727.3100 batterycarriagehouse.com A historic carriage house. Elegant Small Hotels says: “This is definitely the right spot for a gracious, relaxing, European-style getaway south of the Mason-Dixon line.”

THE COTTAGES ON CHARLESTON HARBOR 16 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.849.2300 thecottagesoncharlestonharbor.com One of Southern Living’s “Best Places to Stay in Charleston” features a living-room, full kitchen & porch in each two bedroom cottage, only steps away from the water’s edge.

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64 Hasell St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.5900 jasminehouseinn.com This circa 1843 Greek revival mansion and carriage house offers 11 luxurious guestrooms. The main house & carriage house offer elegance just steps away from the City Market.

JOHN RUTLEDGE HOUSE INN 116 Broad St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.7999 johnrutledgehouseinn.com Built in 1763 by John Rutledge, signer of the US Constitution, this inn offers guests equal parts celebration and luxurious restoration. Breakfast and afternoon tea included.

OLD VILLAGE POST HOUSE 101 Pitt St. Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 843.388.8935 oldvillageposthouse.com Old Village Post House Inn is a lively, neighborhood tavern, restaurant & inn in the historic Old Village, and as comfortable as your best friend’s home.

REGATTA INN 64 W. 9th St. Ext. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.588.0101 regattainnfollybeach.com Experience luxury and nautical charm at the Regatta Inn located on Sunset Cay Marina. Minutes from historic Charleston and a short stroll to Folly’s finest attractions.

WATER’S EDGE INN 79 2nd St. W. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.588.9800 innatfollybeach.com Whether it’s a romantic getaway or a vacation by the shore, Water’s Edge Inn is the perfect place to stay. Enjoy premier amenities and true southern hospitality.

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21 East Battery Charleston, SC 29401 843.556.0500 or 888.721.7488 21eastbattery.com

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32 CHARLOTTE STREET COTTAGE

Hidden 1820 Kitchen House on Historic District’s best street. Gardens, 2 BR/1.5 bath. Like European villa. Beams, exposed brick. Full kitchen, parking, wifi, TV. Stroll to all.

THE COTTAGES AT CHARLESTON HARBOR 12 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.849.2300 or 866.901.2688 thecottagesoncharlestonharbor.com

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32 Charlotte St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.577.3944 charlestoncottage.com

One of Southern Living’s “Best Places to Stay in Charleston” features a living-room, full kitchen & porch in each two bedroom cottage, only steps away from the water’s edge.

COTTAGES AT JAMES ISLAND COUNTY PARK

THE LAKE HOUSE AT BULOW

871 Riverland Dr. Charleston, SC 29412 843.795.4386 ccprc.com/1435

926 Hughes Rd. Johns Island, SC 29455 843.795.4386 ccprc.com/1519

These ten fully-furnished, three-bedroom cottages are nestled within a 643-acre park. Each sleeps up to eight & features a kitchen, living area, screened porch & river view.

Beautiful lake view, perfect for vacations and reunions. 3-bedrooms, 15 min. from Charleston, sleeps up to 12, full kitchen, 3 ½ bathrooms, entertainment area, & fireplace.

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Featured as one of Southern Livings “Best Places to Stay,” our Cottages offer a spacious living room, full kitchen, and private screened in porch overlooking Charleston Harbor.

Discover the escape you deserve 866-901-2688. thecottagesoncharlestonharbor.com 16 Patriots Point Rd. | Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 *Sunday-Thursday stays. Not valid with any other offer. Tax not included. Black out dates may apply. Expires 1/31/2017.

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CHARLESTON Isle of Palms Luxury Oceanfront Rentals

19 BROAD STREET/ JACOBSON BUILDING 19 Broad St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.727.8262 19broad.com 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments for couples & ladies groups. Experience the true Old & Historic District in historically restored 1794 building. Rare nightly rental South of Broad.

32 CHARLOTTE STREET COTTAGE 32 Charlotte St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.577.3944 charlestoncottage.com

29 JC Long Blvd., Isle of Palms, SC 843-886-0760 eastislandsrentals.com

Edisto Beach SOUTH C AROLINA

Hidden 1820 Kitchen House on Historic District’s best street. Gardens, 2 BR/1.5 bath. Like European villa. Beams, exposed brick. Full kitchen, parking, wifi, TV. Stroll to all.

THE QUARTERS ON KING 292 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.388.4374 thequartersonking.com Located in the heart of historic downtown Charleston. Our spacious and modern suites feature full kitchens, living areas, and bedrooms that are perfect for large groups.

WALK AWAY STAYS, LLC 227 Rutledge Ave. Charleston, SC 29403 843.808.4444 walkawaystays.com

Just south of Charleston, Edisto Beach, is one of the few remaining islands on the South Carolina Coast that has escaped commercialization and retained its slow-paced easy going culture. Charleston’s Most Affordable Beach Book Online Beach Homes & Condos View our full list of rentals and book online at

www.edistorealty.com Come see us at 1405 Palmetto Blvd., Edisto Beach, SC 29438 On the Boulevard! Toll Free — 1-800-868-5398 | Local — 843-869-2527 | E-mail — info@edistorealty.com

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Walk Away Stays is a full service property management company specializing in unique monthly and short term furnished rentals in downtown Charleston ranging from 1-9 bedrooms.

EDISTO BEACH EDISTO REALTY 1405 Palmetto Blvd. Edisto Beach, SC 29438 843.869.2527 edistorealty.com The best selection of beachfront, golf course, creek front homes & condos. A sea island destination on one of the few remaining family-oriented, uncrowded & pristine beaches. E XPL ORECHARL EST ON.COM


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From Oceanfront Estates to Beach Cottages… Avocet Properties Offers the Largest Selection of Vacation Rentals on Folly Beach

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FOLLY BEACH AVOCET PROPERTIES 38 Center St. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.588.6699 avocetproperties.net Specializing in vacation rentals on Folly Beach, Avocet Properties provides unparalleled customer service and is the best resource to find your next vacation or event home.

CHARLESTON COAST VACATIONS FOLLY BEACH 31 Center St. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.513.1420 charlestoncoastvacations.com Charleston Coast Vacations, offered by Dunes Properties, is Charleston’s highestrated vacation rental firm. Nobody knows the Charleston Coast better®.

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FRED HOLLAND REALTY 50 Center St. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.588.2325 fredhollandrealty.com #1 choice for Folly Beach vacation rentals with over 40 years experience. Stay oceanfront for your next vacation or escape from home. We’ll be waiting for you... on the edge!

ISLE OF PALMS BEACHSIDE VACATION 1517 Palm Blvd. Isle of Palms, SC 29451 843.886.5586 beachsidevacations.com Family owned beach vacation rental company offering an exceptional variety of homes and condominiums, one to ten bedrooms, on Charleston’s beaches and waterways.

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CARROLL REALTY, INC. W H ERE TO STAY

103 Palm Blvd. Isle of Palms, SC 29451 843.886.9600 or 800.845.7718 carrollrealtyinc.com Oldest owner started full-service real estate company serving the Isle of Palms, Wild Dunes, & Sullivan’s Island dedicated to the sale & rental of single-family homes & lots.

CHARLESTON COAST VACATIONS ISLE OF PALMS/WILD DUNES 1400 Palm Blvd. Isle of Palms, SC 29451 843.513.1420 charlestoncoastvacations.com

The Finest Family Vacation Rental Homes Sullivan’s Island • Isle of Palms Wild Dunes Resort 1517 Palm Blvd., Isle of Palms, SC 29451 888-722-4847 • beachsidevacations.com

Charleston Coast Vacations, offered by Dunes Properties, is Charleston’s highestrated vacation rental firm. Nobody knows the Charleston Coast better®

EAST ISLANDS RENTALS, INC. 29 JC Long Blvd., Ste. 104 Isle of Palms, SC 29451 843.886.0760 or 866.886.0760 eastislandsrentals.com Specializing in upscale 3-10 BR oceanfront homes w/pools on Isle of Palms. 12 miles from historic downtown Charleston. Call to plan your next family vacation or business trip.

EXCLUSIVE PROPERTIES PO Box 467 Isle of Palms, SC 29451 843.886.4753 exclusivepropertiesus.com Exclusive homes for the discerning traveler. Personalized concierge services to ensure a stressfree vacation. Our luxury homes have perks like pools,elevators, putting greens.

ISLAND REALTY VACATION RENTALS 1304 Palm Blvd. Isle of Palms, SC 29451 844.424.7052 or 877.587.7629 islandrealty.com Family owned since 1977— explore our diverse portfolio of 350+ properties on Isle of Palms, Wild Dunes, Sullivan’s Island, & Mount Pleasant. Rentals from 1 to 7 bedrooms.

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A Better Way to Get Away Ofering home and villa rentals from 1 to 10 bedrooms with more room for everyone! Kiawah Island • Seabrook Island • Folly Beach Isle of Palms • Sullivan’s Islands • Wild Dunes Visit CharlestonBeachVacations.com or call 866.753.9593 Wyndham Vacation Rentals and related marks are registered trademarks and/or service marks in the United States and internationally. All rights reserved. ©2015 Wyndham Vacation Rentals North America, LLC. 14 Sylvan Way, Parsippany, NJ 07054 Printed in the U.S.A.


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WYNDHAM VACATION RENTALS | ISLE OF PALMS, SULLIVAN’S ISLAND AND WILD DUNES 1400 Palm Blvd. Isle of Palms, SC 29451 843.768.5000 or 800.845.2233 wyndhamvacationrentals.com Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers beautiful beach cottages, villas, condos and fully equipped private homes throughout Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island and Wild Dunes.

KIAWAH ISLAND AKERS ELLIS RENTALS 3730 Bohicket Rd. #5 Johns Island, SC 29455 843.768.4545 or 888.909.8110 akersellis.com Our selective portfolio of vacation rentals, coupled with our dedication to delivering the best customer service, ensures that our guests enjoy an unmatched travel experience.

BEACHWALKER RENTALS 140 Gardeners Circle Johns Island, SC 29455 843.768.1777 or 800.334.6308 beachwalker.com Family-owned vacation rental company for 30 years. Over 150 properties available, from scenic 1 bedroom villas to 7 bedroom ocean-view homes on Kiawah & Seabrook Islands

SEABROOK ISLAND COASTAL GETAWAYS OF SOUTH CAROLINA 130 Gardeners Circle, PMB 307 Johns Island, SC 29455 843.789.4438 cgofsc.com Coastal Getaways of SC offers a fabulous selection of rentals on beautiful Seabrook Island from villas to beachfront homes in a variety of locations, neighborhoods and prices.

SEABROOK EXCLUSIVES 4343 Betsy Kerrison Parkway Johns Island, SC 29455 843.768.0808 pamharringtonexclusives.com/seabrook Luxury vacation rental homes and villas with resort amenities on Seabrook Island. Peruse our oceanfront homes, golf view cottages and marsh front town homes. Pet friendly!

TOWN OF SEABROOK ISLAND Seabrook Island, SC 843.768.9121 townofseabrookisland.org Just miles from Charleston, Seabrook Island is one of the best kept secrets on the East Coast. This community offers two championship golf courses, a tennis center and more!

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WYNDHAM VACATION RENTALS | SEABROOK ISLAND

4343 Betsy Kerrison Pkwy. Johns Island, SC 29455 800.845.6966 pamharringtonexclusives.com/kiawah

115 Freshfields Dr. Johns Island, SC 29455 843.768.5000 or 800.845.2233 wyndhamvacationrentals.com

Select private homes & villas offering access to 10 miles of private beach, award-winning golf, tennis, boutique shops, fine dining, & activities the whole family can enjoy.

Wyndham Vacation Rentals provides a variety of villas, condos and private homes on Seabrook Island. Browse our website and book the vacation rental of your dreams today.

WYNDHAM VACATION RENTALS | KIAWAH ISLAND 115 Freshfields Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.768.5000 or 800.845.2233 wyndhamvacationrentals.com Choose from our large selection of cottages, villas, condos and private home rentals featuring a wide variety of amenities and stunning views on Kiawah Island.

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SEABROOK EXCLUSIVES The Finest Beach Rentals on Seabrook Island Seabrook Exclusives is the premier vacation rental property management company on Seabrook Island. We offer a variety of views and locations to fit every size family and budget with all the amenities for the perfect vacation. This natural, unspoiled island oasis is a favorite repeat destination with over 60% of visitors returning for future stays. Make a reservation today to take advantage of all that Seabrook Island has to offer!

Choose from 1-5 bedrooms: Villas, Cottages, and Private Homes on this luxurious gated, oceanfront resort community just 20 miles south Charleston. PRISTINE BEACHES OCEANFRONT POOLS CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF

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KIAWAH ISLAND GOLF RESORT

TOWN OF SEABROOK ISLAND

One Sanctuary Beach Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.768.2121 or 800.576.1585 kiawahresort.com

2001 Seabrook Island Rd. Seabrook Island, SC 29455 843.768.9121 townofseabrookisland.org

Kiawah Island’s official resort. Resort guests enjoy exclusive benefits along 10 miles of beach and award winning golf, tennis, cuisine, family activities. Call for free guide.

Just miles from Charleston, Seabrook Island features pristine beaches, championship golf courses, horseback riding, a marina and more. Seabrook Island: Make It Uniquely Yours.

THE SANCTUARY AT KIAWAH ISLAND GOLF RESORT

WILD DUNES RESORT

One Sanctuary Beach Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 800.654.2924 or 877.683.1234 kiawahresort.com Experience what many consider the finest collection of golf courses in the world at Kiawah Island’s official resort. Resort guests enjoy 10 miles of private beach.

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5757 Palm Blvd. Isle of Palms, SC 29451 888.845.8920 wilddunes.com Experience Charleston’s island resort, an awardwinning oceanfront paradise offering golf, tennis, spa, recreation programs, restaurants and miles of pristine beach.

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AQUARIUM SOUTH CAROLINA AQUARIUM 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.3474 scaquarium.org Charleston’s #1 family attraction! Come face-toface with over 5000 amazing animals. Touch sharks and rays, experience a 4-D movie and tour the Sea Turtle Hospital.

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843.724.7327 No trip to Charleston is complete without a stop at White Point Gardens, known as Battery Park. This peaceful park offers unprecedented views of the harbor and Fort Sumter.

CAW CAW INTERPRETIVE CENTER 5200 Savannah Hwy. (US 17 South) Ravenel, SC 29470 843.762.8015 ccprc.com/53 Rich in natural, cultural & historical resources; miles of trails, elevated boardwalks & former rice fields. Favored habitat for rare wildlife. Dogs & bicycles not permitted.

CHARLES PINCKNEY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE 1254 Long Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.881.5516 nps.gov/chpi/index.htm

FOLLY BEACH PIER 101 E Arctic Ave., Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.762.9516 ccprc.com/1753 Great saltwater fishing, walking, birding, dining, shopping, and breathtaking views. Special events held seasonally. Visit our website for amenities/ fees/hours of operation.

HAMPTON PARK 30 Mary Murray Blvd., Charleston, SC 29403 843.724.7327 A historic park with camellias and azaleas in bloom in spring, roses bloom in the summer; 1-mile nature trail.

ISLE OF PALMS COUNTY PARK 1 14th Ave., Isle of Palms, SC 29451 843.762.9957 ccprc.com/60

Lifeguards on duty seasonally along designated swimming area. Located at the foot of the Isle of Palms Connector. Visit our website for amenities/ gate fees/hours of operation.

JAMES ISLAND COUNTY PARK 871 Riverland Dr., Charleston, SC 29412 843.795.7275 ccprc.com/68 643-acres, paved walking/biking trails, seasonal spray play fountain, off-leash dog park, picnic spots with grills. Visit our website for amenities/ fees/hours of operation.

KIAWAH BEACHWALKER PARK 8 Beachwalker Dr., Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.762.9964 ccprc.com/1411

A plantation relic once owned by a Founding Father is a National Park Service site. Enjoy the grounds, historic cottage, exhibits, film, museum shop, and programs. Free entry.

Offers the only public beach access on Kiawah Island. Lifeguards on duty seasonally along designated swimming area. Visit our website for amenities, fees & hours of operation.

CHARLES TOWNE LANDING STATE HISTORIC SITE

MCLEOD PLANTATION HISTORIC SITE

1500 Old Towne Rd., Charleston, SC 29407 843.852.4200 charlestownelanding.travel Begin your Charleston experience where English settlers established the first permanent European colony in Carolina. See a 17th-century tall ship replica, cannons and a zoo!

FOLLY BEACH COUNTY PARK 1100 W. Ashley Ave., Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.762.9960 ccprc.com/61 Located on the west end of the island, situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Folly River. Lifeguards on duty seasonally. Visit our website for amenities/fees/hours.

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325 Country Club Dr., Charleston, SC 29412 843.762.9514 ccprc.com/1447 Established in 1851. An important Gullah/Geechee heritage site, carefully preserved in recognition of generations of enslaved people & its cultural & historical significance.

MOUNT PLEASANT MEMORIAL WATERFRONT PARK 99 Harry Hallman, Jr. Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 comeonovermp.com Located at the foot of the Ravenel Bridge & Mt. Pleasant Pier. Offering a visitor center/reception facility, Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Pavilion, war memorial & playground.

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71 Harry Hallman Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.762.9946 ccprc.com/1171

Coleman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.8517 tompsc.com

Enjoy beautiful views at this 1250-ft pier that features the River Watch Cafe & Gift Shop, tackle sales & rod rentals. Visit our website for amenities/ fees/hours of operation.

NORTH CHARLESTON RIVERFRONT PARK 1001 Everglades Ave. North Charleston, SC 29405 843.740.5854 northcharleston.org

PALMETTO ISLANDS COUNTY PARK 444 Needlerush Pkwy. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.0832 ccprc.com/69 943-acre park with off-leash dog park, biking/ walking trails, boardwalks, paddle boats, picnic sites with grills. Visit our website for amenities/ fees/hours of operation.

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WANNAMAKER COUNTY PARK 8888 University Blvd. (Hwy 78) North Charleston, SC 29406 843.572.7275 ccprc.com/1737 Paved walking/biking trails, seasonal sprinkler area, off-leash dog park, playgrounds, picnic sites with grills. Visit our website for amenities/ fees/hours of operation.

WATERFRONT PARK Vendue Range and Concord St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.724.7327 This park is an eight-acre linear park and pier along the Charleston Harbor entry. The park masterfully combines spectacular fountains, spacious lawns, intimate gardens.

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Overlooking the Cooper River, featuring performance pavilion, expansive lawn, picnic shelter, acres of walking paths, playground, fishing pier, dog park, and play fountain.

In Mt. Pleasant on Shem Creek. A float dock is available for mooring day trippers or board a water taxi. Take a leisurely stroll & view shrimp Trawlers along the boardwalk.


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FORT SUMTER NATIONAL MONUMENT

20 mi. NW Charleston, off Hwy. 642 Summerville, SC 29485 843.873.1740

Charleston Harbor 843.883.3123 nps.gov/fosu

Settled in 1696 on a high bluff of the Ashley River. Visit the ruins of Fort Dorchester, old St. George’s Church, and interesting archaeological excavations & more!

Situated on an island at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, Fort Sumter is where the American Civil War started on April 12, 1861. The fort is accessible only by boat.

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FORT SUMTER VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER AT LIBERTY SQUARE

1214 Middle St. Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482 843.883.3123 nps.gov/fosu

This National Park Service site is the primary departure point for visitors to Fort Sumter. Exhibits provide an overview of events leading up to the Civil War. Free admission.

FORT SUMTER NATIONAL MONUMENT Experience where the Civil War began!

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The National Park Service explains and preserves the evolution of seacoast defense from one of the first decisive victories in the American Revolution through World War II.

340 Concord St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.883.3123 nps.gov/fosu


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Circa 1876, The Calhoun Mansion is an unequaled, Tiffany decorated, Gilded Age mansion unlike any other house museum in the country. Described 140 years ago as the “handsomest private residence in the South,” the Calhoun Mansion remains Charleston’s largest private home and house museum. Tours start at 11:00 am and continue on the hour and half hour with the last non-winter tour starting at 5:00pm. Admission is $16 per person and tours last approximately 35 minutes. Private Grand Tours of the entire mansion are available by reservation. Grand Tours are $75 per person and last approximately 90 minutes.

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AIKEN-RHETT HOUSE 48 Elizabeth St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.723.1159 historiccharleston.org/aiken-rhett City’s most intact antebellum urban complex (c. 1820). Historic interiors, surviving virtually unaltered since 1858, have been conserved & stabilized. Many original objects.

AVERY RESEARCH CENTER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE 125 Bull St. Charleston, SC 29424 843.953.7609 avery.cofc.edu W HAT T O SEE & DO

Reading room, archives & walk-in tours. 1990 Carolopolis Award. Beautifully restored facility, site of former Avery School built in 1865. Tour includes exhibits & archives.

CALHOUN MANSION 16 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.8205 calhounmansion.net Charleston’s largest private home & house museum, with exquisite gardens and a vast collection of fine and decorative arts. An unequaled, Tiffany decorated, Gilded Age gem.

CHARLES PINCKNEY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE 1254 Long Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 nps.gov/chpi/index.htm A plantation relic once owned by a Founding Father is a National Park Service site. Enjoy the grounds, historic cottage, exhibits, film, museum shop, and programs. Free entry.

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Market St. between Meeting and East Bay Sts. Charleston, SC 29401 thecharlestoncitymarket.com/ Open M-Su. Built in 1841 to sell produce and meats, it features small shops, restaurants and flea market with everything from produce to antiques.

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164 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.9912 charlestonlibrarysociety.org Paved the way for the founding of the College of Charleston in 1770. Providing core collection of artifacts for the founding of the Charleston Museum.

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THE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON St. Philip and George Sts. Charleston, SC 29401 843.953.5507 cofc.edu Founded in 1770, the first municipal college in America was built in 1724. Present main building designed by eminent Philadelphia architect William Strickland, built 1828.

DRAYTON HALL 3380 Ashley River Rd. Charleston, SC 29414 843.769.2600 draytonhall.org America’s oldest unrestored plantation house still open to the public. Admission includes house tour, Connections program, African-American cemetery, nature walks, and more.

21 East Battery Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.7171 edmondstonalston.com Dating to 1825, step into a world of Antebellum elegance & style. See furniture, silver & paintings original to the Alston family. View the harbor from the 2nd-floor piazza.

HEYWARD-WASHINGTON HOUSE 87 Church St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.2996 charlestonmuseum.org Charleston’s Revolutionary War house was the town home of Thomas Heyward, Jr., signer of the Declaration of Independence, and now features remarkable Charleston-made furniture.

THE HISTORIC DOCK ST. THEATRE 135 Church St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.7183 charlestonstage.com “America’s First Theatre,” home to Spoleto Festival USA and Moja Arts Festival. Charleston Stage, the theatre company in residence, presents a full season of plays each year.

JOSEPH MANIGAULT HOUSE 350 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.722.2996 charlestonmuseum.org Built in 1803, the Joseph Manigault House is an exceptional example of Federal period architecture with a remarkable collection of early 19th century furnishings.

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4300 Ashley River Rd. Charleston, SC 29414 843.556.6020 middletonplace.org Built in 1755, the house museum collections interpret generations of the Middleton family: rice barons who helped shape the U.S. from its founding through the Civil War.

MORRIS ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE savethelight.org Located off of Folly Beach and an ecologically and historically sensitive barrier island. Recognized as a top 100 cultural site in SC by the Heritage Trust Program Board.

NATHANIEL RUSSELL HOUSE 51 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.724.8481 historiccharleston.org/russell

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EDMONDSTON-ALSTON HOUSE

MIDDLETON PLACE HOUSE MUSEUM

Grand Federal townhouse completed in 1808. Restored interior w/ elaborate ornamentation, period antiques & a magnificent free-flying staircase. Set amid spacious lush gardens.

OLD EXCHANGE AND PROVOST DUNGEON 122 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.727.2165 oldexchange.org Built in 1771, American patriots were held prisoner here during the War of Americas’ Independence. One of the 3 most historically significant buildings of colonial America.

THE POWDER MAGAZINE 79 Cumberland St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.3767 nscda.org/museums/southcarolina.htm Oldest public building in the Carolinas. Replaced by a newer magazine in 1748, it served effectively until the American Revolution. Now open as a National Historic Landmark.

SOUTH CAROLINA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 100 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.3225 schistory.org Founded in 1855, the state’s oldest and largest historical society invites researchers to explore its vast research library and nationally renowned archival collections.

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CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST 122 Broad St. (corner of Broad and Legare) Charleston, SC 29401 843.724.8395 catholic-doc.org/cathedral/ Built between 1890 and 1907. Sat. 5:30pm Vigil Mass | Sun. 9am-Family Mass 11:15amSolemn Mass with Choir 6pm-Mass | Daily Mass (Mon-Fri) 12:05pm

THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. LUKE & ST. PAUL 126 Coming St., Charleston, SC 29403 843.722.7345 stlukeandstpaul.org

CIRCULAR CONGREGATION CHURCH 150 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.6400 Open to visitors when tour guides available. Organized in 1681. The Circular Church established the first Sunday School in South Carolina. Sunday services: 8:30am, 11am

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 61 Church St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.3896 Sunday services: 8:45am worship 9:45am Bible school 11am worship 6:30pm vesper service. First Baptist Church is the oldest Baptist Church in the South, founded in 1682.

FIRST (SCOTS) PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 53 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.8882 Organized in 1731 by Caledonian immigrants. Present church built in 1841, displaying the seal of the Church of Scotland in window over main entrance. Sunday Services: 8:45am and 11:15am

THE FRENCH PROTESTANT (HUGUENOT) CHURCH 136 Church St.; mailing address: 44 Queen St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.4385 Current church built in 1844-45. French Huguenots, starting in 1687, fleeing France to avoid religious persecution, were worshipping in a church on this site. Sunday Services: 10:30am

98 Wentworth St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.4575 gracechurchcharleston.org Built in 1846, Grace Church Cathedral has one of the four English Changing Ringing (bell ringing) towers in the city. Tours may be arranged in advance.

KAHAL KADOSH BETH ELOHIM SYNAGOGUE 90 Hasell St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.1090 kkbe.org Offering tours, Judaic gift shop and museum. The fourth oldest synagogue in the US and the oldest in continuous use. The birthplace of American Reform Judaism in 1824.

MOTHER EMANUEL A.M.E. CHURCH 110 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC 29403 east of Meeting St. 843.722.2561 In 1791, the Free African Society was formed as the Bethel Circuit. Reorganized in 1865 and present building erected in 1891. Oldest AME church in the South. Sunday services: 8:30am-Church School 9:30am-Worship

MT. ZION A.M.E. CHURCH 5 Glebe St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.8118 First brick church building owned by Blacks in Charleston. The 54th & 55th Massachusetts regiments worshiped here while stationed in Charleston. Service: Sun-10am

THE OLD BETHEL METHODIST CHURCH 222 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.3470 Formerly Bethel Methodist Church. Dedicated in 1798 to accommodate the expanding congregation of the Blue Meeting House. Present church built in 1852. Open to public.

THE OLD ST. ANDREWS PARISH CHURCH 2604 Ashley River Rd., Charleston, SC 29414 843.766.1541 The oldest surviving church in the Carolinas, founded and built in 1706; a number of historic tombs are located in the church yard. Four services on Sundays.

ST. ANDREW’S CHURCH 440 Whilden St., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.6169 wearestandrews.com Founded in 1835. After the War Between the States, it reopened in 1866 and was the only place of public worship. Services: Sun. 9– 10:45am, Wed. 6:30pm.

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One of oldest two Episcopal / Anglican Cathedrals in US. Sun. 7:45am-Holy Eucharist 9:15am-Contemporary Eucharist 11am-Choral Eucharist | Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-Morning Prayer | Thurs. 12pm-Holy Eucharist

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ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH 5 Clifford St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.2426 Mother church of Lutherans in South Carolina. Founded by German immigrants in 1734. Originally built in 1759 and replaced in 1817. Handicapped accessible on Sunday, weekdays by request.

ST. MARY’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 89 Hasell St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.7696 Oldest Roman Catholic Church in South Carolina. Established in 1789. Sun. Mass - 9:30am Daily Mass (Mon-Fri) 7am

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ST. MATTHEW’S LUTHERAN CHURCH 405 King St., Charleston, SC 29403 843.723.1611 Founded in 1840. Open for tours from 113pm every weekday with a trained docent. Services: Sun. 8:30am 11am

ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH 14 St. Michael’s Alley (corner of Meeting and Broad Sts.), Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.0603 Oldest church built in the city. Built in 1761. George Washington worshipped here during his tour of the South in 1791. Different services all week.

ST. PHILIP’S CHURCH 142 Church St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.7734 Established in 1670. Mother Church of the Province and known as the lighthouse. Famous historical figures buried here. Services: Sun. 8:15am 9:15am 10:30am | Morning Prayer: Wed. 8am

THE SECOND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 342 Meeting St. (Meeting at Charlotte St.), Charleston, SC 29403 843.723.9237 Oldest building of this faith in historic section of Charleston. Built in 1809. Services: Sun. 10am 11:15am

THE UNITARIAN CHURCH IN CHARLESTON 4 Archdale St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.4617 charlestonuu.org Founded in 1772. Services- Sanctuary 11am | Forums- begin at 10am, Gage Hall. Tours available mid September - mid June, every Saturday 10am-1pm and 2nd Sunday of each month 12-3pm.

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CALHOUN MANSION

FRIENDS OF THE HUNLEY

16 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.8205 calhounmansion.net

1250 Supply St. Charleston, SC 29405 843.744.1488 or 877.4HUNLEY hunley.org

Charleston’s largest private home & house museum, with exquisite gardens and a vast collection of fine and decorative arts. An unequaled, Tiffany decorated, Gilded Age gem.

In 1864 the Hunley became the world’s first successful combat sub & then suddenly vanished. Found over a century later, you can see this amazing artifact during weekend tours.

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GIBBES MUSEUM OF ART

360 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.722.2996 charlestonmuseum.org

135 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.2706 gibbesmuseum.org

The museum’s outstanding collection tells the story of the Lowcountry, addressing everything from early southern culture and decorative arts to military and natural history.

Experience Charleston’s history through art! Come face-to-face with stories of the Lowcountry as seen through painting, miniature portraiture, sculpture, photography & more!

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF THE LOWCOUNTRY

KARPELES MANUSCRIPT MUSEUM

25 Ann St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.853.8962 exploreCML.org Nine hands-on exhibits, including a two-story medieval castle, a pirate ship and an art room, allow your children to explore the arts, sciences and humanities through play.

THE CITY HALL GALLERY 80 Broad St. Charleston, SC 29402 charlestoncity.info Located in the Council Chamber of Charleston City Hall (1801), the gallery contains portraits of many important leaders, including one of George Washington by John Trumbull.

THE CONFEDERATE MUSEUM Market Hall, 188 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.1541 Market Hall was built in 1841. Since 1898, the Daughters of the Confederacy has operated the Confederate Museum, which contains flags, uniforms, swords and other Confederate memorabilia.

THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM 40 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.2727 patriotspoint.org/explore_museum/medal_of_ honor_museum/ The Congressional Medal of Honor Museum tells the stories of brave Americans who displayed remarkable courage. Detailing 8 eras of Medal of Honor history.

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68 Spring St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.853.4651 Housing the largest private collection of historically significant manuscripts in the world (more than 1 million). Philanthropist David Karpeles supported museum. Free.

MUSEUM MILE charlestonmuseummile.org Mile long corridor stretches along Meeting Street from Visitor Center to the Nathaniel Russell House. Comprehensive array of historical and cultural attractions in Charleston.

NORTH CHARLESTON AND AMERICAN LAFRANCE FIRE MUSEUM AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER 4975 Centre Pointe Dr. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.740.5550 northcharlestonfiremuseum.org The North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Education Center blends history and hands-on education into an unforgettable experience for the entire family.

OLD SLAVE MART MUSEUM 6 Chalmers St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.958.6467 charlestoncity.info Learn the story of Charleston’s role in the interstate slave trade by focusing on the history of this particular building & site and the slave sales that occurred here.

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MEDAL OF HONOR MUSEUM NEW VIETNAM EXPERIENCE

Patriots Point honors active duty military in uniform with FREE admission

40 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

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Experience the embodiment of honor, courage & sacrifice! The Medal of Honor Museum, located on board the historic aircraft carrier USS YorkTown, features interactive exhibits that explain the origin of the Medal of Honor and what it stands for. The Medal of Honor Museum has become the premier visitor attraction in the Greater Charleston area.

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PATRIOTS POINT NAVAL & MARITIME MUSEUM 40 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.2727 patriotspoint.org Walk in the steps of heroes at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum. See three vessels, the Medal of Honor Museum, 28 historic aircraft, and the 3-acre Vietnam Experience.

PHILIP SIMMONS FOUNDATION, INC. PO Box 21585 Charleston, SC 29413 843.571.6445 philipsimmons.us Established in 1991 by the Vestry of St. John’s Reformed Episcopal Church to develop and maintain a commemorative garden and preserve the legacy of the master craftsman.

POSTAL MUSEUM Corner of Meeting and Broad Sts. Charleston, SC 29401 843.868.8118 Charleston’s postal history. The Post Office Building circa 1896 at Meeting & Broad is the oldest continuously operated post office in the Carolinas.

SOUTH CAROLINA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 100 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.3225 schistory.org Founded in 1855, the state’s oldest and largest historical society invites researchers to explore its vast research library and nationally renowned archival collections.

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BOONE HALL PLANTATION 1235 Long Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.4371 boonehallplantation.com Boone Hall Plantation has been recognized as the #1 Plantation in the Charleston area according to USA Today’s 10BEST and is a “must see” according to NBC Daytime Television.

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1254 Long Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.881.5516 nps.gov/chpi A plantation relic once owned by a Founding Father is a National Park Service site. Enjoy the grounds, historic cottage, exhibits, film, museum shop, and programs. Free entry.

CHARLESTON TEA PLANTATION 6617 Maybank Hwy. Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487 843.559.0383 or 888.244.3569 charlestonteaplantation.com Visit for a fun and educational one-of-a-kind experience. See & hear how tea is grown and made. Free factory tour, unique gift shop, great views and all the tea you can drink!

CYPRESS GARDENS 3030 Cypress Gardens Rd. Moncks Corner, SC 29461 843.553.0515 cypressgardens.info Stroll 4 miles of beautiful garden trails, paddle through cypress swamp, relax in a greenhouse with butterflies and flowers or discover native and exotic reptile exhibits.

DRAYTON HALL 3380 Ashley River Rd. Charleston, SC 29414 843.769.2600 draytonhall.org America’s oldest unrestored plantation house still open to the public. Admission includes house tour, Connections program, African-American cemetery, nature walks, and more.

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HAMPTON PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE 1950 Rutledge Rd. McClellanville, SC 29458 843.546.9361 discoversouthcarolina.com/stateparks Visit a picturesque plantation. Grounds contain former rice fields, gardens, and mansion. Located between Charleston and Myrtle Beach. Mansion tours available.

MAGNOLIA PLANTATION & GARDENS 3550 Ashley River Rd. Charleston, SC 29414 843.571.1266 magnoliaplantation.com Come see why Magnolia is SC’s “Most Visited Plantation” and why Magnolia is the only garden in South Carolina selected as one of “America’s Most Beautiful Gardens.”

MCLEOD PLANTATION HISTORIC SITE 325 Country Club Dr. Charleston, SC 29412 843.762.9514 ccprc.com/1447 Established in 1851. An important Gullah/Geechee heritage site, carefully preserved in recognition of generations of enslaved people & its cultural & historical significance.

MEPKIN ABBEY & GARDENS 1098 Mepkin Abbey Rd. Moncks Corner, SC 29461 843.761.8609 mepkinabbey.org Visitors tour a working monastery and adjacent gardens and shop in Mepkin Abbey Store featuring monastic products and unique handcrafted items.

MIDDLETON PLACE 4300 Ashley River Rd. Charleston, SC 29414 843.556.6020 or 800.782.3608 middletonplace.org Behold the enchantment of America’s oldest landscaped gardens, the original house museum’s collections, and the artistry of the craftspeople in the plantation stableyards!

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 Swamp Boat Rides  Hiking Trails Butterfly House  Swamparium  Heritage Room

Cypress Gardens has also been the backdrop for your favorite scenes in major movies and television series including: The Patriot, Cold Mountain, The Notebook and North and South. Planning a wedding? Cypress Gardens is a popular location for both ceremonies and receptions. And, how about something a little “different” for your company retreat? Corporate meeting space can accommodate up to 250. Free Wi-Fi.

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Interpretive exhibit hall • The Adventure, a full-size replica trading vessel • The Animal Forest • Seasonal archaeological digs • Saturday living history series audio tours • Monthly special events • Live cannon firings on the third Saturday of every month

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Discover merry ways to celebrate with seasonal dining, shopping, gift ideas, and hotel packages by visiting ChristmasinCharleston.com, our online holiday guide.

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America’s oldest preserved plantation house still open to the public.

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Charleston Harbor Tour

The ONLY Harbor Tour offering live narration by a Licensed Tour Guide SpiritLine Cruises offers a relaxing, intimate, waterside view of its historic port city while cruising past notable landmarks, such as Fort Sumter, the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, Battery Point and the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge. Let our licensed tour guides entertain you by bringing history to life with a dash of humor. Book your tour today!

No hidden booking fees Departs from Aquarium Wharf in downtown Charleston & Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant 90 minute non-stop tour Over 75 points of historic interest Charleston grown & owned since 1961

SpiritLineCruises.com 843.722.2628 (BOAT)


AFRICAN AMERICAN TOURS BEYOND THE FIELDS 4300 Ashley River Rd. Charleston, SC 29414 843.556.6020 or 800.543.4774 middletonplace.org Powerful storytelling guides visitors through a deep exploration of domestic life, labor, and spirituality through the lens of the enslaved community at Middleton Place.

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FRANKLY CHARLESTON LLC PO Box 42402 North Charleston, SC 29423 843.834.2003 franklycharleston.com Frankly Charleston explores the rich black history of Charleston. Our tour will allow you to learn the Africans’ journey and many contributions. Call or email for reservations.

GULLAH TOURS 375 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.763.7551 gullahtours.com Explore the sites relevant to the culture & traditions of the African-Americans history in Charleston. Given by a Gullah speaking Charlestonian whose relatives were slaves.

HOLY CITY HOLY BIBLE SLAVE TOURS OF CHARLESTON 843.425.8080 holycityholybible.com Perhaps you are aware that Charleston housed the largest slave market, but did you know that slavery first took place in the Holy Bible? Genesis 15:1314, Deuteronomy 28:68

MAGNOLIA PLANTATION & GARDENS 3550 Ashley River Rd. Charleston, SC 29414 843.571.1266 magnoliaplantation.com Come see why Magnolia is SC’s “Most Visited Plantation”_ and why Magnolia is the only garden in South Carolina selected as one of “America’s Most Beautiful Gardens.”

CARRIAGE TOURS CAROLINA POLO & CARRIAGE COMPANY 45 Pinckney St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.6767 cpcc.com Locations: inside the Doubletree Hotel (181 Church St.) & our stables (45 Pinckey St.). Owned & operated by native Charlestonians whose families arrived here in the 1600’s.

CHARLESTON CARRIAGE WORKS 20 Anson St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.779.1279 mycharlestoncarriage.com Get ready for an awesome experience. Our guides will entertain and educate you. We are here to provide a perfect experience. Weddings, groups, specialty tours and more.

CLASSIC CARRIAGE WORKS, LLC 10 Guignard St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.3747 classiccarriage.com Experience Charleston’s rich history with our knowledgeable licensed tour guides as they take you on a residential tour through historic downtown Charleston.

OLD SOUTH CARRIAGE COMPANY 14 Anson St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.9712 oldsouthcarriage.com Licensed guides in the Red Sash team up with beautiful draft horses to reveal the history and charm of Charleston.

PALMETTO CARRIAGE WORKS 40 N. Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.8145 carriagetour.com The oldest carriage company in the city. Tour guides have been driving carriages longer than anyone else. Offering free parking, easy loading platform and 100% satisfaction.

SITES & INSIGHTS TOURS, INC. PO Box 21346 Charleston, SC 29413 843.552.9995 sitesandinsightstours.com Explore Charleston’s Black history and Gullah/ Geechee culture from a Black perspective in our 1, 2 & 2 ½ hour motorized Black History, Porgy & Bess and Sea Islands Tours. 122

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CULINARY TOURS CHOW DOWN CHARLESTON FOOD TOURS, LLC 1754 Nantahala Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.608.8655 chow-downcharleston.com Chow down through Chucktown with us as we expose Charleston’s hidden gems. Our food tours allow you to enjoy both the rich history and amazing food found off the beaten path.

CULINARY TOURS OF CHARLESTON 18 Anson St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.727.1100 culinarytoursofcharleston.com Voted Southern Living’s “Top 5 Tours to Take in Charleston”. We offer four unique tours that go behind the scenes and visit with chefs, culinary experts and specialty shops.

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INBOUND TOURS BULLDOG TOURS 18 Anson St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.8687 bulldogtours.com With over 25 years experience, our expertise in Charleston is legendary. Full service group tour planning including guided tours, concierge service team building and more.

Private & Step-On Guide Service Customized Tours & Itineraries Full Service Ground Transportation Special Events, Teambuilding & More!

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CHARLESTON CONVENTION & GROUP SERVICES PO Box 1118 Charleston, SC 29402 843.571.5882 destinationcharlestonsc.com Unrivaled personal service, creative events & unique excursions since 1986! Customized tours & excursions, dining & transportation, unique events and full-service packages.

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MOTORIZED TOURS ADVENTURE SIGHTSEEING TOURS 375 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.762.0088 adventuresightseeing.com City, plantation and combo tours. Let our 30+ years of experience and knowledge work for you! Sit back & delight as our guides entertain you! Downtown hotel pick up available.

ALAN’S TALK OF THE TOWNE

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375 Meeting St. (Charleston Visitor Center) Charleston, SC 29403 843.795.8199 talkofthetowne.com Historic city tour features the Market, Rainbow Row, the mansions South of Broad, Edmondston-Alston House and the Battery with the most experienced guide in the industry.

CHARLESTON TOURS INC. PO Box 31716 Charleston, SC 29417 843.571.0049 charleston-tours.com Original plantation specialists offers guided plantation & city tours. African-American history. Recommended by N.Y. Times & the late CBS Charles Kuralt. Free hotel pickup.

CHARLESTON TOURS & EVENTS, LC 843.424.4721 charlestontoursandeventslc.com Tour Charleston and plantations in a Lincoln Town Car with Susan C. Lee, licensed guide and driver.

CHARLESTON’S FINEST HISTORIC TOURS 375 Meeting St., (Charleston Visitor Center) Charleston, SC 29403 843.577.3311 historictoursofcharleston.com We have been living SC history since 1690 and we’d like to share it! Combine our historic city tour with the Magnolia Plantation. Downtown pickup at hotels & Visitors Center.

CHARMS OF CHARLESTON TOURS 843.614.7167 charmsofcharleston.com A locally owned tour service with guides who are Charlestonians that have a great love of this city. Let us show you this beautiful flower that we are so proud of.

GRAY LINE OF CHARLESTON 375 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.722.4444 graylineofcharleston.com Locally owned & operated. Experience Charleston’s 300+ years of history with a climate controlled tour by a licensed city guide. Save on one of our great combination tours!

GULLAH TOURS 375 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.763.7551 gullahtours.com Explore the sites relevant to the culture & traditions of the African-Americans’ history in Charleston. Given by a Gullah speaking Charlestonian whose relatives were slaves.

SITES & INSIGHTS TOURS, INC. PO Box 21346 Charleston, SC 29413 843.552.9995 sitesandinsightstours.com Explore Charleston’s Black history and Gullah/ Geechee culture from a Black perspective in our 1, 2 & 2 ½ hour motorized Black History, Porgy & Bess and Sea Islands Tours.

NATURE/ECO TOURS AHOY! TIDELINE TOURS 103 East Cooper Ave. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.813.5009 tidelinetours.com Tideline Tours caters to those with a sense of curiosity and adventure. Our exceptional captains entertain and educate, while offering a safe and exciting adventure.

AQUA SAFARIS, INC. WORLDWIDE CHARTER YACHTS 24 Patriots Pt. Rd., A-Dock 2nd Floor Marina Bldg., Ste. 1 Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.886.8133 or 800.524.3444 aqua-safaris.com Largest capacity catamaran north of Ft. Lauderdale! Explore uninhabited barrier islands. Learn about dolphin, turtles, shorebirds & the natural history of our rich estuaries.

CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY 4719 North Highway 17 Awendaw, SC 29429 843.971.7474 or 800.979.3370 thecenterforbirdsofprey.org Guided walking tours, educational programs and flight demonstrations. Eagles, owls, hawks, falcons and more! Programs: Thu to Sat, 10:30am & 2pm. 16 miles from downtown.

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CITY TOURS PLANTATION TOUR

Enjoy your tour of Charleston’s rich history from the comfort of our feet of specially designed, air-conditioned buses. Every tour is led by one of our licensed knowledgeable, friendly guides. Save more with our Combination Tours!

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CHARLESTON OUTDOOR ADVENTURES 1871 Bowens Island Rd. Charleston, SC 29412 843.795.0330 charlestonoutdooradventures.com Recommended by National Geographic, COA is located on pristine waters. Enjoy history, dolphins, & waterfowl via kayak, SUP & boat adventures. Toprated Tripadvisor activity.

COASTAL EXPEDITIONS

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514-B Mill St. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.7684 coastalexpeditions.com Voted Charleston’s best! Naturalist guided kayak & SUP tours, rentals, and boat charters. Unmatched wildlife opportunities in beautiful Cape Romain NWR and Bulls Island!

NATURE ADVENTURES KAYAK, CANOE, & PADDLEBOARDING TOURS & RENTALS 483 West Coleman Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.568.3222 or 800.673.0679 kayakcharlestonsc.com Charleston’s oldest “Outstanding Guide Services” kayak - canoe - paddleboarding nature tour & rental company. Ages 4 & up welcome! National Geographic Adventure recommended.

SANDLAPPER WATER TOURS Charleston Maritime Center Charleston, SC 29401 843.849.8687 or 800.979.3370 sandlappertours.com Come and explore Morris Island and go shelling with our naturalist. Learn while exploring Charleston’s Harbor marine life. 45 ft. Catamaran, USCG-certified for 49 people.


Providing Nature Tours for the Preservation of the Environment

Sea or Recreational Kayaks, Canoes & Paddleboards Tours & Rentals Charleston • Mt. Pleasant • Isle of Palms Sullivan’s Island • Francis Marion National Forest

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“Outstanding Guide Services” Canoe & Kayak Magazine “Recommended Area Outfitter” National Geographic Adventure

843.568.3222 KayakCharlestonSC.com Take a short day trip to Santee State Park and enjoy our FishEagle Wildlife Eco-Boat Tours.

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PLANTATION TOURS ADVENTURE SIGHTSEEING PLANTATION TOURS

79 Cumberland St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.442.7299 charlestonpiratetour.com

375 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.762.0088 adventuresightseeing.com

From walking tours to all-day, motorized excursions, we customize tours to cover your interests. Appearances on Travel Channel, Lifetime, A&E, Syfy, PBS, Fox Network, & NPR.

Charleston’s best bus tours. City, plantation and combo tours. Let our 30+ years of experience work for you. See website for a full schedule & tickets. Pick up available.

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BOONE HALL PLANTATION 1235 Long Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.4371 boonehallplantation.com W HAT T O SEE & DO

CHARLESTON PIRATE TOURS

Boone Hall Plantation has been recognized as the #1 Plantation in the Charleston area according to USA Today’s 10BEST and is a “must see” according to NBC Daytime Television.

MAGNOLIA PLANTATION & GARDENS

843.424.4721 charlestontoursandeventslc.com Tour Charleston and plantations in a Lincoln Town Car with Susan C. Lee, licensed guide and driver. Tours from 1 hour to 5 days. 1-4 passengers.

JANICE KAHN TOURS 843.556.0664 Together we customize your tour beforehand to reflect your interests & needs. 44 years of knowledge, wit, and charm. Top 5 Southern Living, CNN. Private car or group strolls.

RELIGIOUS TOURS

3550 Ashley River Rd. Charleston, SC 29414 843.571.1266 magnoliaplantation.com

CHAI Y’ALL TOURS

Come see why Magnolia is SC’s “Most Visited Plantation” and why Magnolia is the only garden in South Carolina selected as one of “America’s Most Beautiful Gardens.”

Jewish Charleston from 1695 with a classical city tour. Founder of SC Jewish Historic Society, Southern Living’s “Top 5 City Tours”- A “me-chaiyeh”. Private car or strolls.

PRIVATE GUIDES CHARLESTON 101 843.556.4753 charleston101tours.com 4th-generation Charlestonian and author Mary Coy guides you through the city’s history, architecture and culture! Featured in Fodor’s. Walking, driving or plantation tours.

CHARLESTON CONVENTION & GROUP SERVICES, INC. PO Box 1118 Charleston, SC 29402 800.553.2055 charlestongrpservices.com Licensed & most experienced professional guides in Charleston. Step-on guide service, walking tours, educational programs or customized packages. Bilingual guides available.

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SPECIAL INTEREST TOURS A SCHOOL GROUP TOUR 843.556.0664 Educational & fun tours designed for your students’ interests: U.S., SC African-American, Civil, Revolutionary wars, architecture, pirates and more. Call for tailored planning

CHARLESTON CONVENTION & GROUP SERVICES, INC. PO Box 1118 Charleston, SC 29402 843.571.5882 or 800.553.2055 destinationcharlestonsc.com Unrivaled personal service, creative events & unique excursions since 1986! Customized tours & excursions, dining & transportation, unique events and full-service packages.

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CHARLESTON PIRATE TOURS 79 Cumberland St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.442.7299 charlestonpiratetour.com Join Charleston’s most photographed guides for pirate history tours, ghost tours, and Charleston’s only children’s tour. Seen on Travel Channel, Lifetime, A&E, Syfy, PBS, NPR.

HAUNTED JAIL TOUR 18 Anson St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.8687 bulldogtours.com As seen on “Ghost Hunters” and “Ghost Adventures”, this tour explores Charleston’s most haunted building, the Old City Jail. Tour sells out often so reservations required. W HAT T O SEE & DO

HISTORIC CHARLESTON FOUNDATION SPECIAL TOURS 40 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.720.1182 historiccharleston.org/specialtours Connoisseur Tours are custom-designed, exclusive tours of Charleston and the Lowcountry for small, private groups. For example: architecture, antiques, history, gardens.

SPIRITS, DISTILLERY & BREWERY TOURS AN ORIGINAL PUB AND BREWERY TOURS OF CHARLESTON 843.577.5535 or 800.979.3370 pubtourcharleston.com Explore Charleston’s craft beer scene:visit 3 local breweries while enjoying a flight at each stop along with a licensed guide on this motorized tour! Reservations required.

CHARLESTON DISTILLING CO. 501 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.718.1446 charlestondistilling.com Small batch distillery making award winning handcrafted spirits using local grains.Tours and tastings: Monday - Saturday 11am to 7pm. Reservations recommended via the website.

COAST BREWING COMPANY 1250 2nd St. North North Charleston, SC 29405 843.343.4727 coastbrewing.com

CRAFTED TRAVEL 843.804.9933 craftedcharlestontours.com History Tours, Brewery & Distillery Tours, Pub Crawls, Patriotic Points, Concierge Services

FIREFLY DISTILLERY 6775 Bears Bluff Rd. Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487 843.557.1405 fireflyvodka.com SC’s first and largest distillery. Home to Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka, the original sweet tea vodka & many more southern specialties. Guests are welcome Tue-Sat for tastings.

FREEHOUSE BREWERY 2895 Pringle St., Suite B North Charleston, SC 29405 703.946.9725 freehousebeer.com Freehouse is a local organic brewery and tap room with a relaxed and family friendly atmosphere overlooking the Ashley River. Drink local in a true Lowcountry environment.

COAST Brewing Company is a family owned craft brewery, on the old Navy base. We make beer we like to drink, simple and done well. We have a small tasting room. E XP LO REC H A R L E S T O N . C OM T ours

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HIGH WIRE DISTILLING 652 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.755.4664 highwiredistilling.com We make premium, handcrafted, small batch spirits including gins, rums, whiskeys and vodkas using premium, specialized ingredients. Tours and tastings Wednesday-Saturday.

HOLY CITY BREWING 4155 Dorchester Rd. North Charleston, SC 29405 843.637.1161 holycitybrewing.com

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A self-sustainable brewery located in N. Charleston. We strive to create finely crafted ales & lagers using sustainable prices. We look forward to you trying our great beer.

PALMETTO BREWING COMPANY 289 Huger St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.937.0903 palmettobrewery.com Opened in the 1850’s & operated through War, earthquakes & hurricanes only to close for Prohibition. We reopened in 1993. Today our beer is truly handcrafted in small batches.

STRIPED PIG DISTILLERY

CHARLESTON HARBOR TOURS & BOONE HALL PLANTATION COMBO TOUR 10 Wharfside St. Charleston, SC 29401 888.224.5037 or 800.979.3370 charlestonharbortours.com Save money and combine two of Charleston’s most respected and reliable tour attractions. Save when buying both tickets combined vs. individual admissions.

CHARLESTON HARBOR TOURS & PALMETTO CARRIAGE WORKS COMBO 10 Wharfside St. Charleston, SC 29401 888.224.5037 or 800.979.3370 charlestonharbortours.com Save $ and tour Charleston by land and by sea with two of the most experienced and reputable tour companies in town. Includes 90 minute harbor tour and Palmetto Carriage tour.

CHARLESTONTOURS.COM Charleston Maritime Center, 10 Wharfside St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.1112 or 800.979.3370 charlestontours.com

2225-A Old School Dr. Charleston, SC 29405 843.276.3201 stripedpigdistillery.com

CharlestonTours.com is your one stop web portal for the best tours & events. Harbor tours, sailing excursions, plantation tours and Charleston’s best value combination tours.

Charleston’s first distillery specializing in smallbatch, handcrafted spirits made from the freshest, local ingredients. Tours and tastings offered Thursday through Saturday.

TRIPLE COMBO TOUR (CHARLESTON HARBOR TOURS, PALMETTO CARRIAGE & BOONE HALL PLANTATION)

TRADESMAN BREWING CO. 1639 Tatum St. Charleston, SC 29412 843.697.1301 trademanbrewing.com Tradesman Brewing Company is a nano-brewery on James Island minutes away from downtown. Our tap room is open to visit, and tours are available upon request. Cheers!

TOUR PACKAGES CHARLESTON HARBOR TOURS (WATER & WALKING TOUR COMBO) 10 Wharfside Dr. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.1112 or 800.979.3370 charlestonharbortours.com Charleston Harbor Tours & Bulldog Tours combine to offer the best of Charleston by boat and by foot. Enjoy our 90 minute harbor tour + choice of Bulldog Tour’s offerings.

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10 Wharfside St. Charleston, SC 29401 888.224.5037 or 800.979.3370 charlestonharbortours.com Charleston’s most inclusive combination tour! Save time and $ when booking the tri combo tour. 90 minute harbor tour, Palmetto Carriage Tours and Boone Hall Plantation.

WALKING TOURS BULLDOG TOURS 18 Anson St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.8687 bulldogtours.com Voted Charleston’s “Best Tour Company” the last six years, Bulldog Tours offers the best history, culinary, and ghost tours in town. Located a block from the City Market.

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CANDLELIGHT GHOST TOURS GHOSTS OF THE SOUTH 843.343.9255 scarycharleston.com Expert guides take you into Charleston’s haunted history. Scary sights that have been on the History and Discovery Channels. Highly ranked on Trip Advisor/AAA. $5 off adults!!

CHARLESTON 101 843.556.4753 charleston101tours.com Let 4th-generation Charlestonian and author Mary Coy introduce you to the city! She is featured in Fodor’s. Small group size keeps it uniquely personal. Reservations required.

CHARLESTON HISTORY TOURS PICTURE PERFECT 96 Meeting St., Washington Park Charleston, SC 29403 843.901.9283 charlestonhistorytours.com Explore Charleston’s history, architecture, gardens, mansions, harbor, preservation. Photo tips provided! Reservations required. $20 Daily 10am & 2pm. Private/Motorized tours.

CHARLESTON PIRATE TOURS 79 Cumberland St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.442.7299 charlestonpiratetour.com Join Charleston’s most photographed guides for pirate history tours, ghost tours, & Charleston’s only children’s tour. Seen on Travel Channel, Lifetime, A&E, Syfy, PBS, NPR.

CHARLESTON STROLLS 18 Anson St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.8687 charlestonstrolls.com Featured in Southern Living, NY Times, and AAA, this two-hour tour is the best overview of Charleston’s rich history, culture, antebellum homes, architecture, and gardens.

HAUNTED JAIL TOUR 18 Anson St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.8687 bulldogtours.com As seen on Ghost Hunters and Ghost Adventures, this tour explores Charleston’s most haunted building, the Old City Jail. Tour sells out often so reservations required.

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Corner of Concord and Cumberland Sts. Charleston, SC 29401 843.606.6025 tourcharleston.com

44 years of customized group tours with Charleston knowledge, enthusiasm, charm and wit. Call to plan your own special itinerary. Top 5 Southern Living, CNN and more.

LIVE OAK TOURS 843.834.0426 liveoaktours.com Experience the rich charms of Charleston. Find surprise connections that may reach into your own backyard. Our tours can even help navigate you to other vacation activities.

SHEM CREEK TOURS

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843.276.4203 pegasuscharters.com Shem Creek Tours - historical walking tour along the Shem Creek boardwalk. Ends with a local shrimp boil and drink at Vickery’s. History, food & drink all in one event.

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History, mystery and wonder. Local family operated history/ghost/private walking tours for 19 years. Headquarters/gift shop on corner of Concord and Cumberland.

YORKTOWN GHOST TOURS 40 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.277.0587 yorktownghosttours.com Explore the sacrifice, heroism and mystery of the USS Yorktown including the devastating history and documented strange activity. Investigated by Syfy Channel’s Ghost Hunters.

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18 Anson street ChArleston, sC 29401 www.bulldogtours.Com RAVE REVIEWS – “I highly recommend the food tour!

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WATER TOURS ADVENTURE HARBOR TOURS 843.442.9455 adventureharbortours.com Barrier island ecology expeditions with hunting shells and sharks teeth, daily eco/science trips, pirate & history tours, nightly BYOB sunset cruises & private charters to 80.

AHOY! TIDELINE TOURS

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103 East Cooper Ave. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.813.5009 tidelinetours.com Tideline Tours caters to those with a sense of curiosity and adventure. Our exceptional captains entertain and educate, while offering a safe and exciting adventure.

AQUA SAFARIS, INC. WORLDWIDE CHARTER YACHTS 24 Patriots Pt. Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.886.8133 or 800.524.3444 aqua-safaris.com Embarking from Charleston Harbor, Shem Creek and Isle of Palms, experience Charleston’s premier sailing catamaran! Dolphin sunsets, pirate adventures, and relaxing cruises.

CAROLINA MARINE GROUP 860.209.7609 carolinamarinegroup.com See Charleston from the water on a private 36’ Hatteras yacht with accommodations for up to 6 people. Bachelor/bachelorette parties, sunset cruises & romantic getaways.

CAROLINA QUEEN RIVERBOAT SPECIAL EVENTS 17 Lockwood Dr. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.1112 or 800.344.4483 charlestonharbortours.com Charleston’s only paddle-wheel riverboat. Special events: Signature Blues & BBQ cruises, Jazz Brunch cruises, Murder Mystery, Craft Beer cruises, and seasonal events.

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CHARLESTON HARBOR TOURS 10 Wharfside St. Charleston, SC 29401 888.224.5037 charlestonharbortours.com Charleston’s best harbor tour! Live narrated by our USCG Captain. Over 75 points of interest (see website for full schedule). See the “Holy City” from the water.

CHARLESTON HARBOR TOURS PRIVATE EVENTS 10 Wharfside Dr. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.1112 or 800.979.3370 charlestonharbortours.com The perfect venue for your next special event. Whether it’s sailing on a tall ship, a private dinner cruise on charter yacht or a social event, we have the perfect vessel!

CHARLESTON OUTDOOR ADVENTURES 1871 Bowens Island Rd. Charleston, SC 29412 843.795.0330 charlestonoutdooradventures.com Recommended by National Geographic, COA is Charleston’s premier ecotour company. Educational kayak, paddleboard & Lighthouse Dolphin Adventures. Top-rated by TripAdvisor.

CHARLESTON WATER TAXI 10 Wharfside St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.330.2989 charlestonwatertaxi.com On your way to your destination, enjoy Charleston’s beautiful harbor. From dolphin sightings to a WWII aircraft carrier. Rides leave hourly 9am-8pm March-November.

COASTAL EXPEDITIONS 514-B Mill St. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.7684 coastalexpeditions.com Voted Charleston’s Best Watersports 2015! Guided kayak & SUP tours, rentals, and boat charters. Dolphins, Charleston Harbor, Morris Island, scenic Cape Romain NWR & much more!

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FORT SUMTER TOURS

SANDLAPPER WATER TOURS

340 Concord St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.881.7337 fortsumtertours.com

Charleston Maritime Center Charleston, SC 29401 843.849.8687 or 800.979.3370 sandlappertours.com

Experience where the Civil War began! This is the only tour that stops at Fort Sumter. Departs daily from Liberty Square in Charleston & Patriots Point - Mount Pleasant.

Sunset cruises, haunted harbor ghost tours, interpretive history & nature tours with local historian & naturalist. Learn & explore the harbor. Frequent dolphin sightings.

NATURE ADVENTURES KAYAK, CANOE, & PADDLEBOARDING TOURS & RENTALS

SCHOONER PRIDE

Shrimp Boat Lane Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.568.3222 or 800.673.0679 kayakcharlestonsc.com Charleston’s oldest “Outstanding Guide Services” kayak - canoe - paddleboarding nature tour & rental company. Ages 4 & up welcome! National Geographic Adventure recommended.

Aquarium Wharf, 360 Concord St. Charleston, SC 29413 843.722.1112 schoonerpride.com Charleston’s only 3-mast tall ship. Modeled after an 18th century coastal trading schooner. Sails daily for dolphin sails, sunset sails and events. Private charters too!

SPIRITLINE CRUISES 360 Concord St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.BOAT(2628) spiritlinecruises.com Learn about Charleston’s rich history aboard this relaxing tour. The only harbor tour offering a live narration by a licensed tour guide. Departing from two great locations

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$10 all day pass • Kids 3 and under Free! Catch the Water Taxi for all your Transportation and Sightseeing needs. Departing hourly from these 4 locations:

SPIRITLINE CRUISES PRIVATE EVENTS Aquarium Wharf or Patriots Point Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.BOAT(2628) spiritlinecruises.com No detail is overlooked when you plan a private event with SpiritLine Cruises. Allow us to pamper your guests with extraordinary service and cuisine that is second to none.

Aquarium Wharf/ Maritime Center Departs bottom of the hour (:30) starting at 9:30am

patriots point (uss Yorktown) Departs forty fve min after the hour (:45) starting at 9:45am

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Considered a “must do” activity for visitors and locals alike, a sail on the PRIDE has been rated “One of the Top 10 Things To Do in Charleston” by Southern Living magazine.

• Afternoon Dolphin Sails • Evening Sunset Sails • Moonlight Sails • Special & Seasonal Events

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ADVENTURE/SPORTING ACTIVITIES THE ALLEY 131 Columbus St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.818.4080 thealleycharleston.com The Alley, voted Charleston’s #1 sports bar, features 8 bowling lanes, retro arcade games, 160” projection screens that feature all major sporting events and event space.

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871 Riverland Dr. Charleston, SC 29412 843.762.8035 cprc.com/113 There is no classroom or conference room that intensely energizes groups to explore the depths of their capabilities as the Challenge Course at James Island County Park.

CLIMBING WALL-JAMES ISLAND COUNTY PARK 871 Riverland Dr. Charleston, SC 29412 843.762.9511 ccprc.com/161 50-foot outdoor wall, 4,500 sq ft of climbing space, 14 top ropes & 2 lead climbing walls, great for all skill levels. Visit our website for amenities/ fees/hours of operation.

Charleston Outdoor Adventures is an Eco Adventure guiding service that features the local saltwater estuaries, wildlife and barrier island ecosystems that the Charleston coast showcases.

ESCAPE IN 60 45 South Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.709.6266 escape60.com The most exciting hour in Charleston! Bring your friends & family to help you find hidden clues, work through puzzles & solve the mystery. Escape in 60... your time starts now!

MULLET HALL EQUESTRIAN CENTER 2662 Mullet Hall Rd. Johns Island, SC 29455 843.762.9965 ccprc.com/54

Kayak/Paddle Board Rentals Kayak/Paddle Board Tours Fishing Charters • Chartered Tours Dolphin Boat Tours • Lighthouse Tours For information and reservations call (843) 795-0330

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20 miles of winding trails, perfect for riders of all ages and abilities. Riding lessons/rentals/ boarding not offered. Visit our website for information/hours of operation.

SWIMCALM 843.708.0846 swimcalm.com SwimCalm is a guaranteed system of teaching for adults with fear of the water. All your questions are answered in this simple but profound course while visiting Charleston.


TOWN OF SEABROOK 2001 Seabrook Island Rd. Seabrook Island, SC 29455 843.768.9121 townofseabrookisland.org Just miles from Charleston, Seabrook Island’s fullservice Equestrian Center features one of the only beach rides on the East Coast, and caters to riders of all skill levels.

VELOCITY AIR SPORTS 8551 Rivers Ave. Charleston, SC 29406 843.414.7411 velocityairsports.com/ Catch some air at our family friendly extreme trampoline park: Olympic size foam pits, slack lines, silks, dodgeball, flying trapeze bar, Ninja obstacle course & inflatables.

1595 Highland Ave. Charleston, SC 29412 843.225.1555 wildblueropes.com Experience Lowcountry adventure at its best! Charleston’s premier ropes and challenge course on Folly Road. Conquer high & low elements expertly designed for maximum fun.

BIKE RENTALS/ BIKE TOURS AFFORDABIKE BICYCLE SHOP 575 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.789.3281 affordabike.com Free golf-cart shuttle for pick up/drop off after your rental. Cruisers, hybrids, road, tandems and options for kids. Starting at $20/day, includes locks, helmets & baskets.

CHARLESTON BICYCLE TOURS 164 Market St., Ste. 104 Charleston, SC 29403 843.881.9878 charlestonbicycletours.com Come see Charleston by bicycle on roads less traveled - her plantations, islands & quaint towns. 3-6 day tours, small groups, upscale accommodations, meals, full van support.

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CANOE & KAYAK RENTALS CHARLESTON OUTDOOR ADVENTURES 1871 Bowens Island Rd. Charleston, SC 29412 843.795.0330 charlestonoutdooradventures.com Recommended by National Geographic, COA begins at Charleston’s best waterway. Paddle pristine waters vast with wildlife, far from boat traffic. Top-rated TripAdvisor activity.

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COASTAL EXPEDITIONS 514-B Mill St. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.7684 coastalexpeditions.com Voted Charleston’s Best Kayak Company 2015! Naturalist guided kayak tours, rentals, lessons. ACA certified guides. Experience dolphin sightings, scenery & wildlife galore!

NATURE ADVENTURES KAYAK, CANOE, & PADDLEBOARDING TOURS & RENTALS 483 West Coleman Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.568.3222 or 800.673.0679 kayakcharlestonsc.com Charleston’s oldest “Outstanding Guide Services” kayak - canoe - paddleboarding nature tour & rental company. Ages 4 & up welcome! National Geographic Adventure recommended.

CULINARY CLASSES CHARLESTON COOKS! 194 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.1212 charlestoncooks.com A kitchen retail shop where you’ll find the artistry, equipment & gadgets that help you make culinary magic happen; also a teaching kitchen with funfilled cooking classes.

IN THE KITCHEN WITH CHEF BOB WAGGONER 164 A Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.814.7464 chefbobwaggoner.com

MIRA WINERY NAPA VALLEY EDUCATION CENTER & TASTING ROOM 68 1/2 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.9670 miranapa.com Providing wine enthusiasts a unique opportunity to experience the best of Napa Valley. By education programs and by appointment EduTastings exclusively for wine club members.

FISHING CHARTERS AQUA SAFARIS, INC. WORLDWIDE CHARTER YACHTS 24 Patriots Pt. Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 800.524.3444 aqua-safaris.com Select the best action-packed offshore charter for mahi-mahi & tuna, or explore inshore for redfish, sea trout and sheepshead. Rates include everything needed for fishing.

CHARLESTON ANGLER West Ashley Charleston, SC 29407 843.571.3899 thecharlestonangler.com The Charleston Angler provides the service of arranging inshore, fly and near shore fishing charters with the best, most experienced guides in the Lowcountry. Book yours today!

REDFIN CHARTERS 145 Lockwood Dr. Charleston, SC 29403 843.277.5255 bestinshorefishingcharters.com Inshore fishing charter - Redfish , Flounder, Speckled Sea Trout, Lady Fish, & Black Drum! Licenses, rods, bait, tackle, ice & water all included. Let’s catch some fish!

THE REEL DEAL CHARTERS Charleston/Mt.Pleasant 843.388.5093 thereeldealcharters.com Best prices for year-round inshore/offshore, deepsea & big game saltwater fishing. Licenses, bait & tackle included; we have multiple boats for a “Reel” fishing experience!

Charleston’s only hands - on cooking classes with a celebrity chef! Learn, dine & laugh while cooking with the best products Charleston has to offer (wines included)!

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MARINAS CHARLESTON HARBOR RESORT AND MARINA 24 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.284.7065 charlestonharbormarina.com Largest marina in the state of SC with 17,000 lineal feet of floating dock space. In the Charleston harbor, offering resort amenities for both wind propelled & power yachts.

COOPER RIVER MARINA 1010 Juneau Ave. North Charleston, SC 29405 843.554.0790 ccprc.com/67 Great for recreational and transient boaters. Deep water slips, easy harbor access, Wi-Fi, 30 amp/120V service, pump-out service. Visit our website for additional amenities.

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THE CITY MARINA COMPANY 17 Lockwood Blvd. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.7702 megadock.us On the Intracoastal Waterway in downtown Charleston, 19,000 feet of dock space covering 40 acres of water. Named 2005 National Marina of the Year by Marina Dock Age Magazine.

TOWN OF SEABROOK ISLAND 2001 Seabrook Island Rd. Seabrook Island, SC 29455 843.768.9121 townofseabrookisland.org

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Just miles from Charleston, Seabrook Island is one of the best kept secrets on the East Coast. Bohicket Marina provides access to the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean.

PADDLEBOARDING CHARLESTON OUTDOOR ADVENTURES 1871 Bowens Island Rd. Charleston, SC 29412 843.795.0330 charlestonoutdooradventures.com Recommended by National Geographic, COA includes a private launch site with pristine calm waters, low boat traffic, dolphins & abundant birds. Top-rated TripAdvisor activity.

CHARLESTON SUP 83 Center St. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.817.7877 charlestonsupsafaris.com Best SUP company 2015, go paddleboard on Folly’s relaxed creeks near dolphins. The experts in eco tours, lessons, rentals, board sales, large groups, and camps of all levels.

COASTAL EXPEDITIONS 514-B Mill St. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.7684 coastalexpeditions.com Voted Charleston’s Best Watersports Company 2015! Paddleboard alongside dolphins! Several locations for SUP fun! ACA certified instructors/ guides. Beginners encouraged!

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NATURE ADVENTURES KAYAK, CANOE, & PADDLEBOARDING TOURS & RENTALS Shrimp Boat Ln. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.568.3222 or 800.673.0679 kayakcharlestonsc.com Charleston’s oldest “Outstanding Guide Services” kayak - canoe - paddleboarding nature tour & rental company. Ages 4 & up welcome! National Geographic Adventure recommended.

SAILING AQUA SAFARIS, INC. WORLDWIDE CHARTER YACHTS 24 Patriots Pt. Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 800.524.3444 Charleston’s premier fleet for all your sailing needs! Since 1987 offering an array of options from luxury 6 passenger yachts, to our 100 passenger catamaran, PALMETTO BREEZE.

CHARLESTON SAILING SCHOOL 17 Lockwood Dr. Charleston, SC 29401 843.277.4236 charlestonsailingschool.com The most unique and memorable way to experience Charleston by water. Sailing lessons, private yacht charters, boat rentals, & bareboat charters. Charleston City Marina.

SCHOONER PRIDE 360 Concord St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.1112 schoonerpride.com Charleston’s only 3-mast tall ship. Modeled after an 18th century coastal trading schooner. Sails daily for dolphin sails, sunset sails and events. Private charters too!

SCHOONER PRIDE PRIVATE CHARTERS AND TEAMBUILDING 360 Concord St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.1112 schoonerpride.com Charleston’s only 3-mast tall ship. Modeled after an 18th century coastal trading schooner. Perfect for corporate outings, groups and team building!

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TENNIS FAMILY CIRCLE TENNIS CENTER 161 Seven Farms Dr. Charleston, SC 29492 843.849.5300 familycircletenniscenter.com Full-service tennis facility open to the public with 20 championship tennis courts, all lit for night play. Home to MWTennis Academy and a full pro-shop. Membership available.

TENNIS AT KIAWAH ISLAND GOLF RESORT One Sanctuary Beach Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 800.654.2924 kiawahresort.com

871 Riverland Dr. Charleston, SC 29412 843.795.7275 ccprc.com/1659 Fun for all ages. 200-ft open & tube slides, 500-ft lazy river, leisure pool, Caribbean play structure & concessions. Visit our website for amenities/ fees/operating schedule.

WHIRLIN’ WATERS ADVENTURE WATERPARK 8888 University Blvd. (HWY 78) North Charleston, SC 29406 843.572.7275 ccprc.com/1658 Gallons of fun for all ages. Enjoy the lazy river, 27,000-gal wave pool, Rip Tide Run mat racer & kiddie play areas. Visit our website for amenities/ fees/operating schedule.

TOWN OF SEABROOK 2001 Seabrook Island Rd. Seabrook Island, SC 29455 843.768.9121 townofseabrookisland.org Just miles from Charleston, Seabrook Island has been rated a top tennis resort, with 15 composition clay courts and some of the leading tennis instructors in the southeast.

WILD DUNES RESORT 5757 Palm Blvd. Isle of Palms, SC 29451 888.845.8920 wilddunes.com Experience the ultimate tennis experience at Charleston’s island resort, where award-winning instruction is complemented by a variety of amenities in our oceanfront paradise.

Discoveries abound when you step outdoors. The Lowcountry is waiting to be explored.

WATER PARKS SPLASH ISLAND WATERPARK 444 Needlerush Pkwy. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.0832 ccprc.com/1660 Toddlers & preteens will have hours of fun. Features include 200-ft & 16-ft water slides, activity pool & concessions. Visit our website for amenities/ fees/operating schedule.

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“Number one tennis resort” in the world Tennis Resorts Online. Tennis program accommodates all skill levels. Instruction programs including children and adult doubles clinics.

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IN THE LOWCOUNTRY When it comes to variety and value, the Charleston area is hard to beat! Choose from true links style courses or traditional parkland designs. Stay at one of our lush resort islands, in Charleston’s historic district, or at any number of hotels located just minutes from the area’s premier courses. Whatever your preference, whatever your budget, the Charleston area has it. Booking a golf vacation can be a time consuming process - but not with Charleston Golf! Visit our website at charlestongolfguide.com to build and price your custom golf vacation or take advantage of our seasonal “Red Hot” value packages. You can save your package selections, email them to your buddies and book your package online with just a few clicks! If you’d like our staff’s personal recommendations, just give us a call at 800.774.4444 or 843.805.3067. We can confirm where you’ll be playing and staying in one phone call!

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Charleston is widely recognized as the birthplace of much of today’s American lifestyle. From cooking ... to architecture ... to the arts, Charleston has been the entry point for a quality of life potpourri that defines our country and the modern South.

The reason for our love affair with golf is simple ... the Charleston area lends itself to outdoor recreation.

Yet it is the Lowcountry’s standing in the realm of golf that is most revered by practitioners of the gentleman’s game. Historical records show golf balls and wooden clubs being shipped to Charleston as early as 1743; and early manifests identify visitors to Scotland as returning with clubs in tow in 1759. In fact, the fore bearers of modern golf club members first met on Harleston’s Green for a lively round in 1786, and residents and visitors alike have been enjoying the game ever since.

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Lowcountry courses encompass a wide array of topography and challenges. From the windswept dunes of seaside links to narrow inland courses bounded by moss covered oaks and meandering creeks, the Charleston area presents a unique challenge to golfers of all abilities and aptitudes. Some of the finest instructors in the world call Charleston home and its numerous training facilities are second to none. The availability of top notch caddie programs provides a special experience that enhances any golf adventure ... while having the added benefit of dramatically improving one’s scores! Names like Kiawah, Seabrook, and Wild Dunes have established their position in the hierarchy of American golf. And with each passing day new award winning courses join this esteemed group. Now is the time to add your name to the list of players who have accepted the challenge of playing the finest courses in the world.

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CHARLESTON NATIONAL COUNTRY CLUB 1360 National Dr. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466 843.884.GOLF charlestonnationalgolf.com

COOSAW CREEK COUNTRY CLUB 4110 Club Course Dr. North Charleston, SC 29420 843-767-8988 coosawcreek.com ARCHITECT Arthur Hills

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MEN 6,745 72 72.9 133

MEN 6,319 71 71.0 134

WOMEN 5,086 72 70.8 126

WOMEN 4,153 71 65.0 110

The only Rees Jones design in Charleston open to the public. Ocean breezes create different playing conditions between morning and afternoon rounds. Rees Jones called Charleston National “one of the elite venues in golf.”

Popular 6,593-yard, par-71 Arthur Hills design, offering a fun game for the novice while challenging low handicappers with a variety of longer drives, undulating greens and strategically placed bunkers and water hazards.

DUNES WEST GOLF CLUB

KIAWAH ISLAND GOLF RESORT COUGAR POINT GOLF CLUB

3535 Wando Plantation Way Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466 843.856.9000 duneswestgolfclub.com ARCHITECT Arthur Hills

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12 Kiawah Beach Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.266.4020 kiawahresort.com ARCHITECT Gary Player YARDS PAR RATING SLOPE

MEN 6,508 72 71.5 131

MEN 6,503 72 71.6 127

WOMEN 5,208 72 69.2 118

WOMEN 4,776 72 67.6 118

This Arthur Hills design, set amid 200 year old oaks, will challenge golfers of all skill levels. Recognized by Golfweek, Golf Digest, and Golf Magazine as a “must play” in S.C.

This Gary Player design is a superb layout for players of all levels. Holes play directly along tidal marshes, with panoramic views of the Kiawah River and acres of spartina grass.

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KIAWAH ISLAND GOLF RESORT OAK POINT GOLF CLUB

KIAWAH ISLAND GOLF RESORT THE OCEAN COURSE

4394 Hope Plantation Dr. Johns Island, SC 29455 843.266.4100 or 800.654.2924 kiawahresort.com

1000 Ocean Course Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.266.4670 or 800.654.2924 kiawahresort.com

ARCHITECT Clyde B. Johnston YARDS PAR RATING SLOPE

ARCHITECT Pete Dye YARDS PAR RATING SLOPE

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6,450 72 70.9 135

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Newly renovated 6,701-yard, par-72 masterpiece offers a variety of challenges from holes set in windswept tracts alongside salt marshes to fairways carved out of thick forests.

Proud host of the 2021 and 2012 PGA Championships. Renowned for 1991 Ryder Cup Matches. This Pete Dye designed course spans more than 2.5 miles of Kiawah Island oceanfront.

KIAWAH ISLAND GOLF RESORT OSPREY POINT GOLF CLUB

KIAWAH ISLAND GOLF RESORT TURTLE POINT GOLF CLUB

1000 Governors Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.266.4640 or 800.654.2924 kiawahresort.com

One Turtle Point Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.266.4050 or 800.654.2924 kiawahresort.com

ARCHITECT Tom Fazio YARDS PAR RATING SLOPE

ARCHITECT Jack Nicklaus

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MEN 6,502 72 72.0 133

MEN 6,779 72 72.0 136

WOMEN 5,023 72 70.0 121

WOMEN 5,210 72 71.5 126

Tom Fazio blended a par-72 layout with a superb natural canvas. Features of the course include natural lakes, fingers of saltwater marsh, and dense maritime forests.

Three spectacular holes play along the oceanfront, proving Nicklaus’ meticulous approach to the game. Adjacent to The Sanctuary and Tommy Cuthbert Golf Learning Center.

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LEGEND OAKS GOLF & TENNIS CLUB 118 Legend Oaks Way Summerville, SC 29485 843.821.4077 or 888.821.4077 legendoaksgolf.com

1 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.849.2385 or 877.709.5053 patriotspointlinks.com ARCHITECT Willard Byrd

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MEN 6,672 72 71.8 127

MEN 6,353 72 70.4 121

WOMEN 5,011 72 69.4 116

WOMEN 5,562 72 70.8 115

Located on the site of a former rice plantation and surrounded by the natural beauty of 300 year old majestic live oaks. This course will challenge every level of player.

Located just eight minutes from downtown Charleston, offering panoramic views of historic Charleston Harbor and Ft. Sumter. The Par-3 17th hole is perennially awarded “Best Par-3 in the Lowcountry.”

PINE FOREST COUNTRY CLUB

RIVERTOWNE COUNTRY CLUB

1000 Congressional Blvd. Summerville, SC 29483 843.851.1193 pineforestcountryclub.com

1700 RiverTowne Country Club Dr. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466 843.849.2400 or 866.216.3777 rivertownecountryclub.com

ARCHITECTS Robert Spence, Ken Killian

ARCHITECT Arnold Palmer

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MEN 6,614 72 72.5 137

MEN 6,679 72 72.3 132

WOMEN 4,990 72 70.8 115

WOMEN 5,089 72 70.6 126

Discover the “Hidden Gem of Charleston.” With five sets of tees and natural beauty that is reminiscent of Pinehurst, Pine Forest is a must play while in the Charleston area. Located off I-26 in historic Summerville.

An Arnold Palmer signature design with five sets of tees ranging from 5100 to 7200 yards. Native pampas grass, marshlands, and live oaks create breathtaking vistas that make RiverTowne a golf course you will truly enjoy.

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SEABROOK ISLAND CLUB CROOKED OAKS

SEABROOK ISLAND CLUB OCEAN WINDS

3772 Seabrook Island Rd. Johns Island, SC 29455 843.768.2529 discoverseabrook.com

3772 Seabrook Island Rd. Johns Island, SC 29455 843.768.2529 discoverseabrook.com

ARCHITECT Robert Trent Jones, Sr. YARDS PAR RATING SLOPE

ARCHITECT Willard Byrd YARDS PAR RATING SLOPE

MEN 6,341 72 71.4 134

MEN 6,473 72 71.9 140

WOMEN 5,137 72 71.8 123

WOMEN 5,657 72 73.9 129

Crooked Oaks Golf Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., is a 6,780-yard, par 72 course that winds through marsh, maritime forests and moss-hung, century-old live oaks.

Ocean Winds Golf Course, designed by Willard Byrd, is a 6,765-yard, par 72 course that takes you to the Atlantic Ocean, framed by sundrenched dunes and salt marshes.

SHADOWMOSS PLANTATION GOLF CLUB

THE LINKS AT STONO FERRY

20 Dunvegan Dr. Charleston, SC 29414 843.556.8251 or 800.338.4971 shadowmossgolf.com ARCHITECT Russell Breeden YARDS PAR RATING SLOPE

4812 Stono Links Dr. Hollywood, SC 29449 843.763.1817 stonoferrygolf.com ARCHITECT Ron Garl

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MEN 6,399 72 70.6 127

MEN 6,451 72 71.4 132

WOMEN 5,169 72 70.3 114

WOMEN 4,966 72 64.5 112

Shadowmoss offers immaculate Champion Ultradwarf greens and has five sets of tees that make it enjoyable for all golfers. Golf Digest calls it “the best golf value in Charleston”.

Known for its back nine heroics, daring shots along the Intracoastal Waterway, breathtaking views and the intimidating island green 18th hole, this Ron Garl design is the one course you must play in Charleston.

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WILD DUNES RESORT HARBOR COURSE

5000 Wescott Club Dr. Summerville, SC 29485 843.871.2135 or 866.211.GOLF wescottgolf.com

5757 Palm Blvd. Isle of Palms, SC 29451 843.886.2164 or 888.343.7921 wilddunes.com

ARCHITECT Dr. Michael Hurdzan

ARCHITECT Tom Fazio YARDS PAR RATING SLOPE

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MEN 6,745 72 72.9 133

MEN 5,900 70 69.2 127

WOMEN 5,086 72 70.8 126

WOMEN 4,689 70 68.1 117

The area’s only golf course with 27 holes, featuring three distinctly different nine holes to challenge every club in your bag. The design captures the traditional flavor of low flowing earthworks and classic bunkering.

With a par of 70, this challenging 6,359 yard course requires accurate shot making and a thoughtful plan of attack. Considered by Fazio as one of his “favorites,” the Harbor Course is a true test of golf.

PUBLIC GOLF COURSES BERKELEY COUNTRY CLUB 722 Exeter Plantation Rd. Moncks Corner, SC 29461 843.761.4880

WILD DUNES RESORT LINKS COURSE 5757 Palm Blvd. Isle of Palms, SC 29451 843.886.2164 or 888.343.7921 wilddunes.com ARCHITECT Tom Fazio YARDS PAR RATING SLOPE MEN 6,193 72 70.4 128 WOMEN 4,907 72 70.4 120 Designed by Tom Fazio, the Links Course has been described as the ultimate in seaside golf. The Links presents the combined challenges of the Atlantic Ocean, relentless winds and breathtaking coastal terrain.

CITY OF CHARLESTON GOLF COURSE 2110 Maybank Hwy. Charleston, SC 29412 843.795.6517 CROWFIELD COUNTRY CLUB 300 Hamlet Circle Goose Creek SC 29455 843.764.4618 MILER COUNTRY CLUB 400 Country Club Blvd. Summerville, SC 29483 843.873.2210 PLANTATION COURSE AT EDISTO 21 Fairway Dr. Edisto, SC 29438 843.869.1111

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ANNUAL SPORTS EVENTS

PROFESSIONAL SPORTS AND VENUES

3RD ANNUAL CHARLESTON WATER SPORTSFEST WEEK

CHARLESTON AREA CONVENTION CENTER CAMPUS

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5001 Coliseum Dr. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.529.5011 charlestonconventioncenter.com

September 12 - 18, 2016. The event series includes seven days of continuous activities on the Lowcountry’s greatest asset, water!

9TH ANNUAL GILDAN’S CHARLESTON CLASSIC BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT charlestonclassic.com

39TH ANNUAL COOPER RIVER BRIDGE RUN bridgerun.com April 2, 2016. The Cooper River Bridge 10k Run & Walk is the 3rd largest 10k in the US and 18th largest in the world. Mt. Pleasant start, historic downtown Charleston finish.

CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS csusports.com Features 16 NCAA Division I sports and over 300 student athletes. Campus located in Ladson area.

THE CITADEL ATHLETICS citadelsports.com Features 14 NCAA Division I sports and over 300 student athletes. Located in Charleston and includes Johnson Hagood Stadium with a capacity of 2,100 seats.

THE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON ATHLETICS cofcsports.com Features 21 NCAA Division I sports & over 400 student-athletes. Hosts over 200 intercollegiate events a year. Downtown campus includes TD Arena, a modern 5,100 seat in-door facility.

CHARLESTON BATTERY / MUSC HEALTH STADIUM 1990 Daniel Island Dr. Daniel Island, SC 29492 843.971.GOAL charlestonbattery.com

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November 17 - 20, 2016. Gildan’s Charleston Classic is a NCAA Invitational Tournament held each year at the TD Arena in historic Charleston and managed by ESPN Events.

The campus features over 150,000 sq ft of meeting/ exhibit space and an adjoining performing arts center. Steps away are the North Charleston Coliseum & Embassy Suites Hotel.

A premier professional soccer venue & home to the American Professional Soccer Club in the USL 2nd Division.

CHARLESTON RIVERDOGS BASEBALL / JOSEPH P. RILEY, JR. PARK 360 Fishburne St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.577.3647 riverdogs.com The RiverDogs are a Class-A affiliate of the NY Yankees in the South Atlantic League. Food offerings that have been featured in Esquire, Man v. Food, Rachel Ray and more.

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS HOCKEY / NORTH CHARLESTON COLISEUM 3300-B West Montague Ave. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.744.2248 stingrayshockey.com Celebrate a cool night out with SC’s only professional ECHL hockey team. The Stingrays invite families, groups of friends, and others. Groups of 10+ receive a discount rate.

VOLVO CARS OPEN 161 Seven Farms Dr. Charleston, SC 29492 800.677.2293 volvocarsopen.com April 2-10, 2016. More than 70 world-class, tennis athletes participate in this WTA premier event - the largest women’s only tennis tournament in the world. Don’t miss out!

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ART GALLERIES ADELE’S POTTERY 1659 Middle St. Sullivans Island, SC 29482 843.883.9545 Featuring hand-thrown and handbuilt clay works, each one of a kind piece reflects her love for the sand and sea. Her work has been enjoyed by patrons worldwide for 37 years.

ANGLIN SMITH FINE ART 9 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.0708 anglinsmith.com

ATRIUM ART GALLERY 61 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.973.3300 atriumartgallery.com “Charleston’s Most Exciting Art Space”- Featuring contemporary, abstract, realism, landscape, Lowcountry art and black & white photography. In the French Quarter of downtown.

BIRDS I VIEW GALLERY 119-A Church St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.1276 birdsiviewgallery.com Home of bird painting legend, Anne Worsham Richardson. A tradition since 1972, the gallery blends works of contemporary Charleston artists, Rushing, Grimsley & Zemp.

CHARLESTON ARTIST COLLECTIVE 278 Palm St. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.513.2893 charlestonartistcollective@gmail.com The CAC is a nationally recognized online gallery featuring original, affordable works by local artists with a portion of sales benefitting a variety of non-profit groups.

CHARLESTON GALLERY ASSOCIATION charlestongalleryassociation.com Charleston Gallery Association with over 40 art galleries in the greater Charleston area. Visit our website for a printable map and a link to all galleries and art offerings.

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62 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.9868 corrigangallery.com Corrigan Gallery - local, contemporary fine art of museum quality. All budgets for discerning collectors. Charleston Renaissance works available. 28 years of experience.

DOG & HORSE FINE ART 102 Church St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.5500 dogandhorsefineart.com Offering extensive inventory, commissioned portraits and art advisory services to build collections of 19th thru 21st century art for clients. US and European artists on view.

EDWARD DARE GALLERY 31 Broad St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.5002 edwarddare.com Visit this gallery for works that celebrate the colorful tapestry of the southern coastal culture including crashing waves, lush marshes, wildlife & sensitive portraits.

THE GEORGE GALLERY 50 Bogard St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.579.7328 georgegalleryart.com The George Gallery represents local and nationally recognized contemporary artists. The gallery includes work that is thought provoking, innovative and of museum quality.

GRAND BOHEMIAN GALLERY 55 Wentworth St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.5711 grandbohemiangallery.com The Grand Bohemian Gallery, located within the luxury hotels of The Kessler Collection, is one of the most eclectic and visually stimulating art galleries in the nation.

JOHN C. DOYLE ART GALLERY 125 Church St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.7344 johncdoyle.com This iconic Charleston Impressionist gallery has works by John C. Doyle and Margaret Petterson. We offer original oils, photography, monotypes, & museum quality reproductions.

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A gallery for contemporary realism and color. Featuring works by painter Betty Anglin Smith & her triplets, Jennifer Smith Rogers, Shannon Smith Hughes, Tripp Smith & others.

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HELENA FOX FINE ART 106A Church St. Charleston , SC 29401 843.723.0073 helenafoxfineart.com Since 2004, specializing in fine contemporary representational art. The gallery is a compilation of national and international artists offering an extensive variety of works.

LOWCOUNTRY ARTISTS 148 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.9295 lowcountryartists.com

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The oldest artist-owned and operated gallery in Charleston. This large gallery features lowcountrythemed fine art and hosts artist receptions every first Friday, 5-8pm.

MITCHELL HILL 438 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.564.0034 mitchellhillinc.com A contemporary gallery & interior design firm, featuring original artworks by 30+ artists as well as high-end furniture & accessories. Located on upper King Street.

REINERT FINE ART 179 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.694.2445 reinertfineart.com Experience original fine art (oil, bronze, and stone) from 40 artists in our one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor setting. Our friendly atmosphere will leave a lasting impression.

ROBERT LANGE STUDIOS 2 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.805.8052 rlsart.com Voted Best Art Gallery 4 years in a row by Charleston City Paper. RLS represents the very best in emerging and mid career artists with a focus on contemporary realism.

THE WELLS GALLERY 1 Sanctuary Beach Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.576.1290 wellsgallery.com The premiere gallery at The Sanctuary Resort on Kiawah Island, dedicated to providing contemporary art works focused on the Lowcountry and Southern experience. Open daily.

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2016-2017 MASTERWORKS - OPENING GALA – LEON FLEISHER AND DVOŘÁK’S 9TH SYMPHONY, MID-SEP TCHAIKOVSKY’S 5TH SYMPHONY, SEP 30 & OCT 1 | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO, OCT 14 & 15 BRAHMS’ REQUIEM, NOV 18 & 19 | ANDRE WATTS - GREIG PIANO CONCERTO, JAN 13 & 14 BEETHOVEN’S 6TH SYMPHONY, FEB 10 & 11 | PROKOFIEV’S CLASSICAL SYMPHONY, MAR 3 & 4 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, A SEA SYMPHONY, MAR 17 & 18 | MAHLER’S 5TH SYMPHONY, APR 21 & 22 POPS - CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE, SEP 24 | HOLIDAY POPS, DEC 17 | TONY DESARE SINGS SINATRA, FEB 4 THE CHARLESTON SYMPHONY WITH THE CHARLESTON JAZZ ORCHESTRA, APR 1

SPECIAL EVENTS - HOLY CITY MESSIAH, DEC. 1-3 | NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL, DEC. 31 OPERA WITH THE CSO, APR 7-8

for details and tickets visit: charlestonsymphony.org


FESTIVALS 2ND SUNDAY ON KING 418 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.303.1113 2ndsundayonkingstreet.com On the 2nd Sunday of each month from 1-5pm, King Street is closed to all vehicular traffic to celebrate the best shopping, dining & services the region has to offer. Join us!

CHARLESTON TELLS STORYTELLING FESTIVAL

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342 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.805.6930 facebook.com/CharlestonTells March 11-12. Enjoy some of the best national and local storytellers as they delight audiences with stories that transport you to another place and time. Presented by CCPL.

LOWCOUNTRY LOCAL FIRST 1345 Ave. G # AA North Charleston, SC 29405 843.740.5444 lowcountrylocalfirst.org Nonprofit that cultivates economic prosperity by strengthening community support for locally owned businesses & farmers shifting consumer spending from Big Box to local.

THE SOPHIA INSTITUTE 293 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.720.8528 thesophiainstitute.org The Sophia Institute is a center of learning that provides lectures and retreats that foster the rise of the feminine, for a more sustainable and flourishing world.

SWEETGRASS CULTURAL ARTS FESTIVAL 2213 Highway 17 North Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466 843.856.9732 sweetgrassfestival.org June 4, 2016. The intricate handiwork of Gullah crafts is the highlight of this cultural showcase that includes gospel songs, praise dance, rhythmic drumming and basketweaving demonstrations.

MUSIC CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL 37 John St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.853.2252 charlestonmusichall.com Boasting the best acoustics in town, the Music Hall is a listening room: an intimate theatre in which the audience and the artist can interact on a more personal level.

CHARLESTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 843.723.7528 charlestonsymphony.com Largest performing arts organization in SC. Performing from September-May. Featuring Masterworks, Chamber Orchestra & Pops Series, there is something for every musical taste.

JAZZ ARTISTS OF CHARLESTON 93 Spring St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.641.0011 charlestonjazz.com Swing by JAC’s Charleston Jazz House, visit charlestonjazz.com for Jazz Around Town, or catch a Charleston Jazz Orchestra performance, Charleston’s own resident big-band!

MENDOLA PRODUCTIONS 678.427.4536 gritstoglory.com Grits to Glory Four singers and five instrumentalists tell the tale of the unforgettable music of Charleston and the South from past to present. More at: gritstoglory.com

THE SOUND OF CHARLESTON 150 Meeting St. Charleston , SC 29401 843.270.4903 soundofcharleston.com The sounds that define Charleston - gospel, Gershwin, jazz, Civil War camp songs & more, at the historic Circular Congregational Church in live, weekly 75-minute concerts.

THEATER 34 WEST THEATER COMPANY 200 Meeting St. Ste. 100 Charleston, SC 29401 843.901.9343 34west.org Original theater in the heart of Charleston! Enjoy comedies and musicals as you laugh with friends. Fun drinks and bites available. “Completely enchanting” - NYtheatre.com

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BLACK FEDORA COMEDY MYSTERY THEATRE AND SHOPPE 164 Church St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.937.6453 charlestonmysteries.com Live comedy theatre in a cozy setting; clean comic whodunit shows, volunteer audience participation, a la carte appetizers, drinks, & desserts. At downtown City Market.

CHARLESTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 873 Folly Rd. Charleston, SC 29412 843.991.5582 charlestonperformingarts.org

CHARLESTON STAGE COMPANY 135 Church St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.7183 charlestonstage.com Charleston Stage, South Carolina’s largest professional theatre company in residence at the historic Dock Street Theatre, produces a full season of plays and musicals.

CRABPOT PLAYERS THEATRE COMPANY 1137 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 888.303.0763 crabpotplayers.com Founded in 1993, is a non-profit community theatre company that brings theatre to the East Cooper area and provides educational opportunities for actors of all ages.

GRACIE & LACY Charleston, SC 29407 636.751.2357 gracieandlacy.com Recognized by Marvin Hamlisch, national sister act, Gracie & Lacy, brings vintage Hollywood to the stage with powerhouse vocals, tap dancing and stunning costumes! Must see!

THEATER 99 280 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.6687 theatre99.com No scripts! All improv! SC’s only professional improv theatre is guaranteed to make you laugh. Each high energy show is based on audience suggestion. In-house bar.

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Our 70-seat venue, Charleston Cabaret Theatre, boasts lavish Vegas & Broadway style dance musicals. Be entertained by Table Tootsies and the best dancers and singers in town!


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Clean comic plays, volunteer participation, drinks/apps/desserts Very limited seating. Be sure to make your reservations early.

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33RD ANNUAL LOWCOUNTRY OYSTER FESTIVAL

With more than two tons of the salty mollusks on the menu, this widely popular event turns Boone Hall Plantation into the world’s largest oyster roast.

January 31, 2016

843.577.4030 | charlestonrestaurantassociation.com

SOUTHEASTERN WILDLIFE EXPOSITION

The largest wildlife art & sporting life event of its kind. A 3-day celebration showcasing 500 artists & exhibitors, wildlife experts, guides and more.

February 12-14, 2016

March 2-6, 2016

Lauded as one of the country’s premier culinary experiences, Charleston Wine + Food celebrates 11 years of immaculate flavor and unforgettable fun, March 2 March 6, 2016. 843.727.9998 | charlestonwineandfood.com

CHARLESTON FASHION WEEK March 15-19, 2016

High-energy runway shows, roving photographers, up-andcoming designers and a see-and-be-seen crowd converge for five nights of apparel and attitude under the tent in Marion Square. 843.971.9811 ext. 319 | charlestonfashionweek.com

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13TH ANNUAL CHARLESTON ANTIQUES SHOW March 18 - 20, 2016

VOLVO CARS OPEN April 2 - 10, 2016

The public rarely views the interiors of Charleston’s museum-quality dwellings, but this festival allows you to take a peek behind the garden gates and porch doors of the peninsula’s most intriguing private residences. 843.722.3405 | historiccharleston.org Inspired by the rich historical, architectural and cultural heritage of Charleston, this exhibition is a showcase of English, European, and American period decorative arts and fine art. 843.723.1623 | historiccharleston.org The world’s top seeded female tennis players compete for the sport’s largest purse at the state-of-the-art facility located on picturesque Daniel Island. 800.677.2293 | volvocarsopen.com

YMCA FLOWERTOWN FESTIVAL April 1 - 3, 2016

39TH ANNUAL COOPER RIVER BRIDGE RUN April 2, 2016

During this three-day event, blooming azaleas envelop more than 200 artisans, who exhibit painting, pottery, glass working, woodworking, needlework, ironwork and textiles. 843.871.9622 | flowertownfestival.org From professional athletes to goofballs dressed in gorilla costumes, people of all ages and fitness levels participate in this run/walk, which is one of the world’s largest 10,000-meter runs. 843.856.1949 | bridgerun.com

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CHARLESTON WINE + FOOD FESTIVAL

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29TH ANNUAL TOWN OF MT. PLEASANT BLESSING OF THE FLEET & SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

The festival pays tribute to Mount Pleasant’s local shrimping and fishing industry, offering a boat parade, live music, craft show and lots of free activities with the picturesque Ravenel Bridge and Charleston Harbor for a backdrop!

April 24, 2016

843.884.8517 | comeonovermp.com

NORTH CHARLESTON ARTS FESTIVAL

The North Charleston Arts Festival features nine full days of events highlighting over 100 national, regional and local artists and performers in the areas of Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Crafts, Photography, Media Arts and Literature. Main events on Saturday, April 30th and Sunday, May 1st.

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April 29–May 7, 2016

843.740.5854 | northcharlestonartsfest.com

SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA May 27–June 12, 2016

Spoleto Festival USA fills Charleston’s theaters, churches and outdoor spaces with opera, theater, dance, and chamber, symphonic, choral, and jazz music. 843.579.3100 | spoletousa.org

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May 27–June 12, 2016

Piccolo Spoleto’s traditional program offerings include visual arts exhibits, classical music, jazz, dance, theatre, poetry readings, children’s activities, choral music, ethnic cultural presentations, crafts and film. 843.724.7305 | piccolospoleto.com

THE SWEETGRASS CULTURAL ARTS FESTIVAL June 4, 2016

PATRIOTS POINT 4TH OF JULY BLAST July 4, 2016

The highly anticipated Sweetgrass Festival will celebrate the rich Gullah Geechee cultural heritage and provides the most extensive showcase of sweetgrass baskets in the Lowcountry area. 843.856.9732 | sweetgrassfestival.org The U.S.S. Yorktown, home of the Congressional Medal of Honor Museum, is a fitting host for this patriotic celebration that includes live music and a professional fireworks show. 843.884.2727 | patriotspoint.org

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The event, executed by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, Inc (GCRA), is one of the most highly anticipated culinary events in the Charleston area. 843.577.4030 | charlestonrestaurantassociation.com

TASTE OF CHARLESTON FESTIVAL

A 3-day event showcasing taste-tempting delights served by Charleston restaurants.

September 23–25, 2016

843.577.4030 | charlestonrestaurantassociation.com

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34TH ANNUAL MOJA ARTS FESTIVAL TBD

The streets sway with the captivating rhythm of African music, while the smell of Caribbean cuisine permeates the air during this 10-day celebration of Gullah culture named for the Swahili word meaning “one”.

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40TH ANNUAL FALL TOURS OF HOMES & GARDENS October 6–23, 2016

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November 2–6, 2016

843.722.4630 | preservationsociety.org A wide range of subject matter is explored during screenings of features, documentaries, short and animations created by local, national and international filmmakers. 843.817.1617 | charlestoniff.org

PLANTATION DAYS AT MIDDLETON PLACE

Middleton Place invites visitors to see what life on a Low Country plantation was like in the 18th and 19th centuries.

November 2016 Dates TBD

843.556.6020 | middletonplace.org

CHRISTMAS IN CHARLESTON

From spirituals concerts performed by candlelight to a nighttime parade of boats decorated with Christmas lights, the holiday season is full of distinctively Charleston traditions and events.

December 1-31, 2016

800.868.8118 | christmasincharleston.com Featuring over 750 displays and two million lights, the

27TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY Holiday Festival of Lights is a cherished holiday tradition for the whole family. James Island County Park comes alive FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS November 14, 2016 January 1, 2017

with illumination, and is a great place to capture the magic of the holiday season. 843.795.4386 | ccprc.com

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The event, executed by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, Inc (GCRA), is one of the most highly anticipated culinary events in the Charleston area. 843.577.4030 | charlestonrestaurantassociation.com

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CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Peek at heirloom silver and meander through carefully cultivated boxwoods during these docent-led tours that invite guests into some of the area’s most historic and architecturally significant dwellings.


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ANTIQUES A SOUTHERN TOUCH ANTIQUES & HOME DÉCOR 628 Dupont Rd. Charleston, SC 29407 843.641.0299 asoutherntouchantiques.com Browsers welcomed by Charleston native, Susan Daniel-Bouchillon. Furniture, museum-quality art, antique maps, hand-knotted rugs, lighting, vintage accessories and more.

CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL ANTIQUES SHOW

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843.722.3405 historiccharleston.org/antiquesshow English, European & American period furnishings, fine art, vintage jewelry & silver, from the 17th to 20th centuries. Proceeds benefit Historic Charleston Foundation.

GEORGE C. BIRLANT 191 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.3842 birlant.com Third generation, family owned antiques establishment specializing in 18th and 19th century furniture, silver, china, crystal & brass as well as bench made reproductions.

KING STREET ANTIQUE DISTRICT Lower King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.303.1113 kingstreetantiquedistrict.com Voted the “best antique shopping in the U.S.” by the readers of Travel + Leisure. Find antiques, plus charming hotels, fine dining, fashion boutiques, gifts and fine jewelry.

CLOTHING BEN SILVER 149 King St., Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.4556 bensilver.com World renowned sophisticated purveyor of fine clothing and accessories from head to toe (and more!) for the discerning gentleman. “Classic style has always been our business.”

BERLINS FOR WOMEN 116 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.5591 berlinswomenclothing.com

BUTTERFLY CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE 624-H Long Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.8577 butterflyconsignments.com Ranked #1 women’s fashion clothing and accessory consignment boutique, you need to explore Butterfly’s exciting sales floor; Chanel and St. John to J. Crew and Anthropologie.

CHARLESTON ANGLER 654 St. Andrews Blvd. Charleston, SC 29407 843.571.3899 thecharlestonangler.com In our book, if you love Charleston and love being on the water, you’re already a Charleston Angler. Come check out our famous Redfish logo items in the heart of Charleston, SC.

COPPER PENNY 311 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.2999 shopcopperpenny.com Our stylists have been dressing Charleston women for over 25 years, expertly composing beautiful, effortless looks from top designer collections curated with a Southern eye.

GWYNN’S OF MOUNT PLEASANT 916 Houston Northcutt Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.849.9667 gwynns.com The ultimate, luxury shopping destination. Since 1967, we’ve offered the best lines in clothing and accessories; cosmetics and skincare; and upscale gifts & home accessories.

HAMPDEN CLOTHING 314 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.724.6373 hampdenclothing.com Recognized by Vogue and Marie Claire magazines as one of the top boutiques in the country, we stock over 50 of the world’s best designers. Find our entire selection online.

IBU 183 B King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.327.8304 ibumovement.com Luxurious clothing, jewelry and home decor hand-crafted by global women artisans. New King Street showroom, workroom and rooftop terrace celebrating global glamour.

Famous for fabulous special occasion frocks, interesting sportswear & new designers. 4th generation Ellen Berlin continues the family tradition since 1883. Private parking. 176

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INDIGO AND COTTON 79 Cannon St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.718.2980 indigoandcotton.com A well-edited selection of independent designers from the U.S., Europe and Japan. Selected as part of the GQ 100 top men’s stores in America. Established in 2011.

KING FASHION DISTRICT Middle King St. Charleston, SC kingstreetfashiondistrict.com

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Named one of the “10 Top Shopping Districts in USA” by Forbes Traveler. Handbags and shoes straight from the runway, European lingerie, designer fashions, jewelry & eyewear.

M. DUMAS & SONS 294 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.8603 mdumasandsons.com Since 1917, 3 generations of this family-owned retailer have outfitted the best-dressed gentlemen in sportswear to fine clothing for men from the best brands in the industry.

MAINSTREAM BOUTIQUE 644 Long Point Rd., Unit I Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.936.3324 facebook.com/ mainstreamboutiquemtpleasant Conveniently located in Mt. Pleasant, Mainstream Boutique offers affordable, on-trend clothing and accessories for women of all ages. Fresh fashions arrive daily.

RAPPORT 235 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.727.0088 rapportcharleston.com Located on King Street, Rapport is a high-end women’s clothier offering luxury labels along with high-touch service and creative styling for Charleston’s discerning shoppers.

SHIRTINI 192 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.259.5243 shirtini.com Modern classics, effortless style & a curated selection of menswear inspired shirts for women, all buttoned up in a crisp white shop. Come here for the perfect white shirt.


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ST. JOHN

CROGHAN’S JEWEL BOX

124 Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.5888 sjk.com

308 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.3594 croghansjewelbox.com

St. John, an American luxury house founded in 1962 on the premise of an iconic knit dress. The collection remains the same as from the very startmodern, timeless & elegant.

A menagerie of designer & estate jewelry, beautiful antique silver & unusual gifts. Specializing in exquisite ideas for events. For over 100 years the place that locals shop.

TROUBADOUR

GOLD CREATIONS

1630 Meeting St., Ste. 203 Charleston, SC 29405 910.431.3024 troubadourclothing.com

74 S. Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.4862 goldcreationschas.com

A women’s clothing line from FIT grad and Carolina native, Lindsey Carter. Carried at Neiman Marcus, Anthropologie & boutiques nationwide, designs are fresh, modern & hip.

Gold Creations charms visitors with Charleston inspired 14K gold and sterling silver southern style jewelry. Come see our Charleston Charms, Charleston Gates, and Rice Beads.

JEWELRY BEADS ON CANNON 87 Cannon St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.723.5648 beadsoncannon.com Two fabulous floors of beads from all over the world! We carry everything to do with beading. Best store in southeast, located downtown 12-6 M-Th, 11-6 Fri, 11-5 Sat, 1-5 Sun.

CANDY SHOP VINTAGE 9 Cannon St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.737.4289 candyshopvintage.com One of a kind vintage and vintage inspired jewelry featuring reimagined creations by local designer Deirdre Zahl. Shop unique pieces and a variety of Charleston Rice Beads.

CHARLESTON RICE BEADS 9 Cannon St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.737.4289 charlestonricebeads.com Charleston Rice Beads by Candy Shop Vintage are a revival of vintage design. Designer Deirdre Zahl has re-imagined these chains that pay homage to our city’s port history.

CHARLESTON RICE BEADS BY GOLD CREATIONS 74 South Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.4862 goldcreationschas.com

JOINT VENTURE ESTATE JEWELERS 185 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.6730 jventure.com Consignments of fine, preowned, estate jewelry & watches, platinum engagement rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, Omega, Rolex, Patek. Jewelry & watch repairs & batteries.

MARKET SHOP OF HISTORIC CHARLESTON FOUNDATION 188 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.300.4952 historiccharleston.org/shop Featuring locally-made & inspired gifts. Jewelry, furnishings, Charleston-related books & tasty treats. Enjoy tax-free shopping & support local preservation efforts.

PAULO GEISS 116 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.4497 geissjewelers.com For over 25 years, Paulo Geiss Jewelers offers the finest jewelry and timepieces available in downtown Charleston. Rolex, Kwiat, Roberto Coin and Ritani.

ROBERTO COIN 200 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.805.4000 robertocoin.com Jewelry designer Roberto Coin has devoted his life to a passion for innovative design. His diverse collection is a balance of elegance and creativity.

Come by family-owned Gold Creations in the City Market and take home a piece of Charleston. Our Charleston Rice Beads are the classic expression of Southern culture and style.

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Take home a piece of Charleston

Original 14k gold Charleston charms

14k gold Charleston gate

Items also available in sterling silver

14k gold hand-engraved slide

Replica Atocha Coin set in 14k gold

Located in the City Market Building 174 at corner of S. Market St. and Church St.

www.GoldCreationsChas.com/explore /GoldCreationsSC 843.970.1261


OUTLETS AND MALLS FRESHFIELDS VILLAGE

ALESYA BAGS

165 Village Green Ln. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.768.6491 freshfieldsvillage.com

843.469.1196 alesyabags.com

Freshfields Village is a true town-center offering a unique mix of shopping, dining, service, and lodging establishments all shaped by Lowcountry tradition and high style.

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SPECIALTY PRODUCTS

Stylish leather goods designed for women who work and travel and made in the USA. Our flagship satchel is engineered to fit your laptop plus your everyday necessities.

BITTERMILK COCKTAIL MIXERS

MT. PLEASANT TOWNE CENTRE

843.641.0455 bittermilk.com

1600 Palmetto Grande Dr. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.216.9900 mtpleasanttownecentre.com

Cocktail mixers for cocktail enthusiasts. Bittermilk mixers are handcrafted in Charleston, SC, by bartenders with real ingredients. The labor is in the bottle. Just add booze.

Voted “Charleston’s Best Shopping Destination.” 60 shops & restaurants, plus a 16-screen theatre, this open air center is minutes from the beaches and downtown Charleston.

NORTHWOODS MALL 2150 Northwoods Blvd., #60 North Charleston, SC 29406 843.797.3062 shopnorthwoodsmall.com Located off I-26 at exit 209. More than 130 stores, restaurants & services including Belk, Dillard’s, JC Penney, Sears, Stadium Theater, Play Area & King Street Grille.

TANGER OUTLET CENTER 4840 Tanger Outlet Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.529.3095 tangeroutlet.com/charleston Experience head-turning style and incredible savings on over 85 brands like Saks Fifth OFF 5TH, American Eagle, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic Factory, Michael Kors and more.

BRACKISH 843.276.0075 brackishbowties.com Feather bow ties handcrafted locally using intricate detail not found in mass production. The ties are sustainable works of art; a perfect addition to any southern wedding.

BULLS BAY SALTWORKS 843.226.3360 bullsbaysaltworks.com Bulls Bay Sea Salt brings the South into your kitchen with an exceptional line of wholesome solar evaporated culinary sea salts from pristine waters north of Charleston, SC.

CAROLINA COASTER COMPANY 3142 Maybank Hwy. Johns Island, SC 29455 843.276.1743 carolinacoaster.com Choose from over 1000 designs to create a set of coasters that will keep the milestones of your life alive forever. Memories last a lifetime with Carolina Coasters.

CHARLESTON DISTILLING 501 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.718.1446 charlestondistilling.com Small batch distillery making award winning handcrafted spirits using local grains.Tours and tastings: Monday - Saturday 11am to 7pm. Reservations recommended via the website. 182

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CHARLESTON MIX 866.810.4915 charlestonmix.com Charleston Mix is made with an indubitable collection of premium ingredients that have been native to Lowcountry parties for centuries. It’s the Bloody Mary perfected.

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CHARLESTON SPECIALTY FOODS PO Box 66 Charleston, SC 29402 843.744.8991 charlestonspecialtyfoods.com

DISTIL UNION: WALLY WALLETS 525 King St. (upstairs) Charleston, SC 29403 843.321.4068 distilunion.com Our Wally Wallets are a family of front-pocket friendly carrying solutions. Designed in Charleston, launched on Kickstarter and available at Objective Design Shop.

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F & J BEVERAGE CO. LLC 79 Alberta Ave. Charleston, SC 29403 843.412.1401 fatandjuicymix.com Touted by Southern Living, Coastal Living, and Beverage Media among others, F&J Bloody Mary mix is available online and at select retailers nationwide...make it Fat & Juicy!

FIREFLY DISTILLERY 6775 Bears Bluff Rd. Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487 843.557.1405 fireflyvodka.com SC’s first and largest distillery. Home to Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka, the original sweet tea vodka & many more southern specialties. Guests are welcome Tue-Sat for tastings.

FOOD FOR THE SOUTHERN SOUL 843.762.9200 or 800.538.0003 foodforthesouthernsoul.com We offer gourmet pantry items including the award-winning BlackJack Barbecue Sauces & Rubs and Tidewater Products lines. From specialty gift baskets to everyday items. E XP LO REC H A R L E S T O N . C OM

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Charleston Specialty Foods offers a variety of southern treats from the best local brands around. Benne wafers, pecan pralines, cookies, grits, sauces, beans, rice and soups.

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Handcooked Virginia Peanuts Gourmet Gifts & Specialty Foods Mail Order. Sampling Everyday! 92 NORTH MARKET STREET 843-577-6653 SHOPPiNg

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GREY GHOST BAKERY

LOWCOUNTRY OLIVE OIL

1750 Signal Point Rd. Charleston, SC 29412 803.238.1123 greyghostbakery.com

272 A Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.297.0462 lowcountryoliveoil.com/

Our recipes have been passed through our family for generations. A small family-owned bakery, we use only all natural ingredients to create our madefrom-scratch cookies.

Delicious Carolina-infused olive oils & vinegars is what you’ll discover inside our historic store. Local gifts, delectable treats, art & candles, homegrown snacks & spices.

JAM BEVERAGE COMPANY

O&O HOOCH

843.345.8553 jambeverageco.com

PO Box 656 Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482 404.557.7178 oandohooch.com

Offering hand-crafted drinking vinegars made in Charleston, SC. Enjoy as a beverage, in a cocktail, or in your cooking. Jam produces all natural products. Drink. Mix. Cook.

THE JOGGLE FACTORY

The One and Only Hooch is a bubbly, limeade mixer that plays well with vodka, tequila, dark rum, gin, and champagne. The 1-liter bottle serves as a mix and go cocktail!

843.200.2073 thejogglefactory.com

OLIVER PLUFF & CO.

The Joggle Factory designs and builds authentic & classically styled joggling boards to create a timeless and traditional look to your patio, garden, porch or any living area.

PO Box 80848 Charleston, SC 29416 843.719.6622 oliverpluff.com

KEN BOWMAN PHOTOGRAPHY, LLC

Oliver Pluff & Company creates historical teas, coffees, and wassail spice blends from early American heritage, hand packaged in Charleston, SC.

843.270.1805 kenbowmanphotography.com Charleston’s premier architecture and landscape photography plus images of the Carolina Lowcountry, beaches and lighthouses. Specializing in fine art canvas prints.

KING BEAN COFFEE ROASTERS 3939 Dorchester Rd. North Charleston, SC 29405 843.722.7650 kingbean.com We pair the renowned restaurants of Charleston with fine coffee sourced from growing regions around the world. Fresh and locally roasted. The coffee choice of the Lowcountry.

KING OF POPS 843.580.6272 kingofpops.net Specializing in locally sourced, all natural frozen treats. We utilize the freshest ingredients available & partner with local farmers to bring you unique local flavors.

ORIGINAL CHARLESTON BEDSWING® 843.224.1584 originalcharlestonbedswing.com The Original Charleston Bedswing is built in Charleston of highest grade mahogany or cypress and covered in Outdura or Sunbrella fabric, the quality is unbeatable.

PRODUCE 843.277.6318 producecandles.com Joining scent & soil by creating candles inspired by the harvest. Sweet, earthy, spicy & crisp handcultivated candles made with natural soy wax and premium cotton wicks.

REWINED, LLC 843.718.1171 rewinedcandles.com Candles made by hand using the richest ingredients available. Handcrafted from a repurposed wine bottle. Fragrances mimic the flavors and aromas found in your favorite wines.

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SPECIALTY SHOPS

843.300.7082 stjudefarms.com

AFFORDABIKE BICYCLE SHOP

St Jude Farms is a family owned luxury eco sustainable seafood farm and company that supplies the finest restaurants and is a leader in the farm to table culinary movement.

534 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.789.3281 affordabike.com

VIRGIL KAINE

Custom-made beach cruisers and the largest selection of bikes and accessories in town. Known for our friendly and professional staff. Free pickup/ drop off for rental bikes.

843.343.4449 virgilkaine.com Handcrafted in SC, Virgil Kaine infuses fresh ginger with premium all-natural ingredients into an artisanal award-winning spirit, Virgil Kaine Ginger Infused Bourbon.

BEADS ON CANNON

Two fabulous floors of beads from all over the world! We carry everything to do with beading. Best store in southeast, located downtown 12-6 M-Th, 11-6 Fri, 11-5 Sat, 1-5 Sun.

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87 Cannon St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.723.5648 beadsoncannon.com


Connecting Readers & Writers Since 1995

THE BOUTIQUE 47 Broad St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.1441 theboutiquecharleston.com A Charleston institution which has been in business for over 50 years. Offering the finest gifts, china, linens, and lingerie. Come find that special gift at The Boutique.

BULL STREET GOURMET & MARKET 120 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.6464 bullstreetgourmetandmarket.com

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Bull Street Gourmet and Market is a Charleston staple, known for signature soups, salads, sandwiches, breakfast all day, free delivery and its great beer and wine selection!

420 KING ST. Downtown Charleston BLUEBICYCLEBOOKS.COM

BLUE BICYCLE BOOKS 420 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.722.2666 bluebicyclebooks.com The favorite locally-owned bookstore. Over 50,000 used, rare, local & new books. We focus on connecting writers with readers with writing programs, events & book signings.

BOB ELLIS 332 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.2515 bobellisshoes.com A celebrated Southern institution and a first name in Charleston shopping. Full-service shoe salon selling designer labels like Jimmy Choo, Prada. Sizes AAAA, 3½–12.

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CANDLEFISH 71 Wentworth St., Suite 102 Charleston, SC 29401 843.408.4281 candlefish.com Masters of our craft, we aim to share our illuminating experiences of candle-making through scent, touch, and sight. Home to more than 30 brands of unique candles and gifts.

CANDY SHOP VINTAGE 9 Cannon St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.737.4289 candyshopvintage.com One of a kind vintage and vintage inspired jewelry featuring reimagined creations by local designer Deirdre Zahl. Shop unique pieces and a variety of Charleston Rice Beads.

CAVIAR & BANANAS 51 George and 188 Meeting in City Market Great Hall Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.7757 caviarandbananas.com A gourmet market & cafe offering an epicurean experience to excite the senses. This upscale specialty food destination features breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.

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CHARLESTON COOKS! 194 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.1212 charlestoncooks.com A kitchen retail shop where you’ll find the artistry, equipment & gadgets that help you make culinary magic happen. Also a teaching kitchen with funfilled cooking classes.

CHARLESTON TEA PLANTATION

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6617 Maybank Hwy. Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487 843.559.0383 or 888.244.3569 charlestonteaplantation.com We are the authority for cooking, dining & entertaining. We ofer a carefully curated selection of merchandise to prepare & serve food. Shop our 120 ft wall of over 3,000 kitchen tools! Featuring Vintopia — a large selection of beer & wine!

1118 BOWMAN ROAD • MT PLEASANT, SC 843-849-0390 • KITCHENANDCOMPANY.COM

CHARLESTON ANGLER City Market Hall Charleston, SC 29401 843.576.0908 thecharlestonangler.com In our book, if you love Charleston and love being on the water, you’re already a Charleston Angler. Come check out our famous Redfish logo items in the heart of Charleston SC

CHARLESTON CITY MARKET Market St. between Meeting and East Bay Sts. Charleston, SC 29401 thecharlestoncitymarket.com/ Open M-Su. The sprawling City Market encompasses three open air sheds and one enclosed Great Hall, which house more than 140 merchants, including 20 locally owned boutiques.

Visit for a fun and educational one-of-a-kind experience. See & hear how tea is grown and made. Free factory tour, unique gift Shop, great views and all the tea you can drink!

CHRISTOPHE ARTISAN CHOCOLATIER-PATISSIER 90 Society St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.297.8674 christophechocolatier.com 3rd generation French Chocolatier Christophe Paume & his café offer sandwiches, baguettes, French pastry & chocolate: hand-painted, bars & sculptures, even chocolate shoes!

CONGREGATION BETH ELOHIM, CHOSEN TREASURES GIFTS & JUDAICA 90 Hasell St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.7324 In one of America’s most historic synagogues. Eclectic mix of fine gifts & Judaica featuring work from noted artists from the US and Israel. Unique and beautiful jewelry.

ELIZABETH STEWART DESIGN 215 Coleman Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.388.3892 esdcharleston.com An elegant & eclectic boutique with lush furniture, jewelry & accessories. Providing comprehensive interior design services highlighting your personalized style & originality.

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GOLD CREATIONS 74 S. Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.4862 goldcreationschas.com Gold Creations charms visitors with Charleston inspired 14K gold and sterling silver southern style jewelry. Come see our Charleston Charms, Charleston Gates, and Rice Beads.

ISLAND SURF 1101 B Ocean Blvd. Isle of Palms, SC 29451 843.886.8388 islandsurfcompany.com

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All major brands, jewelry, beach/swim apparel, shoes, sunglasses, seashells, unique souvenirs, hermit crabs, beach toys. Rentals - bikes/chairs/ surfboards/paddleboards.

KITCHEN & COMPANY 1118 Bowman Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.849.0390 kitchenandcompany.com Kitchen & Company is the authority for cooking, dining & entertaining, offering an awe-inspiring selection of merchandise to prepare & serve food.

LE CREUSET BOUTIQUE

LOWCOUNTRY OLIVE OIL

112 North Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.720.5911 lecreuset.com/stores/charleston/10000181

272 A Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.297.0462 lowcountryoliveoil.com

Featuring cookware from iconic cast iron, to versatile stoneware and innovative wine accessories, the flagship Le Creuset Boutique has just the right item in store for you.

Delicious Carolina-infused olive oils & vinegars is what you’ll discover inside our historic store. Local gifts, delectable treats, art & candles, homegrown snacks & spices.

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196 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.7633 lilycharleston.com

409 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.405.1221 luluburgess.com

Purveyors of life’s little luxuries. Witty cards, intoxicating toiletries, vintage jewels, Belgian linen, bits of architectural salvage & Lowcountry delicacies are found here!

Hysterical gifts, the perfect card, Charleston products, fabulous clothing, accessories, and more! Mention this guidebook on your first visit and get 15% off of one item.

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MARKET SHOP OF HISTORIC CHARLESTON FOUNDATION 188 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.724.8484 historiccharleston.org/shop Locally-made and inspired gifts including jewelry, furnishings, Charleston-related books, and tasty treats. Enjoy tax-free shopping and support local preservation efforts.

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701 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.297.8385 mercantilechs.com Located inside the Cigar Factory, featuring a provisions style retail center, casual eatery, provision stations, coffee shop, casual bar and a series of unique indoor markets.

MOON & LOLA 322 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.974.5866 moonandlola.com Best known for its personalized accessories & signature acrylic monogram in addition to metal monograms, nameplates, initial charms & cuff links, jewelry & Greek items.

MOONPIE GENERAL STORE 48 N. Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.724.3525 moonpie.com Chattanooga Bakery’s first MoonPie General Store complete with an old fashion soda fountain. Factory-fresh MoonPies, RC Cola, unique gifts, apparel, ice cream & more!

OBJECTIVE DESIGN GROUP 525 King St. (Upstairs) Charleston, SC 29403 843.321.4068 distilunion.com Come experience a one-of-a-kind shop inside Distil Union, a local product-design studio! From watches to lighting, shop a source for modern design unlike any in the Southeast.

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PAULINE BOOKS AND MEDIA 243 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.0175 Operated by the Daughters of St. Paul, offering a complete selection of bibles, Christian books, music, confirmation gifts, medals, children’s books, cards and candles.

THE PEANUT SHOP OF CHARLESTON 92 North Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.6653 or 877.573.6653 thepeanutshop.com The finest and largest hand-roasted Virginia peanuts available for nearly 40 years. Visit our store for uniquely Southern gourmet foods, gifts, candies, & nut specialties.

PINK DOT BEAUTY BAR 227 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.637.4111 pinkdotbeautybar.com Pink Dot Beauty Bar specializes in a carefully curated selection of the most sought-after cosmetics, fragrances, skincare lines and innovative beauty accessories.

PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF CHARLESTON BOOK AND GIFT SHOP 147 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.4630 preservationsociety.org Featuring fine books & gifts relating to Charleston’s history and architecture, book signings & special events. The only preservation organization of its kind in America.

QUEEN STREET GROCERY 133 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.4121 queenstreetgrocerycafe.com Established in 1922, Charleston’s oldest corner store has diverse history, a butchery, a candy shop, a convenience store & now the neighborhood corner store of your dreams.

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SAVANNAH BEE COMPANY 216 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.5664 savannahbee.com A specialty honey and beeswaxed-based body care company. Come by our store to experience our signature honey tasting & try our all-natural and luxurious body care products.

THE SHOPS OF HISTORIC CHARLESTON FOUNDATION 108 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.724.8484 historiccharleston.org/shop W HAT T O SEE & DO

Locally-made and inspired gifts including jewelry, furnishings, Charleston-related books, and tasty treats. Enjoy tax-free shopping and support local preservation efforts.

TIGER LILY 131 Spring St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.723.2808 or 800.844.8199 tigerlilyflorist.com Voted “Charleston’s Best Florist” since 2000, Tiger Lily is known for creating luxury floral designs and wedding decor. Delivering to homes, hotels, and businesses daily.

WONDER WORKS 139 Savannah Hwy. Charleston, SC 29407 843.573.9300 wonderworkscharleston.com With toys for all ages of imagination, Charleston’s favorite local toy store fascinates visitors with inspiring ‘wonderfuntastical’ toys, gifts, books & gadgets!

WOODHOUSE DAY SPA CHARLESTON 725 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.203.1772 charleston.woodhousespas.com Called the only real luxury spa in Charleston, we welcome you to escape into our serene spa and sip on some champagne, enjoy our cafe menu and shop in our boutique. Welcome!

Find everything you need to plan your special day at CharlestonWeddingGuide.com

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TOP TASTEMAKERS With its mix of multigeneration family-owned boutiques, including Berlin’s, Ben Silver, Bob Ellis, Croghan’s Jewel Box, and M. Dumas & Sons alongside national brands, King Street’s shopping options reign supreme. From an esteemed antiques quarter to a thriving contemporary design district, the mile and a quarter long retail corridor offers something for everyone.

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INSIDER TIP With a flourishing arts and fashion scene coupled with centuries of deepseated tradition, the Charleston area possesses a style all its own. A growing number of talented entrepreneurs and up-and-coming designers are drawing inspiration from the area’s sunny weather and pastel homes for their jewelry, clothing, mixology, and home dÊcor collections.

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LORDIS LOFT SALON & SPA

STOX & CO.

310 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.789.3581 lordisloft.com

725 Coleman Blvd., Ste. 110 Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.884.7233 stoxandco.com

An upscale Aveda Salon & Spa located in the heart of downtown Charleston. We offer a full range of salon services and body treatments for beauty and well-being.

Award-winning wellness spa & salon offering facials, massage, airbrush tanning, waxing, threading, weddings, hair & nail spa, & a boutique with a wide selection to shop from.

THE SANCTUARY SPA AT KIAWAH ISLAND GOLF RESORT

TEASE BLOW DRY BAR 430 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.724.9493 teaseblowdrybar.com

One Sanctuary Beach Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.768.6340 kiawahresort.com/spa/

THE SPA AT BELMOND CHARLESTON PLACE

Discover Tease, Charleston’s premier blow dry bar, located on upper King St. Just wash, blow & go - it’s that simple! We offer a range of hair styles & makeup application.

WOODHOUSE DAY SPA CHARLESTON 725 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.203.1772 charleston.woodhousespas.com

205 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.937.8522 charlestonplacespa.com The full service and indulgent Spa at Belmond Charleston Place offers skin care services, body treatments, massage therapy and much more in a luxurious and relaxing space.

Called the only real luxury spa in Charleston, we welcome you to escape into our serene spa and sip on some champagne, enjoy our cafe menu and shop in our boutique. Welcome!

Fall in love with Charleston’s award-winning hotels, incomparable flavors, and distinguished culture.

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This Forbes Five Star Spa’s soothing treatments are derived from botanical extracts, nourishing seaweed, rich mud and natural enzymes, all offered in a spectacular setting.


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Charleston is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Enjoy extraordinary harbor views, while passing notable landmarks, from the comfortable decks of the Spirit of Carolina. We serve a delicious three or four course dinner made to order onboard from local, seasonal ingredients. With live music from local musicians nightly and an amazing sunset over the Charleston Harbor - This is truly Live & Local Waterfront Dining!

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CHARLESTON 5CHURCH CHARLESTON 32B North Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.937.8666 5churchcharleston.com Hip, new American restaurant on Market St. in beautiful 100 year old historic church. Dinner and late night. Brunch/lunch starting in Jan 2016. Complimentary valet parking.

39 RUE DE JEAN 39 John St., Hutson Alley Charleston, SC 29403 843.722.8881 39ruedejean.com French style café & bar offering the best in Brasserie cuisine. Indoor/outdoor seating, cocktails & robust wine list. Sun brunch 10a, lunch daily 11:30a, dinner nightly 5:30p.

492 KING STREET 492 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.203.6338 492king.com 492 is a unique dining experience. Our menu encourages shared plates or a progressive dining style. Varied seating options, spacious courtyard and complimentary valet parking.

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82 QUEEN 82 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.7591 82queen.com Nestled in Charleston’s historic French Quarter for the past 33 years, known for gracious Southern hospitality & fresh local cuisine. Serving lunch, dinner & weekend brunch.

THE ALLEY 131 Columbus St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.818.4080 thealleycharleston.com The Alley offers an experience unique to Charleston. In addition to 8 bowling lanes and arcade games, the space features a 150 seat restaurant, 40ft bar and event space.

AMEN STREET FISH AND RAW BAR 205 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.8600 amenstreet.com Specializing in fresh, local, sustainable seafood dishes. We offer quintessential Lowcountry cuisine and the best variety of fresh shellfish and seafood in Charleston.

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ARTISAN MEAT SHARE 33 Spring St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.641.7299 artisanmeatshare.com Inspired by Cypress’ meat share program, Artisan Meat Share offers options for everyone—Chef Deihl’s artisanal charcuterie, hearty sandwiches, and freshly butchered meats.

THE BARBADOES ROOM 115 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.2400 millshouse.com Whether it is an al fresco breakfast in the courtyard, a simple lunch or elegant dinner, The Barbadoes Room has a sophisticated, relaxed dining experience everyone can enjoy.

BAY STREET BIERGARTEN 549 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.266.2437 baystreetbiergarten.com In the atmosphere of a traditional Biergarten, enjoy Bavarian inspired, Southern-made cuisine alongside international beers on tap at the bar & directly at your table.

BLACK BEAN COMPANY 429 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.277.0990 blackbeanco.com Charleston’s premium organic, all-natural, vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free friendly restaurant, specializing in our signature salads, energy wraps, and delicious breakfasts.

BLOSSOM 171 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.9200 blossomcharleston.com Blossom serves Lowcountry-inspired cuisine with a focus on local seafood. Executive Chef Adam Close showcases simple, clean dishes sourced from area fishermen and farmers.

BUBBA GUMP SHRIMP CO. RESTAURANT & MARKET 99 S. Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.5665 bubbagump.com Serving shrimp specialties, chicken, pasta & other Lowcountry favorites. Our exciting atmosphere & inviting patio are located at the Market in a refurbished ice house c. 1880.

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CHARLESTON GRILL

120 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.6464 bullstreetgourmetandmarket.com

224 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.4522 charlestongrill.com

Bull Street Gourmet and Market is a Charleston staple, known for signature soups, salads, sandwiches, breakfast all day, free delivery and its great beer and wine selection!

The Forbes Four Star Charleston Grill features a unique blend of Southern, French and contemporary cuisines while live jazz creates an elegant, yet relaxed ambiance.

BUTCHER & BEE

CHICK’S FRY HOUSE

654 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.619.0202 butcherandbee.com

1011 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.203.4871 chicksfryhouse.com

A craft sandwich shop serving honest to goodness sandwiches made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Serving lunch daily and brunch on Saturday & Sunday.

Fried chicken! This new counter service spot from the team at the award-winning Hominy Grill offers delicious fried chicken and southern vegetables in a lively atmosphere.

CANNON GREEN

CIRCA 1886

103 Spring St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.817.7311 cannongreencharleston.com

149 Wentworth St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.7828 circa1886.com

Using fresh, local ingredients, Executive Chef Amalia Scatena gives a contemporary, Mediterranean twist to Lowcountry seasonal cuisine. A la carte dining, wine program.

A Forbes Four Star, AAA Four Diamond restaurant located on the grounds of the Wentworth Mansion. Our menu boasts contemporary cuisine influenced by Charleston’s rich history.

CAVIAR & BANANAS GOURMET MARKET & CAFE

COAST BAR AND GRILL

51 George and 188 Meeting in City Market Great Hall Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.7757 caviarandbananas.com A gourmet market & cafe offering an epicurean experience to excite the senses. This upscale specialty food destination features breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.

CHARLESTON CRAB HOUSE ROOFTOP DINING 41 S. Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.2900 charlestoncrabhouse.com Fresh lowcountry seafood is served every day in our casual, family friendly Charleston seafood restaurant. Indoor & rooftop seating is offered.

39 D John St., Hutson Alley Charleston, SC 29403 843.722.8838 coastbarandgrill.com Charleston’s freshest seafood, with Lowcountry style. Chefs meet with local farmers & fishermen procuring the freshest ingredients. Open nightly 5:30. Indoor/ outdoor seating.

COCKTAIL CLUB 479 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 805.895.0637 thecocktailclubcharleston.com An upscale lounge with rooftop terrace offering an extensive selection of house-made infusions, rare liquors & farm-to-shaker beverages alongside a menu of light fare.

CRU CAFE & CATERING

CHARLESTON CRAB HOUSE WATERFRONT DINING

18 Pinckney St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.534.2434 crucafe.com

145 Wappoo Creek Dr. Charleston, SC 29412 843.795.1963 charlestoncrabhouse.com

Charleston’s hidden gem receiving accolades and write-ups yearly with a gourmet twist on comfort food. Cru Café opened in 2002 & is ranked as one of Charleston’s top eateries.

Serving fresh lowcountry seafood every day in our casual, family friendly restaurant! Enjoy waterfront dining. Indoor and patio seating with banquet rooms available.

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Located just off historic E. Bay St., Cumberland St. Smokehouse may be a step off the beaten path but the barbeque, bourbon, and local beer selection is well worth the adventure. Guests can beat the heat of Charleston while tasting some of the best barbeque in town. The meat is slow smoked and served dry with three distinct house made barbeque sauces for guests to choose from.

5 Cumberland St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.641.0131 cumberlandsmokehouse.com Ava ila ble for c ate r in g & pr ivate e ve nt s. dbra z ell@ c u m b e r lan d s m oke hou s e . c o m


CULINARY INSTITUTE OF CHARLESTON (CIC) 66 Columbus St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.820.5090 culinaryinstituteofcharleston.com Taste the future of Charleston’s culinary scene in the Culinary Institute of Charleston’s student-run restaurants, Relish and 181 Palmer. Reservations: OpenTable.com.

CUMBERLAND STREET SMOKEHOUSE 5 Cumberland St. Charleston, SC 29403 cumberlandsmokehouse.com Located off historic East Bay Street. Our barbecue, bourbon and local beer is simply the best! Our meats are slow smoked daily, with homemade sauces and southern side dishes.

CUPCAKE DOWNSOUTH 433 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.853.8181 freshcupcakes.com Flavors rotate daily, and are complemented by vegan and gluten-free flavors. Find out why so many folks (including USA Today and Ellen DeGeneres) are sweet on Cupcake!

CYPRESS

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167 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.727.0111 cypresscharleston.com

DRAWING ROOM 19 Vendue Range Charleston, SC 29401 843.414.2334 drawingroomrestaurant.com One of Charleston’s most acclaimed downtown restaurants, providing a perfect spot for cocktails and dinner. This contemporary restaurant is located in the French Quarter.

EDMUND’S OAST 1081 Morrison Dr. Charleston, SC 29403 843.727.1145 edmundsoast.com Brew pub where artisanal beers are found alongside inventive cocktails & a thoughtfully curated wine list. The dinner and brunch menus feature seasonally inspired plates.

FIERY RON’S HOMETEAM WEST ASHLEY 1205 Ashley River Rd. Charleston, SC 29407 843.225.7427 hometeambbq.com Southern fare & traditional barbecue in addition to a full-service catering program. Directed by professional chefs, we apply classic culinary training & a love of barbecue.

FIERY RON’S HOMETEAM DOWNTOWN 126 Williman St. Charleston, SC 29403 hometeambbq.com

Cypress restaurant features Lowcountry ingredients and tradition by Chef Craig Deihl. The impressive menu showcases Deihl’s signature style and renowned charcuterie program.

Southern fare & traditional barbecue in addition to a full-service catering program. Directed by professional chefs, we apply classic culinary training & a love of barbecue.

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652 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.619.0151 shopthedaily.com The Daily is a cafe + market that serves coffee + juice, breakfast, pastries, sandwiches, breads, and SC made provisions that are great for gifting.

DIXIE SUPPLY 62 State St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.5650 dixiecafecharleston.com Traditional Lowcountry dishes, shrimp & creamy grits, stuffed French toast & specialty pancakes, famous tomato pie! Seen on Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives, and Unique Sweets.

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232 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.805.5900 eatatfig.com James Beard winning chef serves up seasonal cuisine, focusing on fresh, local sustainable product. Featured in Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Food Network and The New York Times.

FISH 442 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.722.3474 fishrestaurantcharleston.com French Master Chef Nico Romo reimagines classic French cuisine with local ingredients, delicate Asian touches and unrivaled presentation inside this 1837 Charleston single.

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Authentic Tortillas Made Daily • Margaritas • Fun, Lively Atmosphere

Southern • Best New Restaurant of the Year 2011, Bon Appétit • Relaxed

Historic • James Beard Award Wining Chef Sean Brock • Elevated Dining

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FLEET LANDING RESTAURANT & BAR

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186 Concord St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.8100 fleetlanding.net Historic downtown’s Best Waterfront Dining on the Charleston Harbor. Sustainable seafood and waterfront views from the wrap-around deck and chic dining room.

FOOD FOR THE SOUTHERN SOUL Corner of Market & Church sts. in the City Market Charleston, SC 29401 843.762.9200 or 800.538.0003 foodforthesouthernsoul.com SOUTHERN COOKING, LOWCOUNTRY STYLE VIRGINIASONKING.COM

Get your ‘Cue On! at Food For The Southern Soul’s City Market ‘Cue-osk featuring our award-winning BlackJack Barbecue with Lowcountry Red Rice and macaroni and cheese.

THE GLASS ONION 1219 Savannah Hwy. Charleston, SC 29407 843.225.1717 ilovetheglassonion.com Offering a seasonal, local menu that draws inspiration from the rural South, New Orleans & Lowcountry. Beer, cocktails & wine sourced from smaller, sustainable wineries. SEAFOOD . SALADS . SUSHI

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GRILL 225 225 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.266.4222 or 877.440.2250 grill225.com This fine dining establishment stockpiles accolades, like Fodor’s Choice. A member of “Great Steakhouses of North America,” seafood and live lobsters flown in daily.

THE GROCERY

FRENCH BAR & BRASSERIE 39RUEDEJEAN.COM

4 Cannon St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.302.8825 thegrocerycharleston.com An ingredient inspired menu rooted in Southern & Mediterranean flavors. Small bites to family style portions. A warm setting boasts an open kitchen and wood-burning oven.

HALLS CHOPHOUSE 434 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.727.0090 hallschophouse.com

FULL-SERVICE CATERING EVENT VENUE PRIVATE DINING GOODFOODCATERING.NET

A family owned restaurant valuing hospitality & a dining experience that guests revere. Dinner is served 7 nights a week and a Gospel Brunch on Sundays, all with live music.


HANK’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT 10 Hayne St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.3474 hanksseafoodrestaurant.com Voted Best Seafood Restaurant by locals for 15 years running, this popular Charleston icon serves beloved Lowcountry recipes and the very best seafood. Dinner served nightly.

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HARBORVIEW RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE 301 Savannah Hwy. Charleston, SC 29407 843.460.1442 hiriverview.com The Harborview Restaurant & Lounge located on the top floor of the Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview can accommodate up to 150 ppl. Serves breakfast lunch, dinner & cocktails.

STEAKS SEAFOOD . PRIME RIB MICHAELSONTHEALLEY.COM

HIGH COTTON 199 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.724.3815 highcottoncharleston.com High Cotton’s feeling of warmth & celebration begins the moment you step inside & continues with gracious, knowledgeable servers, expertly prepared dishes & remarkable wines.

HOMINY GRILL 207 Rutledge Ave. Charleston, SC 29403 843.937.0930 hominygrill.com

ITALIAN-AMERICAN RISTORANTE VINCENTCHICCOS.COM

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Nationally acclaimed & locally beloved, this has become a Charleston institution. James Beard award-winning chef offers country specialties served in a cozy & lively setting.

HOT LITTLE BISCUIT 476 1/2 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.577.1198 calliesbiscuits.com/pages/callies-hot-littlebiscuits We offer all seven varieties of Callie’s Biscuits sold piping hot in pairs or by the dozen as well as a “biscuit of the day” special & fine foods from other local artisans.

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HUSK RESTAURANT 76 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.2500 huskrestaurant.com A celebration of the South, using only ingredients from Southern farmers and purveyors. Our bar offers a progressive wine list, Southern beers, and handcrafted cocktails. WOOD-GRILLED, LOCAL SEAFOOD COASTBARANDGRILL.COM


HYMAN’S SEAFOOD

KAMINSKY’S DESSERT CAFÉ

215 Meeting St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.6000 hymanseafood.com

78 North Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.8270 kaminskys.com

Voted best seafood in Southeast by Southern Living magazine readers’ poll survey out of 18 states and 8 years running. A Hyman establishment since 1890 and open 7 days a week.

Cozy atmosphere with a rotating selection of delectable desserts made in house daily, in addition to heaping milkshakes, specialty coffees and cold beverage creations.

INDACO

THE KICKIN’ CHICKEN DOWNTOWN

526 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.727.1228 indacocharleston.com

337 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.805.8020 kickinchicken.com

We serve rustic Italian cuisine by Chef Michael Perez. Available family-style or a la carte, woodfired pizzas, hand-crafted pastas, house-made salami, & cured sausages.

A locally owned and operated full service restaurant with 5 locations. Offering lunch, dinner, late night or delivery. Serving wings, sandwiches, burgers, and local brews!

KING STREET GRILLE DOWNTOWN

THE KICKIN’ CHICKEN JAMES ISLAND

304 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.5464 thekingstreetgrille.com

A locally owned and operated full service restaurant with 5 locations. Offering lunch, dinner, late night or delivery. Serving wings, sandwiches, burgers, and local brews!

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Charleston’s premier destination for food, sports, beers and spirits. An award winning upscale sports bar concept with an amazingly delicious, made from scratch menu.

1175 Folly Rd. Charleston, SC 29412 843.225.6996 kickinchicken.com

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www.circa1886.com

149 Wentworth Street (at Smith Street) Downtown Charleston, SC • Complimentary Parking A seasonally-focused fine dining restaurant located on the grounds of the Wentworth Mansion®. facebook.com/circa1886restaurant

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F R O M O U R TA B L E T O Y O U R S

Voted Charleston’s Best Caterer for 15 consecutive years by Charleston City Paper and Charleston’s Best Caterer by The Knot Cru Cafe  18 Pinckney St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.534.2434  CruCafe.com E XP LORE C H A R L E S TON. C OM

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KITCHEN 208

LOWCOUNTRY BISTRO

208 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.725.7208 kitchen208.com

49 South Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.302.0290 lowcountrybistro.com

Kitchen 208 offers a fast casual Southern breakfast, lunch, and weekend brunch. Dine inside our beautifully renovated 100-year-old cafe or on our shaded King Street patio.

Lowcountry Bistro is a casual lunch, dinner and brunch restaurant featuring Southern classics and seasonal dishes. Enjoy outdoor seating on patio over Market Street.

LEE LEE’S HOT KITCHEN

THE MACINTOSH

218 President St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.822.5337 leeleeshotkitchen.com

479 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.789.4299 themacintoshcharleston.com

Authentic Chinese fare in a vibrant downtown setting. Based on the family recipes, we offer Chinese staples such as General Tso’s Chicken, Singapore Noodles and Mu Shu Pork.

Cuisine from the American South, utilizing the bounty of Lowcountry farms & waterways for a fine dining experience with a casual vibe. Local beers, seasonal cocktails, & wine.

LEON’S OYSTER SHOP

MAGNOLIAS

698 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.531.6500 leonsoystershop.com A fried chicken & oyster joint on upper King. A well loved neighborhood restaurant, with lighter updates on classic Southern fare, cheap beer and expensive champagne.

185 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.7771 magnoliascharleston.com Magnolias ignited a culinary renaissance in 1990 and remains a forerunner in upscale Southern cuisine, featuring classics and modern interpretations of local cuisine.

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A Celebration of Local Waters and Farms

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OPEN FOR DINNER SEVEN NIGHTS A WEEK with LIVE MUSIC | SUNDAY GOSPEL BRUNCH Family Owned & Operated 434 King Street | Charleston, South Carolina 843.727.0090 | hallschophouse.com

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161 E. Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.4677 southendbrewery.com

495 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.577.0100 starsrestaurant.com

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205 E. Bay Street Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.8600 amenstreet.com

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HANK’S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT Voted “Best Seafood Restaurant” by locals for 15 years running. (843) 723-3474 | HANKSSEAFOODRESTAURANT.COM | 14 HAYNE STREET

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Visit us at www.magnolias-blossom-cypress.com and artisanmeatsharecharleston.com. Magnolias: 185 East Bay Street / 843-577-7771 | Blossom: 171 East Bay Street / 843-722-9200 Cypress: 167 East Bay Street / 843-727-0111 | Artisan Meat Share: 33 Spring Street / 843-641-7299

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MELLOW MUSHROOM DOWNTOWN

1680 Old Towne Rd. Charleston, SC 29407 843.763.3908 mannysgrills.com

309 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.7374 mellowmushroom.com/store/charleston

An energy-charged atmosphere, warm welcome & superb food. Specializing in seafood, pasta, pizza and Mediterranean cuisine. Where the food is delicious and the fun never ends!

Unique starters, build-your-own salads, extreme hoagies & calzones. Gourmet pizzas -- Magical Mystery, Mighty Meaty & more. Craft beer, full bar. Events, catering, delivery.

MCCRADY’S

MERCANTILE

2 Unity Alley Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.0025 mccradysrestaurant.com

701 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.297.8385 mercantilechs.com

The elegant setting showcases the finest products available. McCrady’s offers Modern American cuisine, an award-winning wine cellar and impeccable Four-Diamond service.

Located inside the Cigar Factory, featuring a provisions style retail center, casual eatery, provision stations, coffee shop, casual bar and a series of unique indoor markets.

MELLOW MUSHROOM CHARLESTON

MICHAEL’S ON THE ALLEY

19 Magnolia Rd. Charleston, SC 29407 843.747.4992 mellowmushroom.com/store/avondale-sc

39 E John St., Hutson Alley Charleston, SC 29403 843.203.3000 michaelsonthealley.com

Spring water dough, choose add-on’s from traditional to groovy-- then add a swirl of sauce. Located in converted movie theater with balcony. Events, delivery, catering.

Serving the highest quality steaks, seafood, tableside salads & desserts. Providing Charleston’s ultimate dining experience, with Prime Angus & Choice steaks, wet & dry aged.

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MANNY’S NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL

Family Owned & Operated Since 1890 Southern Living Magazine Readers Poll Survey: Out of 18 States from Delaware to Florida to Texas, Hyman’s rated #1 in the Southeast, 10 years running “One of the more fascinating eating establishments in our trip through the Southeast.” -Travel + Leisure “One of the top 5 best seafood restaurants in the nation.” - Delta Sky Miles Charleston Living Magazine “Best Of” Poll Readers voted “Best Crabcake” Also featured in: Atlanta Journal Constitution, Charlotte Observer and New York Times

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BRINGING THE SWING BACK TO UPPER KING 547 King St. • 843.793.2964 • ProhibitionCharleston.com

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MIDDLETON PLACE RESTAURANT

OAK STEAKHOUSE

4300 Ashley River Rd. Charleston, SC 29414 843.266.7477 or 800.782.3608 middletonplace.org/restaurant

17 Broad St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.4220 oaksteakhouserestaurant.com

The finest Lowcountry and Southern culinary traditions - including produce grown at the on-site organic farm. Weekly wine strolls and beer dinners with local craft brewers

Our chef sources locally & regionally from sustainable farms & fisheries for a menu that includes aged beef and fresh seafood complemented by an expansive wine program.

MINERO

THE ORDINARY

155 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.789.2241 minerorestaurant.com

544 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.414.7060 eattheordinary.com

A casual Mexican eatery & a lively environment. James Beard award-winning Chef Sean Brock offers a collection of dishes inspired by the flavors and culture of Mexico.

A James Beard nominated convivial seafood hall and oyster bar, helmed by award-winning Chef Mike Lata. Lata supports local and regional fishermen, farmers and producers.

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OYSTER HOUSE ON MARKET

463 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.737.0112 o-kusushi.com

35 S. Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.1151 oysterhouse.menu

Authentic Asian cuisine with Southern style. The freshest fish from the finest markets locally & worldwide also offering high-end, traditional sushi in an approachable way.

Enjoy lunch or dinner in one of Charleston’s original seafood warehouse buildings on historic Market Street, featuring Chef Ryan Franz’s local seafood specialties.

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CHARLESTON DISHES UP DELICIOUS.

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82 Queen St | 843.723.7591

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THE PARK CAFE 730 Rutledge Ave. Charleston, SC 29403 843.410.1070 theparkcafechs.com

Patio Dining

A restaurant that celebrates Charleston’s beautiful Hampton Park with a seasonal menu offering dishes such as house-made pastas, gourmet hot dogs & a local catch of the day.

PEARLZ LITTLE OYSTER BAR 9 Magnolia Rd. Charleston, SC 29407 843.573.2277 pearlzoysterbar.com This eclectic little oyster bar is a fun place to go for the freshest seafood around. A favorite happy hour meeting spot for both locals and visitors alike.

PEARLZ OYSTER BAR 153 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.5755 pearlzoysterbar.com

Breakfast • Lunch • Weekend Brunch 208 King Street (across from Forever 21) (843) 725-7208 kitchen208.com

Fun, eclectic & serving the very best in fresh seafood, including an assorted mix of raw shellfish, local seafood, Lowcountry recipes and regional favorites.

PENINSULA GRILL 112 N. Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.0700 or 800.845.7082 peninsulagrill.com

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Your enchanted evening awaits. The Four Diamond ranked Peninsula Grill serves the finest ingredients in a resplendent garden setting. Charleston’s premier culinary experience.

POOGAN’S PORCH 72 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.2337 poogansporch.com Charleston’s oldest independent culinary establishment, with a fresh approach to Lowcountry cuisine. This beautifully restored Victorian house is the perfect place to dine.

POOGAN’S SMOKEHOUSE

• Holiday parties • Reunions • Corporate events • Engagement & wedding parties

188 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.577.5665 pooganssmokehouse.com Charming without pretension, playful yet proven; a seat at Poogan’s Smokehouse is a bite into the American South. Casual Southern fare with a barbecue backbone.

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PROHIBITION 547 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.793.2964 prohibitioncharleston.com

RANKED

TOP DOWNTOWN RESTAURANT

Inspired by the jazz age, Prohibition combines amazing food, award winning drinks and a unique atmosphere...all without a secret knock.

QUEEN STREET GROCERY 133 Queen St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.4121 queenstreetgrocerycafe.com Established in 1922, Charleston’s oldest corner store has diverse history, a butchery, a candy shop, a convenience store & now the neighborhood corner store of your dreams.

THE ROYAL AMERICAN 970 Morrison Dr. Charleston, SC 29403 843.817.6925 theroyalamerican.com A restaurant, bar, and live entertainment venue in downtown Charleston that opened in 2011. Lively music scene, eclectic setting, diverse menu and stunning marsh views.

consciously refined, lighthearted, and chic

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Featuring custom-aged, USDA Prime steaks, served with the signature sizzle and legendary hospitality, Ruth’s Chris is synonymous with refined taste and exceptional service.

SLIGHTLY NORTH OF BROAD 192 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.3424 snobcharleston.com Slightly North of Broad, an eclectic Lowcountry bistro bringing together local ingredients, thoughtful culinary skill, expert presentation, contagious energy, & warm service.

SOUTHEND BREWERY AND SMOKEHOUSE 161 E. Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.4677 southendbrewery.com Southend Brewery specializes in regional cuisine, wood-oven pizza, in-house smoked BBQ & customcrafted beer in a kid-friendly environment with live music & event space.

Happy Hour M-F 5-7 Live Music Wed-Sun 15 Local & Craft Brews 20 Beers On Tap 160 Church Street Charleston Market Area 843.577.3818 www.tommycondons.com

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TBONZ GILL & GRILL - DOWNTOWN 80 North Market St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.2511 tbonzgillandgrill.com Tbonz Gill & Grill is perfect for lunch, dinner, or in-between. Proudly serving certified Angus Beef steaks and burgers, homegrown ales, comfort foods and seafood.

TBONZ GILL & GRILL - WEST OF THE ASHLEY 1668 Old Towne Rd. Charleston, SC 29407 843.556.2478 tbonzgillandgrill.com TBonz Gill & Grill continues to set the standard for serving fresh, quality fare that leaves customers fulfilled. Enjoy one of our award-winning homegrown ales on tap today.

TED’S BUTCHERBLOCK

HISTORIC MARKET AREA Charleston • 843-723-5665

Lowcountry Favorites • Patio Seating Lunch & Dinner Daily bubbagump.com

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STARS ROOFTOP & GRILL ROOM 495 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.577.0100 starsrestaurant.com Stars Rooftop & Grill Room brings live fire cooking to Charleston with our Carolina Cuisine, a fabulous rooftop bar with 360° views & two banquet spaces fit for any occasion.

SWAMP FOX RESTAURANT & BAR 387 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.724.8888 francismarioncharleston.com/dining/ Featuring Lowcountry specialties reminiscent of the old South. Award-winning shrimp & grits and Certified SC farm fresh ingredients artfully prepared by Chef Gaulin.

SWIG & SWINE 1217 Savannah Hwy. Charleston, SC 29407 843.225.3805 swigandswinebbq.com At Swig and Swine we smoke our meat using hardwood, low temperature, dry rubs and lots of dedicated time. 60 different craft beers and a wide array of catering services.

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334 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.0094 tedsbutcherblock.com A neighborhood butcher shop & cafe offering premium quality meats, seafood & charcuterie, award-winning sandwiches, prepared foods, wines & craft beer. Tues-Sat, 11am - 7pm.

TOMMY CONDON’S IRISH PUB & SEAFOOD RESTAURANT 160 Church St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.3818 tommycondons.com An experience crafted after a true Irish pub, offering an atmosphere appropriate for families, couples & folks just looking to hoist a pint! Live Irish music Wed–Sun nights.

VINCENT CHICCO’S 39G John St., Hutson Alley Charleston, SC 29403 843.203.3002 vincentchiccos.com Offering old-fashioned Italian-American fare, domestic ingredients, handmade pastas & rich house made sauces. Housed in a historic warehouse with full bar & private dining.

VIRGINIA’S ON KING 412 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.735.5800 virginiasonking.com Featuring a collection of family recipes & southern traditions, specializing in upscale Lowcountry cuisine. Open daily for breakfast, dinner, supper, brunch & private dining.

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DANIEL ISLAND

EAST OF THE COOPER

THE ISLANDER

BURTON’S GRILL

160 Fairchild St. Daniel Island, SC 29492 843.388.6366 theislanderdi.com

1875 Highway 17 North Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.606.2590 burtonsgrill.com

Tropical blend of local seafood, sushi, sandwiches & salad selections in a chic, laid-back atmosphere. Indoor/outdoor bar, event space & exceptional cuisine. Open daily at 11am.

Burtons Grill is chef driven, with a menu of scratch made, locally inspired dishes. It is the perfect place for lunch with friends, dinner with family or after work drinks.

LAURA ALBERTS

CHARLESTON HARBOR FISH HOUSE

891 Island Park Dr. Daniel Island, SC 29492 843.881.4711 lauraalberts.com

32 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.284.7070 charlestonharborfishhouse.com

Cafe & purveyor of fine wine & craft beer. Experience our innovative Lowcountry menu paired with wine or craft beer while dining in the cafe or herb-studded courtyard.

Unparalleled views of the Charleston Harbor & downtown skyline from our dining room & rooftop bar. Options from both land & sea featuring seasonal fresh catches of the day.

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Fresh Seafood. Fresh Drinks. Fresh Air.

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EBBIN’AND FLOWIN’

Mt. Pleasant - Historic Shem Creek - 98 Church St. - 8 4 3 . 3 8 8 . 0 0 0 3 Seabrook - 1882 Andell Bluff Blvd. - 8 4 3 . 5 1 8 . 5 5 1 5 - w w w . r e d s i c e h o u s e . c o m

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A Treasured Neighborhood Tavern with a Side of Casual

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KING STREET GRILLE MT. PLEASANT

1039 Johnnie Dodds. Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.856.7796 charlestonscafe.com

1136 Hungryneck Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.216.7272 thekingstreetgrille.com

Recognized for serving one of the most unique menus & for being a top neighborhood Cafe multiple times, we offer a delectable twist on southern fare with southern hospitality.

Charleston’s premier destination for food, sports, beers and spirits. An award winning upscale sports bar concept with an amazingly delicious, made from scratch menu.

FIERY RONS HOMETEAM

LIBERTY TAP ROOM & GRILL

2209 Middle St. Sullivans Island, SC 29482 hometeambbq.com 843.883.3131

1028 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.971.7777 libertytaproom.com

Southern fare & traditional barbecue in addition to a full-service catering program. Directed by professional chefs, we apply classic culinary training & a love of barbecue.

Creative twists on traditional American fare, served alongside signature Liberty Ales, unique draft beer and craft brews. There’s something for everyone to love at Liberty.

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OLD VILLAGE POST HOUSE

1119 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.881.8734 kickinchicken.com

101 Pitt St. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.388.8935 oldvillageposthouse.com

A locally owned and operated full service restaurant with 5 locations. Offering lunch, dinner, late night or delivery. Serving wings, sandwiches, burgers, and local brews!

Old Village Post House Inn is a lively, neighborhood tavern, restaurant & inn in the historic Old Village, and as comfortable as your best friend’s home.

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98 Church St. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.388.0003 redsicehouse.com

100 Church St. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.352.9510 tavernandtable.com

If you’re looking for a friendly spot to enjoy cold beer & fresh local seafood in a laid back setting, you’re going to love Red’s Ice House on historic Shem Creek.

SPIRITLINE DINNER CRUISE

Tavern & Table on famed Shem Creek is home to classic cocktails & delicious Lowcountry inspired dishes in an atmosphere as casual & comfortable as your own living room.

TRIANGLE CHAR & BAR

40 Patriots Point Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.722.BOAT(2628) spiritlinecruises.com Fine dining prepared to order on board, entertainment, dancing, stocked bar, and a magnificent cruise on Charleston Harbor with views of downtown. Departs Patriots Point.

1440 Ben Sawyer Blvd. Mt Pleasant, SC 29464 843.606.2900 trianglecharandbar.com Laid-back, open-air atmosphere, an inviting bar and plenty of outdoor seating. Triangle offers creative, affordable eats while respecting the environment and local community.

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1 Center St. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.588.6658 blufollybeach.com Offering one of the only oceanfront dining destinations in Charleston, BLU features a unique combination of spectacular ocean views with delicious seasonal specialties.

FOLLY BEACH CRAB SHACK 26 Center St. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.588.3080 crabshacks.com One of Southern Living magazine’s “Ten Best Seafood Spots in South Carolina,” Folly Beach Crab Shack features fresh seafood served in a fun & casual atmosphere.

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RITA’S SEASIDE GRILLE

JASMINE PORCH

2 Center St. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.588.2525 ritasseasidegrille.com

One Sanctuary Beach Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.768.2121 kiawahdining.com

The most fun spot on Folly Beach, just steps away from the beach and pier! Dine indoors or outdoors on our patio - enjoy the big games on our outdoor TVs!

Enjoy fresh native ingredients and traditional Lowcountry favorites such as shrimp & grits, crab cakes and Jasmine’s Sunday brunch, all with sweeping views of the Atlantic.

JOHNS ISLAND FAT HEN 3140 Maybank Hwy. Johns Island, SC 29455 843.559.9090 thefathen.com We offer innovative Lowcountry French cuisine using the freshest ingredients provided by the local farming community. Located on Johns Island, minutes from Charleston.

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1002 Ocean Course Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.266.4085 kiawahdining.com Kiawah’s signature seafood restaurant.Chef Banta uses seasonal ingredients with an emphasis on the freshest seafood. Dining room provides sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean.

CHERRYWOOD BBQ & ALE HOUSE AT OSPREY POINT 700 Governors Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.266.4636 kiawahdining.com Genuine Southern BBQ, house smoked over local hardwoods. Enjoy hearty BBQ platters, house made sauces, famous mac & cheese, signature sides, salads. Large craft beer list.

KING STREET GRILLE KIAWAH 679 Farm Lake View Rd. Johns Island, SC 29455 843.768.5444 thekingstreetgrille.com Charleston’s premier destination for food, sports, beers and spirits. An award winning upscale sports bar concept with an amazingly delicious, made from scratch menu.

THE OCEAN ROOM AT THE SANCTUARY One Sanctuary Beach Dr. Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.768.2121 kiawahdining.com Kiawah’s premier steakhouse. Locally sourced produce, beef, seafood & poultry is celebrated on the seasonally changing menu complemented by an extensive wine list offering.

TOMASSO AT TURTLE POINT 1 Turtle Point Lane Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.266.4070 kiawahresort.com/dining/ tomasso-at-turtle-point Specializing in authentic cuisine from all regions of Italy, including fresh pasta and pizza made daily. Delicious desserts. Extensive list of Italian and New World wines.

NORTH CHARLESTON BÁSICO 4399 McCarthy St. North Charleston, SC 29405 843.471.1670 basicombrc.com Open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., including Saturday and Sunday brunch.

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KING STREET GRILLE NORTHWOODS 2150 Northwoods Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29406 843.824.5464 thekingstreetgrille.com Charleston’s premier destination for food, sports, beers and spirits. An award winning upscale sports bar concept with an amazingly delicious, made from scratch menu.

PALM TREE GRILL 5055 International Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.747.1842 embassysuitescharleston.com Offering outstanding steaks, seafood & Lowcountry selections. Located at the Embassy Suites North Charleston, this is the place to gather for a delightful lunch or dinner.

SEABROOK ISLAND RED’S ICE HOUSE BOHICKET MARINA 1882 Andell Bluff Blvd. Seabrook Island, SC 29455 843.518.5515 redsicehouse.com The newest Red’s is located in beautiful Bohicket Marina just between Kiawah & Seabrook Islands. Enjoy the same casual, kick back atmosphere, diverse menu & epic sunsets.

SUMMERVILLE KICKIN’ CHICKEN 800 Main St. Summerville, SC 29483 843.875.6998 kickinchicken.com A locally owned and operated full service restaurant with 5 locations. Offering lunch, dinner, late night or delivery. Serving wings, sandwiches, burgers, and local brews!

MELLOW MUSHROOM 1306 N. Main St. Summerville, SC 29483 843.873.2253 mellowmushroom.com/store/summerville-sc Family-friendly pizza lover’s playground. Wholewheat, spring water dough, unique starters, buildyour-own salads, hoagies, calzones, craft beer, full bar. Delivery available.

SWIG & SWINE 1990 Trolley Rd. Summerville, SC 29485 swigandswinebbq.com At Swig and Swine we smoke our meat using hardwood, low temperature, dry rubs and lots of dedicated time. 60 different craft beers and a wide array of catering services.

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Charleston’s GREAT BREW HERON has landed!

Visit our taproom to enjoy the Lowcountry’s next great craft beer. COOPER RIVER BREWING CO. 2201-B Mechanic St. Charleston, SC 29405 CooperRiverBrewing.com


39 RUE DE JEAN 39 John St. (Hutson Alley) Charleston, SC 29403 843.722.8881 39ruedejean.com French style café & bar offering the best in Brasserie cuisine. Indoor/outdoor seating, cocktails & robust wine list. Sun brunch 10a, lunch daily 11:30a, dinner nightly 5:30p.

THE ALLEY 131 Columbus St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.818.4080 thealleycharleston.com The Alley offers an experience unique to Charleston. In addition to 8 bowling lanes and arcade games, the space features a 150 seat restaurant, 40ft bar and event space.

AMEN STREET FISH AND RAW BAR

2201-B Mechanic St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.830.3681 cooperriverbrewing.com Charleston’s newest local brewery and taproom now open downtown at 2201 Mechanic Street. Brewer Mark Fesche follows time-honored process, come tour and see the process live!

KING STREET GRILL 304 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.723.5464 thekingstreetgrille.com Charleston’s premier destination for food, sports, beers and spirits. An award winning upscale sports bar concept with an amazingly delicious, made from scratch menu.

205 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.853.8600 amenstreet.com

MASH

Located in the heart of Charleston’s Historic District, specializes in fresh, local, sustainable seafood, a wide variety of oysters, clams & shellfish and a full service bar.

Located in the Cigar Factory, Mash is a cozy American spirits-driven bar offering a thoughtfully crafted selection of domestic whiskeys, beer, wine and craft cocktails.

BAY STREET BIERGARTEN 549 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.266.2437 baystreetbiergarten.com W HER E TO DIN E

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In the atmosphere of a traditional Biergarten, enjoy Bavarian inspired, Southern-made cuisine alongside international beers on tap at the bar & directly at your table.

CHARLESTON GRILL 224 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.4522 charlestongrill.com The Forbes Four Star Charleston Grill features a unique blend of Southern, French and contemporary cuisines while live jazz creates an elegant, yet relaxed ambiance.

THE COCKTAIL CLUB 479 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 805.895.0637 thecocktailclubcharleston.com An upscale lounge with rooftop terrace offering an extensive selection of house-made infusions, rare liquors & farm-to-shaker beverages alongside a menu of light fare.

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701 East Bay St. Charleston, SC 29403 mashchs.com

PROHIBITION 547 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.793.2964 prohibitioncharleston.com Inspired by the jazz age, Prohibition combines amazing food, award winning drinks and a unique atmosphere...all without a secret knock.

THE ROOFTOP 19 Vendue Range Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.7970 thevendue.com/restaurants/the-rooftop Voted “Best Rooftop Bar” year after year. The Rooftop bar at The Vendue combines live music, a casual atmosphere and one of the most captivating views downtown.

STARS 495 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.577.0100 starsrestaurant.com Stars Rooftop & Grill Room brings live fire cooking to Charleston with our Carolina Cuisine, a fabulous rooftop bar with 360° views & two banquet spaces fit for any occasion.

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434 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.727.0090 hallschophouse.com The place to see and be seen! Dinner served nightly with live music. Gospel brunch on Sundays.

O BAR - OYSTERS ON STATE 70 State St Charleston, SC 29401 843.723-1151 oysterhouse.menu In the heart of downtown Charleston, O-Bar creates cocktails with fresh juices and products. Our menu features oysters from near & far and includes our full restaurant menu.

VICTOR SOCIAL CLUB 39 F John St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.203.3001 victorsocialclub.com Elegant cocktail lounge taking guests back to the days of Hemingway. Known for fine spirits, VSC is a destination for generous hospitality, fine cuisine & creative cocktails.

F Featuring 70 taps including 24 a at select tap tables, beautiful high ceilings, large communal h TA tables and German-influenced, high-end bar fare; as close as you can get to an authentic Munich bier hall in the south!

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AREA VISITOR CENTERS CHARLESTON VISITOR CENTER 375 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29403 843.853.8000 explorecharleston.com Open 8:30am-5:30pm daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s days (closes at 5pm Nov.-Feb.) Trained staff is available to answer questions and provide assistance. Free brochures, maps and restrooms*. Local publications, tour and attraction tickets are available for sale. Make this your first stop in the Charleston area. *While at the downtown Visitor Center, please ask the desk for one of the public restroom guides.

KIAWAH ISLAND VISITOR CENTER 22 Beachwalker Dr., Kiawah Island, SC 29455 843.853.8000 explorecharleston.com Open M-F 9am-2pm (hours may vary seasonally). Closed on all city of Kiawah Island holidays.

MT. PLEASANT VISITOR CENTER 99 Harry Hallman, Jr. Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 843.853.8000 explorecharleston.com Open 9am-5pm daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s days.

NORTH CHARLESTON VISITOR CENTER 4975-B Centre Pointe Dr. North Charleston, SC 29418 843.853.8000 explorecharleston.com Open M-Sa 10am-5pm and Su 1-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s days.

HOSPITALS BON SECOURS – ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL 2095 Henry Tecklenburg Dr., Charleston, SC 843.402.1000

EAST COOPER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER 2000 Hospital Dr., Mt. Pleasant, SC 843.881.0100

169 Ashley Ave., Charleston, SC 843.792.2300

MOUNT PLEASANT HOSPITAL 3500 N. Highway 17, Mt. Pleasant, SC 843.606.7000

ROPER HOSPITAL 316 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC 843.724.2000

9330 Medical Plaza Dr. (Hwy 78 and I-26) North Charleston, SC 843.797.7000

VET HOSPITALS CHARLESTON VETERINARY REFERRAL CENTER 3484 Shelby Ray Ct., West Ashley, SC 843.614.8387 Hours: 24 hours / 7 days

GREATER CHARLESTON EMERGENCY VETERINARY CLINIC 3163 W. Montague Ave. North Charleston, SC 843.744.3372 Hours: 6pm – 8am

MT. PLEASANT ANIMAL EMERGENCY CLINIC 930 Pine Hollow Rd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 843.216.7554 Hours: 6pm – 8am

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES THE CITADEL 171 Moultrie St. Charleston, SC 29409 843.953.6779 citadel.edu The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina, was established in 1842 and located on the Ashley River. Best known for its Corp of Cadets, which is one of the largest uniformed student bodies in the US.

THE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON St. Philip & George sts. Charleston, SC 29401 843.953.5507 cofc.edu Founded in 1770, the first municipal college in America was built in 1724. Present main building designed by eminent Philadelphia architect William Strickland, built 1828.

TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE 7000 Rivers Ave. North Charleston, SC 29406 843.574.6111 tridenttech.edu Trident Technical College offers more than 150 programs of study, multiple campuses and locations, and an online college.

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BUSINESS TO BUSINESS: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CHARLESTON COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 4000 Faber Place Dr., Ste. 140 North Charleston, SC 29405 843.958.4511 charlestoncountydevelopment.com Dedicated to recruiting new businesses, growing existing industry and improving the Charleston business climate.

CHARLESTON METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 4500 Leeds Ave. North Charleston, SC 29405 843.577.2510 charlestonchamber.net M-F 8am-5pm. The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce is the catalyst for advancing our region’s economy, improving our quality of life and enhancing our members’ success.

CHARLESTON REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE 4401 Belle Oaks Dr., Ste. 420 North Charleston, SC 29405 843.767.9300 crda.com The CRDA promotes long-term, sustainable economic growth in the Charleston region. Start, expand or grow your career in Charleston.

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LOWCOUNTRY RESERVATION SERVICE Lowcountry Reservation Service (LRS) offers sameday accommodations at special rates throughout the Tri-County area for those arriving in the Charleston area without lodging. This is a walk-in service only and no telephone reservations are accepted. This service is available at the following three visitor centers: The Charleston Visitor Center at 375 Meeting Street, Mt. Pleasant Visitor Center at 99 Harry Hallman Jr. Blvd., and The North Charleston Visitor Center at 4895 B Centre Point Drive (located in North Charleston inside the North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum).

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REAL ESTATE COMPANIES AVOCET PROPERTIES 38 Center St. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.588.6699 or 800.951.2470 avocetproperties.net Our experienced team of agents knows the local real estate market and will give you sound advice on making a purchase or establishing a value for your current property.

DANIEL ISLAND REAL ESTATE 101 River Landing Drive Charleston, SC 29492 843.971.7100 or 800.958.5635 danielisland.com Featuring homes, townhomes & condominiums in a variety of traditional neighborhoods. Hundreds of acres of parks, river & creek access, a vibrant downtown & private golf club.

DUNES PROPERTIES - THE REAL ESTATE STUDIO 214 King St. Charleston, SC 29401 843.722.5618 or 800.476.8444 dunesproperties.com Boutique real estate company serving the Charleston area since 1989 with four offices and over 50 professional Realtors®. Nobody knows the Charleston Coast better®

FRED HOLLAND REALTY, INC. 50 Center St. Folly Beach, SC 29439 843.588.2325 fredhollandrealty.com Oldest real estate office on Folly Beach. Over 110 years of combined experience. We begin by assessing your needs, and budget. Make your dream a reality, come live oceanfront!

HANDSOME PROPERTIES 53 Broad Street Charleston, SC 29401 843.727.6460 handsomeproperties.com A boutique firm specializing in luxury historic downtown and Lowcountry waterfront property. Expert knowledge of the Charleston community, its history, architecture & culture.

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TRANSPORTATION: AIRLINES ALASKA AIRLINES alaskaair.com

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AMERICAN AIRLINES

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DELTA AIRLINES, INC. delta.com

JETBLUE AIRWAYS jetblue.com

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES southwest.com

UNITED AIRLINES united.com

TRANSPORTATION: CAR RENTALS AVIS RENT A CAR Charleston International Airport North Charleston, SC 29418 800.831.8000 avis.com Conveniently located directly across from baggage claim area in the Charleston International Airport. Wide selection including minivans, convertibles and luxury cars.

TRANSPORTATION: RAILWAYS AMTRAK 4465 Gaynor Ave. North Charleston, SC 29418 800.872.7245

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TRANSPORTATION: PEDICABS CHARLESTON RICKSHAW & PEDICAB 563 King St. Charleston, SC 29403 843.577.7088 charlestonrickshaw.net Charleston Rickshaw and Charleston Pedicab are Charleston’s original trike taxi service. Operating from 9AM until 2AM for your convenience. 236

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Absolutely Charleston is a leading, innovative, creative, and award-winning locally-based event & destination management company and transportation provider in Charleston.

SCOOP 843.900.4070 scoopchs.com Free. Electric. Rides. Charleston’s premier earthfriendly car service. City’s first & only fleet of fully electric cars. Scoop operates downtown and is free of charge.

CHARLESTON BLACK CAB 843.216.2627 charlestonblackcabcompany.com We proudly offer airport transportation, executive car service, limo bus, and corporate travel with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. “Best of Charleston” for 8 consecutive yrs.

CHARLESTON STYLE LIMO & SHUTTLE 1011 C St Andrews Blvd. Charleston, SC 29407 843.860.0009 charlestonstylelimo.com Charleston Style Limo is a full service transportation company serving Charleston for over 12 years and voted “Best Limo Service” two years in a row!

ACE BASIN EXPRESS 4209 Pace St., Unit A North Charleston, SC 29405 843.410.7992 basinbus.com ACE Basin Express is a shuttle bus between the historic districts of Charleston and Savannah. Direct service to/from the Visitor Center with optional hotel pick-up/drop-off.

CHARLESTON GREEN TAXI, LLC 334 E. East Bay #254 Charleston, SC 29401 843.819.0846 charlestongreentaxi.com Transportation company that provides service to the entire metro area, including airport transfers. Best of Charleston for 5 yrs. Contact us for your group transportation. E X PL ORECHARL EST ON.COM


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TRANSPORTATION: WATER TAXI

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CHARLESTON WATER TAXI

Public transportation system offers several ways to get around Charleston. Free to ride DASH. These shuttles run throughout the peninsula to major shops and attractions.

NASH (NORTH AREA SHUTTLE)

843.330.2989 charlestonwatertaxi.com Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, Waterfront Park/Historic Market Street, Aquarium Wharf/ Maritime Center, Patriots Point/USS Yorktown.

ridecarta.com Most cost effective and convenient way to travel back and forth between Airport / Convention Center and downtown Charleston.

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INDEX accommodations......................................... 35 adventure sporting activities..................... 142 airlines....................................................... 236 annual events............................................ 171 antiques..................................................... 176 aquarium..................................................... 90 art galleries................................................ 163 attractions.................................................... 89 beach rental agencies................................. 78 beach resorts............................................... 86 bed & breakfasts......................................... 74 boat charters............................................. 144 charter vehicles.......................................... 236 clothing...................................................... 176 comedy...................................................... 166 cottages....................................................... 76 dining........................................................ 196 Charleston............................................. 198 Daniel Island......................................... 219 East of the Cooper................................ 219 Folly Beach............................................ 222 Johns Island.......................................... 223 Kiawah Island........................................ 223 North Charleston.................................. 224 Seabrook Island.................................... 225 Summerville.......................................... 225 education facilities..................................... 233 emergency vets......................................... 233 events........................................................ 171 fishing boats & charters............................. 144 forts............................................................. 95 gardens...................................................... 114 golf............................................................ 148 historic homes & buildings.......................... 96 historic houses of worship......................... 102 hospitals.................................................... 233 hotels........................................................... 36 inns.............................................................. 66 jewelry....................................................... 180 local transportation................................... 236 lodging........................................................ 35 malls.......................................................... 182 marinas...................................................... 145 museums................................................... 106

nightlife..................................................... 226 parks............................................................ 92 plantations................................................. 112 real estate companies............................... 234 recreation.................................................. 140 adventure sporting activities................. 142 bike rentals............................................ 143 canoe & kayak rentals........................... 144 culinary classes...................................... 144 fishing charters...................................... 144 marinas.................................................. 145 paddleboarding.................................... 146 sailing.................................................... 146 tennis.................................................... 147 water parks............................................ 147 reservation services................................... 234 restaurants................................................. 196 salons & spas............................................. 194 schedule of events..................................... 171 shopping................................................... 174 specialty products..................................... 182 specialty shops.......................................... 185 sports......................................................... 158 tennis......................................................... 147 theater....................................................... 166 tours.......................................................... 120 african-american/ethnic......................... 122 carriage................................................. 122 culinary.................................................. 123 inbound tour operators......................... 124 motorized.............................................. 126 nature/eco............................................. 126 plantation.............................................. 130 private guides....................................... 130 special interest...................................... 130 spirits, distillery, brewery....................... 131 tour packages....................................... 132 walking.................................................. 132 water..................................................... 136 tour packages............................................ 132 transportation services.............................. 236 vacation rentals............................................ 78 visitor services........................................... 233 water taxi................................................... 238

This guide is not an all-inclusive listing of area businesses and attractions. All listed businesses are members of the Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau cannot be held responsible for errors or omissions. All rates, event dates and prices are subject to change. All area codes are 843. The Official Charleston Area Visitors Guide is published by the Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, 423 King St., Charleston, SC 29403. 843.853.8000. ExploreCharleston.com. Š2014 by the Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. All rights reserved.

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