Welcome to Charleston! Perhaps it's the weather, the southern charm or the ample history of this old city that has brought her to recent heights of popularity. As a hot location for internationally known events like the Spoleto Arts Festival and Women's Family Circle Cup tennis championship, as well as renowned events drawing a domestic audience from all over the country such as the South Eastern Wildlife Exposition, Charleston Lowcountry Oysters Festival, or the Moja Arts Festival, just to name a few. Charleston should definitely be added to your must do list. Adding to her notoriety, Charleston is included as a departure port for popular cruise lines. Whether it's her rich history in the building of the nation or the breathtaking array of fine art to be admired or purchased, Charleston has something to offer everyone.
In our places to stay in Charleston section, Charleston's Finest City Guide lends a hand in your process to select the best hotel, bed & breakfast or inn to suit your needs, area requirements and your budget. Find hotel information, reviews and descriptions to aid you in selecting your vacation home away from home. There are literally hundreds of Restaurants in Charleston from which to choose when it comes to satisfying your appetite. A hankering for southern fried to a craving for the freshest seafood right off the docks can be sated.
Take a look at our dining section to get an idea of what's on the menu, a sense of atmosphere, price range and rating for many of Charleston's popular dining spots. Not only can you have fun in the sun with pristine beaches and shop with abandon from sidewalk style to beautiful boutiques by day, not to mention our famous City Market and one of the top ten street in the USA King Street, but you will also find Nightlife for those from college age to the culture required of the more sophisticated and successful boomer age. Charleston, the hostess of the south welcomes you.
Charleston has earned her stripes in the hospitality industry having been voted the #1 city seven years running by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine, and recognized by Travel and Leisure and Southern Living Magazines in the country. It's not only her rich historical sites and breathtaking architecture, or the anticipation of every want, need or desire a guest could possibly have for tour offerings, notorious events and superlative cuisine, or the ideal weather for a beach nest getaway. It's no one of these intriguing draws alone but the unusual combination of these features and more that makes Charleston unique in her attractiveness as a destination spot. Charleston's Finest will help you learn about and select the Attractions and events that will peak your interest to add it to your list of things to do when visiting Charleston. Make Charleston your own destination spot and come to visit her again and again.