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ALISON AND BRIAN'S WEDDING

April, 2009 in Charleston
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Ceremony: Rice Mill Building
Reception: Rice Mill Building

Venues

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Hotels:

Comfort Inn Riverview

144 Bee St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-2224

Hotels:

Courtyard-Downtown/Riverview

35 Lockwood Dr
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 722-7229

Hotels:

Days Inn

155 Meeting St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 722-8411

Hotels:

Francis Marion Hotel

387 King St
Charleston, SC, USA

Hotels:

Hampton Inn & Suites

678 Citadel Haven Drive
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 573-1200

Hotels:

Holiday Inn Charleston-Riverview - Hotels - 301 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC, 29407

Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview

301 Savannah Hwy
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 725-4138

Hotels:

Holiday Inn Historic District

125 Calhoun Street
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
(843) 805-7900

Hotels:

Holiday Inn: Mills House Hotel

115 Meeting St.
PO Box 1013
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
(843) 577-2400

Ceremony:

Rice Mill Building

17 Lockwood Dr
Charleston, SC, USA

Reception:

Rice Mill Building

17 Lockwood Dr
Charleston, SC, USA

Restaurants:

39 Rue De Jean - Restaurants - 39 John Street, Charleston, SC, United States

39 Rue De Jean

39 John St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 722-8881

"Step into “Rue” and it will remind you of a small café in Paris. Stainless steel, mahogany, reds and tans decorate the interior. Step outside and indulge on their covered porch or for larger parties rent out their upstairs lounge. The menu is classical French bistro inspired, but if you are looking for some sushi or fresh oysters from the east and west coast… you also found the right spot. The bar and lounge area turns into a hot spot for young and old after the dinner crowd disperses and continues until 2:00AM. Rue De Jean has a wine list with the latest grape varietals, predominantly from France, but they also throw some new and hot wines on from around the globe."

Restaurants:

Boathouse On East Bay - Restaurants - 549 E Bay St, Charleston, SC, United States

Boathouse On East Bay

549 E Bay St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-7171

"Price: $30 and under The second Boathouse restaurant opened in 1999, located in Charleston's historic district. Originally a warehouse serving the bustling harbor, this remodeled vast open air venue expands across 6200 square feet. A full sushi and raw bar serving a variety of oysters and fresh shellfish has made The Boathouse on East Bay a favorite meeting spot for locals and tourists alike."

Restaurants:

Cintra Ristorante + Martini Bar

16 N Market St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 377-1090

"Italian-inspired cuisine, pushing the culinary envelope just steps off of East Bay Street towards the water – in the very heart of historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina. Cintra's seasoned Executive Chef Thomas Clayton and his rockstar staff create extraordinary house-made pastas, market fresh seafood, rich risottos and gnocchi, tartare, osso bucco, and filet mignon – many interesting dish combinations all in a vibrant, comfortable, exhibition kitchen dining environment. Cintra's celebratory ambiance, gracious service, and convenient location to area hotels offers guests a memorable, relaxing, intimate dining experience – in an open gallery atmosphere. Cintra's sophisticated Martini bar also offers 45+ spirit recipes, with a 110 varietal wine list to choose from along with dinner. Subtle live music most Thursdays, with a crowd and vibe best described as "over 30.""

Restaurants:

Cypress

167 E Bay St # 200
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 727-0111

"When Cypress hit Charleston's dining scene, it did so with a terrific splash. The two-story establishment, which specializes in Lowcountry cuisine, kept its historic home's aged brick walls and lofty ceilings but updated the space with elements of glass and steel. Laser lighting and a 6000-bottle wine wall also add decidedly modern accents. The menu takes a similar tack, updating what's already good with new techniques and ingredients. A wood-burning grill emphasizes the fresh flavors of local meats and seafood, and innovative soufflés add a sweet touch to the dessert menu. There's also an extensive wine list with vintages from all over the world. Reservations are strongly recommended."

Restaurants:

East Bay Raw Bar

153 E Bay St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-5775

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Hank's Seafood Restaurant

10 Hayne St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 723-3474

"Price: $30 and under By design and cuisine, Hank’s resembles a decades old neighborhood fixture reminiscent of a classic 1940s Charleston fish house. The relaxed and convivial atmosphere serves as a backdrop to Chef Frank McMahon’s seriously Southern fish and local seafood classics as well as innovative seasonal specials. The old-fashioned saloon-style bar attracts a sociable crowd of locals, nightly. Indeed, this sister restaurant to the celebrated Peninsula Grill prides itself on the fact that tuxedo-clad gentlemen happily dine next to beachcombers. And vice versa!"

Restaurants:

High Cotton Restaurant

199 E Bay St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 724-3815

"Cuisines: American, Steakhouse Average price: $30 Welcome to pure Charleston. Our heart pine floors, wide-bladed ceiling fans and walls of hand-made brick have been the signatures of Lowcountry high-life since antebellum times. Even our name is derived from plantation jargon for livin’ large. You can almost hear the echoes of local planters doing deals over glasses of brown whiskey. Our menu is hearty and southern, featuring regional favorites, steaks, game and fresh seafood – all prepared with the famous Maverick artistry. We’re also known for our award-winning wine selection and irresistible desserts. And don’t miss the High Cotton bar, one of the area’s most popular watering holes."

Restaurants:

Hyman's Seafood

215 Meeting St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 723-6000

"Southern Living Magazine readers poll survey: “#2 seafood restaurant out of 18 states, and #1 in SC.” Life Magazine full page pictorial 1994, N.Y. Times Travel Section: “Great Southern cuisine with impeccable warm service.” Travel & Leisure: “One of the more fascinating eating establishments on our trip through the Southeast.” Chicago Sun Times: “There are a lot of good restaurants, but there is a good reason why there is always a line outside.” Travel Magazine: “Some of the best She Crab Soup we’ve tried anywhere.” Atlanta Journal: “Definitely tops in town...just great food at even better prices.” Charlotte Observer: “When in Charleston, you’ve missed out if you don’t find the opportunity to try Hyman’s Seafood and Aaron’s Deli.” Raleigh News & Observer: “Hyman’s is the exception to the rule that seafood must be pricey to be good...Excellent food in a casual atmosphere.” 1990 News & Courier HHH 1/2 Food, HHHH Value, “When a good seafood dinner is in order, no doublt Hyman’s Seafood is the place.” Food Channel Network: Hyman’s ranks tops in their seafood class for 4 years.” AAA, Mobile Guide, Frommers, Fodors and Condé Nast Approved."

Restaurants:

La Hacienda Grill

354 King St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 723-3333

"A little Mexican restaurant that we liked with huge 42oz Mugs."

Restaurants:

Magnolias

185 E Bay St # 200
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-7771

"From its prestigious location in Charleston’s historic district to it’s dynamic Southern cuisine, Magnolias combines old world charm with contemporary excitment. Chefs Donald Barickman and Don Drake are recognized as pioneers in the creative use of the lowcountry’s bounty. Magnolias’ main dining room features high ceilings, pine floors, wrought-iron accents and stunning paintings by Taos artist, Ron Goebel. Magnolias has been a member of the prestigious Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRONA) since 1995 and has received awards and widespread recognition from other dining authorities such as Gourmet Magazine, The New York Times, The Food Network and Southern Living Magazine. The New York Times sums it up best: “Recommended by a lifelong Charlestonian...Magnolias was my best meal in a city of great food.”"

Restaurants:

McCrady's - Restaurants - 2 Unity Alley, Charleston, SC, 29401, US

Mccrady's

2 Unity Aly
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-0025

"Price: $25 - $34 Per person Just off East Bay Street in historic downtown Charleston , tucked away in the romantic little Unity Alley, McCrady's seamlessly intertwines world-class cuisine with impeccable service. Within its sophisticated 220-year-old walls, flavorful, modern and beautifully presented dishes await guests. The cuisine is Modern American and features an exquisite menu of bold flavors and stylish sauces. Originally built in 1788, McCrady's interior combines traditional with modern elements and features soaring skylights, dramatic chandeliers, exposed brick, bluestone tiles, leather banquettes and a striking honey-hued bar."

Restaurants:

Oak Steakhouse

17 Broad St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 722-4220

"Opened in January 2005, and named "Best New Restaurant" by Charleston City Paper in 2006, Oak Steakhouse is a refined Italian Steakhouse situated in one of Charleston’s most impressive historical settings. After a $3.3 million restoration and renovation of this 1850's landmark building, Chef Brett McKee created several stunning dining rooms for his signature Italian Steakhouse cuisine and stellar connoisseur's wine collection. Recently featured in Bon Appetit, The New York Times and noted as "one of the best and most distinctive steakhouses in America" by renowned food journalist John Mariani."

Restaurants:

Slightly North of Broad

192 E Bay St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 723-3424

"Cuisines: American, European, Seafood, Steakhouse, Continental, Contemporary, Healthy Price range: $15-40 per person Special features: Romantic, Outdoor seating In a 19th century brick warehouse located just north of historic Broad Street, you'll taste what the Maverick brand of southern cooking is all about. Award-winning executive chef Frank Lee starts with the Carolina Lowcountry's rich resources, then adds his own blend of flavors from Charleston's multicultural heritage. Our open kitchen brings this whole process within view, making the sights, sounds and scents a tantalizing part of your dining experience. We specialize in seafood, game, vegetarian dishes and other regional favorites - plus wines from acclaimed domestic and international producers."

Restaurants:

Southend Brewery & Smokehouse - Restaurants - 161 E Bay St, Charleston, SC, 29401, US

Southend Brewery & Smokehouse

161 E Bay St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 853-4677

"Great restaurant and Micro Brewery. Try the She crab soup. Alison swears by it. Our Charleston, SC location is located in a historic building downtown on East Bay Street, just up from famous Rainbow Row and Waterfront Park. There are three floors offering dining, live entertainment, and banquet facilities. Our second and third floors are available for large parties. Now featured on local ghosts tours, our building has an interesting history! The three story atrium houses large copper and stainless steel brew tanks which heighten your dining experience. An exhibition kitchen runs the length of the restaurant extending into a large woodburning oven. We offer a diverse menu of regional American cuisine including pastas, pizzas, fresh fish, and our specialty in-house smoked items such as BBQ ribs, chicken and pulled pork. Our glass elevator will take you up to our Southend Harborview Bar where you can enjoy your favorite libation, a premium cigar, and a game of billiards. Our specially made humidor houses choice cigars for each individual taste. Four championship-sized pool tables surround the perimeter of the room, or try your luck on our dartboards. For sports enthusiasts, bring your friends to come watch the big game on one of the five television sets. For award winning food, beer, and cocktails in a unique atmosphere, plan your party here at Southend Brewery and Smokehouse. We can completely cater to suit every taste and group."

Restaurants:

T-Bonz Gill & Grill - Restaurants - 80 N Market St, Charleston, SC, United States

T-Bonz Gill & Grill

80 N Market St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-2511

"At TBonz, we offer a wholesome variety of America's favorite foods. Our reputation demands that our steaks are cut from only the highest grade, choice-aged, grain-fed beef. Everyday we shop the local seafood and produce markets, never cutting corners when it comes to quality and freshness. We also make it a point to limit the use of sulfides and preservatives. It is our firm belief that we have a responsibility to you, our customers, as well as our community, to use products that are safe for the environment. We recycle all our glass and cardboard (whenever possible). We totally avoid the use of styro-foam products."

Restaurants:

Tommy Condon Restaurant

160 Church St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-3818

"An authentic Irish Pub owned by an Irish family right here in Charleston! Enjoy great food specials including local seafood, prime rib & juicy burgers... and Irish favorites like Fish 'n Chips and Shepherd's Pie."

Restaurants:

Vickery's Bar & Grill

15 Beaufain St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-5300

"Vickery’s Bar and Grill has been hailed by locals as a Charleston institution since it’s opening in 1993. With locations in Downtown Charleston and on Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant, you’re sure to enjoy the breathtaking views and indoor/outdoor dining experience. Savor a variety of Lowcountry/Cuban dishes, some simple and creative, some complex, from various regions and ethnicities, consistently good and fairly priced. All in a friendly, fun and casual atmosphere, served with attentive, professional service. A dining experience you won’t want to miss."

Restaurants:

Wasabi Japanese Steak House

61 State St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-5222

"The Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar offers traditional Japanese meals with exquisite preparation and dramatic taste. Our large dining room provides an elegant yet casual and comfortable venue to enjoy your meal."

Restaurants:

Wild Wing Cafe

36 N Market St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 722-9464

"Great Wings with 31 different sauces. Best bet would be to go with the wild wing sampler platter. Choose five different flavors in groups of five."

Bars:

213 Top of the Bay

213 E Bay St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 722-1311

"Pop, hip-hop, and songs from the '70s and '80s, alternate with a throbbing dance beat from DJ Amos at 213 Top of the Bay, a lively and lighthearted part of downtown's single scene."

Bars:

A C's Bar & Grill

467 King St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-6742

"Upper Kings hottest lunch and night spot "AC's" is the site for “no frills”. With pool tables and some kick ass bar food, go unwind and drink a $2 “beer of the month” or your preference of cocktail. Locals and travelers the same can soak in the relaxed setting of AC’s Bar and Grill. “Cheers”. Local food and bev employees enjoy their first beer, shot and a quick bite to eat at this bar nightly. College kids drinking on a budget can always count on the "$2 beer of the month" and plenty of affordable, tasty bar food. A mighty fine brunch is held every Sunday with mimosa's and delicious bar fare into the early afternoon. Charleston, South Carolina's "AC's" bar and grill patrons enjoys its fairly new bar location on upper King Street...it will continue to have its locals wherever AC's ends up."

Bars:

Blind Tiger Pub

38 Broad St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-0088

"The Blind Tiger Pub provides a delightfully upscale experience while offering a selection of wines and beers from around the globe. The pub is in a building that dates back to 1803. The Guinness is chilled here unlike more classic European pubs, but nobody seems to mind. This is a place where you'll be able to get both a nice Chardonnay and an Oatmeal Stout. There is live music every night. If you get hungry, the pub is connected to The Four Corners Cafe next door."

Bars:

Charleston Beer Works Inc - Bars - 468 King St, Charleston, SC, United States

Charleston Beer Works Inc

468 King St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-5885

Bars:

City Bar - Bars - 192 E Bay St, Charleston, SC, United States

City Bar

192 E Bay St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-7383

"Charleston's premiere destination for the last 5 years, no other nightclub in the city hosts bigger or hotter crowds than CITY BAR. Internationally recognized & packed each night w/ a different vibe and feel. A club that you'd expect to find in cities like Miami, New York or Vegas and filled w/ the most attractive, friendly and uninhibited clientle anywhere. The Hot Tub Bar is possibly the most innovative and unique attraction anywhere and the 1,000 gal circular reef tank is spectacular. Dance deep into the evening or upgrade to VIP and watch a night unfold before your eyes."

Bars:

Club Habana - Bars - 177 Meeting Street, Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Club Habana

177 Meeting St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 853-5900

"Charleston's Upscale Martini and Wine Bar. It is tucked away on the second floor of the Tinder Box International tobacco store."

Bars:

Eleven Center Street Wine

11 Center St
Folly Beach, SC, United States
(843) 588-9898

Bars:

Henry's Bar and Restaurant

54 N Market St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 723-4363

"Henry's is conveniently located on Market, one of Charleston's most touristed streets. The room's focal point is a large, dark wood bar that serves a wide variety of spirits to both locals and tourists. If a snack is in order, a simple bar menu suits. If more private seating is your style, pull up a chair to one of the tall tables by the windows, and watch life pass by on the streets outside. Live music Friday-Saturday."

Bars:

Johnson's Pub - Bars - 12 Cumberland St, Charleston, SC, United States

Johnson's Pub

12 Cumberland St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 958-0662

"For a night of relaxation and local entertainment, head to Johnson’s Pub downtown on Cumberland Street. Get comfy in one of the intimate booths or head to the outdoor patio to order drinks while listening to the vivacious music venue that offers quality entertainment every night of the week. Enjoy delicious downtown style pizza, offering free delivery till 2:00 am. In the heart of downtown, Johnson’s Pub offers a distinctive bar environment with a variety of seating, a dance floor, and spacious outdoor lounging. Everyone in town knows and loves staff members like TJ, Erin, Paige, and Garrick. Don't forget Will and Hunter, two of Charleston's most respected sound engineers. Located right on Cumberland Street, between state street and East Bay. If you spend enough time with the Johnson's long time staff, you might just hear legendary stories of the world famous Uncle Vito...NICE!"

Bars:

King Street Grille - Bars - 304 King Street, Charleston, SC, 29401

King Street Grille

304 King St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 723-5464

"Located in the heart of the downtown Charleston, South Carolina district, the King Street Grille is Charleston's premier destination for affordable tasty food and a wide selection of beers and spirits, all in an upscale sports bar atmosphere. Active owners at King Street Grille who love the NY Yankees and 99 different beers call for an enjoyable experience. Authentic homemade bar food is a plus while watching one of your favorite sports games on King Street Grille's countless (over 33) plasma flat screen and large screen TV’s. Trivia buffs can enjoy trivia night weekly, slap on the thinking caps. Upstairs at King Street Grille… relax and shoot pool or catch up with friends on their elongated, lavish banquet. The college scene is thick here at night with good-looking students and young professionals. Downstairs, sit at the bar and pick a TV to watch, or plop down at a table with friends and family to dine."

Bars:

Mad River Bar & Grille - Bars - 32 N Market St, Charleston County, SC, 29401, US

Mad River Bar & Grille

32 N Market St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 723-0032

"Mad River Bar and Grille, a high energy sports bar located in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC, serves up great food, sports and miraculous times. With countless high definition flat screens at Mad River Bar and Grille finding a TV with your game on it will be a breeze. Upscale American pub fare with some local influences populate Mad River Bar and Grille's menu. Hot young professionals to middle aged individuals seek this old church for fun, big games, live music, and fantastic, low-country, eclectic cuisine. Mad River Bar and Grille in Charleston, South Carolina located on Market Street jams live music Sunday-Wednesday and DJ "Frank The Tank" rocks the crowd at Mad River in Charleston, SC Thursday-Saturday."

Bars:

Music Farm

32 Ann St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 722-8904

"This place continues to be Charleston's premier live music venue, offering local, regional and national acts. Although you will find all age groups in this high-energy club, it remains primarily a 20-something crowd. The cover charges change depending on who is performing. Closed Sundays. Please note: The ticket office is cash only."

Bars:

Pavilion Bar

225 E Bay St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 266-4218

"Located on the Market Pavilion's top floor, the Pavilion Bar provides the most picturesque place to pair savory cuisine with Charleston’s harbor and skyline. Sit back and drink in the view while sipping a cold cocktail. Unwind with friends and family over the Pavilion Bar menu or uncork something special just in time for sunset. Drop by for a late night drink."

Bars:

Purple Tree Lounge - Bars - 36 N Market St, Charleston, SC, United States

Purple Tree Lounge

36 N Market St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 722-4222

"The Purple Tree Lounge is synonymous with beauty from its decor to its drink menu to its classically Charleston patronage. The starlit ceiling and the glow from the club's signature lavender palm cast every customer in such an appealing light that mingling and dancing are obvious reactions. The lounge boasts comfortable, plush couches, ear licking DJ talent and something entirely new to downtown Charleston."

Bars:

Raval - Bars - 453 King St, Charleston, SC, United States

Raval

453 King St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 853-8466

"Raval is the definition of a traditional European establishment. A wine bar flush with dark oak and soothing candle light. Small plates, an open air kitchen, and now open in the rear, a chic lounge with Moroccan flair. Raval’s menu was fashioned by creative local chef Mike Lata which includes egg and beet salad, quite a bit of Serrano ham and manchego cheese, and my personal favorite, goat cheese with wild berry honey and fresh red seedless grapes. Raval’s lounge in the tail of the venue is open Thursday-Saturday with live music, very cozy curtained banquets, and a bar… just the right size. A “Spanish heavy” wine list with a few other varieties, wrap up their quite reasonable prices and unique theme."

Bars:

Torch Velvet Lounge - Bars - 545 King St, Charleston, Sc, 29403, USA

Torch Velvet Lounge

545 King St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 723-9333

"Located in the beautiful historic downtown district of Charleston, Torch provides a cool haven for relaxing in a sexy yet subtle environment. Torch pays homage to NYC and London's sexiest lounges in this casual urban chic atmosphere accented with multiple semi-private salons in the main lounge and a plush wrap around bed in the back lounge (Pandora's Box). Pandora's Box is a warm, inviting setting generously appointed with large pillows, silk curtains and spectacular conch-like chandeliers. From its Romanian winged-back leather couches to its Picasso inspired settees to the sultry Pandora's Box, the Torch design team offers a lush, sensual and intimate setting that would inspire even the most discriminating of critics. Ambient lounge music will compliment this design until 10pm at which time DJ SAC takes to spinning cool sounds catering to the late night denizens seeking a classier option to downtown's rock and roll pubs and narrow standing bars."

Bars:

Trio Lounge

139 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 965-5333

Bars:

Upper Deck Tavern Ltd

353 King St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 958-0002

Bars:

Vendue Inn & Rooftop Bar

19 Vendue Range
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-7970

"If you like your drinks with a view, there is none more panoramic than The Rooftop. As you sip your beverages, you can take in a sweeping vista of Charleston that includes Waterfront Park, the Cooper River Bridges, and embattled Fort Sumter."

Bars:

Wet Willie's - Bars - 209 E Bay St, Charleston, SC, 29401, US

Wet Willie's

209 E Bay St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 853-5650

"Wet Willie's serves great tasting frozen daiquiris, with an honest portion of alcohol, at fair prices."

Attractions:

White Point Gardens - Attractions - Murray Boulevard & E Battery, Charleston, SC, United States

Battery and White Point Gardens (Battery Park)

"Located in the heart of Charleston’s historic district, this prominent landmark provides a spectacular view of Fort Sumter and Charleston Harbor, where the Ashley and Cooper rivers empty into the Atlantic Ocean. It was first used as a public garden in 1837. With the outbreak of the Civil War, it became a fortification for the city. Visitors today also find an impressive display of weaponry used to shell and defend the city. In the early 1720s, the infamous "gentleman" pirate Stede Bonnet was hanged here with about 50 others like him. Townspeople filled the gallows area and jeered as the outlaw was brought to his rightful end. Bonnet was buried in the nearby marsh. His epitaph has been memorialized and stands today in the park. Tourists and locals seem to agree that the Battery is the city's best spot for strolling. Maybe it's the live oaks drooping with Spanish moss, the pleasant ocean breezes, or the lovely views of Charleston Harbor. The Battery is also home to some of the city's most lavish residences, including the historic Edmonston-Alston house, the Calhoun Mansion and the Palmer Home (also known as the Pink Palace)."

Attractions:

Charleston Visitor Center

375 Meeting St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 724-7174

"Offers maps and a gift shop."

Attractions:

Fort Moultrie

"The first American victory over the British Navy on June 28, 1776 at a palmetto log fort on the shores of Charleston Harbor galvanized the patriot’s cause for independence."

Attractions:

Fort Sumter National Monument

"Decades of growing strife between North and South erupted in civil war on April 12, 1861, when Confederate artillery opened fire on this Federal fort in Charleston Harbor. Fort Sumter surrendered 34 hours later. Union forces would try for nearly four years to take it back."

Attractions:

Magnolia Cemetery Trust

70 Cunnington Ave
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 722-8638

Attractions:

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

3550 Ashley River Rd
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 571-1266

Attractions:

Old City Market - Attractions - Meeting St & Market St, Charleston, SC, 29401

Old City Market

"Market Street between Meeting and East Bay streets. Built in 1841, it features small shops, restaurants and a flea market with everything from produce to antiques. Hear the lilting dialect of Gullah ladies as they weave and sell handmade sweetgrass baskets."

Attractions:

Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon

122 E Bay St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 727-2165

"Built by the British as the Exchange and Customs House in 1771, American Patriots were held prisoner here during the Revolutionary War, playing a huge role in American history; and is one of the three most historically significant buildings of colonial America."

Attractions:

Rainbow Row - Attractions - 83-107 E Bay St, Charleston, South Carolina, US

Rainbow Row

83-107 E Bay St
Charleston, SC, United States
(877) 448-6539

"83-107 East Bay Street Concern for the needless destruction of historical buildings inspired the forming of the Society for Preservation of Old Dwelling Houses, in 1920, still functioning today as the Preservation Society. In 1931 Dorothy Legge purchased 99 and 101 East Bay, beginning the renovation of the area between Tradd and Elliot Streets. Originally these mid-1700 homes had been the center of commerce; merchants had stores on the first floor and lived on the floors above. Neglect over time left these valuable buildings in a state of disrepair. The purchase and restoration by Mrs. Legge inspired others, and today this beautiful array of homes is known as "Rainbow Row". These old row houses are very popular to Charleston. They represent the very first style of Charleston homes and are portrayed in the story of Porgie and Bess."

Attractions:

USS Yorktown - Attractions - 40 Patriots Point Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC, 29464, US

U.S.S Yorktown

40 Patriots Point Rd
Mt Pleasant, SC, United States
(843) 884-2727

"Visit Patriot's Point Maritime Museum Charleston"

Attractions:

Waterfront Park - Attractions - 34 Prioleau St, Charleston, SC, United States

Waterfront Park

Concord St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 720-8930

"Charleston Waterfront Park is a 12-acre park which serves as a transition between the historic residential, business, government and tourist districts of the city. Located along the salt-water marshes of the Cooper River, the park includes a 400-foot-long wharf and fishing pier with shade structures, riverside promenade, lawns and formal gardens, tree-shaded walking and seating areas, and two major fountains. The park’s main entrance features a large paved plaza with a fountain surrounded by decorative walls with ornamental iron fencing. Building upon 939 ninety-foot concrete piles, the park provides 3,558 linear feet of access to the harbor. There are 150 Charleston benches and 3,000 linear feet of seating walls. Planting within the park includes 185 large trees, 750 azaleas, 2,000 boxwood, 216 large shrubs, more than 5,000 flowers, 12,000 square feet of ground cover, and one acre of grass lawn. In designing the park the city commissioned the architects to consider the park in the context of this section of the peninsula city. The result was a master plan which has provided the frame work for an extraordinary redevelopment of this important section of Charleston. Charleston Waterfront Park strengthens pedestrian use of the city by residents and visitors alike. The development and redevelopment has substantially added to the city’s tax base. Most important, however, is the park itself--a place of beauty, providing for all time, for all citizens and visitors, a matchless vista of a beautiful harbor."

Entertainment:

Bulldog Tours - Entertainment - 40 N Market St, Charleston, SC, 29401

Bulldog Tours

40 N Market St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 722-8687

"As you explore the streets, cemeteries, back alleys, churches, and pre-revolutionary dungeon of Charleston's historic district you'll hear about the city's ghosts, voodoo, and superstitions."

Entertainment:

Fort Sumter Tours Inc - Entertainment - Ste 201, 360 Concord St, Charleston, SC, United States

Fort Sumter Tours Inc

360 Concord St # 201
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 881-7337

"Enjoy a historic tour of Fort Sumter, where the Civil War Began."

Entertainment:

Original Charleston Walk Inc - Entertainment - 45 Broad St, Charleston, SC, USA

Original Charleston Walk Inc

58 1/2 Broad St
Charleston, SC, United States
(843) 577-3800

"The Original Charleston Walks feature's the city's most diverse selection of thematic walking tours. Our walking tours last approximately two hours and the distance covered is usually less than one mile at an easy stop-and-go pace."

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Patriots Point Links

1 Patriots Point Rd
Mount Pleasant, SC, United States
(843) 881-0042

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