USA Today leads you in a journey of Charleston via 39 photos and dialogue. It includes suggestions by some of the local tour guides. I suspect that you will find a suggestion of something that you haven’t experienced.
On May 11th, 2018 National Geographic TRAVEL posted “Discover the Best of Charleston: Make the most of your trip with these top ten tips for the “Holy City.” Nancy Gupton wrote:
“One of the United States’ oldest cities, Charleston—nicknamed the Holy City for its abundance of churches—offers visitors plenty to experience and explore. Don’t be overwhelmed: These are our top ten tips for making the most of your time…”
1 – SEE THE BIRDS
2- WANDER THE GARDENS
Read the article for the other eight hints and to read her elaboration on each.
Beginning in Mid March the Charleston Water Taxi’s schedule expanded to daily from 9 am to 8 pm. Prior to that they were mostly open on Saturdays.
There are four departure points with different departing times. The four points are:
- Aquarium Wharf/MaritimeCenter
- Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum
- Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina
- Waterfront Park/Market St/Historic District
U.S. News and Reports’s Travel Guide says,
‘Now that the wedding is out of the way, you and your partner can focus on your new life together, starting with an oh-so-romantic honeymoon. To help you kick-start your marriage (without the added stress of international travel), we’ve gathered together a list of the best honeymoon destinations found within our own borders. All of these places offer a little something special to make your trip as unique as the love you share.’
Sixteen cities were cited including these cities that ranked lower than Charleston…
- Santa Barbara
- Lake Tahoe
- Martha’s Vineyard
- Cape Cod
- Stowe, Vt.
As for Charleston the article said…
‘Why Go: Start your marriage off with a taste of authentic Hollywood romance (Gone with the Wind-style) in Charleston. This low-key South Carolina city pours on the Southern charm like gravy on biscuits: Gas lamp-lined cobblestone streets and antebellum architecture set the scene, while gourmet cuisine followed by a horse-drawn carriage ride will set the mood.’
Read the article to find out what seven cities ranked higher than Charleston and to find out what they say are the ‘Top Things to Do in Charleston’.
The Historic Charleston Foundation has published a new book for its guides, ‘The City of Charleston Tour Guide Training Manual’. The book is 492 pages long and is available in a spiral bound format or in a CD format. Read more about it in the article on Post and Courier.com entitled, ‘Rewriting History: After nearly three decades, Charleston updates its notes for tour guides’.
The introduction of the Tour Guide Training Manual on the Historic Charleston Foundation Website- http://www.historiccharleston.org/news_events/newsroom.html?id=169.