Travel Planning Brief

Attractions »

  • Old City Market

    – Three blocks of indoor shops and open-air markets where you can buy souvenirs and other local goods.
  • The Battery

    – Walk down East Bay Street to see Rainbow Row and scores of antebellum mansions.

Transportation »

Lodging »

  • Priceline

    – For a metropolitan city like Charleston, booking a hotel through Priceline is a fantastic option. Educating yourself with the resources available at will help make the bidding process less intimidating.
  • Middleton Bed and Breakfast

    – Little-known bed and breakfast in historic downtown. An alternative to the standards (e.g., Marriot, Sheraton, etc.).

Dining »

  • Timbo's

    – Hot boiled peanuts sold on the side of the road leading to the plantations.
  • Hominy Grill

    – Popular spot for "Southern Comfort" food.