Plan Your Visit

Charleton has so much to offer, you may wonder where to begin. Let us help you with Festival of Houses and Gardens and Charleston Antiques Show ticket packages that will give you a head start on planning. You may also wish to consider the value, ease and convenience of spring hotel packages, offered at some of the area's premium lodgings.

 

Eat, Drink, Shop and Live with Charleston Style!
 

LODGING
 

Charming Inns

Charming Inns is a collection of 4 unique inns all located in the historic district. We offer an enchanting blend of history and hospitality, culture and cuisine, art and architecture, warmth and grace that serve as comfort and ease to our guests. www.charminginns.com
 

Two Meeting Street Inn

From the stately inn’s sweeping Southern veranda, guests relax overlooking Battery Park as they indulge in a Lowcountry afternoon tea or gracious Southern breakfast. Nestled among century-old live oaks, the inn emanates a rare charm with antiques, Tiffany windows, and nine distinctive guestrooms, Southern hospitality at its finest. 888.723.7322.
 

21 East Battery

One of the World’s Most Beautiful Houses You Can Visit!” by Condé Nast Traveler!  This private Bed & Breakfast nestled on the Charleston Battery, is within the urban compound of the historic 1825 Edmondston-Alston House.  This hidden oasis offers fresh breakfast, off-street parking, and complimentary house tours.  Call (888) 721-7488 or visit www.21EastBattery.com.
 

Belmond Charleston Place

205 Meeting Street. Charleston’s landmark luxury hotel, located just steps from the famous City Market, historic homes, museums, churches and renowned restaurants. World-class newly renovated accommodations including the private access Club Level, full-service Spa, Four Diamond dining as well as more than 20 boutiques on the lobby level. Call 843-722-4900 or visit our website:  Belmond.com/CharlestonPlace

 

Click here to see a list of hotels in Mount Pleasant, SC: ComeOnOverMP.com

 

DINING

Drawing room | 19 Vendue Range

Drawing Room is one of Charleston’s newest and most highly acclaimed downtown restaurants, providing the perfect spot for cocktails and dinner in the historic French Quarter district.  This contemporary, yet sophisticated restaurant and bar is located in a thoughtfully restored 1780s Charleston warehouse building and melds effortlessly into its chic surroundings. 843-414-2334   www.DrawingRoomRestaurant.com

SHOPPING

Gold Creations | 74 South Market Street 

Gold Creations, in the historic Charleston Market, has been charming visitors and locals for over 40 years. Our collections stem from rich, local history including Charleston Charms, Rice Beads, and Charleston Gates. Every trip to Charleston should include an outing to the Market. Visit Gold Creations and take home a piece of Charleston. www.GoldCreationsChas.com/fall  Call 843-970-1289 or 800-843-1474

More to Explore

Sounds of Charleston

Enjoy the music of Charleston's history - gospel, Gershwin, Civil War, jazz and light classics - in live weekly concerts at Circular Congregational Church. Frommers Guide calls it "the best night out in the city...a must-see performance". Show details, schedule, and ticket info at www.soundofcharleston.com or 843.270.4903. 

 

 

Aiken-Rhett House Museum

The Aiken-Rhett House Museum, 48 Elizabeth Street, c. 1820, is unique in many ways. For example, it remained in the hands of family descendents for 142 years until it was sold to The Charleston Museum and opened as a museum house in 1975. Historic Charleston Foundation purchased the house in 1995 and adopted a conservation approach to the interpretation of this important house and its outbuildings. Open: Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm and Sun. 2-5pm with last tour at 4:15pm. Ticket Price: Adults-$12/Combo-$18, Child (6-16)-$5 and under 6-Free

 

Nathaniel Russell House Museum

The Nathaniel Russell House Museum, 51 Meeting Street, is widely recognized as one of America’s most important neoclassical dwellings. HistNaoric Charleston Foundation purchased the National Historic Landmark in 1955, and the house served as the Foundation’s headquarters for 37 years. Today, the interiors are restored to their original 1808 grandeur and surrounded by formal gardens. Open: Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm and Sun. 2-5pm with last tour at 4:30pm. Ticket Price: Adults-$12/Combo-$18, Child (6-16)-$5 and under 6-Free

 

REAL ESTATE

Downtown locations: 132 East Bay Street & 69 Morris Street, Mt. Pleasant location: 309 Coleman Boulevard. By balancing traditional real estate models with unique marketing and emerging technology, The Cassina Group has created a cutting edge and innovative company. Our REALTORS® are highly educated, driven and knowledgeable about the real estate market. Begin your home search at www.TheCassinaGroup.com or call 843.628.0008. 

 

 

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Preserve & Protect

Established in 1947, Historic Charleston Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve and protect the historical, architectural and material culture that make up Charleston's rich and irreplaceable heritage. More>

Contact Us

Historic Charleston Foundation
40 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-723-1623


2017 Spring Festival and Antiques Show Ticket Office: 
108 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-722-3405
 

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