2017 Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) in Charleston, SC


Alligators. World-renowned species of birds taking flight. Dogs performing amazing feats of athleticism. Whatever your favorite animal may be, there’s a good chance you can check it out at the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) right here in Charleston, SC. This exposition isn’t just a pretty show—it’s one of the hottest tickets in town every single year. This year, festivities will take place February 17-19 (Fri-Sun). Read more

The Aiken-Rhett House in Charleston, SC


With a wide range of historical buildings representing architecture that dates to the 1800s and earlier, Charleston presents one of the best ways to experience the earliest days of America. Nowhere is that more obvious than in the Aiken-Rhett house—now the Aiken-Rhett House and Museum. While the house may have just been another dot in the landscape in the 1800s, its timeless architecture and unique history have made it one of the best reasons to visit the Holy City’s famous historic district. Read more

Two Meeting Street Inn: South Carolina’s Romantic History


The history of Charleston, South Carolina includes many important footnotes in major American wars, dating back to America’s founding days and beyond. But there’s another side to Charleston’s history that people often forget, which can be found at Two Meeting Street Inn. This historic bed and breakfast, found at the corners of Meeting Street and South Battery, has been called the “Jewel in the crown of Charleston Bed and Breakfast Hotels.” Here are just a few reasons why. Read more

The Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon


There’s no doubt that Charleston, South Carolina is one of the must-see cities for anyone interested in American history. Full of 18th century wonders and Civil War relics, the city is teeming with history around every corner. But you don’t get to be a historic city—or a historic site, for that matter—without interesting things happening, both positive and … well, sometimes downright spooky. The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon is a perfect example.  Read more

Fort Moultrie


Although Fort Moultrie is part of the Fort Sumter National Monument, the actual location of Fort Moultrie is Sullivan’s Island, across the sound from the sea fort of Fort Sumter. But the difference between the two forts isn’t in location alone. In fact, Fort Moultrie’s history in U.S. military conflicts dating back to 1776 gives it a unique position in our National Parks System. Read more

Charleston City Market


Experience the Heart of Charleston’s History! When you come to our city, there may be no better way to experience our vibrant culture than with a visit to the Charleston City Market. The Market has a way of summing up everything about Charleston into one unforgettable experience. Read more

Calhoun Mansion


Visit a Unique Slice of History in Charleston, South Carolina! There may be no better symbol of America’s “Gilded Age” than the Calhoun Mansion, right here in Charleston, South Carolina. Read more

Fort Sumter


Fort Sumter didn’t just have a dramatic impact on the city of Charleston. It arguably changed the destiny of the entire United States. Read more

The Dock Street Theatre


There’s no better way to get a flavor for the history of Charleston than with a carriage tour. But what kind of history might you see on these world-class carriage rides? Here’s more information about one of our favorite historic spots: The Dock Street Theatre. Read more

Five Reasons a Carriage Ride in Charleston, SC Beats Walking


There’s no better city for a casual stroll than Charleston, SC. But if you want to experience the rich history of our city while taking a load off with your family and friends, there’s no better alternative to walking than enjoying a leisurely carriage ride. Here’s why: Read more