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  Charleston South Carolina was voted “the top city in the US” for on 2011 and 2012" by Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader choice. Let’s Find out why. This is the Travel Experts Guide to Charleston. Charleston was a hub for the deerskin trade, in fact, deerskin trade was the basic of Charleston Early Economy. Pirates were often a problem around Charleston. They were known to capture merchant vessels near the busy harbor. In 1718 Blackbeard, the most fearsome of American Pirates took nine vessels and kidnapped several citizens for ransom in a matter of days. As part of the original 13 colonies, Charleston has been a key location during both the American revolution and Civil war, in fact, Fort Sumter is where the civil war officially started.  Charleston is home to some of the oldest and largest plantations including the magnolia plantation which features American oldest garden Places to check out.  
  • Old Exchange and provost building
  • Charleston waterfront park
  • Michael’s episcopal church
  • Middleton Place and garden
  • Audubon Swamp Garden
  • Gibbes Museum of art
  • Confederate museum
  • Rainbow Row
  • Isle of Palms
  • Boone Hall Plantation
See the city by water: Charleston has recently become a hotspot for Kayaking. Beginner to expert kayakers can view breathtaking wetland building and historical landmarks. Charleston city market: The perfect place to find local goods like handmade baskets, southern spices and more. King Street is the place to be. Find a variety of shops and restaurants where you’ll find everything from antiques to chocolate and high fashion to fine dining. Each store with its own style and flavor. Charleston has more fine dining establishment per capita than any other city in the south. From its original Low country cuisine, such as seafood. Fresh-picked vegetables and an interesting blend of spices to just about anything the heart desires, Charleston has become a foodie destination. Food to try at Charleston  
  • Taste of Charlest
  • The low country oyster festival
  • Charleston food and wine festival
  • Flavor of Charleston tour
Locals are spinning an eclectic array of sounds – from jazz to blues, jam brands to classic and gaining their own acclaim at many local venues.
  • Charleston jazz orchestra at the Charleston music hall – 30 Piece ensemble performs 5 shows each season and covers a range of genre from American standard to Latin and bebop
  • Home team BBQ: Best blues club – Named best Jazz Blues club by Charleston city paper for 5 years straight. Stop in to listen to some of the south’s best blues, bluegrass and American.
  • Charleston Pour House – head over to James island for an eclectic mix of indie, rock, soul, funk, reggae and country. This intimate venue is a favorite among many locals.
  • Awendaw green Barn Jams – the oldest venue on Echaw Creek is a must-see Founded in 2008 to create a community building thru music,
Charleston Cuisine Influenced by Native American, Enslaved American, French, British, Spanish and Caribbean. Carolina Gold Rice is perhaps the most important food in Charleston history. Not only did it make Charleston the wealthiest city in the colonial American, but we continue to grow it locally and serve it with pride today. Charleston Seafood Trinity – Shrimp, Oyster, and Crab Grids – Dried Corn that has the husk removed and is gowned between two stones. Historical Charleston recopies
  • She-crab soup
  • Shrimp and grits
  • Hoppin Jon

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