THE GOVERNOR’S HOUSE BLOG

Let us inspire you with an inside look at the Governor’s House Inn! Discover this historical National Landmark and how it offers the perfect setting for romantic getaways, weddings, vacations and corporate retreats. Each post puts you in the middle of the southern ambiance that you’ll only find at our elegant Charleston bed and breakfast inn!
  • 14
  • Nov2016

Take a Break and Visit Charleston this Holiday Season

We’re gearing up for some holiday cheer! We hope that you are making festive plans with friends and family, but if you need a breather from meal prep, house guests and persisting political commentary from extended relations, consider taking a trip to Charleston this year. Thanksgiving in Charleston Kick off the holiday season with a […]

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  • 28
  • Oct2016

Celebrity Sightings and Movie Buff Tours

Celebrity sightings are not an uncommon occurrence in Charleston, especially when film projects are in town. There have already been two high-profile projects thus far this fall… Photo from Twitter @jessicabiel Jessica Biel is filming in both Charleston and Florence this month for her new series, The Sinner, in which she portrays Cora Tanner, a […]

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  • 06
  • Oct2016

Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Travel Plans

Image courtesy of Charleston.Eater.com Thanksgiving is a holiday steeped in tradition—the Macy’s parade, turkey, trimmings, family, football and pumpkin pie. We adore the warmth of it all and so do you, but sometimes you just need a change. If you are seeking a change of pace, Charleston may be the answer. An increasing number of […]

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  • 15
  • Sep2016

Charleston Activities for Art Lovers

Thousands flock to Charleston every year for its rich history and culinary scene, but Holy City culture certainly has a whole lot more to offer. The arts play a large role in the allure of Charleston. Here are just a few of our favorite activities for art aficionados… Gallery Row on Broad Street in Historic […]

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  • 14
  • Sep2016

An Elegant Charleston Wedding

Congratulations to Amanda and Andrew! This adorable couple hosted an elegant Charleston wedding in the historic district of downtown back in July, and we had the distinct pleasure of hosting their bridal party. Amanda’s bridesmaids gathered on our veranda for hair and makeup and got a first look at Amanda’s gorgeous dress in the Rutledge […]

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  • 04
  • Aug2016

September in Charleston

There are plenty of reasons to visit Charleston this September. The dog days will soon be over, and we are eagerly anticipating pleasant, 70-something weather! We’re also excited about Charleston Restaurant Week! More than 30 of the area’s most popular eateries have confirmed participation, and that list will likely grow to 100 or more establishments […]

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  • 18
  • Jul2016

Special Summer Savings

Summer is in full swing, but there’s still time to book it to Charleston, the world’s best city according to Conde Nast Traveler. For a limited time, The Governor’s House Inn is extending a special 10% discount to travelers who book a mid-week stay with us.* The discount is valid Sunday-Wednesday on a two-night stay, […]

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  • 16
  • Jun2016

Summer Packing Guide

1. Yellow Sunshades (women’s style 4843) – SEE Eyewear / 2. Eve Lom SPF 50 – Pink Dot Beauty Bar / 3. Lucy Sun Hat – Goorin Bros. / 4. Prima Dona Sherry Swimsuit – Bits of Lace / 5. The Hamptons Sandal by Jack Rogers – Copper Penny Shooz / 6. Grey Sunshades (men’s […]

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  • 03
  • Jun2016

Supporting the John Laurens Project

We are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting the cast, crew and benefactors of Radical Son; The John Laurens Journey, an exciting new docu-drama to be filmed locally this summer. The Actors’ Theatre of South Carolina will hold a theatrical fundraising event at The Governor’s House Inn June 14th at 7:00pm. The event […]

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  • 13
  • May2016

Things to Do in Charleston this Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and there are plenty of things to do and see around town! Here are few ways to make the most of your summer vacation in Charleston… Explore the Arts • Enjoy a variety of performances and exhibits by local and national artists. The Spoleto and Piccolo Spoleto festivals run […]

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