Category Archives: Charleston

Charleston’s Fall Tour of Homes

The dog days of summer are officially over, and fall is in the air. It’s a wonderful time of year to be outdoors in Charleston, and the Fall Tour of Homes is one of the best ways to experience the beauty and historic charm of our fair city. The homes and gardens featured in this series are privately owned, and it is a rare treat to get an inside look! Different properties, which highlight a variety of periods in early American history, are featured each day. Guests are welcomed at each tour site by a warm and knowledgeable host. Tours are self-paced and cover up to six city blocks, so … Continue reading

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Charleston in September

September is shaping up to be an absolutely delicious time to visit Charleston! Yes, you read that right, delicious… The Greater Charleston Restaurant Association is hosting two culinary events next month, Charleston Restaurant Week and the Southern Living Taste of Charleston. Both events are highly-anticipated and will be sure to please. Charleston Restaurant Week Charleston Restaurant Week is the best way to explore local flavor! The event begins September 3rd and lasts through the 14th, so it includes two full weekends. Participating restaurants (a list of over 100 casual and fine-dining establishements) will offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus. For a complete list of participating restaurants and information about the Charleston … Continue reading

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Last Minute Summer Vacation

The kids have already done most of their back-to-school shopping, and it won’t be long until class is in session. Where has the summer gone?!? For most, the last days of summer are spent mourning its end, but we would encourage you to end summer on a much happier note. If you’re in need of a last minute summer vacation there’s no better place than Charleston! Check out some of our favorite calendars to see what’s happening in August… South Carolina Aquarium calendar Charleston Museum Charleston Harbor Tours Theatre 99   The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre Dock Street Theatre Threshold Reparatory Theatre The Charleston Riverdogs North Charleston Coliseum Be Entered for a Chance … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Kiawah Island Restaurants to Try During Your Stay

Wake up in your room at The Governor’s House Inn and spend your day exploring the Holy City. You can visit Isle of Palms and walk around historic downtown Charleston, but we do recommend trying out one or all of our favorite Kiawah Island Restaurants! Ocean Room at The Sanctuary This is the only steakhouse in the United States to earn both Forbes 4 Star and AAA 4 Diamond ratings. The Ocean Room is Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s premier restaurant. It offers an unparalleled steakhouse experience featuring a variety of signature dishes. There is a dress code at this restaurant. Ladies should wear dresses, skirts or pants paired with a … Continue reading

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2nd Sundays on King Street, A Local Charleston Tradition

Second Sundays on King Street started to give pedestrians an opportunity to enjoy this shop-lined street while it is free of vehicular traffic from Calhoun to Broad.  It is a great opportunity to walk freely and explore all that King Street has to offer.  When you are visiting Charleston over a second Sunday of the month, be sure to check it out.  This past Sunday was a great example of what you can expect from this tradition, 2 Sunday on King Street.  Here is a recap from this past Sunday: 2nd Sunday on King Street 2nd Sunday on King Street is always special…  This past Sunday was  an official venue for … Continue reading

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

This is a great time to visit Charleston, South Carolina, and we enjoy decorating the inn every year to celebrate this wonderful season.  Here is just a glimpse of what we’ve done this year: If you are interested in making a reservation for this time year, contact us today!

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