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!
  • 26
  • Apr2016

Spoleto 2016 Opens May 27th

Photo from Spoleto USA, which is approaching its 40th season, will open in Charleston May 27th. The 17-day arts festival released a thrilling lineup in January, and you can visit for a complete list of shows. Porgy and Bess is among the most highly anticipated performances of Spoleto 2016, and it is already […]

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  • 29
  • Mar2016

Charleston’s Festival of Houses & Gardens

The 69th Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens is underway, and we are very pleased to announce our involvement! The Governor’s House Inn was recently featured on the Broad Street Tour, and we will be featured again in April… – King Street Tour Saturday, April 8th – King Street Tour Sunday, April 10th Tours of […]

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  • 30
  • Jan2016

Winter Weeknights in Charleston

Charleston is always a good idea—every month of the year and every day of the week. Many travelers hold out for spring, and there are plenty of reasons as to why… The weather is spectacular, and the Holy City’s social calendar absolutely explodes in March, when “tourist season” officially begins. Beat the heat, avoid crowds […]

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  • 30
  • Nov2015

Planning a Charleston Wedding

Photo courtesy of Wild Cotton Photography Historic churches, cobblestone streets and a flourishing social scene that is rich in Southern charm… Charleston has it all! It’s the perfect wedding destination, and the Holy City is so much fun that planning your wedding can be just as enjoyable as the wedding itself. You can cover a […]

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  • 27
  • Oct2015

Charleston’s Jazz Scene

Charleston’s burgeoning jazz scene is attracting national attention thanks to a local nonprofit, Jazz Artists of Charleston. Restaurant goers can now enjoy live musical performances every night of the week, and we’ve put together a short list of our favorite spots… Eli’s Table Eli’s Table is located on Meeting Street beside the Gibbes Museum of […]

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  • 20
  • Jul2015

The Charleston Bridal Show is Back

So you want to get married in Charleston? Well, it’s the perfect time of year to start making some decisions! The Charleston Bridal show is this Sunday, July 26th. Tickets are $10 at the door, and there is no need to preregister. Get all the bridal show details at Photo courtesy of Wild Cotton Photography […]

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  • 02
  • Jun2015

Planning a Small Wedding

Wedding weekend logistics can be, to say the least, complicated. Welcome parties, rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies, receptions and bridal luncheons leave out of town guests scrambling from venue to venue, while the bride and groom play event coordinator. Action packed wedding weekends are fun, but many couples prefer fun without all the fuss. Style without […]

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  • 12
  • May2015

Piccolo Spoleto 2015

Piccolo Spoleto begins next week, and as usual, it’s sure to be a treat for visitors and locals alike. This year’s lineup features 500 events over the course of 17 days. There will be visual art exhibits, concerts (classical, jazz, choral, etc.), film screenings and other performances (dance, theatre and poetry readings). The festival will […]

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  • 22
  • Apr2015

Featured by Borrowed and Blue

The Governor’s House Inn was recently mentioned by Borrowed and Blue in a real wedding feature. Leigh and Dave, a New York couple, planned a beautiful destination wedding in Charleston at Lowndes Grove Plantation. Their guests enjoyed a Friday night cocktail reception at the William Aiken House downtown and used the Governor’s House for bridal party […]

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  • 09
  • Apr2015

Charleston Calendar of Events April 2015

Visit Prohibition, voted Best Downtown Bar by Charleston City Paper, for Swing Dance Sundays Photo: Facebook Planning to visit with us this month? There is certainly no shortage of fun things to do and see! In addition to year round attractions, downtown venues will be hosting theatrical performances and musical events all month long. Saturday, April 11, […]

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