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    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!
    • 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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    • 05
    • Apr2015

    Spoleto Festival USA 2013

    It’s been 36 years since the first Spoleto Festival USA began in Charleston, South Carolina. Pulitzer-prize winning composer Gian Carlo Menotti was seeking an American counterpart to the Festival held in Spoleto, Italy. The city needed to be intimate, with plenty of performance venues, yet charming and easily accessible. Charleston was the perfect fit! With […]

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    • 11
    • Feb2015

    5 Reasons to Make Charleston Your Romantic Destination

    Charleston is for lovers! Lovers of food, art and culture that is… But Charleston is also an ideal atmosphere for romance. The following are just a few reasons why you should visit with your special someone soon. 1. Good Food We rave about local restaurants all the time, but the fact that Charleston has good […]

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    • 13
    • Jan2015

    Planning a Wedding Weekend in Charleston

    Your wedding is a momentous occasion! Make a weekend of it! Wedding weekend activities are a great way for local friends and family to meet and greet your out-of-town guests. Best of all, it feels like vacation for everyone! Here are a few ideas that may help to make your wedding weekend extra special… – […]

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    • 08
    • Jan2015

    2015 Charleston Restaurant Week

    Charleston Restaurant Week is going on now through January 18th. It’s one of the most anticipated culinary events in the Lowcountry and an excellent way to sample local flavor. More than 100 participating restaurants will offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus. For menus and details, visit CharlestonRestaurantAssociation.com. Enter to Win There’s still time to […]

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    • 03
    • Dec2014

    2014 Charleston Holiday Events

    The holiday season is officially here, and there are tons of fun things to do and see in Charleston! Calendar of Charleston Holiday Events James Island Festival of Lights – Now-12/31 at the James Island County Park 2014 Charleston Tree Lighting Ceremony – Saturday, 12/6 4-6pm in Marion Square 2014 Charleston Holiday Parade – Sunday […]

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    • 11
    • Sep2014

    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 […]

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