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Happy Holidays from Charleston, SC

When you are planning your next vacation to Charleston, South Carolina, remember that the holiday season is a fabulous time to tour the city.  It is always great to know what is going on ahead of time.  Here is a brief guide to some of the events taking place throughout the season:   Holiday Festival of Lights November 10, 2011 thru January 1, 2012 Location: James Island Country Park, about 15 minutes from downtown Charleston Phone: (843) 795-7275 This event takes place every year at the James Island County Park.  They typically have over 500,000 lights.   Tickets to tour the lights in your car are $10 or you can ride … Continue reading

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Join Us For The Holidays!

This time of the year is a great time to visit Charleston, South Carolina.  The weather is perfect, and the atmosphere is truly romantic.  If you are looking to make this holiday season one to remember for a lifetime, then come stay with us, and take part in our ‘Holiday Splendor” Package. Bubbly champagne, a horse drawn carriage, and an exclusively designed ornament are all yours to enjoy with two wonderful evenings in one of our elegant guestrooms.  The Inn sparkles like a jewel during the holidays, and Charleston is lovely in its holiday splendor. Our highly qualified staff can assist you in choosing among the many fine restaurants, shops, … Continue reading

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Welcome To Our New Website!

We want to welcome all of you to our new site.  We are deeply grateful for the Q4 Launch team, and for all of their hard work in building and implementing a site that truly matches the beauty of our inn. In redeveloping our site and online presence, we sought out a partner to help us better communicate the Governor’s House experience online. The site has been repositioned to be both more informative as well as user friendly.  We want our guests to feel as comfortable navigating our site as they are staying at the inn.  Here is a quick overview of some of the changes we have made, and … Continue reading

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Charleston, SC – The Holy City

Whenever you are visiting a new location, it is always great to know a little about the historical influences, what makes the place unique, and how it ranks in comparison to other places. Charleston, SC is no exception, and you should definitely do your research before visiting, so you get the most out of your time spent. The original name for Charleston, SC was Charles Towne with settlement beginning in 1670.  It moved to its present location, which is known as “Oyster Point”, from a location on the West bank of the Ashley River, “Albemarle Point.”  The present name, Charleston, was adopted in 1783.  By the mid 18th century, Charleston … Continue reading

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The Best Time to Visit Charleston, SC

What is the best time to visit Charleston, SC? It is always difficult to know when would be the best time to visit a city like Charleston, SC.  With so much to offer, it can be hard to understand when to take advantage of this historic city.   Charleston is filled with arts festivals, marathons, and culinary events that can be difficult to sort through.  Here is a brief guide to help you know what takes place within each season:  Spring Spring is always a good time to go on vacation, and it is an especially good season to visit Charleston, SC.  You will be able to tour the city without … Continue reading

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Visiting Historic Charleston, SC

If you are visiting historic Charleston, SC in the near future, you better come ready to experience one of the most vibrant cities in the South.  From culture to cuisine, Charleston has it all!  When you do visit Charleston, you should know how best to experience the city: and get the most out of your dollar.  Here’s a brief guide: Take a Carriage Tour  A carriage tour is a great way for you or your family to tour the city, and take in the historic sites.  It is also a great opportunity to view the classic architecture and find your next restaurant.  Charleston, SC has many opportunities when it comes … Continue reading

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