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  • The Governor's House has closed and returned to a private residence. Thank you to all of our patrons!


    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!
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    • 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 lot

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    • 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 Art.

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    • 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 thecharlestonbridalshow.com. Photo courtesy of Wild Cotton Photography A

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    • 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 the

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    • 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 kickoff

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    • 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 accommodations.

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    • 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, 2015

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    • 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 its

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    • 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 food

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    • 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... - Welcome

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