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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!

    Romantic Trip Ideas in Charleston, South Carolina

    Romantic Trip Ideas in Charleston, South Carolina If you are considering a romantic getaway, plan on visiting Charleston, SC. There is no end to the romantic activities afforded in this historic southern town. Whether its savory southern dining, lazy beach days, historic tours of homes and plantations or peaceful walks through cobblestone paths with the one you love, there is something for every couple in Charleston. Consider some of the following ways to make your next getaway to Charleston uniquely romantic.

    Perhaps the most important thing to consider when planning a romantic get away is where to stay. Plan to stay at The Governor’s House Inn, located just a short walk from historic Charleston’s legendary Battery, Old Market and numerous world class boutiques and restaurants. We are proud at The Governor’s House Inn to offer a Perfect First Visit to Charleston package that is perfect for your romantic getaway to Charleston. Our exclusive package for first time visitors offers two evenings in one of our elegant guest rooms, a $100 Gift Certificate to dine at The Charleston Grill, a guided tour through the Edmonston-Alston House filled with period antiques located along our famous Battery, and a selected tour that is uniquely suited to your style. Tours to choose from include: a delightful walking tour with one of the city’s favorite guides-Tommy Dew, a tour with Adventure Sightseeing in the comfort of an air conditioned mini bus, or a horse drawn carriage tour through the Historic District with Palmetto Carriage Works. Check our website for more about this First Visit special.

    What could be more romantic than enjoying a world-class meal such as Charleston Grill Crab Cake while listening to live, world-class jazz at The Charleston Grill? Charlestonians and visitors alike love their elegant, relaxed and romantic atmosphere, along with a unique menu that changes regularly within four fixed categories: “Pure, Lush, Southern, and Cosmopolitan.” After dinner, consider seeing the sights of Charleston in a private carriage. Just about everyone that visits Charleston loves to take a carriage ride. The private carriage offers an intimate and romantic setting for learning about Charleston’s rich, southern history. During the day, relax in the sand while enjoying serene views of the beautiful Atlantic on one of Charleston’s 4 pristine beaches. Folly, Kiawah, Sullivan’s Island and The Isle of Palms are all within a short drive from The Governor’s House Inn and provide the perfect way to relax and get away from it all with your partner. Looking for a closer experience with the water? Consider taking advantage of some of the water sports from a variety of local outfitters, such as Tidal Wave Watersports, located at the Isle of Palms Marina. Their Yamaha WaveRunners offer an exciting and “up-close” experience of the water that combines the thrill of motorcycling and waterskiing. Or, try Stand Up Paddleboarding, also known as SUP boarding, at the beautiful Shem Creek Marina. Follow your SUP activities with the casual southern fare that Shem Creek is known for and then take a stroll along their beautiful boardwalk at sunset. Or, after a long day in the sun, consider rejuvenating your skin with a couple’s massage at one of our local spas, such as Urban Nirvana. We are confident that you will find numerous romantic ways to enjoy beautiful Charleston and that you will love our city. Please call (800) 720-9812 or email governorshouse@aol.com with questions or to book your next romantic stay in Charleston. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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