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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!

    Spend the Perfect Weekend by Staying in a Historic Bed and Breakfast in Charleston

    Why Charleston?

     

    Charleston has recently been voted as one of the top city’s in the United States of America for three years in a row by Traveler, and it really isn’t too difficult to see why. There is no other place in America that is as friendly and accommodating as Charleston, which is why so many people have been repeatedly returning there for their yearly vacations as well as their wedding organizational needs. Most of the city’s tourists decide to enjoy their stay in a historic bed and breakfast in Charleston, simply because they want to take in the beautiful 18th and 19th century homes that the quaint city has to offer. Since Charleston is a city filled with many secrets, activities, and history, many of its inhabitants work to please tourists, and show them around town. In fact, some of the bed and breakfasts in Charleston date back to the Revolutionary War, therefore offering a luxury of history too rich to ignore.

    Charleston Weekend Activities

     

    Charleston is a city that is always bustling with joy and excitement, which is why there are always a handful of activities to attend to every single weekend, as well as most week days. Since Charleston is such a closely-knitted town, most of its activities get posted in the Charleston City newspaper, which carefully explains a variety of activities and what dates they will be held on. After checking into a historic bed and breakfast in Charleston, spend the weekend enjoying Charleston’s Restaurant week, Jazz Festival, shopping districts, and so much more. As a matter of fact, many couples choose Charleston as a destination for their romantic getaways, indulging in activities such as couple’s massages, spa days, historical tours, and live shows.

    Charleston’s Rich History

    It is not news that Charleston holds a large number of historical landmarks on its soil, but it can still come as a shock to find out that this city holds one of the longest and most diverse histories in the United States of America. Charleston has been the heart of South Carolina for centuries, which is why there are so many things to see in this gorgeous city. For centuries, Charleston has helped South Carolina’s economy soar, even after facing the devastation of the war. Luckily, many of Charleston’s Southern historical houses were restored after the war, and made into historical landmarks. In 1989, Hurricane Hugo destroyed many of the remaining historical sights, which is why Charleston is so keen on preserving any and all historical buildings. Since then, Charleston has started to build some new homes, while making sure to preserve any historical sights.

     

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