About the area:
A city rich in history, tradition, and Southern culture. Nearly 4 million visitors a year consider the greater Charleston area as their destination of choice, which is no suprise after taking into account its reputation for outstanding accommodations, entertainment, and cuisine.
Charleston’s Historic Downtown District has stood throughout history as the cultural capital of the South and is considered by many to be a living museum, with a wonderful variety of things to do and see. In this beautifully preserved city you can experience tours through historic landmarks, including 18th century homes and plantations, the Battery, museums, churches and the city market. Charleston boasts numerous art galleries that display the city’s impressive appreciation for the visual arts.