When it comes to choosing a destination for vacation there are a lot of variables to wade through: City, Beach or Mountains; how much is it going to cost; what are we going to do there; how are we going to get there. The most important questions any vacationer should ask is” will this vacation be enjoyable?” Nobody wants to spend all the time and money going on vacation only for the time to be miserable. If you are looking for the most enjoyable vacation for your money, here are five reasons a Historic Charleston vacation beats out everywhere else.
5. Tons of Shopping- Charleston is one of the biggest shopping meccas in the South. They have all sorts of shopping from local crafts and foods to amazing artwork to upscale boutiques. King Street in downtown was named one of the top ten shopping streets in the country by U.S. News & World Report, right next to 5th Avenue and Rodeo Drive. The Old City Market features tons of handmade, local goods with tons of flare and personality.
4. Amazing Food – The American South does food like nowhere else. Not only will you find amazing four-star Southern cuisine, Charleston has its own local flavor called Lowcountry fare. Lowcountry cuisine features dishes inspired by local ingredients like shellfish, grits, okra and more. You won’t find food like this anywhere else in the country
3. Endless Activities- New York might be the city that never sleeps, but Charleston is the city with endless things to do. Enjoy ghost tours, carriage tours, the South Carolina Aquarium, Waterfront Park, live theater, live music, a never ending list of events going on in town and much more. Charleston is a vacation that is jammed packed with adventure.
2.History- Charleston’s history goes back all the way to the 1600s. The city survived two bombings during the American Revolution, then two more bombings during the Civil War. The city’s history is rife with amazing stories, architecture and historical locals. Even people who don’t like history can appreciate the storied legacy of this amazing city.
1. Location, Location, Location- Forget the city and the mountains, Charleston has the beach! Nothing is better for a vacation in the summer than hitting the golden sand and crisp ocean waves. Charleston’s mild climate and great events make it a sweet place to vacation during the winter too.
Forget going anywhere else and book a vacation with hotels in Charleston SC historic district. It will be a vacation you never forget.