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I Do Declare! A Guide To Charleston

Wll "A Do Declare! ID. Charleston, South Carolina 2011 & 2012 TOP U.S. CITY Charleston was voted “The Top City in the U.S." for the second year in a row." Charleston, South Carolina *by Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards. A RICH HISTORY Was & Revolution Oh Deer! Pirates Plantations Charleston was a hub Pirates were often a As part of the original Charleston is home to of the deerskin trade. problem around Charleston. 13 colonies, Charleston some of the oldest and In fact, deerskin They were known to capture merchant vessels near the busy harbor. In largest Plantations including the Magnolia has been a key location trade was the basis of during both the Charleston's early American Revolution Plantation, which and Civil War. In fact, economy. From 1739-1761 5,239,350 1718 Blackbeard, the most features America's fearsome of American Fort Sumter is where oldest gardens (c.l1680) pirates, took nine vessels and kidnapped several citizens for ransom in a the Civil War officially pounds of deer skins were exported. that bloom started. year-round. matter of days. Hidden Theasures Discover O00 Old Exchange & Provost Charleston Waterfront Park Episcopal Church Audubon Swamp Garden St. Michael's Middleton Place Gibbes Museum of Art Confederate Museum Rainbow Row Isle of Palms Boone Hall Plantation SEE THE SITES BY WATER! Charleston has recently become a hotspot for kayaking, the fastest growing adventure sport in the nation. Beginners to expert kayakers can view breathtaking wetlands, buildings and historical landmarks. High Lile The Low Country in SHOPPING FROM LOCAL FINDS. Charleston City Market is the perfect place to find local goods like handmade baskets, southern spices and more. Sligo TO THE ROYAL TREATMENT King Street is the place to be! Find a variety of shops and restaurants where you'll find everything from antiques to chocolate and high fashion to fine dining. Each store with its own style and flavor, but all completely Charleston. THE SECRET'S IN THE SOUTH Charleston has more fine dining establishments per capita than any other city in the South. From its original Low country cuisine such as seafood, fresh-picked vegetables and an interesting blend of spices to just about anything the heart desires, Charleston has become a foodie destination. ENJOY SOME OF CHARLESTON'S FINEST CUISINE AT: • Taste of Charleston • The Low Country Oyster Festival • Charleston Food and Wine Festival • Savor the Flavors of Charleston Tour FEEL THE BEAT Locals are spinning an eclectic array of sounds from jazz to blues, jam bands to classics - and gaining their own acclaim at many local venues. CHARLESTON JAZZ ORCHESTRA AT THE CHARLESTON MUSIC HALL This 30-piece ensemble performs 5 shows each season and covers a range of genres from American standards to Latin and bebop. HOME TEAM BBQ: BEST BLUES CLUB Named Best Jazz. & Blues Club by the Charleston City Paper for 5 years straight. Stop in to listen to some of the south's best blues, bluegrass and Americana. CHARLESTON POUR HOUSE Head over to James Island for an eclectic mix of indie rock, soul, funk, reggae and country. This intimate venue is a favorite among many locals. AWENDAW GREEN BARN JAMS This outdoor venue on Echaw Creek is a must-see. Founded in 2008 to create "a community building community through music." Check out Wednesday's "barn jams" where you'll find local, regional, and even national artists collaborating and having a good time. Enjoy the sites, sounds, culture and flavor that are uniquely Charleston. We'l See Yall There! Marriott,

I Do Declare! A Guide To Charleston

shared by Lemonly on Jan 28
I DO declare! Charleston, South Carolina is a wonderful city. Take a look at our latest infographic with Marriott, outlining the sights, sounds, and history of the Top City in the U.S in both 2011 & 2...





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