Food­ies, His­tory Buffs and Gal Pals

UNIQUE TRAVEL REC­OM­MEN­DA­TIONS, FIT TO MATCH YOUR PER­SONAL STYLE. FIND THE CITY CU­RATED FOR YOU AT WHERE­TRAV­ELER.COM/CHARLESTON.

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Unique rec­om­men­da­tions cu­rated by Where and fit to match three per­sonal travel styles.

Food­ies

Fa­vorite Charleston tour com­pany

(1) Bull­dog Tours of­fers ex­pe­ri­ences from ghost-hunt­ing to gus­ta­tory ad­ven­ture. It’s the lat­ter that en­am­ors food­ies via themes like na­tive cui­sine, desserts and trendy Up­per King Street. Mean­while, lo­cal chef Bob Wag­goner wel­comes culi­nary en­thu­si­asts to his show­case kitchen for an (2) In The Kitchen ses­sion. Then make a visit to highly re­garded Charleston brew-pub (3)

Ed­mund’s Oast, fo­cused on “nose to tail” butch­ery and known for its fresh char­cu­terie. Try to re­serve a seat at the chef’s counter.

His­tory Buffs

Don’t miss (1) Charleston’s Four Cor­ners of the Law’s 1869 post of­fice build­ing, which is the old­est con­tin­u­ously op­er­at­ing post of­fice in the Caroli­nas. In­side, a tiny mu­seum is a must for any­one who has won­dered how 18th- and 19th-cen­tury mail was han­dled. Op­er­a­tors of (2) His­tory of

Charleston Walk­ing Tours are part of lo­cal lore them­selves, as de­scen­dants of Arthur Mid­dle­ton who was a signer of the Dec­la­ra­tion of In­de­pen­dence. In

(3) Mid­dle­ton Place plan­ta­tion’s sta­ble yards, a weaver, a cooper, car­pen­ter, pot­ter and black­smith demon­strate skills prac­ticed by ar­ti­san slaves.

Gal Pals

First stop for a girls’ week­end should be (1) The Amethyst Spa at The

Restora­tion where the chic nail bar of­fers the sig­na­ture lux Pearl & Di­a­mond pedi­cure. Then take a (2)

Wine Blend­ing by Kessler class at the gor­geous Grand Bo­hemian Ho­tel, dur­ing which you’ll learn how to blend to your pref­er­ence and taste along the way. You get to bring home your bot­tle, com­plete with a cus­tom la­bel. What rhymes with wine blend­ing? Mind bend­ing. And that’s what you gals ex­pe­ri­ence at a mag­i­cal per­for­mance by (3) The South­ern Charmer Kel­lar O’Neil. Dress to im­press.

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