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