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Charleston SC Annual Events Guide

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Charleston is a highly-ranked, popular destination that hosts a wide array of events each year. Over four million visitors enjoy the beaches, history, golf, fishing and numerous annual festivals.

Visitors who want to explore the local cuisine should attend the Low Country Oyster Festival or the World Grits celebration. You’ll sample Low Country cuisine and learn the finer points about grits, the quintessential southern staple. The Southeastern Wildlife Expo is a showcase event that displays and educates people about animals native to the southeastern U.S. and their habitats. Art and music lovers will enjoy the Spoleto Festival. Seventeen spring days of music, theater and dance by well-known and emerging artists and performers. Cultural tourists will enjoy the Gullah Heritage Series that explores this separate and unique local culture. The Charleston International Antiques Show celebrates the architecture and historical culture of Charleston.

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Charleston SC Museums

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Visitors to Charleston can spend several days touring the city’s museums and learning about the area’s history, art and culture. In the Gibbs Museum of Art, you will see a collection of European and American works of art that reflect Charleston’s history from colonial days through Porgy and Bess until modern times. The Charleston City Hall has a gallery that displays numerous works of art.

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Charleston SC Attractions

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Charleston offers a wide variety of sightseeing opportunities. As you stroll through the city, you’ll view gardens, parks, historic sites and an aquarium.

The plantations and parks provide a unique and fascinating glimpse into the natural beauty of the South Carolina Low Country. You will receive a perspective and insight into the area’s antebellum culture. The National Park Service preserves the plantation of Charles Pinckney, one of America’s Founding Fathers. You can walk the grounds of 18th century Middleton Place, the oldest landscaped garden in the nation, and see costumed interpreters reenact the lives of enslaved African-Americans. Stop by the city park that is home to the Angel Oak, the oldest living thing east of the Rocky Mountains.

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Things to Do on Veterans Day

sunset at gettysburg on veterans dayVeterans Day, honoring those who have served in our armed forces, is celebrated annually on November 11. The United States has celebrated Veterans Day since 1919 and falls on the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Other countries celebrate a day similar to Veterans Day on November 11 (also known as Remembrance Day and Armistice Day). Veterans Day is a perfect chance to visit places that are important to the country’s history and military tradition and to say “Thank You” to those fought for our freedom. Here are our top Veterans Day destinations in the United States:

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Charleston Ghost and Dungeon Tour Coupon

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The city of Charleston, S.C. is a historical, haunted, and exciting city to visit any time of the year, but especially during the month of October. The Charleston Ghost and Dungeon Walking Tour was named as one of America’s most haunted places and shown on The Travel Channel for good reasons!

Experiencing the Charleston Ghost and Dungeon Walking Tour in October is wonderful! In October the air is usually cooler and crisper and it is the exciting beginning of a new season. Halloween is a fun, spooky, and enjoyable time to get out and become involved in some outdoor or semi-outdoor activities.

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