Featured Businesses

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A casual, lively atmosphere that serves lunch and dinner daily as well as weekend brunch, Brasserie Gigi is adjacent to the acclaimed Planters Inn on North Market Street. This is the second restaurant opened by award-wining Chef Frank McMahon (also of Hank’s Seafood).
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Serving Lunch & Dinner Daily. Celebrating 20 years, the Charleston Crab House serves fresh local seafood including S.C. Shrimp year-round. A favorite for locals and visitors, the Charleston Crab House offers waterfront dining and friendly service. You’ll be hooked on the House.
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Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina is the only premiere venue offering three waterfront options with sweeping views of the Charleston Harbor and the city’s historic skyline. The Lookout, Sunrise Terrace, and our private beach invite you to celebrate from our point of view.
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Originally opened in 1853 and completely restored in 2008, the Mills House combines the charm of 19th century Charleston with contemporary luxury to provide the quintessential Charleston experience. Heart of the Historic District. Group rates available. Three event venues. 214 guest rooms and suites
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With plenty of water related activities to choose from, Hydrofly Watersports is an exciting choice for whichever way you’re celebrating! From bachelor(ette) parties to pre-wedding activities with family, we're sure to help build lasting memories for your special time!
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Snyder is Charleston’s perennial leader in quality rentals, product selection and service. Check out our full inventory at www.snyderrental.com or visit us at our Meeting St. home where you can spend the day designing in our Linen Workshop and Lounge Showroom.
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Located in the heart of the Historic District on legendary King Street within walking distance to restaurants and attractions. Features 235 rooms and penthouse suites for your hospitality needs. Unsurpassed views of the historic city and harbor. Discounted rates for your guests.
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This fine dining establishment stockpiles accolades, like Fodor’s Choice. A member of “Great Steakhouses of North America,” seafood and live lobsters flown in daily. Start with a smokin’ Nitrotini cocktail and segue to a 100% USDA Prime filet.
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One of the area's most unique venues. Take in Charleston's beauty by water, and treat your guests to an unforgettable experience. SpiritLine's fleet can accommodate functions of all sizes and scope: rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, bridal luncheons, out-of-town guest dinners, and more.
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The Carolina Girl is Charleston’s only exclusive special events yacht that serves as a unique waterfront venue. Comfortably seating 150 people, Carolina Girl delivers the perfect pairing of a posh setting and unparalleled views of Charleston Harbor, Historic District, bridges and marina.
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High Cotton Charleston is high steppin' Lowcountry living. It's a feeling of warmth and celebration that begins the moment you step inside. You'll find it in our gracious, knowledgeable servers, expertly prepared dishes and a remarkable wine and cocktail program. Now offering Saturday and Sunday Brunch.
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The expansive views of the Ashley River, the ancient live oaks draped in Spanish moss, and the intimate garden walkways set an unforgettable stage for an evening of romance. Visit America’s last romantic garden, you will fall in love!
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Having a complement of Bridal Hair Stylists and Make Up Artists, we have the talent to take good care of you on this very special day. Their artistry is unrivaled and their talent is sure to please. With inspiration from you we can hit the stars.
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With more to explore every day, share in the wonders of South Carolina’s backyard. Marvel at turtles, stingrays, sharks, otters, jellyfish, alligators and more. Daily dive shows and interactive programs. Travel through the new Madagascar Journey exhibit featuring ring-tailed lemurs.
loluma
Loluma is the art of orchestrating and creating customized weddings with effortless style and luminous beauty. Our full-service coordinators and event design team attend to every perfect detail of your signature wedding.
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Overlooking the Ashley River & Ripley Point Marina, 1.5 miles from downtown Charleston. Suites feature king or double beds, refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. Amenities: complimentary evening shuttle service, hot breakfast buffet, business center, 24-hour market for light meals & snacks and wireless Internet.
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As Charleston’s Original & Most Respected Outfitter, we know how to see Charleston best. Naturalist guided kayak tours, kayak & paddleboard rentals and private boat charters. Certified Guides. Four on-water locations. Exclusive provider to Bulls Island. Unmatched wildlife opportunities—sea turtles, dolphins, 277 bird species!
magnolia_plantation_and_gardens
The expansive views of the Ashley River, the ancient live oaks draped in Spanish moss, and the intimate garden walkways set an unforgettable stage for an evening of romance. Visit America’s last romantic garden, you will fall in love!
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Good old-fashioned Italian American fare, celebrating domestic ingredients, handmade pastas, rich homemade sauces and a full-service bar. Vincent Chicco’s boasts sophisticated comfortable surroundings offering dinner nightly with a private banquet room to host up to 100 guests. Step back in time and enjoy classic flavors that were founded in our country.
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Behold the enchantment of America’s oldest landscaped gardens, the finery of the House Museum’s collections and the artistry of the craftsmen in the Plantation Stableyards! Daily activities focus on 18th and 19th century agriculture, horticulture, African American history and heritage-breed livestock.
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Just minutes from downtown Charleston, a 1,600-acre oceanfront paradise offering world-class golf, top ranked tennis and recreation programs, restaurants and miles of pristine beach. Stay in your choice of the Boardwalk Inn, The Village, vacation home or condo rental.
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Stops at Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began. Cruise to the island Fort while you enjoy breathtaking views of Charleston and her Harbor. Depart from the Visitor Education Facility at Liberty Square downtown and from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant.
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The Charleston area’s most celebrated wedding destination, Woodlands Mansion, is an impeccably restored, eighteen bedroom, 1906 plantation styled manor on eleven lush acres offering the unique option to reserve the entire estate for your wedding, reception or both for an unforgettable weekend.
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“A must see!” – NBC Daytime Television. Boone Hall reflects Southern heritage spanning 300 years on one magnificent “still working” plantation. House tours, gardens, slave cabins, plantation coach tours, live performances in season, cafe, plus one of the world’s longest oak-lined avenues.
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Stops at Fort Sumter National Monument, where the Civil War began. Cruise to the island Fort while you enjoy breathtaking views of Charleston and her Harbor. Depart from the Visitor Education Facility at Liberty Square downtown and from Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant.
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Zero George is Charleston's premiere boutique hotel, a collection of five restored historic residential buildings set in a private landscaped courtyard enclave. The accommodations feature contemporary design and furnishings while specializing in personalized concierge services, Zero Café + Bar, and private cooking classes.
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Charleston’s (Closest) and “Absolute Best” Kayak - Canoe - Paddleboarding Nature Tour & Rental Company. Master Naturalist Guides, certified instructors. Blackwater swamps, rice plantations, barrier islands, saltmarsh creeks, shrimping villages and Indian ruins. Kayaking with dolphins/wildlife up close! Beginners & families welcome!
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Surrounded by a variety of restaurants, coastal wildlife and Lowcountry marshland, the Shem Creek Inn is ideally located between Charleston’s historic district and area beaches. This unique waterfront hotel features private balconies and a waterfront pool.
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Fun, wonder and education come together for the whole family in one amazing experience when you visit the South Carolina Aquarium. Participate in our interactive exhibits and programs, and marvel at loggerhead turtles, stingrays, sharks, otters, moray eels, alligators and much more.
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Charleston’s (Closest) and “Absolute Best” Kayak - Canoe - Paddleboarding Nature Tour & Rental Company. Master Naturalist Guides, certified instructors. Paddle blackwater swamps, rice plantations, barrier islands & saltmarsh creeks, shrimping villages and Indian ruins. See dolphins up close and wildlife! Beginners & families welcome!
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Young buccaneers join our crew, get their very own pirate swords, and take off on a treasure hunt that includes pirate history and ends with divvying up plunder! Kids keep the foam rubber swords and their share of the booty.
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Charleston’s public transportation system offers several ways to get all over Charleston. It is now free to ride DASH (Downtown Area Shuttles). These shuttles run through-out the peninsula to major shops and attractions.
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TripAdvisor Award of Excellence Winner! In authentic costume, Eric Lavender & his parrot lead you on a walking tour that brings Blackbeard and Charleston’s other pirates to life. Pirate-Ghost tours also available. Appearances: Travel Channel, A&E, Lifetime, Syfy, and ETV.
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Experience Charleston’s history through art! Come face to face with stories of the South Carolina Lowcountry as seen through painting, miniature portraiture, sculpture, photographs and more at Charleston’s signature art museum. Complimentary cell phone tour (using your own phone) is offered with paid admission.
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Casual, unhurried Sullivan's Island is one of the most relaxing and family-friendly beaches on South Carolina's coast. Year-round, visitors enjoy the island's inviting beaches, charming seaside neighborhoods and laid-back dining venues. Sullivan's Island is treasured by visitors and residents alike for its rich history, friendly atmosphere, and simple beauty.
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Walking along this 10-mile stretch of undisturbed Atlantic beach, guests find it hard to believe that the City of Charleston is a mere 21 miles away. Kiawah Island is an idyllic, private community with access limited to property owners and guests of the resort or rental agencies. Public access to the beach is available at Beachwalker County Park, located on the west end of the island. The island abounds in natural beauty, from endless acres of marsh to thick forests of pines, magnolias and massive live oaks. Travel Channel called Kiawah's beach one of the nation's "Top Ten."
Charleston Marketing Partners
Charleston Marketing Partners specializes in hospitality sales & marketing strategies. Whether you need an extensive marketing plan, search engine optimization enhancements on a current website, or complete website redesign, Charleston Marketing Partners will walk you through from strategy to execution.
Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce
Just 23 miles from Charleston, Summerville is one of the most charming and quaint communities you'll find with a pace of life that is a little more relaxed. You'll love our small town friendliness, sophisticated amenities, great restaurants, shops and lodging. Visitor Center M-F 9am-5pm; Sa 10am-3pm; Su 1-4pm. Chamber M-F 9am-5pm.