The Sweet Scents of Charleston

Spring has officially sprung and we’re celebrating #NationalFragranceDay in Charleston! Manicured public parks and glimmers of private gardens have turned Charleston into a botanical wonderland, where the delicate aromas of tea olive trees and Carolina Jessamine vines dance amid the sea breezes. Lingering at any given hour of the day is the welcoming scent of homemade buttermilk biscuits while the mouth-watering aroma of Lowcountry soul food wafts through the air. The scent of the salt marsh promises days full of sunshine on the creek and plates chock-full of fresh seafood. Sigh. If only we could send the sweet scents of our beloved Charleston through the screen.

What are your favorite fragrances in the South? Spring to Charleston to experience all that this budding season has in store.


5 Responses to “The Sweet Scents of Charleston”

  • Linda Levesque

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    Coming down from NH last weekend of April….can’t wait!!

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    • Charleston Insider

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      We look forward to welcoming you to Charleston!

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  • Kay McClelland

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    Will be there the week of April 10, this is the week of our anniversary so looking forward to spring in Charleston

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  • Laurie Califf

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    We LOVE Charleston, in fact we come at LEAST every spring to ride bikes and walk the peninsula to smell all the beautiful unique aromas – the jasmine, the magnolias, the food, and especially for my husband, the salt marsh.. I am looking for a candle or fragrance that I can obtain for him for Father’s Day that reminds him of the salt marsh.. Do you have any recommendations? I cannot seem to find a “salt marsh” scented candle, but surely it exists!?
    Thanks so much for your help!

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    • Charleston Insider

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      Laurie, we’d love to recommend that you reach out to Candlefish (candlefish.com). They have more than 300 unique scents and I know they would love to help guide you to finding the perfect one!

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