Charleston is known for it’s beautiful calming beaches, a great game of golf and even more than anything else it’s history. This town is made for great weekend getaways. Charleston has many stories to tell with the preservation of American history and it continues to live on today. If you thought history was a boring subject in school, prepared to be surprised as you see it come to life in so many incredible unique ways. The history of this town makes it hard to escape.
The first thing you and the girls you take a stroll through the city and around the waterfront to really get a feel of the city. One highly recommended spot to visit to experience the legends of the city is the Historic District. The historic district of Charleston is located downtown. This area is abundant in history from the local tour guides, historic sites and homes. This area is filled antique shops, boutiques, museums, and entertainment.
There are several events that take place in the city through out the year. If you and the girls plan on taking your girlfriend getaway during September, one event you should not miss out on is the Sunset Blues and BBQ. Enjoy blues music and a barbecue buffet, then take a two hour harbor cruise on Carolina Belle. This event is held on September 2nd, 16th and 30th and then again in October on the 14th, and 28th.
Another noteworthy event for music lovers is the Earl Klugh’s 1st Annual Weekend of Jazz at Kiawah Island Golf Resort on November 11-13th, 2020. This event last for three nights bringing known jazz musicians such as Fourplay, Boney James, and Joe Gransden. It’s the event to just “chill” with the girls.
Need a place to stay during your weekend? Check out the French Quarter Inn. This place delivers the historic Charleston experience. One package worth checking into is the Martinis & Manicures package. You’ll get: fine accommodations, $100 gift certificate to Tristan, $150 gift certificate to a day spa, Champagne and chocolates waiting for your arrival, 2 carriage ride tickets, 2 bathrobes, wine and cheese in the afternoon, cookies and milk at night, a long breakfast delivered to your room every morning. Now that’s service!!!
Charleston makes for great weekend getaways. The city is rich in history, culture and entertainment. Come see the city that tells a story on your next getaway.