Charleston is one of those cities that has been on my list for awhile, but for some reason I never got around to visiting. I am now kicking myself that I didn’t visit sooner. In short, the architecture, weather, history and the restaurant and arts scene made this quick four day trek an incredibly enjoyable one, and one which I intend to repeat soon - to see all the things we couldn’t get to the first time.
In a tremendously compact area, you have all of the following: an urban landscape with a big city feel; a college town with all the energy that brings; numerous historical landmarks; a phenomenally great restaurant scene with interesting and very talented and inventive chefs, mixologists and wine experts; a deep arts and culture scene that spans all genres; a place for US history buffs to dig into; and of course, a waterfront area; and finally within a 15 minute drive some tremendous beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. For the most part, you don't need a car to navigate the downtown, and public transportation is readily available as are the traditional taxi services as well as Uber and Lyft.Read More