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Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront

La Quinta Inn & Suites RiverviewNamed by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine to their 'Gold List of the World's Best Hotels' and the city's 'Best Historic Hotel' in Frommer's Charleston Guide. With a detailed restoration completed in 2007 on every guest...more

Charleston Marriott

Charleston MarriottRediscover your senses at one of the finest hotels Charleston, SC, has to offer – Charleston Marriott. Our Charleston, SC hotel’s beautifully redesigned guest rooms and suites are coupled with supreme service and sophistication. Conveniently ...more

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Charleston is South Carolina's second largest city and is known for churches, southern charm, natural beauty and historical places. The city is situated on the Atlantic coast in the southeastern portion of the United States. Grand live oaks covered with Spanish moss line the streets of Charleston. The city is a relaxing and peaceful destination for a vacation.

Charleston is one of the oldest cities in the country. Because of the numerous gorgeous churches in the city, Charleston is also known as "The Holy City." Charleston played a significant role during the Civil War, so it is a city that is rich with history.

In 1670, a settlement was established on the west bank of the Ashley River. The settlers named it Charles in honor of Charles II. A year later, they rebuilt between the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. The nation's oldest museum, Charleston Museum, was established, and in 1770, College of Charleston taught its first classes, making it the oldest municipal college in the nation. The city was renamed Charleston in 1783.

The first major victory during the Revolutionary War occurred at the Battle of Fort Sullivan, and the official start of the Civil War took place in 1860 at Fort Sumter. The war in Charleston came to a close in April 1865 when the union flag was lifted over Fort Sumter. Jim Crow Laws were enforced after Reconstruction, so blacks were permitted to vote. While visiting the city, you can still see numerous historic homes and plantations that have been preserved since the Civil War era.

Charleston International Airport, the busiest airport in South Carolina is located in Charleston. The airport uses the same runways as the nearby Charleston Air Force Base. Numerous major airlines fly into and out of the airport.

The city is a popular tourist destination in the United States. While visiting the city, you will immediately be embraced by southern hospitality. The people of Charleston are from a variety of different cultures, and people from all over the world come to view this unique and fascinating city.

Charleston is home to just over 100,000 people, and it is along the Atlantic coast halfway between Washington D.C and Miami, Florida. The weather is gorgeous year-round as the average temperature is 66 degrees. The port of Charleston is the largest port on the Southeastern portion of the Atlantic coast.


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