Charleston, SC

Charleston, The Holy City is best known for historical beauty, secret gardens, a steeple-rich skyscape, and outlying plantations predating the Civil War. Yet Charleston is much more than the sum of its picture-ready cobblestone streets, clopping horse carriages, and classical architecture. King Street, the main shopping thoroughfare, regularly shuts off to traffic and becomes a walking mall, where locals stroll their pets , listen to live music, and sip wine on sidewalk tables. There many lovely diversions Charleston, rent bikes at Affordabike to bike over the Ravenel Bridge, or hire a guide through Nature Adventures Outfitters to kayak through cypress swamps or camp on barrier islands. History buffs appreciate Fort Sumter, touring the Yorktown, historic homes, early plantations like The Middleton Plantation, museums, and guided walking tours through secret alleyways. Water lovers take sunset sails, arrange fishing charters, paddleboard back creeks, or take surfing classes. Charleston boast of many fabulous restaurants and Craft brew enthusiasts might hop on the Brews Cruise to hit multiple breweries. Art lovers have scads of galleries to browse.

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From $750 per person
Roundtrip flights from Midway on Southwest, 4 nights (daily breakfast) in Hampton @ Patriotspoint
And a compact car. Prices subject to change.