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Charleston Itineraries

Planning a trip to Charleston? Our experienced travel editors break down the town so you can make the most of your stay. Let these itineraries be your guide, whether you're here for a weekend or a whole week.
  • Day 3
  • 1 Drive out to tour the Ashley River Plantations—if you only have time for one, Magnolia is probably the most fun (though Drayton Hall is the cheapest).
  • 2 Come back in time for dinner at McCrady's.
  • Day 7
  • 1 Pick up a set of Antebellum-style teaspoons at Historic Charleston Reproductions.
  • 2 Take a last walk—or carriage ride—around the Historic District.
  • 3 Have a fancy final dinner at Peninsula Grill.
  • 4 Finish up with a glass of red or three at the Social Wine Bar.


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