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Trip List by pdavy

Anniversary in Charleston

16 Aug 2011  10 years of a 5 child blended family
4.5 of 5 bubbles based on 1 vote

A 1st time visit on our 10th anniversary. What not to miss.
Restaurants - Fun lunches, fine dinners
Bars - Where to chill on those hot nights
Explore - What to see, where to go.

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Charleston, Folly Beach, South Carolina, Wadmalaw Island
  • Category: Recent trip
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Shopping, Active/Outdoors, Never been before, Beachgoers
  • Appeals to: Business travellers , Couples/romantics, Honeymooners, Singles, Families with teenagers, Students, Active/adventure, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. French Quarter Inn
    French Quarter Inn, Charleston

    Can't think of another place I'd stay for a romantic vacation. Champagne at check-in (free), breakfast in bed (free), coffee, tea and lemonade 24 hrs (free), wine, cheese and fruit every evening (free) and cookies at bedtime (free). Did I mention 7 different pillow choices and turn-down with a daily weather forecast? The service and amenities can't be beat.

  • 2. The Drop-In Deli and Bar
    The Drop-In Deli and Bar, Folly Beach

    Cool, surf town bar with great food. Fun to "Drop In" after a day at the beach.

  • 3. Hominy Grill
    Hominy Grill, Charleston

    A Food Network staple. Not overrated just a good casual restaurant. Try an early dinner because it gets packed quickly!

  • 4. Magnolias
    Magnolias, Charleston

    A wonderful romantic dinner at one of the best restaurants in town. Elegant, charming, creative menu that makes it hard to choose. Go out on a limb, try something new and enjoy.

  • 5. Squeeze Bar
    Squeeze Bar, Charleston

    THE must visit bar in Charleston! Stop by for a some of the most imaginative martinis ever. A great place to wind down after a long day.

  • 6. Blind Tiger Pub
    Blind Tiger Pub, Charleston

    Good bar with a great selection of beers, a beautiful patio and not your normal bar food. Stop by while you're out shopping or exploring the city. Lunch or dinner, it doesn't matter.

  • 7. Mad River Bar and Grille
    Mad River Bar and Grille, Charleston

    Bar, restaurant, church, what is this place? It's all of these things, and worth a look. Fun at night, great atmosphere.

  • 8. Palmetto Carriage Works
    Palmetto Carriage Works, Charleston

    As a 1st timer, the carriage tour is a must. The tour guides are great (especially if you get Matt). There is so much to see you may want to do this 1st so you can plan the rest of your time.

  • 9. Sea Kayak Carolina
    Sea Kayak Carolina, South Carolina, United States

    Feeling adventurous? Try the 2 hour beginner river tour. Schedule it during the week if possible and see a part of the area most tourists don't see. Dolphins, birds, fish and some of the most knowledgeable guides around.

  • 10. Firefly Distillery
    Firefly Distillery, Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina

    A true home grown, family owned stop. Try the products at the distillery and the winery next door. Original spirits and wines that will have you stocking up. The tasting room is only open Wed-Sat so plane accordingly

  • 11. Charleston Waterfront Park
    Riley Waterfront Park, Charleston

    take a stroll along the riverfront to see the beautiful views day or night. We went there on a warm summer night to find it alive with, couples, families and friend hanging out, walking and splashing in the fountains.