April to June in Charleston is its peak, during these months are its Spring and early summer which are its finest season. This city has long cobblestone alleys and white columned mansions. Beautiful wisteria, magnolias, azaleas and honeysuckle are blooming. Everywhere smells great.
Some key must do's are Boone Hall Plantation, Magnolia Plantation, Middleton Place Plantation, the national monument Fort Sumter that honors the Fort and those patriots who fought and died serving in both the Revolutionary and Confederate Wars.
If you like sports, the basketball games at College of Charleston is very entertaining, or take a bike trek on the Ravenel Bridge across the Ashley River. And during the summer or pretty much anytime, there are miles and miles of beautiful beaches - Folly Beach, Sullivans Island, Isle of Palms, Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island or Edisto.
For satisfying your tastebuds, there is no shortage of restaurants. Charleston, Mt Pleasant, Summerville, West Ashley all have some of the top restaurants in the country. From shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes or fresh seafood, Charleston has it all. In Charleston, you could also experience a shuttle by horse-drawn carriages before your dinner.
Special souvenirs include sweat grass baskets that are handmade in Charleston by weavers who come from families that have been perfecting their craft for generations. Other must see are the majestic live oak trees with spanish moss. Travel & Leisure Magazine
has listed Charleston #2 in the world and the #1 destination in the United States. What are you waiting for? Come on down!