Drop the hoop skirt and step away from the juleps. With a booming food scene and a subtropical climate that invites travel year-round, Charleston makes a Southern drawl seem cosmopolitan, from the shaggy East Bay to the snooty Battery.
Seek out Southern hospitality with our Charleston travel guide.
Torn between two lovers: movie night and nature? Take in the former on a blanket at the park or at an old-fashioned drive-in — and leave the hard questions for some other day.