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Normally in this blog, I write about Lowcountry events and happenings, things to do if you’re coming to stay in one of our SC vacation rentals, be it a luxury house on Isle of Palms or a Folly Beach house Charleston.  Or maybe it’ll...

Love (Two red hearts)

This time of year, everyone seems to have Valentine’s Day on the brain.  It’s fast approaching, and there are red hearts everywhere.

If you’re heading to one of our rental homes South Carolina,...

Charleston has no shortage of festivals. Seems like the festival craze kicked off in the 1970’s back when Spoleto first started, and it’s since grown into one of the world’s best arts extravaganzas that takes place each May/June. A fairly recent entree on the festival scene is proving to be a real player. It’s the Southern Ground Music & Food Festival... and the fourth annual installment is happening here this weekend, both Saturday and Sunday, October 11th and 12th.

Charleston is no stranger to making top 10 lists of all kinds - best places to visit in the world, best new restaurant in the country, most friendly/attractive people in the U.S., yada yada. Well, USA Today has recently come up with lists that pertain to individual cities -- in other words, what’s the best to take in and do in each one, as written by a local (in Charleston’s case, Clare Sweeney).

They actually have a staggering number of different 10 Best Lists for Charleston alone. I’ve never seen so many in one place, and they are surprisingly helpful.