Thursday, January 10, 2008

It's a Lovely Time of Year for a Vacation in Charleston, S.C.

While I've lived in Florida for about 10 years, I haven’t really spent much time exploring the surrounding southeastern states. In my limited travels through this part of the U.S., I've fallen in love with Amelia Island, Savannah and Charleston.

Each of these cities has their own unique stories to tell and characters to tell 'em. I recently received an email from the Charming Inns of Charleston with lodging specials valid through January 31, 2008. The weather’s been mild and the rates are great, there’s no excuse NOT to travel to Charleston now.

Fulton Lane Inn
202 King Street
1-800-720-2688
Weekdays Sunday thru Thursday
Starting at $129

Weekends
Starting at $149 Friday & Saturday
2 night stay may be required on Saturday
www.fultonlaneinn.com

John Rutledge House Inn
116 Broad Street
1-800-476-974
Weekdays Sunday thru Thursday
Starting at $179

Weekends
Starting at $199 Friday & Saturday
2 night stay may be required on Saturday
www.johnrutledgehouseinn.com

Wentworth Mansion
149 Wentworth Street
1-888-466-1886
Weekdays Sunday thru Thursday
Starting at $299

Weekends
Starting at $329 Friday & Saturday
2 night stay may be required on Saturday
www.wentworthmansion.com

During my visit last January, I stayed at the Best Western King Charles Inn . It had a great location, the price was right (think it was about $79 a night) and the room was cozy. It was comfortable and lacked glitz but I don't need glitz when I travel.

Valentine's Day is around the corner and maybe you're thinking of a proposing marriage in Charleston. If so, be sure to check out my article on locations to "pop" the question in the Holy City. The article includes some of the touristy and not-so-touristy spots I found during my trips.

My next trip into the lovely Southeastern U.S.? Virginia Beach in February (just received confirmation of a kayaking and biking trip) and the mountains of Asheville, NC in March.

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