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Let’s be real… no one needs more stuff. Although the newest clothes, games, gadgets, or accessories seem exciting, these types of gifts will eventually end up at the bottom of a closet or drawer as clutter. So, don’t just buy your loved ones temporary happiness; Buy them the gift of everlasting memories, quality family time, and fun! What’s even better is that we have TWELVE different ideas below for you, so the only hassle you’ll have is choosing what gift to give with all of these great options.

With miles of serene beaches and gently flowing tidal creeks, Charleston is a beautiful place to explore outdoors all year long. However, if the southern chill becomes a bit too much, there are a lot of great indoor options as well. And not all of them are museums and historic homes -- though we highly recommend those too! Here is a list of some of our favorite ways to stay inside when the weather drops below 60 degrees.

As the holidays quickly approach, we know that the pressure of finding that perfect gift for your loved ones becomes more and more overwhelming. We don’t want you to feel like you have to just settle for the newest and trendiest clothing, gadgets, or accessories that could be given by just anyone. This holiday season, give the gift of experience to your loved ones and create a special moment that you’ll both remember forever. And luckily, Charleston is the perfect city for all of your gift-giving needs for every personality.

Written by Madison Baxley, College of Charleston Marketing Major

Charleston is a city that attracts many tourists with its Southern charm, historic sites, and great year-round weather. There’s no better way to experience all that our city has to offer than to participate in an adrenaline-pumping outdoor activity. Venture into the “Great Outdoors” for these ten activities to add a little adrenaline and adventure to your Charleston vacation.

Charleston typically has great, mild weather, but there is always the possibility of rain to spoil outdoor plans, so it’s a good idea to be familiar with some indoor alternatives that everyone will enjoy that won’t strain the pocketbook.

The Charleston Museum - A good value with plenty of parking nearby and filled with displays that appeal to a variety of interests. The entrance to spacious museum immediately catches youthful eyes with ...

This large park was named for Revolutionary War Hero Francis Marion, and has a variety of monuments and memorials, and even an original part of colonial fortifications. The surrounding cityscape is breathtaking, and an area where dirigibles flew in 1909 has a multi-steepled skyline, featuring the city’s highest spire at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, one of its oldest in Second Presbyterian Church, and one of its most beloved in Emanuel AME Church.

Charleston Zipline Adventures is positioned right at the edge of the Francis Marion National Forest, so although we are only 15 miles from Downtown Charleston, we are technically in Awendaw, South Carolina. We absolutely adore all of the adventurous spirits who take the time to come out and zip with us! One of the biggest questions we get from our guests is about what there is to do in the area once they're done ziplining. And that's exactly why we've created this guide for you. We want you to be able to continue your adventure by exploring all of the amazing attractions and experiences (many of which are free) that Awendaw has to offer. This area is part of the Bulls Bay National Historic Passage and is a mecca for nature-based tourism surrounded by the Francis Marion National Forest and the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge.

Charleston attracts its many visitors with Southern charm, historic sites, and great year-round weather. And what better way to experience all that our city has to offer than to participate in an adrenaline-pumping outdoor adventure. Venture into the Great Outdoors with these ten activities to add a little adrenaline to your Charleston vacation.

Whether you are a native, a transplant or a visitor to the Holy City, the fact that Charleston is known for its shrimp and grits is basic information. Yet, those foodies who are in the know realize that often the only two ingredients prevalent in every restaurant's offerings are SHRIMP and GRITS. After that, local chefs often let their imagination run wild.

Folly Beach certainly has a personality of its own. Isn't that what we love about this beachside village? It's part funky. Part hip. Part quaint. Part artsy. All beach. And 100% fun. If you haven't visited lately, put it on your Must Do list! August through October is an especially good time to visit Folly. In the meantime, did you know...?

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