Charleston was founded in 1670 and is the oldest city in South Carolina why it has therefore historically a lot to offer. It got voted “America’s #1 Small City” and bursts with Southern charm. You feel like suspended in time. All these amazing antebellum houses, the cobblestone paved roads, horse carriages, the hospitality, the awesome food culture and distinguished restaurants. By “Travel & Leisure” the city got ranked “America’s most friendly city” and “World’s best city”. We can definitively say.. it is an amazing city and you just feel so comfortable there.
According to Wikipedia, historians estimate that nearly half of all Africans brought to America arrived in Charleston and had therefore a majority-enslaved population. We’ll do a separate blog on one of these plantations.
Driving into Charleston over the Charleston Harbor:
they even offer Sunscreen for free..
famous rainbow row
And this is also where Sarah enjoyed her Birthday dinner.. at 5church insides the historic district of Charleston.. and it was just delicious
See Three on the Road in the Plantation of Boone Hall and hear about the stories of the slaves.