Valerie Wilson Travel


Near the Atlantic coast, Charleston is a city rich in history and southern charm. Explore the walkable neighborhoods, well-preserved streets, and new restaurants in the area. With ideal weather and access to the ocean, it is the perfect long weekend spot. From strolling beneath the ancient oaks in historic fields to savoring the flavors of Lowcountry cuisine in quaint cafes, every moment in Charleston is an ode to Southern hospitality and grace. Join us as we wander through streets steeped in tales of the past and explore the boutique hotel scene for a comfortable stay.

What We’d Do: 
Stroll Under the Ancient Oaks

Walking under the ancient oaks in Charleston feels like stepping back in time. The old trees creates a cool canopy and shady path that’s perfect for a leisurely stroll. The branches stretch out overhead, draped in Spanish moss, giving the whole scene a timeless Southern charm. It’s a simple pleasure to wander along these streets, surrounded by the quiet beauty of nature and the history of the city.

Private 7 Day Tour | Charleston to Jekyll Island

Embrace the relaxed pace of Charleston’s architecture with a private tour of one of the most exquisite historic cities. Discover antebellum Charleston and the history of Savannah with 2-night stays in each city. Visit Charleston’s City Market, one of the oldest public markets in America. Enjoy a trolley or walking tour of Savannah’s sprawling Historic District. Spend two nights at the exclusive Jekyll Island Club Hotel in Savannah.   

Exclusive Dining Experience

Treat yourself to an unforgettable dining experience at one of Charleston’s top-rated restaurants. Reserve a private dining room or chef’s table for an intimate meal featuring locally sourced ingredients and innovative cuisine. Many upscale restaurants in Charleston offer personalized tasting menus paired with fine wines, ensuring a culinary journey tailored to your preferences. 

Where We’d Stay:   
The Dewberry Charleston

Experience “Southern Reimagined” at The Dewberry. The namesake’s owner gave Charleston’s midcentury federal building a modern makeover, resulting in sophisticated accommodations that are retro and refined. Botanical wallpaper, supple leather, and plush settees complement the 153 guest rooms’ Stickley-crafted armoires and custom-made king-size, cloudlike beds. You’ll find a whimsical rooftop lounge – Citrus Club – and you’ll half expect Don Draper to be leaning against The Living Room’s eye-popping brass bar. And, the hotel’s concierge knows all the Holy City’s secrets.

Hotel Bennett

The highly anticipated Hotel Bennett has arrived in high style. Everything about this distinguished hotel on historic Marion Square exudes indulgence, from the designer pedestal tubs to the luxury bedding. Looking for more? King’s Club accommodations offer exclusive VIP treatments, including dedicated concierge service and food and beverages presented throughout the day by the chef de cuisine. An enticing rooftop pool, several distinctive dining experiences, and a delightful day spa for guests’ attention when they’re not exploring charming Charleston.

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