Live music is a staple of Charleston’s nightlife scene, so you won’t have a hard time finding your groove out on the town. There’s a healthy mix of small clubs mostly dedicated to budding artists around the region and larger venues that book …

Visitors can stroll through majestic gardens, see original slave cabins and admire towering oak trees that have survived the centuries. From carefully manicured grounds to special events for the whole family, each plantation boasts a unique experience.

If you're drawn to the suburbs of the Lowcountry, West Ashley might be a good fit for you if you have children but don't exactly have the budget to live in the increasingly expensive town of Mount Pleasant. It is Charleston's largest and olde…

West Ashley is small enough to get around pretty easily but big enough to keep finding new areas to explore. To give you a head start, here are five places to take advantage of that you might overlook.

There's a lot of novelty and nostalgia in one of America's most historic cities, and the restaurants and bars are no exception. Here's restaurants that will make you feel like a longtime local, even if you're a native. 

Golfers, beachcombers and shoppers will find a wide array of offerings at this master-planned seaside retreat, though public access is limited.

If you are looking for a family beach with a flare for fun, check out the Isle of Palms. Lined by scores of homes, the windswept stretch of sand, originally named Hunting Island and then Long Island, beckons families to the coast year-round.

If you want a seaside setting studded with some of the region's priciest homes shielded by the dunes, Sullivan's Island offers some of the area's widest beaches with close-up views of ships entering and leaving the harbor.

When it comes to fishing, there are few places that can compare to the Lowcountry. Along the coast fishermen can tangle with red drum, speckled trout or flounder. Venture 40 miles or so to the Gulf Stream for a shot at sailfish or blue marlin…

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