The Charms of Charleston


One of the most interesting cities in the United States is Charleston, South Carolina. Filled with history, it presents Southern charm with its friendly and welcoming people.

Located on an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, Charleston was founded in 1670 and is the oldest city in South Carolina. It’s a city with cobblestone streets, an elegant French Quarter, horse-drawn carriages and Southern hospitality. Its beautiful houses reflect the elegance of a bygone architecture era.

Considered one of the best places to live in the U.S., it offers a world of opportunities for people of all ages. For example, the Port of Charleston has five terminals in addition to a cruise ship passenger terminal. For those of working age, there are nearly unlimited employment opportunities. For the everyone, there is no end to the historic, cultural and recreational opportunities to enjoy.

There are 34 parks and playgrounds, and beaches that go on and on. It  is home to several minor league, professional and amateur sports teams. Professional soccer, hockey, baseball and other sports are hosted at the MUSC Health Stadium. There are also exciting tennis matches at the Family Circle Tennis Center.

Golf is a big deal here. In addition to the City of Charleston Golf Course, there are 19 other courses and club locations in and about the city, offering excellent opportunities for every golfer.

Hospitality and warm greetings will be found at the city's many historic and cultural attractions, which include historical and art museums, historic sites and homes. There are exhibits relating to the American Revolution, the Civil War and other periods, many of them housed in restored (or well-maintained) nineteenth century buildings.

Charleston is often referred to as a “college town,” which schools of all sizes, specialties and reputations. Just a few of the city’s many noteworthy schools are:

  • The College of Charleston
  • The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
  • The Medical University of South Carolina
  • The Charleston School of Law
  • The Art Institute of Charleston
  • Coast Guard Maritime Law Enforcement Academy (MLEA)

Whether you’re here as a visitor or a resident, the city’s welcoming hospitality provides a world of comfort and the knowledge that you are among friends.

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