"This was our second stay at the KCI in the last two years. The inn is right in the middle of where we want to be - attractions and restaurants. I am sure we will stay here during our next trip to Charleston."
The historic beauty and charm of Charleston come alive this October as friends of the Preservation Society of Charleston welcome you inside the private interiors of some of the nation’s most exceptional historic houses. Experience firsthand the rich history of Charleston's culture, architecture and hospitality on The Fall Tours. Discover the stories of these magnificent residences and the people who have lived in them for centuries and learn why visitors from all over the world are still drawn to this special place today.Visit Website >
A much-beloved holiday tradition is back this November and December. For the 31st year in a row, Circa 1886 restaurant and Charming Inns will play host to the “Charleston Holiday Progressive Dinner,” a festive evening where diners journey by carriage to three different locations. Guests are invited to start the evening with hors d’oeuvres at Historic Kings Courtyard Inn at 198 King Street, travel to Circa 1886 restaurant at 149 Wentworth Street for a three-course dinner, and wind down at Historic John Rutledge House Inn at 116 Broad Street for coffee and dessert. Hors d’oeuvres start at 5:30 p.m. and the evening wraps up at 8:30 p.m. A carriage will transport guests from one location to the next. The cost is $100.00 per person, excluding beverages.Visit Website >
For an exquisite dinner with intimate ambiance, our own Circa 1886.Visit Website >
For outdoor dining with fast, casual breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch, visit Kitchen 208- just steps away from our front door.Visit Website >
Lunch al fresco in their serene courtyard is a must.Visit Website >
See and learn about the Holy City in the comfort of a bus.Visit Website >
Take in the early morning or evening beauty as you stroll South of Broad to the Battery and take in the stunning views of historic homes and the water.
Discover the natural plants and animals that make the barrier islands of Charleston their home.Visit Website >
Take a long, beautiful glimpse at Charleston's history at Fort Sumter, the site of the first shots of the Civil War.Visit Website >
The oldest surviving Georgian Palladian architecture in the U.S. and the only plantation on the Ashley River to remain intact today. Drayton Hall is meant to be explored, discovered and treasured.Visit Website >
From its piazza, General P. T. Beauregard watched the fierce bombardment of Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, signaling the start of the Civil War. Today, you can tour the home's public rooms, piazzas, Federal and Greek revival design, and the vast collection of family silver, decorative arts and furniture.Visit Website >