The Best Western in Charleston’s Historic District




Charleston’s history spans back to the original thirteen colonies. The town was founded in the 1670s and moved to its current location a few years later. The city has survived the American Revolution, the Civil War, major hurricanes, earthquakes, fires and more. Many of Charleston South Carolina’s attractions rely heavily on the city’s amazing history and legends. Take a great historical tour around the city and learn all about the Holy City.


Take the Charleston Old Walled City Walking Tour with guide Al Ray and learn all about the city’s history from a Charleston native. The Old Walled City Walking Tour lasts about two hours and covers some of the best of Charleston’s historic district.  The tour will explain how Charleston was the first American walled city; how Charleston rose from a plantation city to being the seat of culture in the American South; The turbulent past of the city include the revolution and Civil War.  Depending on the day and conditions the tour may take patrons into Powder Magazine, the Dock Street Theatre or St. Michael’s Church. Tour routes and topics covered change depending on the tour, so it may be beneficial to take this tour more than once. The tour costs $20 for adults and $12 for children ages 7-12 and are held Wednesday- Sunday at 10 a.m. Tours are limited to just twenty people; so it’s a small personable tour with the opportunity to ask plenty of questions.


Learn all about the city’s storied history during a stay with the King Charles Inn Best Western hotel in Charleston SC. The King Charles Inn even sits on the same site as the old Pavilion Hotel, where Edgar Allen Poe frequently stayed during his tenure in the army. It’s the perfect location for a stay in Charleston because its close to everything in the area.

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