Tell Us Your Charleston, SC Travel Tips

Photo: Jeff Turner

My hometown used to be named Charleston, New York. And afterwards a garland of people altered in from Old Lyme, Connecticut, and they renamed it Lima, conspicuous like a bean. So a warning to a residents of Charleston, South Carolina: never let in people from Old Lyme.

Each Monday on Hack Your City, we ask readers for your best tips on a city: pushing tips, grill recs, things to do, and any other recommendation for visitors and locals. Then on Thursday, we benefaction a best comments. We’re operative a proceed around a U.S. and around a globe. 

Time for a unchanging Hack Your City questions:

What’s underrated? What places merit only a few some-more perceptive visitors? And what hacks can spin an fine captivate into a good one? How does Charleston punch above or next a weight as a mid-sized city?

How should a caller proceed a city? What opinion should they adopt? What internal traditions, behaviors, and laws should they be wakeful of? What should they know about a city’s past and present? How accessible are a locals, and how can visitors get along with them?


What’s it like longterm? What do we adore and hatred about a city? What do we suggest to other residents? How do we penetrate your commute, what’s your daily lunch spot? What mistakes do new residents make—any password travel names or uncanny parking regulations? And where do we go when we wish to get out of a city for a day or a weekend?

Lastly, how would we explain this city if we couldn’t rest on any place names? How would we put a city’s “vibe” into words? How has that vibe altered over a past few years? How’s a classical Charleston accent holding up?

Leave your tips in a comments below, and we’ll prominence a best ones via a week. We get a lot of repeat tips on here, so if we wish to get featured, review a integrate comments before we leave your own. Then come behind Thursday for a new post with a highlights.


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