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Moon Charleston (Second Edition)

With Hilton Head & the Lowcountry

By Jim Morekis

  • Paperback
  • £11.99

Good food, good drinks, welcoming locals, and fascinating history: Moon Charleston reveals the best of this Southern gem.

Get to know Charleston's fun-loving lifestyle, gothic architecture, and classic Southern charm with Moon Charleston.
Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity, with color-coded maps of Charleston's most interesting neighborhoodsSee the Sights: Take a guided tour of Fort Sumter, or visit the house where Harriet Tubman worked as a nurse. Admire antebellum architecture on the oldest street in the city, or stroll along the harbor's Waterfront Park. Check out the evocative old churches and gothic cemeteries in the French Quarter, or do a little shopping along bustling King StreetGet a Taste of the City: Sample freshly caught seafood, home-style Southern cooking, and some of the smokiest slabs of barbecue aroundBars and Nightlife: Kick back with locals at a dive bar, sip cocktails at a five-star restaurant, or explore the hip Upper King neighborhoodTrusted Advice: Charleston expert Jim Morekis shares his insider tipsItineraries and Day Trips: Explore nearby Hilton Head and the Lowcountry, or follow city itineraries like "Romance by the Sea," "Kayaker's Weekend," "Best of Charleston," and "Civil War History"
Full-Color Photos and Detailed MapsHandy Tools: Moon provides background information on the history and culture of Charleston and the South, and tips for seniors, families, LGBTQ+ travelers, and those with disabilitiesWith Moon Charleston's local expertise, myriad activities, and practical advice, you can plan your trip your way.

Biographical Notes

Hailing from Savannah, Jim Morekis has a natural appreciation for the quirky side of the South. He takes frequent breaks from his longtime job as a Savannah alt-weekly newspaper editor to travel throughout the Southeast, with a writers eye for observation, an admiration for the drama of history, and a taste for barbecue. Despite having extensive experience with regional hotels and B&Bs, Jim still insists that camping at state parks is the best way to go. He has authored several Moon guidebooks. The University of Georgia graduate considers Charleston his second home and would one day like to take you on a pub crawl there. His other favorite pastimes in Charleston include eating shrimp and grits and walking through old cemeteries.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781640493063
  • Publication date: 27 Dec 2018
  • Page count: 281
  • Imprint: Moon Travel
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