Spotlight on Inn at Palmetto Bluff

Life moves as slowly as a Southern drawl at the Inn at Palmetto Bluff, a plantation-style luxury resort in the South Carolina Lowcountry. I’m torn between not wanting the days to end and wishing night would fall so I’d be that much closer to witnessing another glorious sunrise on the marsh.

Inn Spotlight: Hotel Domestique in Travelers Rest, South Carolina

Checking in at Hotel Domestique in the foothills of South Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains is like arriving at a European country manor.

My Charleston: Nathalie Dupree

Nathalie Dupree is the award-winning author of New Southern Cooking and several other cookbooks. She lives in Charleston and is the founding chairman of the Charleston Wine and Food Festival. New restaurants are opening in...

Carolina in My Mind

An oyster-cloaked, oak-dense, and moss-draped island off the southernmost tip of South Carolina is soaked with myth, stories, and legends, along with a dash of Gullah black-magic curses meant to keep developers away.

What’s Classic and What’s Coming in Charleston: Architecture

John Hildreth is the director of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Southern Office. “King Street itself is this great slice of the city. The nineteenth-century Miles Brewton House on 27 King Street is spectacular,...

Where to Stay: Anchorage 1770 in Beaufort, South Carolina

Spared by Sherman’s troops during the Civil War, Beaufort is among the South’s most well-preserved cities. Think quiet streets lined with antebellum homes painted in soft pastels, centuries-old oaks draped with Spanish moss, and historic churches set among residences and businesses.
Hotel Trundle

Where to Stay: Spotlight on Hotel Trundle

When Rita Patel and her husband, Marcus Munse, decided to open a boutique hotel in their hometown of Columbia, they knew they wanted to bring something different, unexpected, even magical to the city’s traditional lodging scene.

My Charleston: Darius Rucker

Grammy Award–winning singer and former Hootie and the Blowfish front man Darius Rucker was born and raised in Charleston, and lives there with his family. His third solo country album, True Believers, was released...

On Island Time: Lap of luxury

To enter Kiawah Island, you must pass through a security gate. To pass through said security gate, you must have a reservation. And reservations are not easy to come by on this South Carolina barrier island.

Conroy Country

If you want to know a man, visit a place he loved. For the late novelist Pat Conroy, that place was Beaufort, South Carolina.

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