if you go
GETTING THERE

US Airways offers nonstop flights from Reagan National to Charleston, S.C.

WHERE TO STAY

Comfort Suites West of the Ashley

2080 Savannah Hwy.

843-769-9850

www.comfortsuites.com

Rooms from $100.

Best Western Sweetgrass Inn Charleston

1540 Savannah Hwy.

877-798-4727

www.thesweetgrassinn.com

Claims to have the largest outdoor pool and pool deck in the Charleston area. Rooms from $90.

WHERE TO EAT

The Glass Onion

1219 Savannah Hwy.

843-225-1717

www.ilovetheglassonion.com

Serving generous portions of Southern soul food. Brunch entrees start at $8; lunch entrees at $10; dinner entrees at $12.

Fat Hen

3140 Maybank Hwy., Johns Island

843-559-9090

www.thefathen.com

Serving Lowcountry cuisine that features fresh ingredients from local farmers. Entrees start at about $11.

Angel Oak Restaurant

3669 Savannah Hwy., Johns Island

843-556-7525

www.angeloakrestaurant.com

Serving traditional Southern food in a cozy atmosphere, complete with drinks in Mason jars. Lunch entrees start at $9; dinner entrees at $16.

WHAT TO DO

Charleston Tea Plantation

6617 Maybank Hwy., Wadmalaw Island

843-559-0383

www.charlestonteaplantation.com

Trolley tour $10 for ages 12 and up; $5 children younger than 12. Factory tour and tea samples free.

INFORMATION

www.charlestoncvb.com

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