Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Charleston, including historic downtown attractions, famed cuisine, lovely inns, and scenic nearby plantations. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth. This travel guide includes: - Dozens of maps - An 8-page color insert with a brief introduction and spectacular photos that capture the top experiences and attractions throughout Charleston - Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks - Major sights such as White Point Gardens and the Battery, Old Slave Mart Museum, Sullivan's Island, USS Yorktown, Drayton Hall, Fort Sumter National Monument, and Nathaniel Russell House Museum - Coverage of Charleston, Hilton Head, and The Lowcountry Planning to visit more of South Carolina? Check out Fodor's travel guide to The Carolinas and Georgia.