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- Hominy Grill207 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29403recommended Hominy GrillThis restaurant is one of the top recommendations when you ask about restaurants in Charleston. It is small, but also has an outdoor patio. The food was very good. Some notable menu items are their ... read morefamed Shrimp & Grits and the Big Nasty Biscuit.Recommended for:recommended Hominy GrillMmm, she crab soup ... one of my favorite things about visiting South Carolina. And the Hominy Grill has my favorite in Charleston. The restaurant is just outside of the main tourist center of town, ... read moreso it gets a mostly local crowd. Extremely reasonable priced, this is the place to come for all of the local delicacies: fried okra, fried green tomatoes, cornbread, catfish. Oh. I need to fly back to Charleston now.Recommended for:
- Bushido Japanese Restaurant1975 Magwood Drive, Charleston, SC, United Statesrecommended Bushido Japanese RestaurantThis restaurant was the site for one of the Man vs Food challenges. The challenge was to eat 10 Spicy Tuna Hand Rolls in increasing levels of heat/spiciness. The level 10 roll is very spicy. The staff ... read morewas nice and catered to the large group we brought in for the challenge. Note, we did make reservations in advance.The teriyaki chicken bowl was tasty as well. It is about a 15-20 minute ride outside of the market area of Charleston.Recommended for:
- Charleston Place205 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401recommended Charleston PlaceCharleston Place is really nice hotel to stay in. The location is great, just across the street from the market. The hotel itself has stores and two restaurants on site as well. The concierge desk ... read morehelped with a lot of recomendations for dinner and had little cards they gave out with directions from the hotel to the destiantions. Depending on where your room is, it may be a long walk around the winding hallways to get to it, but they are a good size.Recommended for:
- Hunley Submarine Museum1250 Supply Street, Charleston, SC 29405recommended Hunley Submarine MuseumIt's not terribly close to town, but if you enjoy the most fascinating look back at Civil War history in just about the entire US, it's so, so worth it. The HL Hunley was a submarine commissioned by ... read morethe Confederate Army to destroy warships from the United States. As the first underwater vessel to sink an enemy warship, the Hunley changed the course of modern warfare. The museum is only open Saturday and Sunday. (Archaeologists are busy at work the other days.) You can see displays of artifacts gathered from the Hunley, read about the submarine's history and see the craft, submerged in protective salt water.Recommended for:Alex L
Will you have a car? This place is fascinating!
- Fort Sumter National Monument1214 Middle Street, Sullivans Island, SC 29482-9717recommended Fort Sumter National MonumentThough it has been years since I've gone, the trip out to Fort Sumter (where the American Civil War was nominally begun) is a must-do for anyone with even a passing interest in American history. The ... read moreferry ride out through Charleston harbor is pleasant enough, and (like San Francisco's Alcatraz) the experience of walking through a slice of history this well preserved is pretty cool as well.Recommended for:History Buffs