Astronomers are pretty sure that Charleston, South Carolina, is not the center of the universe, but the city's residents would like a second opinion. Fierce local pride is a Charleston institution. It has helped sustain the city for more than 300 tumultuous years—from colonial times, through the Revolutionary and Civil wars, to the present.
Pride has also sustained thousands of historic Charleston buildings—a big reason that travelers visit today. A stroll down East Bay Street (especially the ... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2013 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.