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Best Brunch Spots in Charleston, SC

Start your day in Charleston off with a leisurely brunch at one of these phenomenal spots. And make sure you’re wearing your best pair of eating pants (think stretchy material and an elastic waistband) because you are going to need it.
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The Glass Onion
Address: 1219 Savannah Hwy Charleston, SC 29407
Phone: (843) 225-1717
Cuisine: Southern, Salads, Sandwiches
Prices: $$
Reservations: Recommended

Opened in 2008 by Executive Chef Chris Stewart, The Glass Onion was one of the first restaurants in Charleston to offer locally-sourced menu items. Brunch Day at the Glass Onion is on Saturday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Start your meal off with their signature Natural Blonde Bloody Mary with Dixie Black Pepper Vodka and pair it with a Gulf Shrimp or Buttermilk Fried Chicken Po Boy. Or maybe try the Cheshire Pork Chop Sandwich with Pimento Cheese instead. With all menu items priced under $20, you can’t go wrong.

Hall’s Chophouse
Address: 434 King St Charleston, SC 29403
Phone: (843) 727-0090
Cuisine: Steaks, Seafood, Bar
Prices: $$$$
Reservations: Strongly Encouraged

Located in the Upper King District of Charleston, Hall’s Chophouse has been owned and operated by the Hall Family since 2009. The Chophouse is probably the top bunch spot recommendation offered by Charleston, SC hotel concierge staff. The menu at Hall’s features prime USDA steaks and seafood, and the lobster macaroni and cheese is a big menu favorite. The Sunday Gospel Brunch experience at Hall’s Chophouse is one you will never forget.

The Junction Kitchen & Provisions
Address: 4438 Spruill Ave North Charleston, SC 29405
Phone: (843) 745-9189
Cuisine: Brunch, Diner
Prices: $
Reservations: None

Located in the Park Circle neighborhood of North Charleston, The Junction Kitchen & Provisions is a locally-owned restaurant and grocery store. The atmosphere is funky and laid back. Brunch is served on both Saturdays and Sundays, and one of the featured items on the menu is the Buzzed Doughnut, a coffee-rubbed bacon and egg sandwich on a doughnut. Most menu items are under $15, and the restaurant does not take reservations.

Now that you’re nice and full, you can walk it off by exploring all the shops, museums and historic houses that Charleston has to offer. If you are searching for lodging options in Charleston to be close to these awesome brunch spots, you are in luck! There are a wide variety of unique hotels to bed and breakfasts to vacation rentals in Charleston for larger groups.

Planning a Family-Friendly Vacation to The Outer Banks

The Outer Banks of North Carolina offers a host of family-friendly, fun and affordable vacation options. With all its attractions, shopping venues and great places to eat, the Kitty Hawk/Kill Devil Hills stretch of the OBX is the ideal vacation location for both young couples and families alike. Here is some information that will help you plan the perfect trip.

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Reasons to Experience Sonoma Wine Country in the Fall

There is no better place to experience the splendor of fall than in Sonoma wine country. As the weather begins to cool, the grapevines begin their slow metamorphosis from bright summer green to the warm autumn hues of yellow, orange, and red. Warm fall days give way to cool nights, creating an inviting moderate climate in which to take in the bursting colors of the landscape. In addition to the natural beauty of the season, here are four reasons to visit Sonoma wine country during the fall.

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Unique Places to Visit in Downtown Charleston, SC

Charleston, South Carolina is truly a beautiful, historic, and fantastic place to visit. These are just a few of its hidden treasures that are unique and only found in Charleston.

OLD SLAVE MART MUSEUM 

This is the first African-American museum dedicated to the 35-40% slave population that once entered through Charleston. Located between Chalmers Street and Queen Street, this museum was built in 1859 and is filled with history, including an interview with a former slave. Many slaves were sold at this site and then transferred to Southern plantations. You’ll want to spend some time browsing through the artifacts and reading the vastly informative posters throughout.

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Things to Do in Auburn, Alabama

Known as “The Loveliest Village on the Plains,” Auburn, Alabama not only fits the description, it’s also the state’s fastest-growing metropolitan area, and is regularly included on various “Best Places to Live” listings. Combining a vibrant, progressive outlook with the region’s natural beauty helps to make Auburn an increasingly popular destination, whether to visit or to live. Following is a list of “can’t-miss” things to experience in Auburn.

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Halloween Attractions and Events in Wallingford, CT

Wallingford is a beautiful town in Connecticut that places small town charm and values at its forefront. Don’t let that charm fool you however as Wallingford knows how to put on a show for Halloween. Whether you live in the area or are vacationing at a local Wallingford hotel, here’s a list of some of the most popular spooky attractions to keep you and your family up all night.

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Summer Outdoor Activities in Lake Tahoe, CA

If you’re traveling to the rugged beauty of Lake Tahoe, California, there are a host of outdoor adventures that await during the summer months. Most visitors know Tahoe for skiing, but it is so much more. Lake Tahoe encompasses both Nevada and California, and there is plenty to do all around the lake as well as on it. Visitors can stay right on the lake to fully enjoy everything it has to offer. Tahoe Moon Properties has several cabins and vacation home rentals available along the northern shore of the lake. From its azure blue clarity to its white rocky mountains, Tahoe provides adventure and fun in the summer. There are abundant things to do outdoors during the summer in Lake Tahoe. In addition to these activities, there are outdoor concerts and festivals. It’s a great place to be during the summer as well as winter. Continue reading “Summer Outdoor Activities in Lake Tahoe, CA” »

Destination Wedding on St. George Island, Florida

There is nothing more romantic than an island with breathtaking views and beaches that offer pockets of seclusion for couples. St. George Island, Florida, may be located just off the coast of the panhandle state but it has retained an unspoiled charm that makes it a perfect wedding destination for those who want to have a truly romantic getaway. Continue reading “Destination Wedding on St. George Island, Florida” »

Spring Break with the Family in Port Aransas, Texas

With everything from gleaming museums to rugged nature trails, Port Aransas is one of the hidden gems of Texas. It’s especially great for families who are looking to take an all-ages vacation. Here are just five ways to have some fun in Port Aransas during your next vacation!

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Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Nashville

The holidays are upon us and soon we will be standing with friends, counting down the seconds to the end of the year. There’s no better place for you to join with friends than Nashville, Tennessee. A quick look at a map shows that Nashville is one of the most centrally located cities east of the Mississippi, making it convenient place for families to meet. You’ll find that Nashville offers a wide variety of New Year’s Eve activities from city-wide free celebrations to VIP parties.

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