Discover Charleston, South Carolina 

Take time to enjoy the beautiful city of Charleston during your time at the convention. We have intentionally created space in our schedule on Wednesday, February 21 for you to enjoy the area including a special discounted offer to visit the International African American Museum. Below are just a few ideas to begin planning your experience in the greater Charleston region! 

International African American Museum

The International African American Museum is a museum of African-American history recently opened in Charleston, South Carolina, on the site where Gadsden's Wharf, the disembarkation point of up to 40% of all American enslaved persons, once stood. Construction of the IAAM began in January 2020 after 20 years of planning.

Use the discount code SLC24 between 2/16-2/23/24 for a reduced price of $16.95 for adult tickets. Use the link below to select any available tickets during that time frame. Add the tickets to the cart and enter the code in the Discount Code box. 

Pre-purchase your tickets here!

Cypress Gardens

Stroll miles of garden trails at Cypress Gardens, paddle cypress swamp, relax in a greenhouse with butterflies & flowers, discover native & exotic reptile exhibits & the freshwater aquarium.

Folly Beach Pier

Stretching over 1,000 feet into the Atlantic Ocean, the Folly Beach Pier offers fishing, spectacular views, beach access, gift shop, the Pier 101 Restaurant and much more.

Joe Riley Waterfront Park

Waterfront Park is an eight-acre park along approximately one-half mile of the Cooper River in Charleston, South Carolina. The park received the 2007 Landmark Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Visit Rainbow Row!


Rainbow Row is the name for a series of thirteen colorful historic houses in Charleston, South Carolina. The houses are located north of Tradd St. and south of Elliott St. on East Bay Street, that is, 79 to 107 East Bay Street.

Plus So Much More! 

Home to storied streets, picture-perfect beaches, a can't-be-beat cultural scene and mouthwatering meals that ensure the city tastes as good as it looks, Charleston remains a much-loved destination for history buffs, sun-seekers, art lovers and foodies alike.

With opportunities to unwind, go back in time or sightsee from sun-up to sunset, there are endless ways to soak up all that this special city has to offer. Charleston's abundance of sights, activities and events means there's always something waiting to be explored or experienced—whether you're a first-time visitor or a long-time friend.


Plan the perfect Charleston adventure here. Also, order your free Charleston Guide here!

Explore the Area of Wild Dunes

A beach resort unlike any other, Wild Dunes offers inspiring amenities and easy access to Isle of Palms beach. Award-winning golf and tennis to sparkling pools and memorable outdoor adventures.

Plus, dining options to fit any craving!

Beachside Burgers & Bar

Coastal Crust

Coastal Provisions

Duney's Hudson's Market & Café

Laughing Gull Poolside Restaurant & Bar

Oystercatcher Restaurant & Bar

Sweet Shoppe

The Nest Rooftop Bar

Tacos & Tequila Airstream

Here are just a few ideas to experience the delicious cuisine of Charleston! 

Classic with a Modern Touch: Vincent Chicco's

Vincent Chicco’s, like its namesake, history and tradition is what shapes this modern take on classic Italian-American fare. Tucked along Hutson Alley, Chicco’s is a serene hideaway offering refined Italian cuisine with fresh ingredients, handmade pastas and house made sauces.

During the prohibition era, Vinent Chicco who emigrated to Charleston from Italy, ran a number of saloons and led the fight locally against prohibition. Chicco’s arrest was the first after a dispensary law was passed by Governor Tillman. Chicco’s arrest became infamous as many Charlestonians opposed this law. Today, Vincent Chicco’s is proud to serve elevated old-world classic Italian cuisine beholden to one of Charleston’s heroes from a lost time.

Flavors of Latin & South America: Gingerline

Gingerline features vibrant cocktails and coastal-inspired dishes that infuse the culinary ingredients of the American South with the flavors of Latin and South America.

Crab Cakes: Charleston Grill

Charleston's powerhouse Chef Michelle Weaver keeps another Southern food tradition alive at Charleston Grill. Cozy up at the bar with an order Crab Cakes, topped with Creek Shrimp and Lime Tomato Dill Vinaigrette. Linger a bit longer and treat yourself to a front row seat for live jazz.

Upscale Southern Cuisine: Magnolias

Magnolias ignited a culinary renaissance in 1990 and remains at the forefront of upscale Southern cuisine, featuring classics and modern interpretations of local cuisine.

Family Owned Hospitality: Halls Chophouse

Halls Chophouse is a family owned restaurant valuing hospitality & a dining experience that guests revere. Dinner is served 7 nights a week and a Gospel Brunch on Sundays, all with live music.