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Top 5 'Must-Do' Events In Charleston SC This Fall
Meagan Moore

It's that time of year, marked by the turning of the leaves and the smell of "pumpkin spice everything" wafting through the air. Autumn in Charleston SC brings with it a new wave of events and festivities. Alongside the traditional pumpkin patches and haunted house are annual celebrations unique to Charleston. We've put together a list of the top events that you won't want to miss - mark your calendars for these upcoming events in Charleston SC!

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After Dark: Charleston's Nightlife Offers Something for Everyone
Meagan Moore

It’s no secret that downtown Charleston, SC has a lot to offer both guests and locals alike. Its southern charm, combined with its sandy shores, make it an ideal vacation destination for families, friends, and honeymooners, as well as girlfriend weekend getaways and bachelor parties. With a rich culture and growing, vibrant downtown that includes "Michelin star" awarded restaurants and swanky rooftop bars, Charleston’s dazzling nightlife offers something for every occasion ... whether your vacation goals are to experience the history and glamour of this elegant southern city, or simply hit the beach and soak up the sun.

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Charleston SC Vacation Rentals: When Property Care Matters
Brittany Walker

When you purchase a vacation home as an investment in Charleston SC, there are a number of factors to consider, especially when selecting a vacation rental management company to care for your property. If this is a home you plan to rent out for the majority of the year, you want to make sure your property is in good hands and will maintain its value over time, as well as delivering consistently on cash flow. This is one thing that will set property management companies apart from one other - the level of care provided for your home. 

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Charleston SC Itinerary: Find Your Folly Beach Nightlife
Meagan Moore

A vacation to Charleston SC is just that - a getaway from your every day hustle and bustle. And after relaxing on the beach with the sand between your toes and salty air blowing, you're wondering what to do with your night. Whether you're visiting Charleston with your closest friends, your significant other, or your family, with a variety of local restaurants, bars and activities, the nightlife on Folly Beach SC offers something for every occasion. 

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How To Spend Labor Day Weekend In Charleston SC: 4 Fun Events
Meagan Moore

Originally recognized to honor the American labor movement, for most Americans Labor Day has come to signal the end of summer. With the holiday always falling on a Monday, many use the holiday as a chance to getaway for a long weekend, head to the beach before school starts back up, or have a cookout at home to spend time with family and friends. With its rich history, southern hospitality, beautiful beaches, and lowcountry fare, its no wonder many flock to Charleston SC to spend the Labor Day weekend. Beyond the beach, you can find something for everyone. 


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Preparing Your Charleston SC Vacation Home For Hurricane Season
Brittany Walker

Here in Charleston SC, much like every other place in the world, you can't hide from Mother Nature. Along with our temperate year-round climate and warm, sunny summer, we also have an established hurricane season from July 1 to November 1.  Fortunately, our ability to detect storms days in advance has drastically improved (thanks technology!), allowing us to be proactive instead of reactive if a storm is predicted. For a homeowner in the lowcountry, especially one that owns a second home in Charleston, you should seek a property management firm that takes preventative measures pre-storm and necessary actions post-storm to help protect your home.

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Charleston SC Solar Eclipse: The Event Of The Year
Meagan Moore

There are many events throughout the year when Charleston SC REALLY comes alive - Wine + Food Festival, Fashion Week, Spoleto Festival - but this August there is one extra special day marked on everyone's calendar. On Monday, August 21, 2017 Charleston SC will experience a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon where the city will go completely dark at 2:48PM EST due to a total solar eclipse. And if you're visiting the Holy City for this incredible event, you chose wisely because Charleston has been named among the "Ten Best Places to View The Eclipse" by both USAToday and ABC.

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Vacation Rentals: Why 5-Star Reviews Matter & How to Get Them
Sophie Leigh-Jones

In today's client-centered business environment ratings and reviews are crucial for all different types of business. Hotels and restaurants are some of the most widely reviewed businesses, with vacation rentals being subject to the same rating scrutiny, if not more so, given the uncertainty that surrounds them.

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Charleston SC Beach Vacation: Beach Bag Essentials
Meagan Moore

Heading to the sandy beaches of Charleston SC for a getaway? Nothing says summer like a day spent on one of South Carolina’s beautiful beaches. Whether you are staying at one of our vacation rentals on Folly Beach or visiting one of Charleston’s other top-rated beaches - Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, or Kiawah Island -  having the right essentials in your beach bag will help make your beach day that much better.  Check the weather forecast, call your friends and pack these "5 Beach Bag Essentials" to guarantee you'll have a fun day in the sun:

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Why Concierge Services Matter When Booking a Luxury Vacation
Brittany Walker

When it comes to the luxury consumer, convenience and peace of mind is high on the priority list, especially when on vacation.  At Luxury Simplified Retreats, our team understands the value of providing a relaxing vacation for guests with luxury at every turn.  Minimizing stress invites guest to focus on creating memories with their family and friends, as opposed to worrying about booking all of the activities, dinner reservations, or grocery shopping.  After all, a vacation isn't really a vacation if the guests are still doing all the work! So just how does one accomplish this?

 

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