Stephanie and I live about 15 minutes from downtown Charleston, SC. This is one of the most fabulous cities in the world. The readers of Conde Nast magazine named Charleston the number 1 United States travel destination for the fourth year in a row in 2014. The readers also named Charleston the number 2 city in the world behind only Florence Italy (see Charleston City paper writeup).
Every month Charleston closes off one of their historical streets, King Street, for the Second Sunday of the Month. King St. is a mecca for shopping, dining and entertainment. Today Stephanie, my sister Susan, niece Kristen and her friend Alyssa hung out on King St.
Charleston has attracted some of the top retailers in the world that you would routinely see in cities such as Paris London and New York. These are mixed in with an eclectic blend of boutique shops, art galleries, bars and restaurants.
Street bands are all over the place on 2nd Sunday. Most of these just find a spot and start playing.
The 2nd Sunday party is dog friendly. You feel like you are at a very good dog show!
If you want to find one of a kind jewelry and clothing, check out King Street.