For more than twenty years, the Insiders' Guide series has remained the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information. Each guidebook is written by locals and true insiders and offers a personal, practical perspective that readers everywhere have come to know and love. With its beautifully preserved historic downtown, nearby Atlantic coast beaches, lively mix of food, art, and music festivals, and Southern charm, it's easy to see why so many people are drawn to Charleston. From walking tours of elegant old homes and gardens to golfing at the area's world-ranked resort courses, this authoritative guide will show you how to take full advantage of the city's many treasures. Inside you'll find: Countless details on how to live and thrive in the area, from the best places to shop and dine to neighborhoods and real estate Not-to-be-missed attractions, including the Aiken-Rhett House, Fort Sumter, and The Battery Comprehensive listings of annual events, accommodations, and outdoor recreation opportunities, including fresh-water and deep-sea fishing, tennis, and boating Sections dedicated to children, architectural and historic preservation, and relocation Whether you're planning a vacation, already living in the area, or looking to relocate, Insiders' Guide to Charleston will show you everything you need to know.McLaughlin, J. Michael is the author of 'Insiders' Guide to Charleston Including Mt. Pleasant, Summerville, Kiawah, and Other Islands', published 2007 under ISBN 9780762744039 and ISBN 0762744030.