FRANCIS MARION BLOG

Celebrate the Holidays in Charleston!

Although Charleston may lack snow during the holiday season, it doesn’t lack events to get into the holiday spirit. Charleston has mild temperatures that making it the perfect place to take a little holiday to enjoy the Holidays. From the Annual Holiday parade (that...

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Must Visit Coffee Shops this Fall

The temperatures are cooling off & the crisp mornings here in the Lowcountry are fit to be enjoyed. The best part of mornings is enjoying a cup of coffee. When visiting & staying in the heart of downtown Charleston, there are so many options (many are within...

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Must Visit Outdoor Spots in Charleson

Summertime in Charleston brings about a certain charm you can’t find anywhere else.  Some of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors in Charleston are free, so what are you waiting for? Festivals, antique shows, a great film festival, and wildlife treks; the city...

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Ways to Beat the Heat in Charleston

Summertime in Charleston really brings on the heat. The highs have already hit the triple digits and we know that it can be hard to figure out just how to escape those temps sometimes. Hitting the beach is always a great option (head to Folly beach, its only 10 miles...

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The Most Romantic Spots in Charleston

By: Carolyn Danton Romance is always in the air in Charleston, where ancient oaks dripping with Spanish moss flank every street and each corner seems to whisper hints of a rich and deep history. This is the perfect city to lose yourself with a sweetheart, so why not...

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Top 5 Reasons to Host your Meeting in Charleston, SC

-Our Catering Sales and Convention Services Manager, Meredith Cox gives you an exclusive look at why Charleston is the best destination to host your 2019 meetings! Travel Traveling to Charleston, SC is getting easier and easier. Non-stop direct flights are available...

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Leaf-ing Summer behind & saying hello to Fall!

Charleston, the Francis Marion (and Sly) all survived Hurricane Florence untouched and have all remained their charming selves amidst the threat of the storm. Aside from the anticipation of the storm, the hotel has been busy with a slew of updates. Our King Street...

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Late Summer in the Holy City

There’s nothing quite like the Holy City in the summer. Long, beautiful days full of sunshine, picturesque moments on Rainbow Row and horse drawn carriages passing by. Visiting Charleston in the late summer boasts some of the best times to be in the city. Whether...

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