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Labor Day ~ is this crazy?

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Labor Day ~ is this crazy?

Our family of four (which includes two teenagers) is looking to arrange a quick trip to Charleston and the only available weekend we have for the next few months is Labor Day. We have already arranged lodging and will be driving. Are we NUTS to consider Charleston on such a busy summer holiday weekend? Can any locals or folks familiar with the city in "holiday mode" give me any guidance?

Thanks a bunch!

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1. Re: Labor Day ~ is this crazy?

What are the family's interests? How long will you be here? Start by looking at the Top Questions About Charleston on the top right side of your screen. It will help you in your initial planning.

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2. Re: Labor Day ~ is this crazy?

The local kids are already back in school, as long as you aren't planning to go to the beach, you'll be fine. Shouldn't be any more hectic than usual.

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3. Re: Labor Day ~ is this crazy?

Beach traffic will be a disaster ~ getting on and off local islands/beaches.

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4. Re: Labor Day ~ is this crazy?

If you get to the beach by 9:30 or 10am, you'll beat a lot of the traffic. Leave by 2pm, and you'll beat traffic leaving the beach.

For a good overview of other things to do, visit the Charleston Visitors Center website at http://www.charlestoncvb.com/visitors/tripplanner/what_to_see_do~3/.

Make dinner reservations as quickly as possible!

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5. Re: Labor Day ~ is this crazy?

Thanks everyone ~ I think we're going to give it a go . . . the kids schedules allow and we reallllly want to check out the area.

I'll start checking on activities and getting those reservations made!

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