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Planning a month++ stay in Charleston ,SC for my mom in Feb.

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Planning a month++ stay in Charleston ,SC for my mom in Feb.

Will appreciate suggestions for a nice (extended stay) hotel and things to do. Mom's recently widowed, 82, very much mobile but chooses to walk very slow. She'll be alone and don't want her to get bored: she will have occasional visitors/relatives from out of town, of course.

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1. Re: Planning a month++ stay in Charleston ,SC for my mom in Feb.

Does she drive? Will she have a car? If not, in order to walk many places she would need to stay in the historic district ~ which would be pricey. If she has a car, then she can stay a bit further out. There is an Extended Stay America hotel in Mt. Pleasant, just over the bridge from the historic district. Safe area. I have no experience with the hotel tho. Seems to get good reviews.

There are tons of things to see and do. Please look to the right side of the Charleston Forum page (on a computer, not a phone) for Top Questions About Charleston. It will list many of the things available to see and do, talk about local beaches, restaurants, etc.

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2. Re: Planning a month++ stay in Charleston ,SC for my mom in Feb.

tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g54171-d254899-…

One possibility - a lot of Canadians book for 1 month or longer. Otherwise, you could contact real estate agents re: furnished accommodations... If she does not drive, some buses have pretty good routes.. see CARTA

http://www.charlestoncvb.com/visitors/tripplanner/travel_support~4/getting_around_charleston~41/ground_transportation~105/carta_charleston_regional_transportation_authority~1656.html

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http://www.ridecarta.com/

Edited: 23 January 2014, 20:50
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3. Re: Planning a month++ stay in Charleston ,SC for my mom in Feb.

Here is the website for Seniors. You could also Email them.

http://www.charlestonareaseniors.org/

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4. Re: Planning a month++ stay in Charleston ,SC for my mom in Feb.

I'd check on furnished condo rentals downtown. Since she's coming in February, you might find some decent prices. If you find something that looks good, let us know the address, and we can tell you if it's a good location.

vrbo.com/vacation-rentals/…

http://www.condo.com/Charleston-SC/Vacations

http://www.homeaway.com/search/refined/keywords:Charleston+South+Carolina/Location+Type:downtown/Suitability:long+term+renters+welcome

For info on activities, check the Charleston Visitors center website. http://www.homeaway.com/search/refined/keywords:Charleston+South+Carolina/Location+Type:downtown/Suitability:long+term+renters+welcome

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