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The Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (www.charlestoncvb.com) is the best place to start piecing together your trip, whether in person or via their website. Other great resources include Charleston City Paper (www.charlestoncitypaper.com), a free weekly with events galore, and Charleston magazine (www.charlestonmag.com); check out both publications for their extensive online calendars. To find out more about Restaurant Week in this foodie city (January and September), look at the website for the Charleston Restaurant Association (www.charlestonrestaurantassociation.com). And to browse options for both home and garden tours, head to the websites of the Preservation Society of Charleston (www.preservationsociety.org) and Historic Charleston Foundation (www.historiccharleston.org).