Lowcountry Loot

Lowcountry Loot | Fill welcome bags with swag from—and about—the city

Go Gourmet

Give a gift card from a gourmet joe and goodie shop

Bakehouse Charleston:
(843) 577-2180, www.BakeHouseCharleston.com
Caviar and Bananas:
(843) 577-7757, www.CaviarandBananas.com
City Lights: (843) 853-7067
East Bay Meeting House:
(843) 723-3446, www.EastBayMeetingHouse.com
Hope and Union:
(843) 922-1023, www.HopeandUnioncoffee.com

Tour the Town

Share self-guided tours to the Holy City
Charleston City Slicker provides hi-def footage of 20 historically significant spots. ($1), www.iTunes.Apple.com
Charleston Map & Walking Tour features more than 70 sights. ($5), www.iTunes.Apple.com
The Charleston Horticultural Society’s self-guided audio garden and park tour is free. www.CharlestonHorticulturalSociety.com
Very Charleston (Algonquin Books, 2003, $15.95) by Diana Hollingsworth makes for a lovely keepsake guide. Blue Bicycle Books (843) 722-2666; www.BlueBicycleBooks.com


Help guests recuperate from celebrating with homegrown hangover remedies
BANa Water:
Blenheim Ginger Ale:
(843) 774-0322, www.BlenheimGingerAle.com

Get Cozy

Make hotel rooms homey with Charleston soaps and candles
Charleston Soap Company:
(843) 267-6011, www.CharlestonSoapCompany.com
Cobblestone Candle Company, LLC:
(843) 793-7809, www.RewinedCandles.com

Protect Yourself!

Keep pests and burns at bay
Beni’s Bug Off:
(843) 324-4554, www.TheBeniCompany.com
LUCA Sunscreen:
(843) 857-3336, www.LucaSunscreen.com

Finger-Lickin’ Food

Get them ready for that barbecue rehearsal dinner
Food for the Southern Soul’s Sweet Mustard BBQ Sauce:
www.FoodForTheSouthernSoul.com, (843) 762-9200
Piggly Wiggly T-shirt and Pig Swig:
(843) 722-2766, www.PigglyWiggly.com

 —Natalie Miller