While the area is made up of around 45,000 people, the historic neighborhood of Summerville, South Carolina is north of Charleston. The area was first settled around the Revolutionary War and today is known as “Flowertown.” The historic downtown area is full of restaurants, shops and bars. It’s also recognized as the birthplace of Sweet Tea.
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Caroline Eubanks is the editor of this website, a Lowell Thomas award-winning travel writer, and the author of This Is My South: The Essential Travel Guide to the Southern States. Her stories from the South have appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Afar, Thrillist, Roads and Kingdoms, and BBC Travel.
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