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How To Spend A Week In Charleston

How To Spend A Week In Charleston

Planning a trip to Charleston is almost like planning a trip out of the country –with its historic downtown, cobblestone streets, nearby beaches, and so much more! If you’re looking to plan a getaway or vacation, we’ve put together a week-long worth of activities and things to do for the perfect Charleston visit.

Boutiques and Shops To Stop In:

Goorin Bros. Hat Shop
377 B King Street

Goorin Bros. Hat Shop has a myriad of trendy and unique hats that will definitely make a statement.

Savannah Bee Company
276 King Street

Do you love sweet things? At Savannah Bee Company you’ll have a variety of raw honey and honeybee products at your fingertips.

King Street Cookies
370 King Street

If you have a hankering for something sweet and savory head to King Street Cookies for endless cookie flavors!

Julep
57 Queen Street

Julep is an ultra-cute locally owned and operated boutique that sells casualwear for women.

Christophe Artisan Chocolatier
90 Society Street

Who doesn’t love CHOCOLATE?! Christophe’s has a variety of gourmet sweets and chocolates for you to indulge in.

Delicious Restuarants To Try:

Sweet Water Grill & Cafe
137 N Market Street

This is a low key spot to chow down on delicious southern brunch or pub grub like their bopper burgers or fried seafood baskets.

Toast
155 Meeting Street

Toast has amazing chicken and waffles and all the other best breakfast food you could want! Don’t forget to get a handcrafted espresso or latte.

Pearlz Oyster Bar
153 E Bay Street

This is the place to go if you are looking for amazing seafood that won’t cost you an arm and a leg. Pearlz has everything from a raw bar to grilled and fried seafood. Try the Southern Fried Oysters or the Grilled Mahi Taco!

Belgian Gelato
6 Vendue Range

If you’re looking for a mid-day pick-me-up, head over to Belgian Gelato and grab one of their amazing gelato flavors. Our favorite is hazelnut!

We also have a Top 10 pick of budget-friendly places to grab a bite in Charleston!

Things To Do

Visit Folly Beach

Just a short drive from downtown Charleston you can relax and take in the salty air at Folly Beach. Get up early and you’ll be the first to collect large fossilized shark’s teeth on the shore!

Joe Riley Waterfront Park

Joe Riley Waterfront Park has stunning views of the Cooper River and is a FREE attraction in Charleston. Check out the famous pineapple fountain and splash pad nearby!

Take A Ghost Tour

Take a guided tour with Ghost City Tours around Historic Charleston as you listen to truly haunting tales. Tickets are $29.99 per person.

Historic Charleston City Market

This is one of the most popular historic landmarks in Charleston and the epicenter of the downtown area. Walk through the ciy market and shop the unique goods of local vendors and artisans. Don’t forget to grab a bag of Benne wafers for your stroll through the market! They are a crispy sesame seed cookie that originated in the lowcountry.

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