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.
Goorin Bros. Hat Shop has a myriad of trendy and unique hats that will definitely make a statement.
Do you love sweet things? At Savannah Bee Company you’ll have a variety of raw honey and honeybee products at your fingertips.
If you have a hankering for something sweet and savory head to King Street Cookies for endless cookie flavors!
Julep is an ultra-cute locally owned and operated boutique that sells casualwear for women.
Who doesn’t love CHOCOLATE?! Christophe’s has a variety of gourmet sweets and chocolates for you to indulge in.
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 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.
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!
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!
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 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 guided tour with Ghost City Tours around Historic Charleston as you listen to truly haunting tales. Tickets are $29.99 per person.
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.