Things To Do

Arther Ravenal Jr. Bridge

Beautiful in the morning and at night, this architectural marvel is popular among locals for walks and bike rides when the light is just right.

Charleston City Market

For those seeking handicrafts and low-country cooking supplies, the Charleston City Market is a very popular destination with a huge selection.

Fort Sumter National Monument

The site where the Civil War officially started is a history buff’s dream. The monument can be reached from the Fort Sumter Ferry Terminal on Sullivan Island, about 20 minutes from downtown Charleston.

Old Exchange Building & Provost Dungeon

Tour this famous landmark to learn more about the rich history of Charleston. It’s served as a prison, a place where George Washington greeted locals, and a public reading site of the Declaration of Independence.

Battery Park

Met by the Cooper and Ashley rivers on either side, Battery Park has some of the best examples of Southern mansions and architecture in the area. It’s also home to quite a bit of American Revolutionary and Civil War history.