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Things to do in Charleston


Charleston is known for its amazing food and all of our residents love to enjoy the local restaurants.  Here are a few of their favorites:

Husk, Xiao Bao Biscuit, Minero, Zia, FIG, Magnolia, The Ordinary, Fulton Five, McCrady’s, Early Bird Diner, Glass Onion, Peninsula Grill, Circa 1886, Fish, Basil, Cypress, Fleet’s Landing, Stars, The Grocery, Rue de Jean, Pane E Vino, Vendue Rooftop, Pearlz… the list is endless

Charleston has restaurant week twice a year where you can dine at a pricier place a little bit cheaper!

Fun in the Sun

Beaches—Folly Beach, Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms and Kiawah Island

Shopping on King Street—a variety of boutiques and shops

The Old Market—tourist attraction downtown

The Battery—picturesque walkway along the southern edge of the downtown peninsula

South Carolina Aquarium— home of SC’s state aquarium

Shem Creek—bars and restaurants with a view of the intracoastal waterway with activities such as paddleboarding and kayaking and you often get a glimpse of dolphins

Music and Arts

Spoleto  Festival—every year in the spring Spoleto takes place across Charleston with opera, dance, theatre, classical music and jazz performances

Charleston Performing Arts—brings in a wide variety of national musicians and other performers

Charleston music scene—local and national artists perform regularly at the Coliseum, Charleston Performing Arts, Music Farm, Family Circle, The Pour House, Home Team BBQ and the Windjammer with several music festivals throughout the year

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