Charleston Visitor’s Center – Make this your first stop!
Historic Military Sites – Boat tours depart from the Aquarium harbor within walking distance of the Charleston Place.
Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie
Sumter requires a ferry ride, but is worth the trip.
USS Yorktown
Accessible by  car or by harbor tour, early morning tours are best.
Requires a drive to North Charleston, but there is a replica model in downtown.
Charleston Historic Plantations – Will require at least a 30 minute drive from downtown Charleston, but certainly worth it!
Downtown Charleston Historic Homes – All within walking distance of the Charleston Place.
Other Historic Sites – All located downtown within walking distance.
SHOPPING – All day shopping abounds at the doorstop of the Charleston Place!
City Market
Kings Street – High end shopping in Charleston!
Farmers Market (Saturday and Sunday only) – My favorite when peppers are in season!

Restaurants – Reservations should be made well in advance to skip the wait!
Hanks Seafood
Best seafood in Charleston!
82 Queen
Restaurant with ambiance in a historic home!
Slightly North of Broad
A great lunch alternative!
Charleston Grill
A 5 star restaurant in the Charleston Place lobby!
Henry's Bar and Restaurant
Great atmosphere with rooftop bars!
Fleet’s Landing
Waterfront dining!
Miller All Day
Best Breakfast!
Saltwater Cowboys on Schem Creek
A short drive, but very scenic
Walking tours
Highly recommend!
Carriage rides
Join us at the Ice Breaker for carriage rides with Palmetto Carriage!
Harbor Tours
Most depart from the piers behind the Aquarium within walking distance of the Charleston Place.
All located in the downtown historic district.
Waterfront Parks– Within walking distance of Charleston Place!
Beaches - A half hour to hour drive from downtown
Golf and Tennis - Numerous locations around Charleston offer championship courses and courts!
Kid Friendly
The Charleston Aquarium
The Charleston Aquarium is the most kid friendly attraction in downtown.