Charleston, South Carolina is home to some of the most beautiful homes and ocean views.

Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina is home to some of the most beautiful homes and ocean views.

Charleston, South Carolina

Oysters are one of the most popular items in Charleston.


Whether you’re craving crispy, thin-crust pizza, classic Southern dishes, or fresh-caught seafood, downtown Charleston is home an eclectic culinary scene. Though the downtown area itself is rather small for a city, there is a nearly endless list of restaurants and bars to try. Conveniently, Hotel Bella Grace is located in the heart of downtown, making it easy to walk to dozens of nearby establishments.


The Ordinary


Halls Chophouse


Poogan's Porch






167 Raw


Edmund's Oast


R Kitchen


Butcher & Bee



Revelry Brewing


Westbrook Brewing


Palmetto Brewing


Frothy Beard Brewing Co


Tradesman Brewing Co


Charleston outdoor recreational activities

Outdoor Recreation

Though hiking is not a popular activity in Charleston because of the region’s flat landscape, other outdoor activities abound in this coastal destination. Boasting beautiful weather all year long, Charleston is home to three beaches and dozens of gorgeous parks. Spend a day lounging on the sand or try a new activity like paddleboarding on Shem Creek or kayaking on Folly Beach.

Beaches & Public Parks

Isle of Palms

Folly Beach

Sullivan's Island

Edisto Beach

White Point Gardens

Marion Square

Waterfront Park

Colonial Lake

Kayaking & Paddleboarding

Coastal Expeditions on Sullivan's Island

Coastal Expeditions on Folly Beach

Nature Adventures

Charleston Outdoor Adventures

Other Outdoor Activities

Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park

Sandlapper Water Tours

Adventure Harbor Tours

Joseph P. Riley Jr. Riverdogs Stadium

Schooner Pride

Pineapple Fountain at Sunset

Activities & Entertainment

Rich in history, Charleston possesses a vibrant culture with so many places to explore—from historic sites to outdoor locales. With tons of tour companies throughout the city, you can sign up to take a walking or carriage tour and learn about Charleston’s storied past. Stroll around the peninsula on foot and pop into the art galleries and museums, or catch an evening play at one of the theaters.


Palmetto Carriage Works

Old South Carriage Tours

Fort Sumter Tours

Lowcountry Walking Tours

Bulldog Walking Tours

Bulldog Ghost Tours

Charleston Culinary Tours

Theaters & Shows

Theater 99

Charleston Music Hall

Dock Street Theatre

34 West Theatre Co

Footlight Players Theatre

Woolfe Street Playhouse

PURE Theatre

The Gaillard Center

Museums, Gallerias, & Historic Sites

Robert Lange Studios

Mary Martin Art

Art Mecca of Charleston

The Charleston Museum

Gibbes Museum of Art

Patriots Point

H.L. Hunley Submarine

Nathaniel Russell House

Children's Museum of the Lowcountry


M. Dumas & Sons

Hampden Clothing


Blue Bicycle Books

Savannah Bee Company

Channels of Charleston

House of Sage


Earthling Day Spa & Pilates

Urban Nirvana

Elyon Massage & Boutique Spa

Lordis Loft Salon & Spa

Heart of Charleston Luxury Spa

Attend exciting events and festivals all year round in Charleston!

Events & Festivals

Charleston’s temperate year-round climate is perfect for outdoor events, music festivals, and culinary happenings. Throughout the year, you can purchase tickets for major annual events like the two-week long Spoleto Festival or the Southeastern Wildlife Expedition. Even if you don’t make it to town for one of these big events, there are plenty of smaller weekly happenings to attend.

Art Festivals

Spoleto Festival

North Charleston Arts Festival

Piccolo Spoleto

Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival

MOJA Arts Festival

Music Festivals

High Water Fest

Southern Ground Music & Food Festival

Charleston Music Festival

Food Festivals

Charleston Wine + Food

The Charleston Mac Off

Taste of Charleston

Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival

Other Annual Events

Charleston Fashion Week

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

Charleston Beer Week

Cooper River Bridge Run

Volvo Car Open Tennis Tournament

Patriots Point 4th of July Blast

Holiday Festival of Lights

Yorktown Countdown

Calhoun Lounge View


Hotel Bella Grace is located in the center of the city on Calhoun Street right across from the Marion Square. With this favorite local park nearby and King Street just a five-minute walk away, the property’s location couldn’t be any more convenient. When you stay at this luxurious hotel, you’ll have the best of Charleston just outside your door. Built as part of a restored, traditional Charleston single home, Hotel Bella Grace immerses guests in the history and culture of the building and the neighborhood. Learn more about our outstanding accommodations and amenities, including our Tick Tock personal concierge service.

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Deluxe Room

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King Room

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Queen Room

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Governor’s Suite

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Presidential Suite