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.

Dining

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.

Restaurants

The Ordinary

Price:

http://eattheordinary.com/

Halls Chophouse

Price:

https://hallschophouse.com/

Poogan's Porch

Price:

https://www.poogansporch.com/

Husk

Price:

http://huskrestaurant.com/

FIG

Price:

http://eatatfig.com/

167 Raw

Price:

http://167raw.com/

Edmund's Oast

Price:

http://edmundsoast.com/

R Kitchen

Price:

http://www.rutledgekitchen.com/

Butcher & Bee

Price:

https://butcherandbee.com/

Breweries

Revelry Brewing

Price:

https://www.revelrybrewingco.com/

Westbrook Brewing

Price:

http://westbrookbrewing.com/

Palmetto Brewing

Price:

http://www.palmettobrewery.com/

Frothy Beard Brewing Co

Price:

https://frothybeard.com/

Tradesman Brewing Co

Price:

http://www.tradesmanbrewing.com/

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

http://www.iop.net/

Folly Beach

https://www.follybeach.com/

Sullivan's Island

http://www.sullivansisland-sc.com/

Edisto Beach

https://www.edistobeach.com/

White Point Gardens

https://discoversouthcarolina.com/products/359

Marion Square

https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/charleston/mar.htm

Waterfront Park

Colonial Lake

https://www.charlestonparksconservancy.org/park/colonial-lake

Kayaking & Paddleboarding

Coastal Expeditions on Sullivan's Island

http://coastalexpeditions.com/

Coastal Expeditions on Folly Beach

http://coastalexpeditions.com/

Nature Adventures

http://www.kayakcharlestonsc.com/

Charleston Outdoor Adventures

https://www.charlestonoutdooradventures.com/

Other Outdoor Activities

Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park

https://wildblueropes.com/

Sandlapper Water Tours

https://www.sandlappertours.com/

Adventure Harbor Tours

https://adventureharbortours.com/

Joseph P. Riley Jr. Riverdogs Stadium

http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t233

Schooner Pride

https://www.schoonerpride.com/

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.

Tours

Palmetto Carriage Works

https://palmettocarriage.com/

Old South Carriage Tours

https://www.oldsouthcarriage.com/

Fort Sumter Tours

https://fortsumtertours.com/

Lowcountry Walking Tours

https://lowcountrywalkingtours.com/

Bulldog Walking Tours

https://bulldogtours.com/

Bulldog Ghost Tours

https://bulldogtours.com/

Charleston Culinary Tours

https://charlestonculinarytours.com/

Theaters & Shows

Theater 99

http://www.theatre99.com/

Charleston Music Hall

https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/

Dock Street Theatre

https://charlestonstage.com/dock-street-theatre.html

34 West Theatre Co

https://www.34west.org/

Footlight Players Theatre

https://footlightplayers.net/

Woolfe Street Playhouse

http://woolfestreetplayhouse.com/

PURE Theatre

http://puretheatre.org/

The Gaillard Center

https://gaillardcenter.org/

Museums, Gallerias, & Historic Sites

Robert Lange Studios

http://robertlangestudios.com/

Mary Martin Art

http://www.marymartinart.com/

Art Mecca of Charleston

http://www.artmeccaofcharleston.com/

The Charleston Museum

https://www.charlestonmuseum.org/

Gibbes Museum of Art

http://www.gibbesmuseum.org/

Patriots Point

https://www.patriotspoint.org/

H.L. Hunley Submarine

https://www.hunley.org/

Nathaniel Russell House

https://www.historiccharleston.org/house-museums/nathaniel-russell-house/

Children's Museum of the Lowcountry

http://explorecml.org/

Shopping

M. Dumas & Sons

http://mdumasandsons.com/

Hampden Clothing

https://hampdenclothing.com/

Ibu

http://www.ibumovement.com/

Blue Bicycle Books

http://bluebicyclebooks.com/

Savannah Bee Company

http://www.savannahbee.com/

Channels of Charleston

http://www.thechannelsofcharleston.com/

House of Sage

https://www.houseofsage.com/

Spas

Earthling Day Spa & Pilates

https://www.earthlingdayspa.com/

Urban Nirvana

http://www.urbannirvana.com/

Elyon Massage & Boutique Spa

http://www.elyon.co/

Lordis Loft Salon & Spa

https://www.lordisloft.com/

Heart of Charleston Luxury Spa

http://www.heartofcharlestonspa.com/

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

https://spoletousa.org/

North Charleston Arts Festival

https://northcharlestonartsfest.com/

Piccolo Spoleto

https://www.charlestoncvb.com/events/piccolo-spoleto-~8959

Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival

http://www.sweetgrassfestival.org/

MOJA Arts Festival

http://www.mojafestival.com/

Music Festivals

High Water Fest

http://www.highwaterfest.com/

Southern Ground Music & Food Festival

http://charleston.southerngroundfestival.com/

Charleston Music Festival

http://www.charlestonmusicfestival.net/

Food Festivals

Charleston Wine + Food

https://charlestonwineandfood.com/

The Charleston Mac Off

https://charleston.com/event/the-charleston-mac-off

Taste of Charleston

http://www.charlestonrestaurantassociation.com/taste-of-charleston/

Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival

https://experiencemountpleasant.com/events/blessing-of-the-fleet/

Other Annual Events

Charleston Fashion Week

https://charlestonfashionweek.com/

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

https://sewe.com/

Charleston Beer Week

https://www.charlestoncvb.com/events/charleston-beer-week~12583

Cooper River Bridge Run

http://bridgerun.com/

Volvo Car Open Tennis Tournament

http://www.volvocaropen.com/

Patriots Point 4th of July Blast

https://www.patriotspoint.org/news-and-events/fireworksblast/

Holiday Festival of Lights

https://www.holidayfestivaloflights.com/

Yorktown Countdown

https://yorktowncountdown.com/

Accommodations

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