What to Do in Charleston

Charleston Beaches

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While Charleston is known for its historic district, the city also has pristine beaches nearby perfect for escaping the crowds. From Isle of Palms to Folly Beach, see the city’s best beaches.

Charleston Music Scene

Charleston's music scene.

Broad Street

One of America's most charming cities, Charleston woos travelers with its cobbled streets, world-class dining scene and colorful history. Allow yourself to be smitten by the town as you jump aboard a carriage tour, the most popular way to explore Charleston's downtown sights, like the City Market and Old Exchange building. After working up an appetite, dine at one of James Beard Award-winning chef Sean Brock's restaurants, McCrady's and Husk. We recommend heading to historic Broad Street for its mix of historic buildings, residences, restaurants and bars.

Charleston's Top 5 Museums

Our picks for the top 5 museums in Charleston.

10 Can’t-Miss Events in Charleston

Experience Charleston's best festivals and events.

Charleston Beaches

A Day Tripper's Guide to Charleston's Beaches and Islands

Charleston Walking Tours

Explore Charleston's food, history, haunted spots and more.

Charleston's South of Broad

No Charleston vacation would be complete without a visit to South of Broad.

See Charleston's Museums

Visitors to Charleston are surrounded by Deep South history and culture.

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