Top 7 Best Places To Visit in Charleston

Top 7 Best Places To Visit in Charleston

1.Middleton Place

1.Middleton Place

The historic plantation of Middleton Place is a unique and beautiful destination for a South Carolina vacation. This historic site is located across the Ashley River from North Charleston, 15 miles northwest of Charleston.

2.Fort Sumter National Monument

2.Fort Sumter National Monument

The Fort Sumter National Monument is a sea fort built on an artificial island to protect Charleston, South Carolina. Its history dates back to the War of 1812, but its construction only began in 1861. 

3.Joe Riley Waterfront Park

3.Joe Riley Waterfront Park 

Eight acres of Charleston, South Carolina’s Waterfront Park provide visitors with plenty of outdoor activities. The park is situated along the Cooper River and is a half-mile long. 

4.Joe Riley Water4.Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridgefront Park

4.Joe Riley Water4.Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridgefront Park 

The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge is one of Charleston’s most famous landmarks. It connects Mount Pleasant and downtown Charleston. At almost a mile long, it is the third-longest cable-stayed bridge in the Western Hemisphere. 

5.South Carolina Aquarium

5.South Carolina Aquarium 

If you have never been to the South Carolina Aquarium, you’re in for a treat. This interactive science center opened on the historic Charleston Harbor in 2000 and has quickly gained a reputation for its fun and educational exhibits.  

6.Charleston’s Cathedral of St John the Baptist and Historic Churche

6.Charleston’s Cathedral of St John the Baptist and Historic Churche

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston. It was built in 1907 and was designed by Brooklyn architect Patrick Keely in the Gothic Revival style.  

7.Boone Hall Plantation

7.Boone Hall Plantation

The historic district of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, has some of the most beautiful buildings in Charleston County. Many of the buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.