14 Best Things to Do in Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina, USA skyline over the Ashley River.

People gravitate to Charleston for a lot of reasons: its buzzing restaurants and bars, eclectic art and style scenes, its utter curb appeal, proximity to water, its rich history. We’ve combed them all to compile our list of the top things to do when you’re there. Spanning old, new, buzzing, and surprising, our list boils down to the essentials, no matter if it’s your first visit or your tenth.

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