Best Attractions in Charleston SC 2022

Posted On July 9, 2022

Best Attractions in Charleston SC 2022


Stars & Strikes


This 55,000-square-foot facility of fun is perfect for your child’s next birthday party or family weekend outing! With 24 bowling lanes—including eight VIP lanes in a signature Main St. Lounge—this Summerville site is a hotspot for bowling, not to mention laser tag, escape rooms, an arcade, private bar, and so much more! There’s no shortage of memorable amusement here for all ages.

Golf Course

Links at Stono Ferry


Explore this green, hilly recreational destination—in Charleston’s small-town neighbor of Hollywood—for a round of competitive fun with the work cronies or bachelor party and discover why this Charleston area course, beautified with centuries-old live-oaks and near the Intracoastal Waterway, is a popular site for local and out-of-town golfers. Go online to learn more about their membership benefits and golf packages. 


Hotel Bennett


Named by USA Today as the top luxury hotel in the nation, this downtown Charleston lodging location has a hotel key with your name on it. Book a room for a lone staycation, honeymoon or other festive occasion, and enjoy the close proximity to fine dining, shopping and other on-site amenities—private cabana and spa to name a few—sure to make you feel like you’re staying in paradise.

Mall/Shopping Center

Mount Pleasant Towne Centre


Mount Pleasant Towne Centre is a great place to spend the day with your friends and your credit card. Find great deals on gifts, apparel, décor, jewelry, and more among dozens of high-end brands. Towne Centre offers family-friendly events, like the SummerTowne Bash block party and Play Dayz on the first Tuesday of each month. And with a dog-friendly atmosphere, there’s no reason to leave the pooch at home when you decide to indulge in some retail therapy here.


Charleston City Marina


Is the sea life beckoning you? Do you dream of spending lazy afternoons on a boat? Then the Charleston City Marina is your starting point. Easily accessible off Lockwood Drive, this “mega marina” offers stunning views of downtown Charleston and the Ashley River. And for the landlubbers, there’s shopping along the shore. Drop in at The Wine Shop of Charleston for a tasting, or throw back a couple of beers at Salty Mike’s Deck Bar while you enjoy the coastal breeze in your hair.


SC Aquarium


This waterfront water world of exotic fish, dolphins, sharks, plants, turtles, otters, and more is a family-friendly delight — not to mention a fun, educational way to beat the heat this summer. Marvel at the aquarium’s dazzling array of species and ecosystems, and learn about the aquarium’s rescue and conservation efforts at its Sea Turtle Care Center. The South Carolina Aquarium is also a fabulous venue for birthday parties, weddings, and corporate events. 

New Neighborhood

The Marshes at Cooper River 


Located in the northern, rural area of Daniel Island, The Marshes at Cooper River is nestled between Clements Ferry Road and the Cooper River. The 34-acre tract boasts single-family and townhomes as well as commercial space. Amenities include leisure trails and boardwalks for avid walkers and runners, as well as a dog park, communal fire pit, playground and pond. And it’s an easy drive to enjoy the retail and restaurants that Daniel Island and nearby Mount Pleasant have to offer.

Wedding Reception 

Lowndes Grove


Nestled in the Wagener Terrace neighborhood downtown, Lowndes Grove is an enchanting, historic estate that has seen a Revolutionary War invasion, the arrival of the Charleston World’s Fair and a visit from Theodore Roosevelt. This palatial property boasts a formal dining room, a 750-square foot piazza overlooking the Ashley River, a private dock, full-service event planning, and a world-class culinary team. No detail is too small for the exceptional staff at this gorgeous venue.