The Charleston Activity Guide

CULTURAL INSTITUTION // The Gibbes Museum of Art (135 Meeting Street). Charleston’s only visual arts museum, The Gibbes presents an innovative series of six to eight special exhibitions per year. Instagram

FAMILY-FRIENDLY ACTIVITY // Isle of Palms Beach (1207 Palm Boulevard, Isle of Palms). This family-friendly beach is a short drive from downtown Charleston. With shopping, restaurants, public parking, and restrooms, there’s something for everyone, and everything you need for a lovely day out.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE // Charleston Sailing Charters (City Marina, 17 Lockwood Drive). Sail year round on Charleston’s finest private and romantic luxury yachts. Rated by Forbes as one of the top romantic things to do in Charleston.

ICONIC LANDMARK // The Battery (East Battery and Murray Boulevard). The Battery is one of the most popular spots to visit. This area offers scenic water views and gorgeous mansions, with the stunning White Point Gardens in between. A midday stroll is highly recommended.

SCENIC MUST // Boone Hall (1235 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant). Explore the historic mansion, gardens, and grounds, learn about the Gullah culture, visit the butterfly pavilion, and much more. Instagram

LOCAL PRO-TIP // The best way to see Charleston is via a guided tour. Book a carriage tour, walking tour, or ghost tour to see the sites.

For additional recommendations for what to do, see, and experience in Charleston, browse or buy a copy of The Scout Guide Charleston and follow TSG Charleston on Instagram.