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Attractions & Community



Folly Beach: Folly Beach is an eclectic beach community popular with surfers, college students, and vacationers. It is the closest beach to downtown Charleston and boasts about six miles of shoreline. Take a relaxing walk along the beach, hunt for seashells, or watch a beautiful sunset from the fishing pier. 


Isle of Palms: Isle of Palms, located just 12 miles from downtown Charleston, is a relaxing beach community with 6 miles of pristine coastline. Isle of Palms has public restrooms, available parking, restaurants, bars, and shops. The island also has a county park and fishing pier.


Kiawah Island: Kiawah Island, located about 45 minutes from downtown Charleston, boasts 10 miles of white sand beaches. The island is one of the least developed and natural in the area, featuring preserved maritime forests and marshes. The only public beach access is located at the county park


Sullivans Island: Sullivan’s Island is a 3 mile long barrier island north of the Charleston harbor. The beach on the island is the least commercialized of the area’s beaches and home to the unique looking Sullivan’s Island Lighthouse. Free parking is available along the streets leading up to the bridge


Country Clubs and Yacht Clubs


Briar’s Creek
Location: 4000 Briars Creek Ln, Johns Island


Carolina Yacht Club
Location: 50 E Bay St, Charleston


Charleston Yacht Club
Location: 27 Lockwood Dr, Charleston


Country Club of Charleston
Location: 1 Country Club Dr, Charleston


James Island Yacht Club
Location: 734 Wampler Dr, Charleston


Rivertowne Country Club
Location: 1700 RiverTowne Country Club Drive, Mount Pleasant


Shadowmoss Golf & Country Club
Location: 21 Dunvegan Drive, Charleston


Snee Farm Country Club
Location: 1200 Club Drive, Mount Pleasant


Yeamans Hall Club
Location: 900 Yeamans Hall Rd, Hanahan

County Parks


Caw Caw Interpretive Center
Location: 5200 Savannah Hwy, Ravenel, SC


Charles Towne Landing
Location: 1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston


Folly Beach County Park
Location: 1100 W. Ashley Ave., Folly Beach


Isle of Pams County Park
Location: 1-14th Ave., Isle of Palms


James Island County Park
Location: 871 Riverland Drive, Charleston


Johns Island County Park
Location: 2662 Mullet Hall Road, Johns Island


Laurel Hill County Park
Location: 1251 Park West Blvd., Mount Pleasant


Palmetto Islands County Park
Location: 444 Needlerush Parkway, Mount Pleasant


Wannamaker County Park
Location: 8888 University Blvd., North Charleston

Charleston County Public Libraries


Charleston / North Charleston


Edisto Island


Folly Beach


James Island


John’s Island


Mount Pleasant


Sullivan’s Island


West Ashley

Local Playgrounds


Mount Pleasant


Alhambra – 131 Middle Street, Mount Pleasant

Big Toy Playground – Palmetto Islands County Park, 444 Needlerush Pkwy, Mount Pleasant

LifePark Church – Noah’s Ark Playground – 1151 George Browder Blvd, Mt Pleasant

Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park – 99 Harry Hallman Boulevard, Mount Pleasant

Park West Recreation Complex – 1251 Park West Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Pitt Street Bridge Park – Pitt Street & William Street, Mount Pleasant





Brittlebank Park – 185 Lockwood Dr., Charleston

Hampton Park – 30 Mary Murray Drive, Charleston

Corrine Jones Park – 36 Marlow Dr, Charleston

Hazel Parker Playground – 70 E Bay St, Charleston

Gadsdenboro Park – 303 Concord St., Charleston

Moultrie Playground – 41 Ashley Avenue, Charleston

Colonial Lake Park – 46-54 Ashley Ave, Charleston



West Ashley


Bees Landing Recreation Center Playground – 1580 Ashley Gardens Blvd., Charleston

Lenevar Playground – 1305 W. Lenevar Dr., Charleston

Magnolia Plantation Children’s Garden/Fairy Garden – Magnolia Plantation, 3550 Ashley River Road, Charleston

St. Andrews Parks & Playgrounds – 1095 Playground Rd.

West Ashley Park – 3601 Mary Ader Ave., Charleston



Daniel Island


Center Park – 2223 Daniel Island Dr, Charleston, 29492

Governor’s Park – Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island

Smythe Park – Pirate Cove – 2364 Daniel Island Dr, Charleston



James Island


Plymouth Park – 35 Plymouth Ave, Charleston



North Charleston


Westcott Park 9006 Dorchester Rd., North Charleston, 29420





Ashley River Park – 200 Renken Rd, Summerville, 29485

Gahagan Park – 184 W Boundary St, Summerville, 29483

Huger Park – 615 W. Richardson Ave., Summerville

Saul Alexander Park –  650 Laurel St., Summerville

Wassamassaw Community Park – 651 Wassamassaw Rd., Summerville



Sullivan’s Island


J. Marshall Stith Park – Middle Street, Sullivan’s Island




Isle of Palms

IOP Recreation Center – 28th Street, Isle of Palms



Folly Beach


Pirate Cove Playground – 510 E Erie Ave, Folly Beach



Goose Creek


Central Creek Park – 147 Old Moncks Corner Road, Goose Creek, SC 29445

Shannon Park – St. James Avenue on Old Moncks Corner Rd., Goose Creek



Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry
Location: 25 Ann Street, Charleston


Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie


Mace Brown Museum of Natural History
Location: 202 Calhoun St, Charleston


North Charleston Fire Museum
Location: 4975 Centre Pointe Dr, North Charleston


Patriot’s Point – Naval and Maritime Museum
Location: 40 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant


South Carolina Aquarium
Location: 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston


The Charleston Museum
Location: 4975 Centre Pointe Drive, North Charleston


The Gibbs Museum of Art
Location: 135 Meeting Street, Charleston


Plantations & Gardens


Angel Oak Tree
Location: 3688 Angel Oak Rd, Johns Island


Boone Hall Plantation & Garden
Location: 1235 Long Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant,


Charleston Tea Garden
Location: 6617 Maybank Highway, Wadmalaw Island 


Cypress Gardens
Location: 3030 Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corner


Magnolia Plantations & Gardens
Location: 3550 Ashley River Road, Charleston


Middleton Place
Location: 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston






Boone Hall Farms
Location: 2434 N. Hwy. 17, Mount Pleasant


Dreaming Farms
Location: 1540 Camp Rd, Charleston


Legare Farms
Location: 2620 Hanscombe Point Rd, Johns Island


West Farm
Location: 2641 Cooper Store Rd, Moncks Corner



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