Summers in Charleston, SC

Charleston is one of the most fun and unique cities in America. The city offers multiple beaches, a culture centered around food and history, welcoming locals, and beautiful weather. The beaches near Charleston vary in their activity and experience, and Restaurant Week highlights the culinary excellence that can be found throughout downtown Charleston.

Folly Beach features an eclectic mix of people and events. Folly Gras, Charleston’s Mardi Gras at the beach, is an annual parade and festival that shuts down center street and is a local favorite. Other events include the Sea and Sand Festival and the Follywood Oyster Roast. Folly Beach is a family friendly and fun destination all summer long and into the fall.


Downtown Charleston is where hundreds of years of colonial history and the city’s creative culinary culture meet. Restaurants such as Hall’s Chophouse, Slightly North of Broad, Husk, and the Hominy Grill have gained national notoriety with features on several TV shows. Restaurant week is held several weeks each year and offers featured menus at restaurants all over the city. The menus are fixed price and sometimes heavily discounted, offering featured dishes from acclaimed chefs.


On many weekends The Citadel Cadets parade on campus prior to events or football games, and the many parks downtown are lunch picnic favorites. You can feel the laid back and casual culture of the city no matter where your visit takes you.


Charleston is also a city with thriving business. Boeing and the US Air Force Base are major employers in the area. The automotive industry is growing rapidly as well with Mercedes and Volvo starting major operations just outside of North Charleston. MUSC is the number one trauma center in the state of South Carolina. Small business is thriving in the city with many companies in tech, healthcare, hospitality, and services starting and growing every year. Our partnered businesses, doing Pool Maintenance in Charleston and Pool Maintenance on Kiawah Island, are great examples.


Charleston, SC is a welcoming, fun, and exciting city whether you’ve lived there for years or are just visiting for a weekend.