Ever wondered what it is like to live in Charleston, SC? While you may spend most of your time in class or studying, there is tons around to explore in this area we call home!

Whether you’re from the area or a Charleston newcomer, you’ll find something to love within steps of 400 Meeting. Explore our town’s best and brightest local attractions, starting with these six things to do, see, and eat.

King Street Shopping

The Charleston Historic District of King Street is the epitome of Southern charm. A bustling thoroughfare, it is a meeting place of Historic Charleston's past and present. With a history of more than 300 years, King Street Charleston SC is the second most historically and architecturally significant street in downtown Charleston after Meeting Street. King Street hosts many events, including Marion Square's weekly Saturday Farmer's Market, Second Sundays on King Street, Charleston Fashion Week, Food + Wine Festival, Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Southeastern Wildlife Festival, and various parades. Plus, the world-famous Cooper River Bridge run also makes its way down King Street. And think - to explore this incredible cultural and retail hub, all you have to do is visit!


The Ravenel Bridge

One of the essential elements of the Charleston skyline is the Ravenel Bridge. Completed in 2005, this iconic structure connects the historic downtown district to the town of Mount Pleasant. Moreso, it’s the perfect place for a relaxing stroll or bike ride. There’s no better way to enjoy a sunny day than by walking the Ravenel Bridge in Charleston, SC.

The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge is the second bridge to span the Cooper River and connect downtown Charleston to Mount Pleasant. Charleston natives probably remember the original, known as the Cooper River Bridge. As the Holy City welcomed more residents and visitors, the need for a larger overpass became obvious. In the early 2000s, construction started on the now-iconic Ravenel Bridge.


The Battery

The Battery is a landmark defensive seawall and promenade in Charleston, South Carolina. Named for a civil-war coastal defense artillery battery at the site, it stretches along the lower shores of the Charleston peninsula, bordered by the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, which meet here to form Charleston harbor.


The Cistern

There’s something special about the Cistern. As the College of Charleston’s most iconic landmark, the Cistern has been the backdrop for moments big and small for generations of students. It’s where friends meet, where presidents speak, where futures begin. It’s a place full of promises and memories, evoking feelings of hope, intention, anticipation and nostalgia.


College of Charleston

The College of Charleston is a public liberal arts college in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1770 and chartered in 1785, it is the oldest college in South Carolina, the 13th oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, and the oldest municipal college in the country.


The Deco

DECO Nightclub Charleston transforms itself on non-weekend nights into an ideal venue for fashion shows, executive dinners, wedding receptions, wedding welcome parties, charity galas, corporate events. One-level space boasts high ceilings, Art Deco-inspired chandeliers over the large center bar with state-of-the-art lighting, sound system, and antiqued mirrors to give your guests a true nostalgia.

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