Every time of year is the best time of year to visit Charleston, South Carolina. All year round is palm tree perfection in this southern port city. What better place to shower a bride-to-be than in one of the most charming cities there is?!
The term “Southern charm” runs strongly throughout many states in the South, but it really comes alive in Charleston SC. While I’ve only been to Charleston for bachelorette trips, these suggestions are great for any type of trip to Chuck Town!
Charleston Bachelorette Trip
After attending a few bachelorette trips to Miami, we opted for something a little different. Although the vibe in Charleston isn’t as “clubby” that doesn’t mean you won’t have a wildly fun time. Read on to learn all the best places to visit for a bachelorette trip to Charleston, SC.
Where to Eat
Y’all know I am most excited to tell you about all the food and all the drinks in Charleston. I received some amazing recommendations from my readers for the best restaurants in Charleston. We were able to hit a few of them which I’ll note below with a *
Best Lunch Places in Charleston:
- 167 Raw
- Basic Kitchen
- Edmond’s Oast
- Poogan’s Porch
- Little Jack’s Tavern*
- Butcher & Bee*
- Fleet Landing*
Best Dinner Places in Charleston:
Big or small, make plans for a delicious dinner while you’re traveling with your crew in Charleston SC. The * note restaurants in Charleston where we had great experiences with large parties of 6+
- Sorghum & Salt
- The Darling Oyster Bar
- Bourbon & Bubbles*
- 82 Queen*
Southern Source Side Note:
Traveling with a large group? Try this tip to better book reservations for large groups while traveling.
Go onto OpenTable.com and put your filters on your search. There is a checkbox for restaurants that are “good for large parties.”
Where to Stay
The boujee boutique hotels are endless in Charleston. I’m looking forward to going back with my husband soon to stay at one of these gorgeous hotels in Charleston. For large groups, your best lodging option in Charleston will be Air B & B, VRBO, or a local rental option like Stay Duvet. We used Stay Duvet to book our house for 15 girls in Charleston for a bachelorette trip and it was perfect! Really affordable and accomodating. Click here to book our exact rental house in Charleston, SC.
Best Boutique Hotels in Charleston
- The Belmont
- The Dewberry
- Zero George
- Grand Bohemian
Where to Play
Charleston is such a playground! There are endless rooftops, outdoor activities, and charming interiors to visit. Here are the must-see spots for your next trip to Charleston.
Best Bars in Charleston
- Camilla’s at Hotel Bennett
- Citrus Club at the Dewberry Hotel* (rooftop)
- Rooftop Bar at The Vendue*
- Vintage Lounge
- The Commodor (great for dancing)
- Doar Bros
- The Griffon
- Bangkok Karaoke Bar*
LASTLY: Don’t forget to get the “Gram” – Simply stroll the streets strutting in your best Rent the Runway outfits and take in all the great architecture and colors that make Charleston so charming!
We’ve covered all the highlights of what to do in Charleston. Next up, I’ll be detailing ways to fly there for cheap, and how to save money for upcoming travel. Plus, my favorite apps to use while traveling. Sign up for my email list to get this exclusive guide!
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