Quick Facts

Charleston Beaches - The world famous beaches of Charleston are located within a short drive of historic downtown Charleston and offer plenty of opportunities to enjoy the sun, sand, fishing and watersports. Make a trip to Folly Beach to see the Morris Island Lighthouse, relax on the family-friendly shores of Sullivan's Island, or head out for a swim around the Isle of Palms.

location
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville Metropolitan Area
language
English
currency
Dollar
size
147.0 square miles (361.2 square km)
weather
Average annual temperature is 66°F. The average annual high temperature is 76°F and the low is 55°F.

Charleston, South Carolina

  • Charleston, South Carolina - Charleston, SC
  • Charleston, South Carolina - Charleston, SC
  • Charleston, South Carolina - Charleston, SC
  • Charleston, South Carolina - Fishing Pier view from Tides Folly Beach

About Charleston

Steeped in Civil War history, Charleston is the perfect destination to enjoy golfing, river tours and a quiet retreat along the coast of South Carolina. You'll find miles of pristine beaches overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and numerous tourist-friendly destinations to explore throughout the historic city. From monumental battleships to architectural landmarks, Charleston offers plenty to see, do and enjoy any time of year. Read Less