Top 5 Attractions In Charleston, SC

The beautiful city of Charleston, SC has everything a visitor could want and more. The weather here is absolutely fantastic for most of the year. In 2013, the New Year’s Day temperature in Charleston was 72 degrees Fahrenheit. The city is also incredibly diverse in cultures and ethnicities. You can see the French influence here, although it’s not quite as pronounced here as it is in New Orleans. This is an intriguing city with lots of people to see and things to do. The next time you pay a visit to Charleston, consider checking out the following five attractions for an amazing adventure.

Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge

Arthur Ravenel BridgeWhether you want to walk or drive, the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge is one of the greatest masterpieces in the city of Charleston. The gorgeous sights surround you on all sides as the Cooper River runs below you. The best time to go is in the morning when the sun rises over the river. Sunsets are also an appealing time to travel the bridge. You’ll never run out of amazing descriptions to give your friends about this bridge.

Charleston Waterfront Park

Splash FountainCharleston’s harbor comes alive like never before at the Charleston Waterfront Park. You could stay all day and still leave without enjoying every moment at the serene park. One of the most enjoyable activities here is a group of swinging benches. These are quite unique, and you’ll have a hard time finding them anywhere else. There’s also a pier where you can go fishing and have picnics. The fountains are perfect for a nice swim on an oppressive day in the summer.

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church

St. Michael's Episcopal ChurchEven if you’re not religious, you can stop by St. Michael’s Episcopal Church to admire the incredible piece of architecture. In addition to the thrilling sights from the well-built church, you also can catch a wave of history riding through the place. Pew number 43 was actually used by both George Washington and Robert E. Lee. This popular church is where all the major political players and rich people went to church in Charleston. There’s always a story behind every visit from someone famous at the church.

College of Charleston

College of CharlestonA stunning campus view awaits all visitors to Charleston at the College of Charleston. Located immediately in the downtown area, this campus attracts so many people each year. Many of the unusual classroom buildings were actually converted from homes. There’s a different atmosphere here than at most other colleges, and you’ll realize that it’s just another part of the charming city of Charleston. You can walk your dogs around campus any time to see the breathtaking sights available at the College of Charleston.

Battery & White Point Gardens

Battery & White Point GardensThe best part about the Battery & White Point Gardens is that it’s an attraction for the entire family. The children love to play on old cannons that re scattered throughout the gardens. Dogs enjoy the fresh, cool air from the harbor. The water is a perfect place to watch ships come and go. Plenty of benches welcome you for a relaxing sit, and watching people go by is a favorite activity among regular visitors to this tranquil location.

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