Charleston’s historic downtown isn’t just one thing. It’s a lot of things.
It’s the friendly buzz of Southern charm on every corner. It’s dozens of globally admired dining spots within walking distance. It’s the whiff of salty ocean air on a hot summer day. It’s stunning architecture that speaks to a storied past. It’s throngs of tourists, and clusters of locals. It’s never running out of things to do.
The Charleston peninsula is packed with shopping, eating, entertainment options. And to someone unfamiliar with the city, it can seem daunting to try and understand all that it has to offer.
Below is a breakdown of downtown’s main “corridors” and the wealth of activity within them.