Historic Charleston, South Carolina
A city from the old South with irresistible charm, elegance and steeped in history, Charleston is an American “must see.”
Founded in 1670, the port city has suffered devastating fires, earthquakes, pirates, a civil war and hurricanes to create a fascinating lore that can be seen and felt. With stately plantation homes, fragrant courtyard gardens, historic landmarks and world-class restaurants, the architectural gem that is historic Charleston is a place that visitors rarely want to leave.
For the history buff, this seaport city boasts 73 pre-Revolutionary buildings, 136 late-18th century structures and over 600 others built before the 1840s. For the shopaholic there are plenty of antique shops, boutiques and exquisite art galleries lining the cobblestone streets.
With Charleston less than 30 minutes away from the Charleston Islands, make sure to take the time to see all this wonderful city has to offer during your stay in a ResortQuest vacation rental.
View a Map of Historic Charleston (PDF)