Primo Network Adventures members mention that located on an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean at Charleston Harbor, Charleston is the oldest city in South Carolina, enjoying a humid subtropical climate.
Primo Network Adventures invites you to visit the Isle of Palms, a barrier island just minutes from the city with a long beach for walking and relaxing as well as playing volleyball. There are also restaurants and resorts to enjoy.
Browse the historic Greek revival-style Charleston City Market Complex, which stretches for four blocks. There is plenty to buy, including sweet-grass baskets, beef, and produce as well as souvenirs and spices. Visit the Fort Sumter National Monument, the official start of the Civil War accessible by the Fort Sumter Ferry or the Old Exchange Building and Provost Dungeon, the site of 19th-century assemblies, and where the Declaration of Independence was read publicly. Another historical location to explore is The Battery, a landmark defensive wall and promenade home to famous stately homes, such as Charles Drayton House and William Washington house. Or stroll along the Rainbow Row, which was the storefronts in the 1700’s but is residential today and named because of the colorful Caribbean painted houses.
Stroll along King Street, which is famous for its mom-and-pop restaurants, boutiques, and mainstream shops. The street has three areas to explore, King Street Fashion District, Lower King Street antique district, and Upper King Street Design and Dining District. Each has a unique character and includes many stores such as clothing and handbag stores, art galleries, and book stores, to name a few.
Primo Network Adventures members know that a popular attraction in the South Carolina Aquarium, located on the Charleston Harbor and home to stingrays, and much oceanic wildlife and even a new albino alligator exhibit as well as a 4-D adventure theater. The aquarium also has a sea turtle rescue program, and a tour of the turtle hospital is a must.
The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry has hands-on interactive exhibits, including a medieval creativity castle and a kids’ garden as well as a ‘real’ grocery store. Then head back to the Folly Beach for sea breezes and swimming, surfing, or fishing.