Where to stay around Charleston?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,521 holiday lettings near Charleston. From 1,914 houses to 501 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Charleston is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Charleston?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Charleston:

  • Historic Old City: 540 holiday homes
  • Harleston Village: 517 holiday homes
  • South of Broad: 162 holiday homes
  • West Ashley: 67 holiday homes
  • North-Central: 303 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Charleston?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Charleston. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Governor's House Inn: 3,819 holiday lettings
  • Pink House Gallery: 3,806 holiday lettings
  • Edmonston-Alston House: 3,820 holiday lettings
  • Charleston Legends and Lore Ghost Theater: 3,803 holiday lettings
  • Battery Number 5 Marker: 4,139 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Charleston listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Charleston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,914 houses in Charleston. Our other popular types of Charleston holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 501 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 467 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 216 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Charleston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,454 holiday homes with pool available in Charleston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Charlestown, South Carolina is a lovely spot for your next breakaway to the United States

    Beautiful weather and friendly people are just two of the many reasons to choose Charlestown for a breakaway. A holiday rental home in Charlestown will put you close to historic attractions, lovely beaches and much more. You will feel right at home in your Charlestown rental.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Charlestown, South Carolina

    The year round mild weather makes Charlestown a wonderful choice for anyone who enjoys spending time in the out of doors. The beaches provide the opportunity for swimming, boating, fishing and many other water related activities. Be sure to bring your sunscreen, because it is easy to burn in this part of the country. Many organised tours are available including those that take place by water, bus or even carriage ride. A ghost tour takes visitors on a walking tour during which a guide shares tales of local hauntings. Take a dinner cruise or eat at Middleton Place, a restaurant that has been open since 1741.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Charlestown, South Carolina

    There is much to see whilst on holiday to Charlestown. Enjoy visiting several former plantation homes. Get an idea of what life was like in the area before the American Civil War. You can explore on your own or participate in an organised plantation tour during which you see several of the homes. A number of historic forts, such as Fort Moultrie, are also located nearby. Some family-friendly attractions are also on offer. The Children’s Museum offers a variety of fun, hands-on exhibits that appeal to children of all ages. The South Carolina Aquarium is home to marine life from all over the world. See sharks, thousands of fish and even an albino alligator.

    Weather in Charlestown, South Carolina

    Pleasant winters and warm, sunny summers are what you will find whilst on holiday to Charlestown. The winters are so mild that there really isn’t a bad time to visit the area. During the winter the average low temperatures are between 6° and 11° C and the highs are 14 to 19°. In the spring you should expect average lows of 15° to 19° C and average highs of 22° to 26° C. Summer brings average lows of 23° to 25° C and average highs of 29° to 31° C. There is between 55 and 171 mm of rain per month. The most occurs from June through August.

    Travel to Charlestown, South Carolina

    Those flying to Charlestown usually fly into Charlestown International Airport (CHS). This is a well-serviced airport with flights from many carriers. You will need a car for use during your stay.

    Activities and attractions in and around Charleston

    Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Charleston has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • South Carolina Aquarium (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Patriots Point Links (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Splash Zone Waterpark (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
    • Snee Farm Country Club (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
    • Shadowmoss Plantation Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
    • Blackbeard's Cove Family Fun Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Charleston

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Charleston is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Waterfront Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Charleston Waterfront Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Cannon Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Irish Memorial Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • White Point Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)