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Weather Charleston, SC 7 days

Friday 22-09-2023 Patchy rain possible 64°F / 73°F
Saturday 23-09-2023 Patchy rain possible 61°F / 81°F
Sunday 24-09-2023 Sunny/Clear 68°F / 90°F
Monday 25-09-2023 Patchy rain possible 73°F / 86°F
Tuesday 26-09-2023 Patchy rain possible 70°F / 81°F
Wednesday 27-09-2023 Patchy rain possible 68°F / 77°F
Thursday 28-09-2023 Patchy rain possible 66°F / 77°F
Friday 29-09-2023 Sunny/Clear 64°F / 79°F
Saturday 30-09-2023 Sunny/Clear 66°F / 84°F
Sunday 01-10-2023 Sunny/Clear 68°F / 88°F
Monday 02-10-2023 Sunny/Clear 70°F / 90°F
Tuesday 03-10-2023 Sunny/Clear 70°F / 86°F
Wednesday 04-10-2023 Moderate rain 70°F / 82°F

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Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston is a port city in South Carolina. The well-preserved Southern Belle personifies the romantic notion of the Old South not to mention the aristocratic homes surrounded by lush foliage and atmospheric brick streets. The allure of the city, ranging from the historic homes, plantations, museums and the aquarium draws tourists from all over the world.

Major tourist attractions in Charleston, South Carolina

One thing that greatly favors tourism in Charleston, South Carolina, is the ideal warm weather. Many people love to soak in the ambiance of the brick-walled, Spanish-mossed downtown. The full allure of the town is breathtaking; one that makes your vacation worthwhile. You might want to view the following scenic spots.

Historic district and Charleston City Market- When taking a vacation in Charleston, you'll want to take a walk or a ride through the Historic District. The sight of the magnificent historic structures, churches among others is spectacular! You'll not miss the old exchange building and old slave mart museum not to mention the shops, boutiques, art galleries, and antique dealers. You'll love the local cuisines, crafts, artwork, and collectibles!

Waterfront Park- When using rental car Charleston Airport, you'll want to drive down to the Waterfront Park. Here, you can relax and enjoy the views of Charleston harbor. The sight of the 1000 feet waterfront is fascinating! You'll also love the fountains that are lighted at night! The seasonal flower garden colors the park. The park is near the City Market and a number of scenic spots making it easy to do shopping or even visit other sceneries later!

Middleton Place Plantation- How about getting down to the great plantation of Middleton. In addition to the fully furnished plantation house, the place is distinguished by the America's oldest gardens. The series of descending terraces, galleries and pools stretch magnificently in a 17th-centuryEuropean design.

South Carolina Aquarium- If that's not enough, Charleston offers a spectacular Aquarium. Interestingly, the aquarium isn't just a home to underwater creatures only. You'll also enjoy the birds, mammals, plants, and reptiles that inhabit the park. The view of the two-story aquarium tank of 385,000-gallon capacity housing shallow sharks is jaw-dropping! 

The Battery and White Point Garden- When using a rental car Charleston Airport, why not drive down to the Promenade. Here, you'll see the historic mortars as well as cannons. The view of the Confederate monument is arresting! You'll love strolling around the Charleston's grandest stately homes and mansions.

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens- how about relaxing in the famous Magnolia garden? The park is romance-oriented and suitable for honeymoons and couple vacations. Other scenic sights worth visiting are the Fort Sumter National Monument, The Charleston Museum and The Drayton Hall; just to mention a few!

Car rental Charleston Airport

As a major tourist destination, Charleston offers more than enough for a vacation. the glamorous views of the city are worth visiting. However, you'll need to secure effective transit services to glimpse the full allure of the city. You may want to consider car hire Charleston Airport. Whether it's a business trip or a family vacation, renting a car is a better alternative.

While a number of people argue that hire car Charleston Airport is dainty and costly, it's actually the most convenient means of transit. Consider this, car hire Charleston Airport agencies such as Avis, Hertz and Thrifty offer a wide selection of vehicles ranging from the SUVs, Economy just to mention a few. Taking an economy class vehicle will ensure you spend less on fuel. However, when taking a family or business vacation, you might want to consider taking an SUV or Van. The two are spacious thus accommodating everyone alongside the luggage carried along. 

If that's not enough, when you hire car Charleston Airport, you're entitled to a number of extras such as the GPS navigation system, child's seat, camping tent among others. The GPS navigation system is vital in assisting you to gallivant around the city with ease. You'll identify the various routes to the places of interest or even the nearest gas station.

Most people expect that car rental Charleston Airport for a longer period will cost more. On the contrary, renting a car for a longer period has lower rates. Of course, this will encourage you to have a longer stay in Charleston! You'll have enough time to glimpse the full allure of this magical city!