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Charleston Summer Activities

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Plan an unforgettable summer getaway in Charleston at Andrew Pinckney Inn. Enjoy classic Southern charm and fun local adventures as you experience the best of the city from our ideal location in the historic district. From outdoor fun to cultural activities and festivals, pack your Charleston summer with the best things to do.

Beach Day

If you're looking for things to do in Charleston, nothing says summer quite like a day spent at the beach. Charleston is known for having some of the region’s most beautiful beaches. Pack a bag and head off to the stunning shores where you can spend the day can soaking up some sun or cooling off in the waves. Our hotel near Folly Beach gives you access to some of the best local beaches, including Isle of Palms and Sullivan's Island.

Local Breweries

Sip your way through some of the best breweries in the South during your summer getaway. The Charleston beer scene has been rapidly growing over the last several years, offering visitors a wide selection of dynamic and unique beers. Sample some of our favorites at local breweries including Palmetto Brewing, Revelry Brewing Co., and Fatty’s Beer Works.

Farmers Markets

Get the local experience when you visit one of the many farmers markets in Charleston. Enjoy a wide selection of locally sourced food and goods, from farm fresh produce to handcrafted retail items. Many of the farmers markets in town are open all year round. Top local markets include Johns Island Farmers Market and the Charleston Farmers Market.

Summer Festivals

Mark your Charleston summer calendar with some of the top events happening this season. Throughout the summer, Charleston will play host to a range of free and ticketed events and festivals, including popular annual celebrations like the Charleston Margarita Festival, the Lowcountry Jazz Festival, and the Charleston Summer Wine Festival.