Hello, friends! I'm so happy to be sharing a new post today recapping and highlighting some of my favorite things to see, do and eat in Charleston. This was my second time to this charming city but I've already developed a preference for certain restaurants and shops. Instead of staying in the city, this time we stayed in a beach house over on the Isle of Palms. I didn't really have a grasp on the geography of it until we got there. Isle of Palms is just a short ride across the bridge from the city of Charleston and has tons of charm all its own. Below are links to a few favorite spots of mine and some things that I hope to do on future visits. I hope you enjoy!
WHERE TO EAT
Eli's Table • I've eaten here for lunch and dinner and it's delicious!
The Obstinate Daughter (on Sullivan's Island) • The pizza, oh my goodness!
Magnolia's • The fried green tomato BLT!
Edmund's Oast • The fresh ricotta - to die for.
Dixie Supply • This is a must-hit on my next trip. I've heard the tomato pie is incredible.
Carmella's Dessert Bar • It's an experience of it's own! The most charming little spot.
BeardCat's Sweet Shop (on Sullivan's Island) • The best sorbet ever! Peach sorbet in a waffle cone (praise hands).
WHAT TO DO
Charleston City Market • Shop from local vendors and artisans
King Street • A trip to the Holy City isn't complete without a shopping stroll down King Street
Rainbow Row • There's nothing like strolling through the beautifully colorful homes in this historic part of the city. Do it by foot so you can snap a million pictures!
Carriage Ride • This is a must for me on my next visit!
Historic Sites • Charleston is bursting with history. You can visit historic forts and war sites, tour romantic southern plantations, spend an afternoon in a museum, or take a boat tour to the Gullah Islands.
WHERE TO STAY
A beach house on Isle of Palms or Folly Beach
(All photos via my instagram @julie.leah)