Destination guide

Historical Charleston will entice you

Take a holiday to Charleston and enjoy the area's history, churches and architecture. Well known for its local tours, restaurants and shopping, this walkable city won't disappoint. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


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)
Natural highlights

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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Charleston

Fly into Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Charleston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,699 holiday rentals around Charleston. From 1,989 Houses to 811 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Charleston is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Charleston:

  • Historic Charleston: 696 holiday homes
  • French Quarter: 695 holiday homes
  • Downtown Charleston: 706 holiday homes
  • Ansonborough: 537 holiday homes
  • Cannonborough Elliotborough: 451 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Edmonston-Alston House: 4,009 holiday rentals
  • Charleston Legends and Lore Ghost Theater: 3,996 holiday rentals
  • Gibbes Museum of Art: 4,003 holiday rentals
  • Postal Museum: 4,007 holiday rentals
  • College of Charleston: 4,003 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Charleston listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 1,989 Houses in Charleston. Our other popular types of Charleston holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 811 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 183 holiday houses
  • Villas: 452 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Charleston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,465 holiday homes with pool available in Charleston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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