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Family Travel Tips Charleston South Carolina

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It’s always nice to have some helpful suggestions and family travel tips when planning a family vacation or getaway. If you are considering a family vacation in Charleston South Carolina then you’ve come to the right place. We have some great suggestions and fabulous family travel tips for a family vacation in Charleston South Carolina including the best family resorts, kid friendly restaurants, family activities in Charleston and much more.

Charleston South Carolina has so much to offer for families, not just great beaches, and a rich history, but loads of educational and fun family activities that you’ll never be bored on your Charleston family vacation.

Also be sure to check out our post on family activities in Charleston:

Kid-Friendly Activities in Charleston, SC

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Charleston is a gorgeous city filled with wonderful history, gorgeous beaches, and southern hospitality.  There’s something here for kids of all ages.  School-aged kids and parents alike will make more sense of history class after touring historical buildings and museums.  Or, enjoy a relaxing day at the beach or a park.  Here are a few ways to enjoy Charleston with your kids: Read the article here


And Heidi from ChildMode.com wrote a lovely piece on family travel tips. Check it out:

Family Travel Tips: Exploring The Historic City Of Charleston, South Carolina


Best Family Resorts in Charleston

Charleston Place

205 Meeting Street
Historic Downtown and Ashley River Banks
The Charleston Place located in the heart of the historic district, Charleston Place is the perfect base from which to explore the quaint streets, museums and more.

Marriott Charleston

170 Lockwood Boulevard
Historic Downtown and Ashley River Banks
Rediscover your senses at the newly-renovated Marriott , as you enjoy beautiful, spacious guest rooms.

Planters Inn

112 North Market Street
Historic Downtown and Ashley River Banks
The Planters Inn s location is literally and figuratively at the heart of the city s historic district placing its guests within easy walking distance

The Restoration On King

75 Wentworth Street
Historic Downtown and Ashley River Banks
Experience urban lifestyle within the newly unveiled Restoration on King Hotel.

John Rutledge House Inn

116 Broad Street
Historic Downtown and Ashley River Banks
The John Rutledge House Inn is steps away from Charleston’s finest restaurants, theatres, shops, and the market.

Francis Marion Hotel

387 King Street
Historic Downtown and Ashley River Banks
Located in the heart of historic downtown on Marion Square, the Francis Marion Hotel has offered gracious service and elegant accommodations

Vendue Inn

19 Vendue Range
Historic Downtown and Ashley River Banks
This historical inn is located one block from the harbor and waterfront park, and approximately 12 miles from Charleston International Airport.

Market Pavilion Hotel

225 East Bay Street
Historic Downtown and Ashley River Banks
The Market Pavilion Hotel in Charleston pairs old-world charm, service and ambiance with modern comforts in a luxurious setting. Located in the heart of town.

French Quarter Inn

166 Church Street
Historic Downtown and Ashley River Banks
The French Quarter Inn offers elegance in a classically appointed French urban decor with uncompromising services.

The Mills House Hotel

115 Meeting Street
Historic Downtown and Ashley River Banks
An elegant and well polished atmosphere, complemented by state-of-the-art meeting and special event facilities.

Best Kid Friendly Restaurants in Charleston

The best Kid Friendly Restaurants according to people who voted on urbanspoon.com

  1. Poe’s Tavern
  2. Hominy Grill
  3. Magnolias
  4. Slightly North of Broad
  5. Mustard Seed (Mt…
  6. FIG
  7. Jestine’s Kitchen
  8. High Cotton
  9. Coast
  10. Sesame Burgers & Beer

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. 240 reviews – Place page www.bubbagump.com – 99 South Market St.,- (843) 723-5665

Mellow Mushroom–  169 reviews – Place page www.mellowmushroom.com – 309 King Street, (843) 723-7374


Make sure to see our post of family activities and more family travel tips for your family vacation:

If you’ve been on a Charleston family vacation , leave us a comment about your adventures, we’d love to hear about it!

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