Charleston Honeymoons


A Charleston, SC honeymoon is ideal if you and your sweetie want to stay more local but still experience culture and fantastic cuisine.

Charleston Honeymoon

A Charleston, SC honeymoon has so much to offer, whether you're looking for fantastic cultural experiences, amazing food, and fun activities. Flights are less pricey than to most destination honeymoon spots, and accommodations can be more reasonable. Transportation is well priced, and if you’re feeling extra adventurous, bikes are available for rent across the city.

Highlights of a Charleston honeymoon include fantastic food, plenty of historical sites and landmarks, and beaches. There really is something for everyone. You don’t need to look far for delicious and romantic dining options, making Charleston the perfect honeymoon location for newlywed foodies. The beautiful scenery and landscape of the city make it the ideal location for adventurous couples, as well. Hiking and biking are just two options for those looking to take their honeymoon outdoors.

A Charleston honeymoon is perfect for those seeking adventure, culture, and history. 

When to Go

The best times to take a Charleston, SC honeymoon are between February and June, and August and December. Try to avoid visiting in April, however, since beautiful magnolia trees draw quite the crowd. Temperatures are mild in the spring and autumn. Avoid the summer unless you’re ready for some serious heat.

Top Sights and Activities

  • Audubon Swamp Garden A breathtaking hike through intricate gardens and back trails for a romantic Charleston honeymoon experience.
  • Rainbow Row Take an iconic walk past these colorful pastel houses.
  • Gibbes Art Museum A perfect Charleston honeymoon outing for art lovers.  
  • Kiawah Island A beautiful sanctuary offering food, spas, and golf.
  • Farm to Table Dining Charleston is rich with restaurants offering local, fresh ingredients.  
  • Nathaniel Russell House Museum Take a trip through one of Charleston’s neoclassical homes.  
  • Plantations Romantic walks through beautiful gardens are perfect for honeymoons.
  • Tours Throughout the city, there are plenty of self guided, tour guided, and carriage routes to explore.
  • Waterfront Park A spot with great views.
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist Take in the classic designs of this ancient cathedral.
  • Fort Sumter A free museum which accompanies the Fort Sumter Monument.
  • South Carolina Aquarium A great aquarium for nature lovers.

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Charleston Honeymoon Discussions

Ceremony and reception spots in South Carolina
Yolanda, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:38 PM

We've changed our location from VA to SC. We need help finding a location in South Carolina. If anyone knows any nice locations please let me know. I would like to take a look at it and lock it in...

Jennifer Michelle, Sep 3, 2013 5 Comments 7
Coastal South Carolina Honeymoon
jenifer, on Mar 16, 2017 at 10:20 AM

Finally life has slowed down and we are ready to plan our honeymoon. We want to do a simple, quiet but romantic honeymoon around the Johns Island, Ediso Beach South Carolina area. Not looking to spend...

Katie, Mar 16, 2017 3 Comments 16
Charleston, sc Mini-moon ideas
Malika, on Feb 28, 2018 at 2:23 PM

We are taking a little mini-moon road trip to Charleston, South Carolina, after our wedding because I have a large work event the next weekend/week after our wedding. We've decided my FH will plan one...

Melissa, Mar 23, 2018 9 Comments 121
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