Is there a more perfect pair than summertime + beach vacations? You can soak up the sun, ride the waves or simply stroll along the shoreline – there is no wrong way to spend your week at the beach. For the outdoorsy traveler, summer is a great time to kayak, paddleboard, or charter a boat to explore Charleston’s waterways and natural beauty and wildlife.
Summer Events & Festivals:
- Spoleto (May-June): The Spoleto Festival kicks off the summer season with a celebration of art, jazz, theater, dance, and more throughout the downtown Charleston area.
- Salute From the Shore: (July 4th): Celebrate America while honoring our Armed Forces! You can enjoy a day at the beach with a Military Flyover and stick around for the seaside fireworks in the evening.