Labor Day Weekend in Charleston

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29 Aug 2018
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With Labor Day weekend on the horizon, we want to make sure you have the ins and outs of how to spend the week or weekend in the Charleston area! From relaxing at the beach to booking a sunset cruise on the Charleston Harbor, you are in for an exciting and fun retreat during your vacation.

For the ultimate vacation experience, contact our Concierge and Guest Experience Coordinator. With personal recommendations and other suggestions about the area, your vacation to the Lowcountry will be a memorable one!

Spend some time at the beach:

Whether you are looking to hang out on the Isle of Palms or Sullivan’s Island, a day on the beach might be just what you need to relax and unwind. Soak up the sun and spend the day with your friends and family before the fall season begins.

Check out our list of recommended vendors that can help provide equipment and services for an even more exciting experience on the island.

Enjoy a local event:

There are so many fun activities, things to do, and places to see in the Lowcountry! Whether you are in the mood to shop local and browse through Downtown Charleston’s Farmers Market on Marion Square or enjoy the view of Battery Park, enjoy exploring what this area has to offer. Attend the Lowcountry Jazz Festival at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center or watch the Charleston Battery take on Rochester Rhinos at the MUSC Health Stadium on Daniel Island.

Soak up some of Charleston’s culture at:

For more information on upcoming events in the Lowcountry, browse through our calendar of events.

Indulge in the local cuisine:

Charleston and its islands are known for its culinary scene. Try a new place during your vacation or gear up your taste buds for one of your local favorites. Whether you are in the mood for BBQ, seafood, or Italian, the Lowcountry has unlimited amount of restaurant options that will hit just the spot!

Try some of our favorite places to dine:

Isle of Palms:

  • Acme Lowcountry Kitchen
  • Café Paname
  • The Refuge

Sullivan’s Island:

  • Home Team BBQ & Middle Street Market
  • Poe’s Tavern
  • Mex 1 Cantina

Mount Pleasant:

  • Grace & Grit
  • NAPA Mount Pleasant
  • Vintage Coffee Café


  • Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar
  • Hominy Grill
  • Leon’s Oyster Shop