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Sweet Caroline Favorites

Favorite Shops

Candlefish (candles and other local souvenirs)

279 King Street

Seyahan Jewelry (unique reasonably priced Turkish inspired Jewelry from local CHS designer)

57 Broad Street


HART (custom charm jewelry)

650 King Street

Old Whaling Company (locally made bath products)

Multiple Downtown Locations

Favorite Spa

Salt Spa & Yoga

483 King Street

Beautiful View

Rooftop Bar at Market Pavilion Hotel (recommend at sunset)

225 East Bay Street


Rooftop Bar Fiat Lux at Hotel Bennett

404 King Street

Live Music

Forte Jazz Lounge

477 King Street


Bar Area at High Cotton

199 East Bay Street

Kiawah Experience


Hike in Stono County Park before Seeing the Angel Oak (on the way to and from Kiawah)

3580 McLeod Mill Rd, Johns Island, SC


Angel Oak  (Gorgeous Large Oak Tree on the way to and from Kiawah, Great Photo Opportunity)

3688 Angel Oak Road Johns Island

Beachwalker Park (Go either early in morning or late in the afternoon, if going during the weekend or a holiday in the Summer to get a parking spot)

*This is the Public Beach in Kiawah

8 Beachwalker Drive

Salty Dog

Fun Restaurant in Seabrook with a view, absolutely gorgeous at sunset (Great with Kids)

1882 Andell Bluff Blvd


Nicer restaurant with Wine Taps in Freshfield Village (upscale shopping center between Kiawah and Seabrook)

Lobby Bar at The Sanctuary (Want to check out the gated part of the resort without resort prices? Go to the Kiawah Resort gate and say you are going to the lobby bar at the Sanctuary, then drive to the Sanctuary and enjoy a cocktail and coconut cake at the beautiful Sanctuary Lobby Bar)

Plantation Tour

Middleton Place Plantation (favorite of local Plantations to tour, they also have a great restaurant)

4300 Ashley River Road

Seeing Downtown Experience

Charleston Rickshaw (each rickshaw can hold three people, they can arrange multiple rickshaws for larger groups)


When you arrive downtown call Charleston Rickshaw and ask them to pick you up and say you want an overview of downtown. When the driver arrives share you want a tour of downtown that includes:  Marion Square, King Street, Broad Street, The Battery, Rainbow Row, Waterfront Park, and The Market.

Favorite Historical Home

Edmonston Alston Home (only historical home open to the public on The Battery)

21 East Battery


Special Dining Experience

Food Crawl: Have a seat at the bar and  share a bite before moving on to the next restaurant (Do not recommend doing this on an evening during the weekend as bars would be too crowded or with more than one or two friends.)


Restaurant Stop Recommendations for Food Crawl:

1) Felix (550 King Street) ( Deviled Eggs, Parmesan Fries, and a Specialty cocktail)

2) Prohibition (547 King Street) (Steak Tartare & Carolina Wren Cocktail)

3) Darling Oyster Bar (513 King Street) (Fresh oysters with a glass of French Rose)

4) Oku (463 King Street)  (Salmon & Lemon Roll or Firecracker Roll with a Sugar & Spice Cocktail)

5) Halls Chophouse (434 King Street)  (Whiskey Bread Pudding for Dessert with a Glass of Champagne)

6) Hotel Bennett (404 King Street) (rooftop bar, Fiat Lux, for a nightcap)


Favorite Restaurant

Enjoy drinks in the Speakeasy Bar Vaute before going upstairs for dinner at Brasserie Banque

1 Broad Street

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