If urban renewal is the hottest trend in municipalities across the country, then the City of North Charleston set the stage long ago. Dine al fresco under twinkling globe lights at a modern taqueria, enjoy an afternoon picnic at the park overlooking the Cooper River or browse a curated selection of fine art and photography from local, regional and national talent. Scroll on to discover a few of our favorite spots to eat, stay, play and shop in North Charleston. WHERE TO EAT 1. Básico 2. Community Pizza House 3. Cove Oyster Bar & Grille 4. Genarro’s Italian Ristorante Discover more mouth-watering bites in North Charleston. WHERE TO STAY 1. DoubleTree by Hilton North Charleston Convention Center 2. North Charleston Marriott 3. Hyatt Place Charleston Airport/Convention Center 4. Residence Inn Ashley Phosphate Explore more of our favorite spots to stay in North Charleston. WHERE TO PLAY 1. Wannamaker County Park 2. The North Charleston Fire Museum & Educational Center 3. Holy City Brewing 4. North Charleston Riverfront Park 5. Frankly Charleston Check out more tours and attractions in North Charleston. WHERE TO SHOP 1. Mixson Market 2. North Charleston City Gallery 3. Northwoods Mall 4. Tanger Outlet Center 5. King Bean Coffee Roasters See more of the top spots to shop in North Charleston.