Green Spots & Gourmet Shops in Charleston

Al fresco dining and impromptu picnics in the park are among our favorite ways to savor the flavors and sweetness of summer in Charleston. Pick up a picnic basket to-go, complete with cucumber salad and caprese pasta, at Caviar & Bananas or stroll to Queen Street Grocery for made-to-order sammies and crepes before heading to one of Charleston’s 19 most beautiful parks for a leisurely luncheon on the lawn. Scroll on to explore our favorite spots to park it and picnic in the Lowcountry!


Caw Caw Interpretive Center
Freshfields Village
Hampton Park
James Island County Park
Kiawah Beachwalker Park
Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park
North Charleston Riverfront Park
Palmetto Islands County Park
Waterfront Park
White Point Garden
Wannamaker County Park


Artisan Meat Share
Caviar & Bananas
Queen Street Grocery
Mixson Market
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Discover the top 20 spots to dine al fresco in Charleston.

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