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12 Fun Summer Date Ideas in Charleston

12 Fun Summer Date Ideas in Charleston

From adventurous kayaking in the creek to peaceful picnics in the park, we’ve rounded up 12 summer date ideas that are uniquely Charleston! Scroll on to check out a few of our favorite, fun-filled ways to spend a summer day.

Before you go, discover 10 of Charleston’s Most Romantic Restaurants.

1. Pick up a bottle of rosé from Graft & climb aboard the Schooner Pride for an afternoon dolphin sail.

Schooner Pride

2. Pack a goat.sheep.cow picnic & head to one of Charleston’s beautiful parks.

goat.sheep.cow | image by Rhyme & Reason

3. Explore the Lowcountry’s waterways via kayak.

Coastal Expeditions

4. Enjoy a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream cone & stroll on Isle of Palms.

Isle of Palms

5. Rent bicycles at Freshfields Village & cruise your way around Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island.

Freshfields Village

6. Sip craft cocktails at one of Charleston’s rooftop bars.


7. Step inside the swan scene in “The Notebook” at Cypress Gardens.

Cypress Gardens

8. Sip sweet tea before hopping on a trolley tour at the Charleston Tea Garden.

Charleston Tea Garden

9. Check off as many items as possible on our Charleston Beach Bucket List.

Morris Island Lighthouse

10. Discover each of Charleston’s 9 secret alleyways.

Stoll’s Alley

11. Wine & dine at Obstinate Daughter before a sunset stroll on Sullivan’s Island.

Sullivan’s Island

12. Take surfing lessons on Folly Beach via Isla Surf School.

Folly Beach