The Ultimate Bachelorette Guide to Charleston
Enlist your best gal pals and pack your bags! It’s time for a jaunt to charming Charleston to celebrate your upcoming nuptials. Enjoy a three-day getaway filled with craft cocktails, exciting explorations and pure bridal bliss.
DAY ONE: YOU’VE ARRIVED
Check in to the Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel, a charming blend of 19th century architecture and genial service, centrally located to a variety of attractions, including the King Street Antiques District.
There’s no better time to say ‘yes’ to the dress than when your #girlsquad is in tow! Slip into indie-inspired bridal frocks by unique emerging designers, such as Leanne Marshall and Rue De Seine, at Lovely Bride.
Give the gals a sneak peak of your stunning Southern venue. They’ll ooh and ahh over the open-air piazzas and lush private grounds at one of Charleston’s most sought-after wedding venues, the William Aiken House.
Travel in style with Lowcountry Valet & Shuttle Co. while taking a ride through the iconic Avenue of Oaks at the picturesque Boone Hall Plantation, where celebrity duo Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds tied the knot!
Spend the evening shopping on King Street and pop into Croghan’s Jewel Box. This sparkling nook is a treasure trove of heirloom silver, estate jewelry and classic gifts for your beautiful bridesmaids.
DAY TWO: THE CITY IS YOUR OYSTER
Kick off the morning exploring the Instagram-worthy streets of Charleston alongside Bulldog Tours. Stroll past antebellum mansions, historic landmarks and beautiful parks.
Primp and prep for an adventurous night out on the town with the talented team at Gorgeous GLO.
Enjoy classic Southern comfort cuisine at Cru Café before sampling Cru Catering’s innovative reception bites, including mini chicken and waffles, on your big day.
First stop on your cocktail club crawl: the 1920s inspired Prohibition. Transport back to the jazz age while you sip and savor innovative spirits.
Next up: The Cocktail Club, a lounge dedicated to the art of the craft cocktail. Make your way to the rooftop terrace, which features a garden that provides fresh garnishes for many of the drinks!
Slip into the bar at Halls Chophouse, a favorite among locals and visitors alike, for a Lucid Peach or Hummingbird cocktail.
DAY THREE: SOAK IN THE SPLENDOR
Begin the day with a bridal brunch at The Parsonage, a beautifully renovated Circa 1846 residence that boasts an intimate courtyard and two grand piazzas.
Rejuvenate and replenish with a Magnolia Blossom Body Scrub at The Spa at Belmond Charleston Place before spending a relaxing afternoon poolside.
Indulge in a Mint to Be or White Chocolate Strawberry Champagne cupcake from Charleston’s first and only cupcake bakery on King Street, Cupcake DownSouth.
Revel in the Holy City skyline from the water with a sunset cruise aboard the Schooner Pride. Sail past barrier islands, Civil War landmarks and the longest cable-stayed bridge in North America.
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