Charleston, South Carolina is a well-known tourist attraction whether you're traveling for a weekend getaway or a week-long family vacation. It has Southern history and charm, fine dining, cool bars, and shopping. Check out these vacation rental options for your upcoming vacation.

Top vacation rentals in Charleston

California King with custom upholstered-headboard, bedding & window treatmen
4.8
Outstanding(443 Reviews)
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 in Charleston
Romantic Loft Apartment in Historic Downtown with Optional Parking
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

When traveling to Charleston, if you are looking for (business stays, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.) this is the perfect place at $261 per night.

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5.0
Outstanding(407 Reviews)
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 in Charleston
Lodge Alley - Downtown Historic District - Incredible Location
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 baths
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

Looking for a House in Charleston, this House for $442 per night for your business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, on your next trip.

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3.6
Good(1,232 Reviews)
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 in Charleston
3star
Quality Inn Mt. Pleasant – Charleston
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking for the perfect place to call home during your trip to Charleston? This Hotel offers a comfort and style with top-notch amenities, including Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Laundry, and more.

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4.0
Good(1,629 Reviews)
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3star
Hyatt Place Charleston - Historic District
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

When traveling to Charleston, if you are looking for (business stays, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.) this is the perfect place at $248 per night.

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Vacation rentals with air conditioning in Charleston

Romantic Suite overlooking the world renowned City Market.
4.9
Outstanding(300 Reviews)
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 in Charleston
ON THE MARKET - CHARMING STUDIO IN THE HEART OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN!
2 guests · 1 bath
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

Discover the beauty of Charleston with a stay at ON THE MARKET - CHARMING STUDIO IN THE HEART OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN! , a top rated Condo with amenities such as Air conditioner, Internet / Wifi and Balcony / Patio, and more.

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Luxury California King Bed
4.8
Outstanding(375 Reviews)
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 in Charleston
Modern Studio Apartment in Historic Building on Broad Street
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

This inviting Condo in Charleston can fit your needs for many types of vacations, at $225 per night.

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Luxury Queen Bed
4.9
Outstanding(366 Reviews)
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 in Charleston
Historic Romantic Downtown Row House with Free Parking
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

This House in Charleston, is the right price for your (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.) today!

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Private kitchen
5.0
Outstanding(354 Reviews)
Condo
 in Mount Pleasant
Studio on Shem Creek with a Deep Water Dock & Views of Freshwater Lake
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Condo in Charleston, for $185 per night is great for your next (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Charleston travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Charleston vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Charleston, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What is the price range for rentals in Charleston?

Vacation rentals in Charleston have a price range between $40-$4,250. The average price for rentals in Charleston is $215 per night.

Is Charleston, SC safe to travel to?

Charleston, SC is a safe travel destination. Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind while visiting:

  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
  • Avoid carrying large amounts of cash.
  • Use public transportation or ride-share services to get around.

What is the culture like in Charleston, SC?

Charleston, South Carolina is a vibrant city that has a rich cultural heritage. From its historic architecture, to its colorful cuisine and lively music, Charleston offers something for everyone to enjoy. Here are five key elements of the culture in Charleston:

  • Architecture: Charleston is known for its unique and picturesque architecture, from colonial homes to churches and more.
  • Cuisine: Charleston's Lowcountry cuisine is full of fresh seafood, traditional Southern dishes, and flavorful spices.
  • Music: Music is an important part of Charleston's culture, with a rich traditional jazz and blues scene.
  • Arts: From galleries to public art installations, Charleston has a thriving art scene.
  • Outdoor Activities: From fishing and boating to beach days and long walks, Charleston has plenty of outdoor activities to offer.

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Charleston, SC?

Charleston, South Carolina has many affordable accommodations for travelers. Here are a few options:

From cozy vacation homes to hostels, Charleston has something to fit any budget and travel style.

How can I get around in Charleston, SC?

You can get around Charleston, SC by:

  • Car
  • Public Transit
  • Biking

Whether you are looking for a relaxed ride around town or to get to your destination quickly, Charleston has plenty of options for you to choose from.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Charleston, SC?

Charleston, SC is a beautiful city full of history and culture. Some of the must-visit tourist attractions in Charleston, SC are:

  • Fort Sumter National Monument
  • Charleston City Market
  • Rainbow Row
  • Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

Visitors can explore the history of the city at Fort Sumter National Monument, shop for souvenirs and local goods at the Charleston City Market, take pictures of the iconic Rainbow Row, and admire the beauty of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Charleston, SC?

Charleston, SC is a popular vacation destination and offers a variety of amenities in its vacation rentals. Some of the most popular amenities include:

  • Fully-equipped kitchens and modern appliances
  • Well-maintained pools and spas
  • Access to nearby beaches and parks
  • High-speed Internet and WiFi
  • High-definition televisions and cable/satellite channels

These amenities help to make your stay in Charleston both comfortable and convenient. Many vacation rentals also offer additional amenities such as boats, bikes, and other recreational activities.

What are the best neighborhoods to visit in Charleston, SC?

  • Historic Downtown Charleston is one of the best places to visit in Charleston, SC. It has world-famous attractions such as Fort Sumter and the famous Battery promenade.
  • Mount Pleasant is a charming town on the outskirts of Charleston, SC. It has great restaurants, shopping areas and a beautiful harbor.
  • Folly Beach is an iconic beach town on the coast of Charleston, SC. It is known for its laid-back atmosphere and stunning sunsets.

What are some can't-miss land-based activities in Charleston?

- Dine in some of the award-winning restaurants for amazing Lowcountry cuisine.
- Run, walk, or bike across the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge for breathtaking views.

What is there to do on the water in Charleston?

As a port city, Charleston is surrounded by water from the Atlantic Ocean as well as the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. Try a surfing lesson, take a sunset harbor tour or go sailing.

Does Charleston, SC have an interesting history?

Many plantations, museums, and monuments in Charleston offer a bit of history. Charleston had a significant presence in the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and the Civil War. Walk along the historic Battery Street to see elegant row houses.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Charleston, SC?

Charleston, SC is known for its popular shopping destinations. Here are some of the most popular:

  • King Street – a historic shopping district with a variety of boutiques, galleries, and restaurants
  • Charleston City Market – an open-air market featuring handmade goods, souvenirs, and snacks
  • Tanger Outlets – a shopping center with over 70 stores offering discounts on designer brands

Where is Charleston, SC?

Charleston, SC is located in the southeastern United States, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest city in South Carolina, and is known for its rich history and culture. It is a popular tourist destination, with attractions such as historic sites, beaches, and parks.

What are the top things to do in Charleston, SC?

Charleston, SC is a city full of history and culture, and there are plenty of things to do for visitors and locals alike. Here are some of the top things to do in Charleston:

  • Take a tour of the city's historic sites, such as the Battery and Rainbow Row.
  • Visit the Charleston City Market for unique souvenirs and local snacks.
  • Explore the many beaches, parks, and islands of the area.
  • Experience the city's vibrant nightlife with its many bars, clubs, and restaurants.

What do I need to know before visiting Charleston, SC?

Before visiting Charleston, SC, it is important to know a few things. Firstly, the city is located in the southeastern United States and is known for its rich history. Secondly, it has a subtropical climate, so it can be hot and humid in the summer and mild in the winter. Lastly, it is a popular tourist destination, so it is important to plan ahead to make the most of your visit.

  • Charleston is located in the southeastern United States
  • It has a subtropical climate
  • It is a popular tourist destination

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Charleston?

  • Air conditioner
  • Internet / Wifi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette

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