These are things you can do in Charleston this August:
1. Visit this Harry Potter-themed escape room
Are you ready to fight evil? Become a powerful sorcerer and defeat black magic wizards in under an hour at this Harry Potter-themed escape room. Here are all the details.
2. Visit the haunted Charleston jail at night
If it’s too hot for you to go out during the day, do it at night! And there’s no better tour than a scary one. Visit the Haunted Charleston Jail. There are tours organized at night. Will you be lucky enough to see a ghost?
3-7. Spend a fun afternoon drinking a cocktail
Rooftop cocktails make sense in a city where it always feels like summer. From downtown Charleston to Folly Beach, thirsty Charlestonians now have their pick of sky-high lounges. These are the best rooftop bars in Charleston:
- The Cocktail Club
- 45 Waterside
- The Citrus Club at the Dewberry
- Snapper Jacks
8. Have afternoon tea at Camellias
Who’s ready for some afternoon tea? One of Charleston’s biggest hidden gems is the afternoon tea offered at Camellias, the champagne bar at Hotel Bennett. Here’s everything you need to know.
9. Saturday beer trolley
Every Saturday an 100% free Trolley begins a shuttle service to different breweries in the Brewery District. The service runs from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Check out all of the stops here.
10-14. Eat hamburgers at some of the most delicious spots in Charleston
This list of top burgers in Charleston includes everything from under-the-radar, gourmet, and fast food-style options that proves that a burger can be very versatile. Here are five places you need to eat at:
- Halls Chophouse
- Drown Dog Deli
- The Tattooed Moose
- Moe’s Crosstown Tavern
- Poe’s Tavern
15-19. Beat the heat at South Carolina’s most stunning swimming holes
These jaw-dropping natural pools in South Carolina will keep you cool, entertained, and inspired all summer long! Check out the South Carolina swimming holes you can’t miss:
- Chau-Ram Falls
- Parsons Mountain Recreation Area
- Long Shoals Creek Wayside Park
- Aiken State Park
- Reedy Cove Creek
20-25. Visit different waterfalls around South Carolina
Nature junkie? Take a day trip to these beautiful waterfalls around South Carolina:
- Lower Whitewater Falls
- Opossum Creek Falls
- Spoonauger Falls
- Yellow Branch Falls
- Twin Falls
Featured image by Matt Brooks @FollyByMatty