Charleston is a one-of-a-kind city that is an ideal destination for a family vacation. There are beautiful beaches around the Charleston area and the city itself is an extremely popular tourist attraction. No matter how large or small, young or old, your family may be, Charleston has something for everyone. The Shem Creek Inn in Mt. Pleasant, SC is just across the Cooper River Bridge from historic Charleston and is close to the best beaches in the area, Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms.
During your vacation you will probably want to spend a day at the beach and soak up some sun. Luckily for you, Shem Creek Inn is a few short miles from Sullivan’s Island which boasts some wonderful beaches for your family to swim in the ocean, play in the sand, and appreciate some history as well. Sullivan’s Island has a storied past of defending the harbor from any threats and the military artifacts can still be seen around the Island. The Isle of Palms is another great choice for your family beach day with its white sand beaches, gorgeous palm trees, and fun family atmosphere. Either way you and your family will get to enjoy a day at the beach during your Charleston, SC vacation.
Families with younger children may want to spend an afternoon at the Splash Island Water Park. Splash Island is a quaint family friendly water park located minutes from Shem Creek Inn. Activity pools, sprays, geysers, and raindrop waterfalls are bound to put a smile on your child’s face. There are also some larger waterslides that even the big kids will enjoy.
Any visit to the area is not complete without spending time in Charleston’s historic district. Any family member can appreciate the long and rich history of this great city. Take the family on a carriage tour around the city and enjoy all of the interesting architecture, picturesque scenery, and the incredible historic landmarks. The tour guides always have amazing stories about the buildings and the people from all throughout the city’s 300 year history.
Charleston, South Carolina is the perfect place for your family to take their next vacation. Be close to everything and stay at one of the best hotels in Charleston, The Shem Creek Inn. We offer great amenities and comfortable guest rooms for your family to have a very memorable Charleston family vacation.