Looking to have a great Charleston vacation but don’t want to actually stay in downtown Charleston. MT Pleasant lodging is the perfect option for a Charleston vacation without actually being in downtown Charleston. Mt. Pleasant is located on the other side of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge from downtown Charleston and is only a quick five minute car trip away. It’s perfect for couples or families that want to stay by Charleston but don’t want to have to deal with the hassle of downtown Charleston. There are great Mt. Pleasant hotels near Charleston, like the Shem Creek Inn. The Shem Creek Inn is an adorable hotel located on the Shem Creek waterfront by Charleston Harbor. The Shem Creek inn’s 50 spacious guest rooms feature comfortable beds with plush linens and peaceful nature views and balconies.
When staying at the Shem Creek Inn, get dinner at the Water’s Edge Restaurant located just down the road. Water’s Edge is a waterfront restaurant where local fish and shrimp boats pass daily. It features upscale fine-dining by Charleston native Jimmy Purcell, owner and executive chef. Their Lowcountry menu features traditional dishes like steamed mussels, shrimp and grits, crab cakes and shrimp scampi with penne. The menu also features steak, chicken and burgers if seafood isn’t your thing. Water’s Edge has an extensive wine list featuring over 450 wines. Make sure you head to Water’s Edge for their extensive Sunday Brunch Breakfast complete with Bloody Mary bar!
Water’s Edge restaurant is the perfect spot for winding down a long day of exploring downtown Charleston before crashing in your plush MT Pleasant hotel room. The Shem Creek Inn offer various hotel packages that make a Charleston weekend vacation a great idea any time of the year. Contact the staff at the Shem Creek Inn with any questions or to book your Charleston vacation.