It’s holiday shopping season! Did you know that your favorite Folly Beach hotel, Water’s Edge Inn, is just 9 miles from Historic Downton Charleston, South Carolina? Charleston offers a charming and festive atmosphere for holiday shopping. Here are some recommendations for your holiday shopping in the Charleston area:

King Street: This historic street is a shopping mecca with a mix of high-end boutiques, local shops, and national retailers. You can find everything from clothing and accessories to home goods.

Charleston City Market: Located in the heart of downtown, the Charleston City Market is one of the oldest public markets in the country. You’ll discover a variety of vendors selling unique crafts, jewelry, and local goods.

Historic Charleston Foundation Shops: Check out the shops associated with the Historic Charleston Foundation. They offer a range of gifts, including home décor, books, and accessories, often with a historical or Southern theme.

The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place: If you’re looking for luxury items, this upscale shopping destination within the Charleston Place Hotel features high-end brands and boutique shops.

The Artisan Market at the Historic Rice Mill: Held during the holiday season, this market features local artisans and craftsmen selling their unique creations. It’s an excellent place to find one-of-a-kind gifts.

Come enjoy a stay on Folly Beach and spend a day or two exploring the charming streets of Charleston and finding special gifts for your loved ones. At the end of the day, head back to your home away from home, the Water’s Edge Inn on Folly Beach.