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Entire rental unit · James Island
Private Marshfront Studio Nestled Among Grand Oaks
Make your Charleston vacation unforgettable and stay in this stunning newly constructed studio apartment on marshfront property in Charleston, SC. This private, serene getaway offers stunning views of local wildlife, and is completely surrounded by mature grand oak trees. Located between downtown Charleston and beautiful Folly Beach, you will be perfectly situated for everything Charleston has to offer.
G$28,474 GYD per night
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Private room · West Ashley
Fresh and Charming room and bath.
Lovely, private room with private bath across the hall. *Full access to a beautiful kitchen, nicely landscaped back yard and front porch with rocking chairs and swing. *Spacious cooking/living/dining areas *Fast Wi-Fi *TV with local channels *Free Parking in driveway *Coffee/tea, and an assortment of granola/breakfast bars *Built-In iron station *Double closet with hanger & luggage rack. desk *Beach bag, towels, cooler, chairs *2 Beach bikes for free use
G$17,920 GYD per night
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Private room · James Island
Spacious Suite A w/Keyless Entry, king size bed
Location, location, location! Spacious private suite with keyless entry on James Island situated halfway between Downtown Charleston and Folly Beach. Only minutes driving to either way. Close to James Island County Park, restaurants and other amenities. Off street parking - enough space for 2 cars. Private bath. Coffee maker, coffee, microwave, mini fridge, bottled water provided. Bedside lamp has 2 USB ports. Dedicated to make all guests feel welcomed and as comfortable as possible.
G$14,462 GYD per night
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Stay near Charleston's top sights

Photo of Historic Charleston City Market
Historic Charleston City Market110 locals recommend
Photo of Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum62 locals recommend
Photo of Waterfront Park
Waterfront Park85 locals recommend
Photo of The Battery
The Battery135 locals recommend
Photo of South Carolina Aquarium
South Carolina Aquarium88 locals recommend
Photo of Middleton Place
Middleton Place90 locals recommend

Downtown Charleston vacation rentals

Entire home · Charleston
Modern & Cozy Home in Downtown Charleston
G$38,612 GYD per night
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Entire home · James Island
Private Lowcountry Cottage
G$18,575 GYD per night
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Private room · North Charleston
Cozy private room in North Charleston
G$11,091 GYD per night
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Tiny home · James Island
The Backpacker
G$10,436 GYD per night
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Entire guest suite · James Island
Three-room suite with private entrance
G$16,697 GYD per night
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Entire cottage · Cannonborough - Elliottborough
Perfect Tiny Cottage, Historic Downtown Charleston
G$32,260 GYD per night
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Entire guesthouse · West Ashley
Cute, Cozy, Charleston Cottage
G$19,082 GYD per night
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Private room · James Island
Private Lowcountry Get-A-Way
G$15,236 GYD per night
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Entire guest suite · James Island
Relaxing Studio minutes to Downtown & Folly Beach
G$21,944 GYD per night
Entire guesthouse · James Island
Private Guest House - Pets Welcome! #01612
G$18,784 GYD per night
Private room · South of Broad
Location! With small private Balcony
G$12,523 GYD per night
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Entire rental unit · James Island
Private Waterfront Apartment among the Grand Oaks
G$22,779 GYD per night
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Charleston winter vacation rentals

Entire rental unit · Cannonborough - Elliottborough
Exclusive Open Loft in Downtown Charleston
G$28,115 GYD per night
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Entire guest suite · Mount Pleasant
*Fully*Renovated*1bed/1baClosetoDowntown/Beach
G$26,477 GYD per night
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Entire guest suite · James Island
Peaceful Waterfront Home in Charleston
G$21,468 GYD per night
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Private room · James Island
Private Suite C w/keyless entry, king size bed
G$14,253 GYD per night
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Entire home · James Island
Charleston Getaway Between Downtown & Folly Beach
G$27,521 GYD per night
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Entire rental unit · Park Circle
Quiet 2-B.Room Unit, STEPS from food & nightlife
G$25,642 GYD per night
Entire guest suite · James Island
Newly Renovated Guest Suite with Exterior Entrance
G$25,434 GYD per night
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Private room · West Ashley
Fresh and Private with King bed and Ensuite bath
G$24,210 GYD per night
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Entire guesthouse · James Island
Adorable Folly Carriage House Retreat
G$27,615 GYD per night
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Entire home · Charleston
Exclusive Azalea Suite 2B/1B With Free Parking
G$22,213 GYD per night
Entire rental unit · Mount Pleasant
Lovely 1 Room Garden Suite Apt. Bathroom/Parking
G$20,723 GYD per night
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Entire guesthouse · Park Circle
Olde Village Loft at Park Circle
G$19,381 GYD per night
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Charleston summer vacation rentals

Entire rental unit · Cannonborough - Elliottborough
Cozy Art Villa in Historic Charleston, SC
G$29,457 GYD per night
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Private room · James Island
Executive Suite B w/Private Entrance,king size bed
G$13,894 GYD per night
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Private room · James Island
Quiet guest suite close to Downtown
G$18,575 GYD per night
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Private room · West Ashley
Queen bed w/ private bath - Room 3
G$11,252 GYD per night
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Private room · James Island
A cozy and clean private bedroom and bathroom.
G$11,360 GYD per night
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Entire guest suite · James Island
Lisa's Suite Serenity ~ no cleaning fee
G$23,854 GYD per night
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Tiny home · Park Circle
Casita 289 - Brand New Tiny Home in Park Circle
G$24,567 GYD per night
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Private room · North Charleston
Cheerful private room in a new house.
G$8,766 GYD per night
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Entire guesthouse · Park Circle
Private apartment w/ full kitchen
G$18,010 GYD per night
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Entire guest suite · Mount Pleasant
Tiny Studio NO CLEANING FEE!
G$22,094 GYD per night
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Entire home · Park Circle
Cheery, Bright, Lowcountry 3-bedroom Daisy Cottage
G$48,847 GYD per night
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Entire rental unit · Charleston
Chic 1838 Downtown Charleston@Upper King dining
G$29,608 GYD per night
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Your guide to Charleston

Introduction

Charleston’s present is rooted in its past. In 1931, the city became the first to set an ordinance establishing a historic district. The result is an extremely well-preserved pre-Civil War downtown area, plus about 2,800 historic homes in the region showcasing eight architectural styles seen in the Lowcountry: Colonial, Georgian, Federal, Classical Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Victorian, and Art Deco. The quintessentially charming Southern seaport city is also within easy reach of diverse communities, including South Carolina’s largest island, Johns Island, about 10 miles to the southwest; the fast-growing suburb of Mount Pleasant, 10 miles to the northeast; the barrier island of Sullivan’s Island, 10 miles to the east; Folly Beach, best known for its pier, 11.5 miles to the south; the oceanfront community of Seabrook Island 23.7 miles southwest, and the delightful small town of Summerville, about 25 miles to the northwest.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Charleston?

Spring and fall are the most enjoyable times of year to stay in one of Charleston’s vacation rentals, when highs are in the mid-60s to 70s Fahrenheit and lows stay in the 50s and low 60s. March through May are especially popular because of all the blooming plants, especially the magnolia trees. Summers can get stifling, with humid highs in the 80s and lows only dropping into the 70s, plus rainfall is highest from June through September, hitting a peak in August. Winters can be a pleasant time in the city, as highs are in the upper 50s and lows tend not to dip below the mid-40s.


What are the top things to do in Charleston?

Fort Sumter

The first shots of the Civil War rang out at this fort in 1861. It’s accessible only by ferry boat, departing from the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center in Charleston or Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant.

Historic District

The historic district sits on the peninsula where the Ashley and Cooper rivers meet, and mixes cobblestone streets and lowcountry architecture. Stop at the Charleston City Market, one of the country’s oldest public markets, established in 1804, and also explore King Street, which runs from uptown to the Charleston Harbor, passing through the Design, Fashion, and Antique districts.

The Battery

On the southern end is this picturesque waterfront stretch of historic mansions, as well as Joe Riley Waterfront Park, home of the Pineapple Fountain.