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Charleston County South Carolina Portrayed in Pictures

Updated on May 9, 2014

Charleston and Surrounding Area

Welcome to Charleston Harbor!

Bring your swimsuits, but don't forget to pack the sunscreen and the bug spray!
Bring your swimsuits, but don't forget to pack the sunscreen and the bug spray! | Source

Beautiful Places and Smiling Faces!

When you visit historic Charleston, you'll see why everyone is happy and smiling- there are always activities to do- no matter what age you are!


One of the many beautiful bridges into town!

You can travel by land, sea, and air to Charleston!
You can travel by land, sea, and air to Charleston! | Source

Cross the Arthur Ravenel Bridge into Mount Pleasant or Sullivan's Island!

Private lanes are available for the avid walker, jogger, runner, and/or cyclist! Check out the annual Cooper River Bridge Run 10K!
Private lanes are available for the avid walker, jogger, runner, and/or cyclist! Check out the annual Cooper River Bridge Run 10K! | Source

Hunting, fishing, sight-seeing, scenic driving, cruising, boating, swimming, walking, jogging, bicycling, wakeboarding, surfing, sand-castle building, relaxing......









Fried chicken, shrimp-n-grits, boiled peanuts, sweet tea, collard greens, farmer's markets with the freshest peaches, tomatoes, strawberries, blueberries, and cucumbers....








Local Sports Teams!

Last game of the season! Fireworks display tonight!
Last game of the season! Fireworks display tonight! | Source

Picturesque Golf Courses!

Grab your clubs, tees, golf balls and a cart, but do not forget your camera!
Grab your clubs, tees, golf balls and a cart, but do not forget your camera! | Source

Sports!

A plethora of sports......pick-up games.....and professional...... Hockey, soccer, baseball, golf, tennis, lacrosse, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, bocce......One can not forget the USC- versus Clemson rivalry!


















Festival of Lights!

Take a drive through James Island County Park from November 1st to January 1st. Make sure you take the kids out of the car for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus; take a short stroll though the lit path; ride the merry-go-round, train, and sip hot cocoa
Take a drive through James Island County Park from November 1st to January 1st. Make sure you take the kids out of the car for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus; take a short stroll though the lit path; ride the merry-go-round, train, and sip hot cocoa | Source

Festivals Galore-

Grits, FlowerTown, Strawberry, Piccolo Spoleto, Shark Week, Taste of Charleston, Sweetgrass, Blue Crab, Children's Day, Greek, Blessing of the Fleet.....










History is Abundant!

Charles Pinckney National Historical Site *Free Parking, Free House Tour, Free Great Family Picnic Spot!
Charles Pinckney National Historical Site *Free Parking, Free House Tour, Free Great Family Picnic Spot! | Source
Mount Pleasant WaterFront Park. A great place to take a walk, pay respect at the war memorial, fish from the pier, plan an event, attend a free concert or splash day, and let the children play on the huge state-of-the-art equipment!
Mount Pleasant WaterFront Park. A great place to take a walk, pay respect at the war memorial, fish from the pier, plan an event, attend a free concert or splash day, and let the children play on the huge state-of-the-art equipment! | Source

Take a Train Ride Through the Shopping District in Towne Centre in Mount Pleasant

You are never too old to ride the trolley!
You are never too old to ride the trolley! | Source

Ahoy Maties!

Put your eye patch on, walk the plank, and search for the buried treasure with the kids!
Put your eye patch on, walk the plank, and search for the buried treasure with the kids! | Source

Loving the Outdoors!

If you love nature, Charleston is the place to be!
If you love nature, Charleston is the place to be! | Source

Watch out for the living ocean life!

Snap.....Snap.....Watch out for that crab in the sand!
Snap.....Snap.....Watch out for that crab in the sand! | Source

Winter Time on the Beach!

What do you do when it's Winter break and you live at the ocean? Make a sandman...of course!
What do you do when it's Winter break and you live at the ocean? Make a sandman...of course! | Source

Friendly Boone Hall Plantation Animals!

Exploring the natural scenery and animals on the historic plantations!
Exploring the natural scenery and animals on the historic plantations! | Source

History is Rich in the LowCountry!

Magnolia Plantation, Fort Moultrie, Fort Sumter, USS Yorktown, Civil War history, Charles Towne Landing, Boone Hall Plantation, Charles Pinckney Historical Site, Drayton Hall, Ashley River, Museum Mile......








Parks....Parks....and more.....Parks!

Mount Pleasant Pier Park, Charleston County Parks, Daniel Island Pirate Playground at Symthe Park, Charleston Water Front Park, Alhambra Hall.......




























Smell the flowers...




Taste the brackish saltwater......





Hear the waves crashing......




Touch the friendly animals......




See the beautiful scenery......













Grab a blanket and your loved one and.....just.....relax!
Grab a blanket and your loved one and.....just.....relax! | Source
The calm before the storm! A beautiful sunset and crashing waves before a tropical storm.
The calm before the storm! A beautiful sunset and crashing waves before a tropical storm. | Source




Sunrises.......and sunsets.......are breathtaking!

A stroll down East Bay street completes any day....
A stroll down East Bay street completes any day.... | Source
The scenery just never gets old.....
The scenery just never gets old..... | Source


Hope you enjoyed Charleston County South Carolina Portrayed in Pictures!


Ya'll come back now.......Ya Hear!



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    • Peggy W profile image

      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      What a lovely hub you created about Charleston County in South Carolina using photos and descriptions. Thanks for this interesting and beautiful hub in response to my question. Voted that + up and sharing with my followers.

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      FreezeFrame34 4 years ago from Charleston SC

      Thanks Peggy W! I enjoyed writing it; the hardest part was going through all of my pictures and deciding which to use!

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      CassyLu1981 4 years ago from Spring Lake, NC

      Love your hub! I've been wanting to go down to SC since we live in NC but haven't had the chance to go down to Charleston yet. So glad I saw your hub so I can now look forward to more experiances when we do go! Voted up and useful and Shared :)

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      FreezeFrame34 4 years ago from Charleston SC

      Thanks, CassyLu1981; there is so much to do in Charleston and the surrounding area, it never gets old. I've been here for five years and I still haven't seen everything I want to! I'm in need of a desperate stay-cation!

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      Cynthia B Turner 4 years ago from Georgia

      Nice collection of personal photos depicting Charleston. I love the city and visit as often as I can.

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      FreezeFrame34 4 years ago from Charleston SC

      Thanks, Cyndi10!

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      Healthy Life 4 years ago from Connecticut, USA

      I have never been to South Carolina but your beautiful pictures and descriptions make me want to travel there. Looks like there is so much to do outdoors and the weather is supposed to be beautiful. Thanks for sharing! Voted up!

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      FreezeFrame34 4 years ago from Charleston SC

      Thanks for reading and commenting, healthylife2.

      South Carolina is a great place to visit and live; there is always something to do!

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      Dolores Monet 4 years ago from East Coast, United States

      Charleston looks so beautiful! I didn't realize that it was so surrounded by water. I love to armchair travel here on HP and so enjoyed my little visit to South Carolina!

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      FreezeFrame34 4 years ago from Charleston SC

      Thanks Dolores for reading and commenting; I'm glad you enjoyed your travel-free stay in Charleston!

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