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Charleston Waterfront Park

1 Vendue, Charleston, SC 29401
843-724-7327
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Ranked #4 of 106 Attractions in Charleston
Type: Parks
Activities: Running
Description: Bright green public space overlooking the coast: great for picnics and lounging.
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Summerfield, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
33 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

My husband and I stumbled onto this park on the way back to our cruise ship. It is such a beautiful and serene area to relax ones weary feet after walking around Charleston and seeing the sights. It is right on the waterfront (hence the name), had a gentle breeze blowing and was shaded by the numerous amount of beautiful... More

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London, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

we just happened upon the park and it was gorgeous! talked to locals and took tons of pictures and people were happy to take a pic of me and my daughter, loved the peace and quiet and tranquility of the place!

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Lancaster, New York, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Was raining so we did not stay long. Disappointed we could not swing and see any dolphins. Pretty waterfront but not much to do there.

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new jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

The Charleston peninsula gives you many different things to see at the waterfront from: the USS Yorktown, the Ravenel Bridge, the Fort Sumter, the Battery, pineapple fountain, & the beautiful homes that are long the waterfront. A paid tour gives you a history of all of those homes and sites.

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Houston, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

A shady and cool place to relax and unwind after walking the Market place. The Pineapple fountain is pretty cool and you can wade it if you want. From the nearby pier you can see Fort Sumter and there are shaded tables/benches and 3 or 4 hanging 'porch' swings for relaxing.

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Canton, Georgia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Loved walking down and feeling the breeze and admiring the ocean and seeing the dolphins. We were able to catch a glimpse of a troupe that was going to perform that night that were dancing outside the venue. A mix of young and old .

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Very nice to visit the waterfront, swings to swing on under roof and benches. Lots of sailboats and other vessels to see too. Sometimes there are dolphins passing through. You can also get up close and personal with cruise ships!! Very nice and relaxing area.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Liked the park on the water, nice views and history. Some old civil war era statues and cannon on the main.

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Victor, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

The board walk is beautiful and well maintained. There is a water fountain at the start of it where you can see people from all over the world taking pictures. The grounds of the park are beautiful also. We happened to be there on a drizzly day but that did not take away from the beauty. It is wheelchair accessible... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

It may be a little crowded at more popular times but it is worth a look. So very pretty, especially at sunset. You can see the boats coming in and the water is so relaxing.

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