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“watch the boats”(63 reviews)
Bright green public space overlooking the coast: great for picnics and lounging.
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1 Vendue Range, Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
+1 843-724-7327
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is so relaxing to sit here and watch the boats of all sizes going by, the pelicans diving for fish and occasional dolphins. The pineapple fountain in the park is unique and lovely. We also enjoy looking at the bronze maps of Charleston for...More

Thank BennieG45
Reviewed 2 days ago

Gorgeous views, beautiful fountain and a wonderful set of maps showing the peninsula's development over time

Thank OakSpringFarm
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This park is nice to view the harbor and the cruise dock. Has multiple places to sit snd enjoy the surroundings. It is a very nice walk around also and close to restaurants and landmarks

Thank PeterTravelAdvisor
Reviewed 3 days ago

I think if you make a trip just to see this it's a waste of a walk. If you want to see the water, go down to White Point Garden where there is a beautiful park and from there you can make your way up...More

1  Thank sullyisra
Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean and appealing city park with large fountain, walking path along the Battery, and a long pier. The well-known pineapple fountain is less than a block from the entrance.

Thank jettstream1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice,had alot of fun,beautiful place, we went in november,the weather was still nice,will definitely be planning a trip back.

Thank melissa r
Reviewed 1 week ago

a great place to see the ocean and ships while you can walk on the board walk or swing on the benches!

Thank CD33Roam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited along with friend to this place to enjoy the view. You will see the distant view of USS Yorktown, Fort Sumter and Arthur Ravenel Bridge also bit of Port. Water view with nice and clear weather was enjoyable. I would like to visit...More

Thank Madhanmohan1980
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit to Historic Charleston far exceeded our expaectations and the park was a testament that this city invest in their tourist industry! Beautiful park on the Cooper River and waterfront! Chance to get a Great walk with some great scenery! Very clean and Safe...More

Thank fbilly08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is very clean and a nice respite when my wife is shopping at the Straw market on Market street. The men tire of shopping early and being health conscience we sit on the nearest bench at the market. Guilt builds and we head...More

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Laura K
June 25, 2018|
Response from 159elizabethe | Reviewed this property |
Yep, but I’m sure it will fill up quick.
November 6, 2016|
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Response from alocalSummervilleSC | Reviewed this property |
Old Exchange Bldg. is on Broad St and East Bay. About a 4 block, 10 minute walk to the park.
January 31, 2016|
Response from alocalSummervilleSC | Reviewed this property |
It is a City of Charleston park, so there are definite restrictions. I'd call the city and ask. Parking can be a problem, and there are always LOTS of tourists, so any sort of privacy will be difficult. Not so sure if you... More