Take the road less traveled and experience what makes North Charleston and the Charleston area unique. Sometimes the best day trip is the one where you get lost and uncover the city’s hidden gems.
Step 1: Mixson Market
Address: 4338 McCarthy St, North Charleston, SC 29405
The first hidden gem on your list is the quaint area of Mixson. This place will have your heart the moment you walk down the cobblestoned streets. Stop by the Mixson Market for some gourmet coffee, pastries, and artisanal sandwiches.
Step 2: White Point Gardens
Address: 2 Murray Blvd, Charleston, SC 29401
Head downtown and prepare to get wonderfully lost. Start your journey at White Point Gardens, a secret you don’t want to miss.
Now, this is where it gets fun, as you walk through the park pick a street nearby and let the beauty guide you through the alleyways. This area is full of hidden gems so you will be sure to discover them.
Step 3: Poogan’s Porch
Address: 72 Queen Street, Charleston, SC 29401
As you wander down the historic streets of Charleston see how far away you are from Poogan’s Porch, a tucked away restaurant in charming downtown. Their Lowcountry cuisine is one of the best kept secrets in town.
Step 4: Striped Pig Distillery
Address: 2225 Old School Drive, Charleston, SC 29405
After your lost adventure, head back to North Charleston and discover a key part of what makes the city unique- it’s local distilleries and breweries! Take a tour and taste through the Striped Pig, the first distillery in Charleston since Prohibition.
Step 5: The Junction Kitchen & Provisions
Address: 4438 Spruill Ave. North Charleston, SC 29405
Off the beaten path and one of the best restaurants in North Charleston is the Junction Kitchen & Provisions. Not only is the food fresh and amazing but it is also a local favorite.
“Not all who wander are lost.”
Location and Contact Information
4338 McCarthy Street
North Charleston, SC 29405