Sundays are certainly special to us in the South. Residing in the Holy City, Charlestonians live for Sundays spent eating, drinking, and spending time with friends and family. If you happen to find yourself in the Lowcountry on a Sunday with nothing to do– look no further than this list of 5 fun Sunday activities to do in Charleston.
Brunch is poppin’ in downtown Charleston, but it doesn’t always stay there. Hopping on a Jazz Brunch River Cruise combines all the fun of brunch and jazz with a cruise through the harbor. These cruises begin this April and run throughout October. Seeing the sights of the Lowcountry, while simultaneously tasting the rich Southern cuisine that Charleston is famous for, is an amazing start to the day.
Bring the history alive with downtown walking tours or trips to famous plantations and mansions. Adventure Sightseeing will offer a wide variety of these tours beginning in April. Magnolia’s Plantation is a beautiful way to spend a Sunday afternoon in Charleston, South Carolina. Their lush gardens and historic significance make this an intriguing tour as well as great place for a photo-op!
Wanting to get on the water, but already made brunch reservations on land? Hopping onto Schooner Pride’s sunset sail is the option for you. Beginning on March 15th, sunset sails allow passengers to experience Charleston at its peak beauty-viewing times with voyages starting at 5 or 6 pm. Set sail on a relaxing journey throughout the harbor and take in the natural beauty of a Sunday sunset.
Rainbow Row is an iconic Charleston stop located at 83 East Bay Street. The vibrantly colored homes, cobblestone streets, and quaint downtown atmosphere will bring you back to a simpler time. Free Tours By Foot will provide you with a comprehensive guide to Rainbow Row among various other historical landmarks.
St. Michael’s Episcopal Church
Downtown Charleston has a rich religious history. The oldest standing church is St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, which opened in 1761. This is a popular stop for walking and carriage tours alike, and services are open to the public! People from all spiritual backgrounds can appreciate the architectural beauty, longevity, and history surrounding this church.