As we all know, Charleston is a gorgeous place but an even better place to catch the sunset. Here in Charleston, we have multiple locations to catch a glimpse of our breathtaking sunsets! Whether it be with one of our tours, a rooftop restaurant or a local setting, we have listed some of our favorite spots for the best view.
The Rooftop Bar at Vendue
The Rooftop Bar at Vendue is located downtown on 19 Vendue Range. The restaurant overlooks the Holy City skyline and the harbor. Not only does the Vendue Inn have great seats for a perfect sunset, but also offers yummy food and drinks! The menu comprises of a great selection of meals such as the Greek Meze Plate, the Korean Steak Salad or the Blackened Salmon BLT. Your mouth will be salivating in no time. Of course, make sure you sip on one of their unique cocktails to enjoy with your meal and view. Check out their website or call them at 843-577-7970 to create a reservation today!
The Schooner Pride offers a two-hour long sunset sail, filled with landmarks along the water that will be sure to catch your attention and show you a view like no other. You may also run into some of our wildlife, such as dolphins and pelicans, during the sail. While the cruise isn’t narrated, the crew will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the landmarks and the overall history of Charleston. Purchase a ticket today to hop on and sail into the sunset with us!
The Waterfront Park
Waterfront Park is well known for being the home to Charleston’s famous Pineapple Fountain and an incredible view of the harbor. Unwind by taking a walk along Waterfront Park anytime during the day for a little unwinding and of course to enjoy our sweet Charleston. We highly recommend a trip to the park during sunset hours (times vary on the current season) to take in the best part of the day! The Waterfront Park stretches all the way down to the Battery where you can continue your relaxing stroll.
Charleston Harbor Tours
Get a different glimpse of the sunset via Charleston Harbor Tours! The variety of tours allow you to see over 75 of Charleston’s acclaimed landmarks along with points of interest. Grab your camera and climb aboard the evening tour Wednesday through Saturday, from 6-7:30 pm, for an unforgettable ride. Purchase a ticket today!
Sullivan’s Island is planted at the mouth of the Charleston Harbor and is a neighbor to the Isle of Palms. This long stretch of beach hosts exceptional restaurants, a mixture of different water sports, and a friendly atmosphere all around! Sullivan’s is a wonderful spot for a marvelous sight of the sunset and we encourage everyone to check out Charleston’s stunning beaches.
Charleston has so much for you and your family to enjoy and our only wish is that you enjoy it as much as we do. We hope you have found this information useful when planning a relaxing evening in the Holy City. To book a sunset cruise on the water contact Charleston Harbor Tours today!