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Charleston Insider: Upper King Street

While you are visiting Charleston, head out to the renowned Upper King Street area. This historic street is full of fine dining, world-class shopping, and many activities to fill your time while you are in the area.


Top Five Things on Upper King Street

There are so many things to do, it may be hard to pick just a few items to take advantage of during your visit. The following are our top five things to check out on Upper King Street.

1. Charleston Culinary Tours - Upper King Street Culinary Tour

The culinary scene on Upper King Street has been booming in recent years. If you’re in the mood to get a sampling of all the best restaurants that Upper King Street has to offer, consider booking this culinary tour. You’ll spend over two hours in the historic neighborhood and tasting four of Charleston’s finest restaurants. The tour includes all food and non-alcoholic beverages tastings.

2. Proof Craft Cocktail Bar

If you’re looking to discover innovative libations, check out Proof Craft Cocktail Bar. Its extensive wine and craft beer lists are fulfilling for the cocktail enthusiast and the Average Joe. In fact, Proof was named one of Food & Wine’s best new bars in 2013. And with Proof’s owner, Craig Nelson, in the limelight for winning nationwide cocktail competitions, you know you will not be disappointed.

3. Marion Square

This 6.5-acre green space is not to be missed. A wide variety of activities and scenic beauty can be found at almost any time at Marion Square. During the summer, Marion Square is host to the Food and Wine Festival and the Spoleto Arts Festival, just to name a few. Farmers markets are open to the public every Saturday during the summer as well. Marion Square has a rich history; it once was part of The Citadel grounds from 1843 until 1922.

4. Ben Ham Images

Art galleries are prevalent on King Street. Ben Ham Images is located on Upper King Street and features inspiring work from this renowned photographer. Not only does the space host brilliant artwork, but it also showcases the historic architecture from the early 1800s, as is seen in many buildings up and down King Street.

5. Window Shopping

From Brooks Brothers to designer Cynthia Rowley, King Street offers a wide variety of shopping for any of your needs. Maybe you will be interested in visiting locally-owned Simply J Boutique to take a peek at one-of-a-kind looks, or maybe it’s checking out M.P. Demetre Jewelers, a top destination for watch lovers. Whatever your fancy, taking a stroll down King Street is an opportunity to take advantage of while in Charleston.


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