Second Sunday on King Street and Charleston Hotels
There is always tons of great shopping to be had in Charleston. The city has a mix of traditional and authentic Charleston arts and crafts for sale to outlet stores and high-end boutiques. If you want a girl’s shopping weekend or just to check out some amazing stores, then downtown Charleston is the perfect place for you. Stay at the French Quarter Inn, a downtown Charleston hotel, for all of your Charleston hotel needs. The French Quarter Inn is a boutique Charleston hotel with amazing accommodations and amenities. Their guest rooms feature plush triple sheeted beds with European bedding and over-sized bathrooms with luxury spa products. The rooms are decorated to be reminiscent of the charm and elegance of a Parisian chateau. The French Quarter is located in downtown Charleston by all the great shopping that Charleston has to offer.
If you are lucky enough to be in Charleston during the second week of the month, check out Second Sunday on King Street right around the corner from the French Quarter Inn. Second Sunday is a monthly event where they close King Street between Calhoun and Queen Streets from 1:00 to 5:00 PM for shopping and entertainment. Browse the shops and stores in a casual setting and many stores set up outside promotions and displays. Restaurants in the area offer outside dining during Second Sunday and local entertainment is scheduled. Many non-profits come out and showcase their service work during the outdoor events. Second Sunday on King Street is a partnership between the City of Charleston and Charleston Peninsula Preservation Trust and free parking vouchers are given out online a week prior to the event.
Don’t even worry about parking and stay at the French Quarter Inn’s beautiful hotel in the Charleston historic district. Their hotel accommodations are located within walking distance of King Street, so no need to drive your car to check out Charleston’s amazing shopping.