Charleston, South Carolina

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Charleston, South Carolina is a city situated on the Atlantic coast which was founded in 1670. It is made up of cobblestone streets, pastel antebellum houses, and historic districts such as the Battery. Charleston has beautiful promenades and parks overlooking the port as well as the famous Fort Sumter. The downtown sits on a peninsula separated by the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. This southern city has great historic destinations, beaches, waterfronts, and charm.

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HOUSING

PLACES TO FIND HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS

Housing Tips

  • Check Local Facebook groups​​​

    • Charleston Rooms

    • Roommates

  • Please avoid using Craigslist as it is not very reliable​​

 

Recommended Neighborhoods:

  • West Ashley

  • Mount Pleasant

  • James Island

  • Daniels Island

  • Sullivans Island

  • Isle of Palms

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

Modes of Transportation

  • Car is best - parking can be difficult to find​​

  • Biking is also a good option- make sure to store in a safe place

  • Bus is called the CARTA

Transportation Specific to Charleston

  • Bus system CARTA- to website

    • DASH or downtown area shuttle if free

    • 31 day pass - $57

    • 1 trip - $3.50

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT

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Folly Beach

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Downtown 

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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

 

MAP OF CHARLESTON, South Carolina

In this map you will find specific information about housing, entertainment, transportation, and ​landmarks around the city. This map has a lot more information once expanded so be sure to check it out in depth

 CONTACT

Contact

People to contact, who have lived in this city before ​​​