• Local Attractions

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    The Lowcountry has a plethora of plantations and gardens to visit. We have some of the prettiest blackwater swamps around and you would be absolutely amazed at the scenic views and beauty of these swamps on a boat ride or boardwalk through them.  There is no shortage of places to see or things to do in our area.

    We have 5 golf courses within 20 minutes:

    • Summerville Country Club 2 miles, 6 minutes
    • Pine Forest Country Club, 5 miles, 11 minutes
    • Legend Oaks, 7 Miles, 16 minutes
    • Golf Club at Wescott Plantation, 7 miles, 15 minutes
    • Coosaw Creek Country club, 10 miles, 19 minutes.

     

    There are 3 beaches - Folly Beach, Sullivan's Island and Isle of Palms that are within 30-35 miles, approximately a 45-minute drive (if not traveling during rush hour).

     

     

  • Middleton Place is a National Historic Landmark and home to America’s Oldest Landscaped Gardens. The Garden Club of America has called the 65 acres “the most important and most interesting garden in America”. 

  • Magnolia has been selected as one of "America's Most Beautiful Gardens" (Travel + Leisure Magazine), and is the only garden honored with this distinction in the State of South Carolina!

  • Azalea Park is located along both sides of South Main Street between West 3rd South and West 5th South streets. The crown jewel of our parks system, Azalea Park has a little to offer for everyone.  Enjoy a leisurely walk along the winding paths and enjoy all the sights and sounds the park has to offer. 

  • The swamp at Beidler Forest offers a beauty unsurpassed by any other nature sanctuary in South Carolina. Come and experience the most historic location in the Charleston area! The ancient trees, the wildlife, and the quiet flow of black water all await you. Frequented by nature photographers from all over.

  • The Summerville Dorchester Museum is an educational organization dedicated to preserving the historical significance of Summerville and Dorchester County. Its mission is to collect, preserve and exhibit artifacts and to develop educational programs.

  • Flowertown Players have been creating magic for audience members in Summerville and the greater Charleston community for over 40 years. Each season, The James F. Dean Community Theatre stage comes alive with children shows, comedy, drama, and musical theatre.

  • The Summerville Community Orchestra is made up of musicians from Summerville and surrounding communities. The Orchestra was founded in 2003 by a small group of musicians to play orchestral music for the pure joy of it. Some musicians were professionals, others were amateurs; all were volunteers. In 2016, Wojceich Milewski was chosen as Music Director.

  • Charleston is recognized throughout the world for its charm that directly results from preserved history, its natural beauty, its friendly and welcoming people, its awe-inspiring restaurants and more.