25 Favorite Travel Photos From Charleston, SC

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Jason Barnette
Posted on
March 19, 2019
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Collection of some of my favorite travel photos from the historic and beautiful Charleston, South Carolina.

Charleston has been one of my favorite destinations for photography since I first discovered it years ago. I rarely manage to walk a block without snapping at least a few photos. Now, years later, I have built up a nice little archive of photos from the historic city.

Here are twenty-five of my favorite travel photos from Charleston, South Carolina. Take a look and leave me comment below telling me your favorite!

Pink flowers bloom along a trail through Charleston, South Carolina

Spring flowers bloom along the Gateway Walk.

A vibrant red tree blooms along a trail in Charleston, South Carolina
A vibrant red tree blooms along a trail in Charleston, South Carolina

This vibrant red tree along the Gateway Walk marks the beginning of spring.

Pink azaleas bloom near the steeple of Saint Phillips Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina
Pink azaleas bloom near the steeple of Saint Phillips Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina

Seriously, there are blooms everywhere during spring time in Charleston.

Reflection of Drayton Hall in a small pond in Charleston, South Carolina
Reflection of Drayton Hall in a small pond in Charleston, South Carolina

Drayton Hall reflected in the water of a small pond.

A typical single house with wrought iron balcony and flower boxes in Charleston, South Carolina

Wrought icon balconies and window boxes are two trademarks of homes in downtown Charleston.

A beautiful historic home with grass-covered steps leading to the large front door in Charleston, South Carolina
A beautiful historic home with grass-covered steps leading to the large front door in Charleston, South Carolina

This beautiful historic home features the iconic grassy steps.

Vibrant red doors behind a wrought iron fence at St. John's Lutheran Church in Charleston, South Carolina

There are also a lot of churches in downtown Charleston.

The tall white steeple of Saint Michaels Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina
The tall white steeple of Saint Michaels Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina

The brilliant white steeple of St. Michaels Episcopal Church.

The towering beige steeple of Saint Phillips Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina
The towering beige steeple of Saint Phillips Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina

The beige steeple of St. Phillips Episcopal Church.

A vibrant pink wall of a brick alley in downtown Charleston, South Carolina

You don’t have to walk far to find a hidden alley in downtown Charleston.

A long cobblestone alley in downtown Charleston, South Carolina
A long cobblestone alley in downtown Charleston, South Carolina

This cobblestone alley is one of the last in Charleston.

A flower box in front of a window at a home in Charleston, South Carolina

Remember the window boxes? They’re everywhere.

The historic sign of Berlin's hanging on the side of a building in Charleston, South Carolina

This sign for Berlin’s has been there for a long time.

An old bicycle hanging above a sign on a building in Charleston, South Carolina
An old bicycle hanging above a sign on a building in Charleston, South Carolina

Almost as long as this bicycle that was used to advertise a local bike shop.

Two horse drawn carriages travel down an empty street with the steeple of Saint Phillips Episcopal Church in the background in Charleston, South Carolina

One of my favorite photos I’ve ever captured in Charleston: two horse drawn carriages on Church Street near St. Phillip’s Episcopal Church.

Two women dressed as 1800s women walk across a bridge at Magnolia Plantation and Garden in Charleston, South Carolina

Ladies wearing period clothing cross the iconic long white bridge at Magnolia Plantation and Garden.

The Pineapple Water Fountain during day time in Waterfront Park in Charleston, South Carolina
The Pineapple Water Fountain during day time in Waterfront Park in Charleston, South Carolina

The iconic Pineapple Fountain in Waterfront Park.

The Pineapple Water Fountain at night in Charleston, South Carolina

The iconic Pineapple Fountain just might look better at night.

The long, elegant Arthur Ravenel Junior Bridge in Charleston, South Carolina
The long, elegant Arthur Ravenel Junior Bridge in Charleston, South Carolina

Locals love the beautiful and majestic Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge.

The Arthur Ravenel Junior Bridge lights up the night sky across the harbor in Charleston, South Carolina

I especially love how the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge looks at night.

A large cargo ship cruises on the river during sunset beneath the long Arthur Ravenel Junior Bridge in Charleston, South Carolina

Did you know you can hike along Wonders Way on the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge so you can see sunset like this?

Sunrise across the Cooper River at Waterfront Park in Charleston,  South Carolina
Sunrise across the Cooper River at Waterfront Park in Charleston,  South Carolina

There are lots of great places to watch sunrise like Waterfront Park looking across the Cooper River.

Sunset across the Ashley River at Brittlebank Park in Charleston, South Carolina

You can watch sunset at Brittlebank Park looking across the Ashley River.

Sunset behind church steeples in Charleston, South Carolina

My favorite place to watch sunset in Charleston is from a rooftop.

A warm sunset behind the silhouettes of church steeples in Charleston, South Carolina
A warm sunset behind the silhouettes of church steeples in Charleston, South Carolina

But wherever you watch sunset, it will be beautiful in Charleston.

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