#1 in the world

Charleston Southern University is located in the center of the Charleston metro area. Charleston, South Carolina, has been voted the No. 1 destination in the world by top travel publications. The Lowcountry is known for its culture, architecture and historical sites, gorgeous beaches, food scene and stunning sunsets.

Just down the road from CSU is Wannamaker Park (admission is $2 per person), featuring walking trails, paddle boat rentals and Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark (separate admission). Free activities include visiting Marion Square and Waterfront Park in downtown Charleston, Azalea Park in Summerville, Riverfront Park in North Charleston, the Pitt Street Bridge in Mount Pleasant and much more.

Some of Charleston’s favorite activities include:

  • Beautiful beaches – Folly Beach, Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island are some favorites
  • South Carolina Aquarium
  • Charleston RiverDogs baseball, an affiliate of the New York Yankees
  • World-class golf courses
  • Museum Mile – six museums located in a one-mile section of Meeting Street