Riley Waterfront Park
A scenic and popular site in downtown Charleston, Riley Waterfront Park is a must-visit place that should earn a spot on the itinerary of any serious explorer looking to experience the city to its fullest. Learn more about this esteemed Charleston landmark below!
Come See this Gorgeous Charleston Attraction
One of the most frequently visited public parks in the peninsula, Riley Waterfront Park overlooks the historic Charleston harbor and offers up a bevy of stunning, picture-worthy views to visitors and locals alike.
Green and lush, the park spaces here are ideal for enjoying a picnic or a stroll, as well as relaxing in the grass. Old-fashioned benches line the walkways and can be found throughout the park, allowing visitors to explore the area at their own pace and rest as needed.
Riley Waterfront Park is also home to two enormous and beautiful fountains. These spots are the perfect places for children to play and cool off during the summer. The fountains are also lit at night, creating an ethereal look to the attraction that might just tempt you into taking a picture while on a night out in Charleston.
Another unusual perk of visiting Riley Waterfront Park? The park enjoys free Wi-Fi internet access, provided by Google in partnership with the Charleston Digital Corridor, so after you take a few stunning photographs and add some dreamy, nostalgic filters, you can immediately upload them to your favorite social media sites for photo-sharing, such as Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest!
Riley Waterfront Park also has the added bonus of being handily located near some of the most fascinating spots in the city.
Take a look at the Historic Charleston City Market near the northern end of the park, or head to Rainbow Row near the southern end for a picture. Peruse art galleries nearby, like City Gallery, Robert Lange Studios, or the John C. Doyl Art Gallery.
Grab a bite to eat at Pearlz Oyster Bar, Magnolias, Husk, or Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar. Enjoy a craft beer at McCrady’s Tavern or Lagunitas Charleston Taproom.
Tour the Old Slave mart Museum and the French Huguenot Church. Catch a show at Dock Street Theatre. In short, you can see it all from Riley Waterfront Park!
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