Explore the Sights near This Hotel in North Charleston
Treat yourself to an exciting vacation in the beautiful city of Charleston. Offering an excellent location just minutes (four miles) from Charleston International Airport and close to I-26 and I-526, the Radisson is perfect for both business and leisure travelers. This hotel in North Charleston is convenient to top attractions like Magnolia Plantation, Boone Hall Plantation, the South Carolina Aquarium, Folly Beach, Kiawah Island and the historic downtown area. Also enjoy proximity to championship golf courses, the Charleston Area Convention Center and Charleston Air Force Base, as well as the North Charleston Coliseum. Charleston continues to rank as one of America's favorite cities in numerous publications and polls, and the Radisson provides easy access to all of this historic city's charms.Charleston-area activities and places of interest:
- Edisto Island
Not only does Edisto Island have beautiful beaches and gorgeous golf courses, but it also boasts several entertaining and educational attractions. From nature tours and cruises to the Edisto Island Museum and Serpentarium, Edisto Island has a little something for everyone.
- Folly Beach
Folly Beach, just minutes from downtown, offers a number of activities for the entire family, including surfing, swimming and shopping. Enjoy local seafood at one of the many restaurants or catch your own meal off the pier.
- Historic Charleston District
The charm of Charleston is evident in its Historic District. Tour Waterfront Park and "the Battery," where the first shots of the American Civil War were fired. Enjoy a day at the South Carolina Aquarium, or hop onto a Fort Sumter boat tour. View historic homes and gardens, take a romantic carriage ride, or experience Charleston's "dark side" with ghost walks and dungeon and jail tours.
- Isle of Palms
As you travel across the connector from Mount Pleasant to the Isle of Palms (IOP), enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of the barrier island. During the day, visitors to IOP can enjoy numerous restaurants and shops. At night, local clubs host bands of all genres.
- Kiawah Island
Approximately 20 miles from Charleston proper, you'll find the West Islands of Kiawah and Seabrook. Kiawah Island is a private resort community with beach access and lifeguards. From world-class golf to horseback lessons, Kiawah Island offers a wealth of outdoor fun.
- Mount Pleasant
Endless fun awaits at Mount Pleasant. The historic Boone Hall Plantation, home of the famous "Avenue of Oaks," hosts daily tours of the home and gardens. Catch the inauguration of shrimping season with "the Blessing of the Fleet" in Shem Creek, and then settle in for a delicious seafood meal at one of the nearby restaurants.
- North Charleston
This area is full of exciting cultural activities and venues, including the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. The North Charleston Coliseum hosts the South Carolina Stingrays, a minor league hockey team, as well as numerous concerts and events throughout the year. North Charleston is also home to the Naval Weapons Station and the Charleston Air Force Base, as well as the new Charleston Fire Museum.
- Sullivan's Island
Like Isle of Palms, Sullivan's Island is a barrier island with long, beautiful beaches, dunes and marshes. A variety of restaurants line Sullivan's Island's Middle Street. If you're in town on New Year's Day, don't miss the Polar Bear Swim, during which locals kick off the New Year by flocking to the beach for a chilly morning dip.
- West Ashley
West Ashley refers to the area west of the Charleston Peninsula, across the Ashley River. West Ashley features such historic sites as Magnolia Gardens, Middleton Place and Drayton Hall Plantation. Check out Charlestowne Landing State Historic Site, where Europeans first settled the Carolinas.
- Charleston International Airport (4.5 miles)
Exit the airport by following Airport Road to I-526. Take I-526 east until it intersects I-26. Take I-26 west toward Columbia. Take Exit 211B. The hotel will be immediately on the right.
5500 International Blvd #101, Charleston, SC 29418
Phone: +1 (843) 767-1100