Entertainment & Recreation
Located in the Historic District of Charleston, South Carolina, our hotel offers a unique opportunity for guests to see the true spirit of the city. For a listing of entertainment and recreational activities, including The Battery and other Charleston, SC parks, please see our listing below.
North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center
5001 Coliseum Drive | 843-529-5050
Near the hotel, this 14,000-seat multipurpose sports and entertainment facility is home to the Stingrays ECHL Hockey team and other entertainment.
The Have Nots! Comedy Improv
High-energy improv comedy with audience suggestion, so it's always different. The nonsmoking venue also offers a bar.
Carolina Ice Palace
7665 Northwoods Blvd. | 843-572-2717
Features recreational skating, league hockey, sports and games.
Edisto Island Serpentarium
1374 Hwy 174 | 843-869-1171
A reptile park perfect for visitors and educational groups.
Folly Beach Fishing Pier
101 East Arctic Ave. | 843-588-3474
Includes fishing, walking, birding and great views of Folly Beach. The pier extends more than 1,045 feet into the Atlantic Ocean.
International Center for Birds of Prey
4719 Hwy 17 North | 843-928-3494
Includes over 80 species of eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, and other birds of prey from all parts of the world in a 152-acre campus with display aviaries.
South Carolina Aquarium
100 Aquarium Wharf | 843-577-FISH
This marine exhibit features moray eels, loggerhead turtles, sharks, river otters and more.
Splash Island Waterpark
444 Needlebrush Pkwy. | 843-884-0832
Located in Palmetto Islands County Park, this water park features a 200-foot slide, as well as smaller slides, sprays, waterfalls, geysers, and the Cyclone water ride.
Splash Zone Waterpark
871 Riverland Drive | 843-795-PARK
Located in James Island County Park, this water playground offers two 200-foot tube slides, a lazy river, a waterfall, a leisure pool and more.
Whirlin' Waters Adventure Waterpark
8888 University Blvd. | 843-572-PARK
Located at Wannamaker County Park, this water park offers over 15 acres with slides, a giant wave pool, tube slides, a lazy river and a Big Splash Tree house.
The Shops at Charleston Place
130 Market Street | 800-611-5545
The Planters Inn is location just one block from the Charleston Place Mall putting you in walking distance from the heart of Charleston South Carolina's shopping district.
Bike The Bridge Rentals
360 Concord Street, Suite 108 | 843-853-2453
Ride across North America's longest cable-stayed bridge on a Raleigh 7-speed comfort bike, or bike through historic downtown Charleston and Yorktown with a tour book.
Barrier Island EcoTours
50 41st Ave. | 843-886-5000
Enjoy private or group excursions, fishing charters, kayak tours and more at the Isle of Palms.
Captain Rick Hiott's Inshore Fishing Charters
4131 Flynn Drive | 843-412-6776
Certified guides, equipment rental and daytrips available.
Epic Kayaks Inc.
645 Marina Drive | 866-GET-EPIC
Kayak and paddling equipment sales along with kayak tours, classes and rentals. Enjoy wildlife viewing and the Cooper River.
Nature Adventures Kayak & Canoe Outfitters
1900 Iron Swamp Road | 800-673-0679
Guided tours of Francis Marion National Forest, swamps with ancient cypresses, historic rice plantations, salt marshes and coastal barrier islands rich with wildlife.
Tour Charleston's natural history with guides, kayaks and equipment. Wildlife encounters, sunset tours and fishing tours are available.
4110 Club Course Drive | 843-767-9000
This critically-acclaimed course is an Arthur Hills classic, with gently rolling fairways, subtle mounding and gradual elevation changes. Offers 18 holes of play.
Dunes West Golf Club
3535 Wando Plantation Way | 843-856-9000
An Arthur Hills design that challenges golfers of all skill levels. Recognized by Golfweek, Golf Digest, and Golf Magazine as a "must play."
Kiawah Island Resort
12 Kiawah Beach Drive | 800-654-2924
Includes Turtle Point, Cougar Point, Ocean Course, Osprey Point and Oak Point golf courses.
Legend Oaks Plantation
118 Legend Oaks Way | 843-821-4077
An 18-hole golf course minutes from Charleston, offering varied terrain.
Links at Stono Ferry
4812 Stono Links Drive | 888-785-1813
This historic battle site is now an 18-hole course with Bermuda grass putting greens and beautiful greens amid pine trees and the Intracoastal Waterway.
Patriots Point Links on Charleston Harbor
1 Patriots Point Links | 843-881-0042
This historic course features plush fairways, immaculate greens and panoramic views of Charleston Harbor and Fort Sumter.
Rivertowne Country Club
1700 RiverTowne Country Club Drive | 843-216-3777
This highly-acclaimed Arnold Palmer signature course offers a limited number of non-member tee times.
Seabrook Island Crooked Oaks Course
1002 Landfall Way | 843-768-1000
Offers classic rolling fairways and guarded greens amid centuries-old live oaks and pine trees.
Seabrook Island Ocean Winds Course
1002 Landfall Way | 800-768-3096
Tight fairways and generous greens surrounded by dunes and salt marshes.
Shadowmoss Plantation Golf Club
20 Dunvegan Drive | 843-556-8251
Located 15 minutes from downtown, this award-winning Russell Breeden course was originally a plantation and now offers 18 holes of challenging golf in a beautiful setting.
Parks & Gardens
Audubon Center at Francis Beidler Forest
A 15,000-acre sanctuary for located in Four Holes Swamp with the largest remaining virgin stand of bald cypress and tupelo trees in the world.
Audubon Swamp Garden
3550 Ashley River Road | 843-571-1266
Located at Magnolia Plantation, this 60-acre blackwater cypress and tupelo swamp offers boardwalks, great views of wildlife and a plantation cemetery.
Beachwalker Drive | 843-768-2395
Beach access park with dressing areas, outdoor showers, restrooms, boardwalks, a snack bar and a picnic area.
Caw Caw Interpretive Center
5200 Savannah Highway (US 17 South) | 843-889-8898
This 654-acre park highlights Charleston's heritage, with environmental education classrooms and eight miles of nature trails through oak forest and marshes.
Charleston Waterfront Park
A public park located on 1,280 feet of waterfront property, with a grassy public green, pier and picnic areas.
Folly Beach County Park
1010 West Ashley Ave. | 843-588-2426
Beach access park with 4,000 feet of ocean frontage, outdoor showers, restrooms, picnic areas, a snack bar and boardwalks.
The Charleston Battery and White Point Gardens
Murray Blvd and East Battery | 843-724-7327
Known popularly as The Battery, this Charleston, SC park offers views of the harbor and Fort Sumter under enormous oak trees.
James Island County Park
871 Riverland Drive | 843-795-PARK
A 643-acre park with crabbing and fishing from floating docks along tidal creeks and lagoons; biking, pedal boats and Splash Zone water park.
North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
888 University Blvd (Hwy 78) | 843-572-PARK
This 1,015-acre park has two playgrounds, picnic sites with grills, meadows, trails, a snack bar, bicycle/pedal boat rentals and Whirlin' Waters water park.
Old Santee Canal Park
900 Stony Landing Road | 843-899-5200
A 195-acre park located where visitors can canoe or hike and see an abundance of nature.
Charleston Battery Soccer
1990 Daniel Island Drive | 843-971-GOAL
Catch the action on the field from Charleston's own Division II A League soccer team.
Family Circle Cup
161 Seven Farms Drive | 843-856-7900
See world-class women's pro tennis in April at the Family Circle Tennis Center.
Charleston RiverDogs Baseball
360 Fishburne Street | 843-723-2641
This Single A Minor League Baseball team plays in a downtown ballpark from April-August.
Senior PGA Championship
May 22- 27
Enjoy the Senior PGA Championship in Historic Charleston. Planters Inn places you well under an hour's drive from the action, with the benefit of Charleston's wealth of fine dining, history, and charm to welcome you each evening.
South Carolina Stingrays Hockey
Charleston's own East Coast Hockey League team plays at the North Charleston Coliseum. Please visit their website for upcoming games and events.
Family Circle Tennis Center
161 Seven Farms Drive | 843-856-7900
This tennis facility offers 17 championship tennis courts open to the public year-round and is home to the Family Circle Cup.
From the South Carolina Aquarium to the North Charleston Coliseum, our hotel is central to the city's best diversions. If you're planning a trip to the Historic District of Charleston, South Carolina, call the hotel at 800-845-7082 and we'll be happy to help you organize an itinerary.