Founded in 1670 as the oldest city in South Carolina, Charleston is rich in history and culture and, most importantly, is only a short 15-minute drive from Franke at Seaside. Spend a day wandering down Rainbow Row or get lost among the antique shops, restaurants, and stunning architecture in downtown.
Charleston is home to many landmarks like Fort Sumter, the first battlegrounds of the American Civil War, the Battleship Yorktown, an aircraft carrier that helped defeat Japan in 1945, and the famous Dock Street Theatre, the first building in America built solely for theatrical performances.
Tourists and locals alike enjoy the vibrant art scene with the Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, and Charleston Ballet Theatre. Charleston is also home to the annual Spoleto Art Festival.
Our bustling neighbor boasts many other attractions like the Charleston Museum, the Children’s Museum, and the South Carolina Aquarium. Even walking down the historical cobblestone streets under the canopy of ancient oak trees and Spanish moss is a treat of eclectic bistros, shops, and antique dealers.
At Franke at Seaside, you're free to explore the art and culture of Charleston, take a walk along the pristine beaches of Mount Pleasant, or spend the day shopping at the nearby Shoppes at Seaside Farms with boutiques and big-brand stores alike.
Make every day an adventure by calling Franke at Seaside home.