Hampton Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

1. Hampton Park

9.2
Mary Murray Dr (at Cleveland St), Charleston, SC
Park · 22 tips and reviews

Caroline E.Caroline Eubanks: Play frisbee. People watch. Bring a picnic. Wander next door to Moe's for drinks.

Charleston Parks ConservancyCharleston Parks Conservancy: Teddy Bear Picnic: Great, free family event on April 22, 2012! Hosted by the Charleston Parks Conservancy.

Charming Inns of CharlestonCharming Inns of Charleston: Worth the trip! Bring a picnic and sprawl out beside the beautiful gardens. Sit near the fountain and wait for a breeze. Jog around its 1-mile perimeter/original race track. Read more.

The Battery is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

2. The Battery

9.6
East Battery (Murray Blvd), Charleston, SC
Scenic Lookout · Charlestowne · 52 tips and reviews

Keetha S.Keetha Spivey Deputy: Having a picnic!

Patrick H.Patrick Hart: So pretty! Take your gal (or guy) out for a picnic.

Djaniella D.Djaniella D.: Come for a sunrise or sunset for a beautiful view and to get out of the busy, chaotic town. A great spot for picnics, picture-taking, jogging, or simply relaxing.

Colonial Lake is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

3. Colonial Lake

9.1
41-55 Rutledge Ave. (Broad And Ashley), Charleston, SC
Lake · Harleston Village · 14 tips and reviews

Charleston Parks ConservancyCharleston Parks Conservancy: Great for a run. But for those less athletically inclined, grab a delicious crepe from nearby Queen Street Grocery and have a picnic in the park.

Charming Inns of CharlestonCharming Inns of Charleston: Mosey a block over from the Wentworth Mansion to this romantic spot. Bring a blanket and picnic basket. Stay late enough to watch the sky change colors and see the lake's famous jumping fish.

Adam Nicholas B.Adam Nicholas Burke: Great park for a leisurely stroll or a run. Nice place to meet athletic young professionals. Can get a little buggy...

Waterfront Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

4. Waterfront Park

9.5
Concord St, Charleston, SC
Park · 63 tips and reviews

Caroline E.Caroline Eubanks: Sit on one of the swings and watch the sun set. Bring a picnic if you like.

Bulldog ToursBulldog Tours: Great place for a picnic or catching some rays.

Tuesday B.Tuesday Beebe: Bring a picnic.

White Point Gardens is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

5. White Point Gardens

7.8
1 King St (at Murray Blvd), Charleston, SC
Park · Charlestowne · 25 tips and reviews

Meg T.Meg Torrez: Best picnic spot!

Dee O.Dee O'Neill: Great for a run, looking at historical homes, sunsets and picnics.

Melonie P.Melonie Penn: Come at night. The lights are beautiful and it's so peaceful.

High Cotton Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

6. High Cotton Restaurant

8.7
199 E Bay St (Cumberland St), Charleston, SC
American Restaurant · French Quarter · 67 tips and reviews

christine w.christine walsh: Still dreaming about the espresso martini I had here.... After delish picnic plate, filet mignon, fried brussel sprouts & Pinot noir. Only tables in right side dining room can hear live music.

Charleston Area CVBCharleston Area CVB: Order the Picnic Plate for a tasty introduction to local cuisine, including smoked salmon deviled eggs, housemade pâtés, ham, pimento cheese, BBQ peanuts, and pickles.

Tyrone B.Tyrone Bixby: Quaint setting with awesome food. Filet was awesome, drinks on point - try you a Charleston Cocktail. A must do in C-town.

The Restoration on King is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

7. The Restoration on King

8.4
75 Wentworth St (at King St), Charleston, SC
Hotel · Downtown Charleston · 15 tips and reviews

Hotel TonightHotel Tonight: Goodies galore: continental breakfast delivered to each room in a picnic basket, evening wine and cheese, fresh cookies and milk.

d k.d k: best hotel ever

TripAdvisorTripAdvisor: The Restoration on King was named #19 hotel in the United States in TripAdvisor's 2012 Travelers' Choice Hotels awards. See TripAdvisor user reviews at Read more.

Marion Square is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

8. Marion Square

9.1
Calhoun St (Meeting St), Charleston, SC
Park · 29 tips and reviews

Sarah K.Sarah Kelly: Be sure to get some Charleston Ice! Mango is delicious!

Adam Nicholas B.Adam Nicholas Burke: Where the most beautiful girls come to sunbathe, the young guys come to ignore them and the old guys come to ogle them from afar.

matt r.matt rossignol: cool seasonal festivals

James Island County Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

9. James Island County Park

9.3
861 Riverland Dr, Charleston, SC
Park · James Island · 17 tips and reviews

James B.James Banicar Jr.: Come for the climbing wall, stay for the bike trail, and enjoy that dog park!

William H.William Herron: Great Bike trails and wonderful views!

Jeff R.Jeff Richards: The Holiday Festival of Lights is very cool and amazing for the kids! Be sure to come early when close to the holidays. It gets quite packed - tough getting in and out on the small roads available.

Hominy Grill is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

10. Hominy Grill

8.9
207 Rutledge Ave (at Cannon St), Charleston, SC
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Cannonborough - Elliottborough · 259 tips and reviews

CITY GRITCITY GRIT: Start with the Picnic Platter, the Fried Chicken Basket, and the Okra & Shrimp Beignets!

Alice F.Alice Ferris: Try the Picnic Sampler - Loved this! Shaved country ham, pickled okra, pimento cheese, garlic toasts. (via @Foodspotting)

Ranu R.Ranu Rajkarnikar: Grab a Bloody Mary from the takeout window and wait because you'll want to eat everything inside. Shrimp and grits, chicken biscuit, pancakes of the day! You can get a short stack of pancakes btw!

The Pineapple Fountain is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

11. The Pineapple Fountain

8.1
Vendue Range (at Concord St), Charleston, SC
Fountain · 23 tips and reviews

Donovan M.Donovan Maguigan: Awesome fountain in a very quiet and relaxing park.

The Swi FoxThe Swi Fox: Always follow rule #5 on the sign: do not enter the fountain if you have diarrhea. Amen.

Paul B.Paul Brown: The pineapple is the international sign of hospitality.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

12. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

8.9
1491 Savannah Hwy (Canterbury Rd), Charleston, SC
Donut Shop · Parkwood - Farmfield · 27 tips and reviews

Charleston Parks ConservancyCharleston Parks Conservancy: This weekend take your doughnuts and coffee over to Ackerman Park and enjoy a breakfast picnic!

Abby R.Abby Rumph: Fresh glazed doughnuts to die for

VC S.VC Swindell: Buy a dozen

Angel Oak Tree is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

13. Angel Oak Tree

9.1
3688 Angel Oak Rd, Johns Island, SC
Tree · 43 tips and reviews

Ilse v.Ilse vom Kreuz: Located in a tiny park on John's Island. This is one well-preserved lowcountry treasure worth a visit or two. Arrive early before it gets too crowded.

Charleston Parks ConservancyCharleston Parks Conservancy: The Angel Oak is thought to be one of the oldest living things east of the Mississippi River, so make sure not to climb on it or carve it...we want future generations to enjoy it as well!

Beci M.Beci Markijohn: Such a beautiful place. It really puts you in awe.

West Ashley Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

14. West Ashley Park

8.3
3601 Mary Ader Dr (at Glenn McConnell Pkwy), Charleston, SC
Playground · 5 tips and reviews

Barry P.Barry Penn: Great Place to ride your bike, on the mini trails

Mary Catherine J.Mary Catherine James: Great trails!

Hitarth P.Hitarth Patel: Soccer field, disc golfing, hiking etc

Liberty Square is one of The 15 Best Places for Picnics in Charleston.

15. Liberty Square

8.1
336 Concord St, Charleston, SC
Park · 7 tips and reviews

Amanda B.Amanda Barton: Nice little park. Several pokemon. Right near aquarium. Looks great for picnics in nicer weather.

Charleston Parks ConservancyCharleston Parks Conservancy: This park is near the aquarium, boats to Fort Sumter and right on the Dockside/ Laurens Place walk. Perfect place to stop and relax while touring the city.

AdrienneAdrienne: This is the perfect place to relax