Best Shopping in Charleston, SC

Posted by Lee and Katherine Keadle on Friday, April 11th, 2014 at 2:46pm.

Mt. Pleasant Towne Centre

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The Towne Centre has a central location in Mt. Pleasant - it's just off Hwy 17, right at the Isle of Palms Connector. It's the main shopping center in Mt. Pleasant, so you'll find a ton of restaurants and shops including Barnes and Noble, Old Navy, Banana Republic, and Belk. Its Regal Cinema (pictured left) has 16 individual movie theaters with stadium seating. Because of the wide range of entertainment options at Towne Centre, this is a perfect place to bring the whole family. It appeals to all ages, and there's something for everyone!


Shopping on King Street

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Historic King Street in downtown Charleston is the most popular place to shop in all of Charleston. King Street offers home and kitchen stores like Pottery Barn and Williams-Sonoma, clothing stores like J. Crew and Talbots, designer boutiques like Louis Vuitton and Gucci, antique stores, book stores, bars, and restaurants like Kickin' Chicken and Mellow Mushroom Pizza. This bustling commercial section has something for everyone, whether you like outdoor activities (Half Moon Outfitters) or the latest tech trends (the Apple store). King Street has a wonderful mix of old and new, and its century-old storefronts are popular for both locals and tourists.


Tanger Outlet Shopping Mall

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The Tanger Outlets in North Charleston have more than 90 outlet stores, including Banana Republic, Gap, Old Navy, Ann Taylor, Nine West, Coach, Mikasa, Talbots, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nike, Bass, and Eddie Bauer. You'll also find plenty of restaurant options that have been added to this growing commercial section, like Jim 'N Nick's BBQ, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Fatz Cafe, and Starbucks. To see the complete list of outlet stores - and to see the current specials, sales, and coupons - check out

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