Our Guide to Charleston Christmas Shopping

Whether you are hunting for that perfect Charleston gift, or you are just needing to grab a little something for your favorite hostess, our Guide to Charleston Christmas Shopping will help you navigate the Holy City's shops around the holidays. Below are our suggestions on where to find something for everyone on your list. Charleston-Christmas-Shopping-Guide Blue Bicycle Books - This quaint and quirky used bookstore has a wonderful selection of literary treasures and rare books. With over 50,000 volumes this locally-owned store is a great stop for any new, used or rare Charleston material. Croghan’s Jewel Box – This charming family-owned jewelry store has been in operation for over 100 years. With a space that's chock full of the estate and antique finds, stop here for a luxurious gift and a taste of Charleston’s unique history. A gift from Croghan’s is a statement that will make those on your Christmas list very happy. The Charleston Farmers Market – The Charleston Farmers Market offers the opportunity to speak with local farmers and artisans. If you are looking for a handmade gift, there are plenty of options here. Whether you need to take a pie to dinner or want to grab a handmade wreath to remember your trip, the Charleston Farmers Market is a great place to explore. Mac and Murphy - This pint-sized shop on Cannon Street have a wide array of irreverent and hilarious cards; perfect for the stationery lover in your life. From Charleston-made paper goods to art prints reminiscent of the South, Mac & Murphy is a must-stop. Whether you are looking to grab some last-minute Christmas cards, or you are needing to stock up on thank you notes, you're sure to stumble across some great finds. Charleston City Market – Should you’re a time in Charleston allows for only one shopping stop, head to the Charleston City Market. The market has something for everyone from home décor items such as sweetgrass baskets and Charleston candles to culinary treasures like benne wafers, local drink mixes, and coffee table books. This is the perfect spot for a unique hostess gift. Preservation Society of Charleston Shop – From antique maps and artwork to handcrafted wares, there is no store that is more "Charleston" than the Preservation Society of Charleston Shop. Don't miss the locally made cotton wreaths that are only available during the holiday season. Charleston Cooks - This bustling shop on East Bay Street is the ultimate kitchen store. Charleston Cooks is perfect for your favorite home cook. From unique tools that would make great stocking stuffers to large appliances, Charleston Cooks stocks every tool your kitchen could possibly need. Save a little time for yourself, Charleston Cooks is known for their cooking classes.   Bring your friends along for the ultimate Charleston shopping trip. The Charming Inns hotel properties are located steps away from Charleston's best shopping. From the beautifully restored rooms at the Kings Courtyard Inn, to the personalized service and luxurious amenities at the Wentworth Mansion, you are sure to find your second home in Charleston. Click here for more information. 

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