Visiting Charleston SC in March? Spring is one of the most wonderful times of the year in Charleston, South Carolina. The sun is shining, the flowers are in full bloom, and there is no shortage of things to do, exciting festivals, and events to attend. If you’re planning to visit Charleston in March, you’re in for a very special treat.

From wine and food festivals to art fairs and antique shows, there are so many ways to celebrate the season. Here are some of the best things to do in Charleston in March. 

What is the Weather in Charleston SC in March?

Charleston SC weather in March is quintessential spring with lots of sun and pleasantly warm days, and the temperatures range from the low-50s to the upper-60s. This mild weather is ideal for outdoor activities like enjoying a leisurely stroll along our beautiful beaches of Seabrook Island and Kiawah Island or teeing off at one of the many golf courses, and it's not too hot that you'll find yourself dripping in sweat.

Be prepared to dress in layers during March in Charleston, as the nights are often chilly enough for cozy sweaters while the afternoon temperatures allow for short sleeves and light materials. You won't experience much humidity this time of the year either, but there is a chance of storms so be sure to bring rainy day essentials. Come prepared with clothes for all occasions, and don't forget to pack your sunscreen!


Can't Miss Charleston Events in March 2023

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Things to do in Charleston SC in March

As the flowers begin to bloom throughout Charleston and the coastal communities of the Lowcountry, it's the perfect time to visit the many beautiful historic homes and plantations for garden tours. The Festival of Houses and Gardens event takes place during this month, but you can also plan your visit to these gardens throughout the month.

Visit Middleton Place, The Battery & White Point Gardens, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, the Nathaniel Russell House, and Drayton Hall.

Spring is the best time of the year to visit Savannah, which is about a 2-hour drive from Charleston. The historic city of Savannah is often called Charleston's sister city, boasting beautiful historic antebellum architecture, cobblestoned squares, picturesque parks, and vibrant culture.

Located along the Savannah River, Savannah is Georgia's oldest city and features the largest National Historic Landmark district in the country.

Mild temperatures in the spring are ideal for exploring the nature of the Lowcountry. Charleston is home to parks and trail systems for walking, hiking, running, and biking through towering oak trees, along beaches, and through tropical forests.

You'll find 30 miles of paved pathway on Kiawah Island perfect for bike riding and a variety of nature trails on Seabrook Island for all levels. In Charleston, visit the Kearns Park Trail, Patriots Point Nature Trail, and the West Ashley Greenway.


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