Share the love with your whole family at Hotel Bennett. Charleston is more magical than ever this spring with these family-friendly activities. Plan quality family time at the aquarium, gallop through town on a horse-drawn carriage and take time for tea at Camellias.

Peruse the top six activities to enjoy with your family when you plan a getaway to Hotel Bennett!


1. Explore the Children's Museum
2. Afternoon Tea at Camellias
3. Explore Charleston by Carriage
4. Movie Night In
5. Dive into Marine Life
6. Shopping Day on King Street


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Spend more time experiencing the very best of the Holy City with our Complimentary Fourth Night offer. Explore Charleston like a local or tour the city’s most popular attractions with one extra day. 


Book by August 30, 2020 for travel through September 30, 2020. Minimum four-night stay. Offer subject to availability at the time of reservation; does not apply to groups; cannot be combined with any other offer or contract. 7-day cancellation policy. 

Shopping Day on King Street

Put on your walking shoes and take the family out for a day of vintage finds and souvenir browsing. Shopping on King Street will soon become your new Charleston tradition with book shops, clothing, art galleries and bistros to explore. Upper King is known as the design district, while Middle King is for the fashion gurus and Lower King offers a variety of antique shops.

Movie Night In

After a long day of traveling, take the time to unpack and relax in your luxurious room.  Stream a movie and order room service and wear your pjs, sit back and get cozy! Bring the cinema to you and indulge in sweet treats from La Patisserie. Many of our suites include spacious family rooms providing the ideal setting for everyone to enjoy a fun night in!

Explore Charleston By Carriage

It’s no secret that Charleston is known for its cobblestone streets and charming architecture, but the real experience is in how you choose to explore the city. The entire family will have their breath taken away by a traditional horse and carriage ride! Go past the colorful houses on Rainbow Row and view the hustle and bustle of the Charleston City Market. Book your ride complete with an experienced tour guide to find out even more about your surroundings, making it both educational and fun!

Tea-Time at Camellias

The magical pink hues and crystal chandeliers make Camellias the perfect setting for afternoon tea. Created for children twelve and under, you’ll step right into a fairytale with the Peter Rabbit Tea, complete with a choice of Nutella or Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich. Parents can enjoy green teas, black teas and herbal infusions paired with a curated tasting menu or scones from La Patisserie.

Explore the Children’s Museum

Located just two blocks from Hotel Bennett, The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is the perfect afternoon excursion. Ideal for children ages ten and under, kids can race boats down rapids and climb aboard a Lowcountry pirate ship. Families can also work together to create inspired masterpieces in the dedicated art center. 

Dive into Marine Life

Explore the ocean up-close with a visit to the South Carolina Aquarium. Home to more than five thousand animals and just a fifteen-minute walk from Hotel Bennett, the aquarium is a great afternoon activity to entertain family members of all ages. Check out the impressive Great Ocean Tank that covers the first through third floors, housing hundreds of different species. Younger children will love the Touch Tank, where they can get hands-on time with horseshoe crabs, Atlantic stingrays and hermit crabs.