Welcome to Summerville
– and Dorchester County!
Summerville, South Carolina is just 24 miles outside of Charleston,
making it the perfect day trip location to add to your itinerary.
Great shopping and dining establishments add to Summerville's
character, and you'll be pleased with the variety of
accommodations (including quaint bed-and-breakfasts and charming inns). But
we believe it's our Southern charm and historic flavor that
makes Summerville and Dorchester County a 'must-see' destination.
Follow our "Sweet Tea Trail" for an adventure in Southern hospitality! You'll discover some of the most interesting antique shops in the area plus so much more! Click here for more information...
Summerville is host to several unique events,
in the South, and the Flowertown Festival –
all held in beautiful Azalea Park, a 12-acre oasis
in the heart of town with peaceful ponds, paths, fountains,
tennis courts, and an amazing collection of permanent sculpture.
With over 700 homes and buildings on the National Register
of Historic Places, Summerville is well-known for its historic
character. We invite you to experience the kind of charm and
hospitality one expects from an idyllic, small Southern town
with "big" charm -- a town like Summerville, South Carolina.
Visitor Center Hours of Operation*
Monday –Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday - 10am to 3pm
Sunday - 1pm to 4pm
*please call 843-873-8535 for holiday hours