Riverland Terrace neighborhood is centrally located in Charleston. Southern style two story homes dot the area. Many sit on vast property with lush vegetation. Some homes on the river have long wooden docks and boat slips.
Dating back to the late 17th century, McLeod Plantation was restored to its original state. Visitors can view the slave houses, main house and grounds. The three-story mansion has two fireplaces and a porch that is supported by four columns. The plantation was used as a field hospital during the Civil War.
The highly rated Charleston Place Hotel is a visitor favorite. Guests can use the health club and sauna. The hotel has tennis courts, an indoor swimming pool and full service spa. Two restaurants are available for guests. Charleston Grill received the AAA Four-Diamond award and the restaurant is renowned for its Charleston cuisine. The Thoroughbred Club serves afternoon tea Thursday through Saturday from 1pm to 3pm. Southern Living magazine has voted the tea “Best Tea in the World.”
Inspired by the 1994 movie Forrest Gump, the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is a popular restaurant among residents and visitors alike. The restaurant serves countless shrimp and seafood dishes, as well as burgers and Southern Fried Chicken. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is available for special events and meetings.
Residents and visitors enjoy a day at Givhans Ferry State Park. The park is on the Edisto River and visitors can use the ferry to go to and from Charleston. Cabins are available, as are camping spots. There is a wide variety of wildlife in the park, as well as lush vegetation.
Riverland Terrace offers residents and visitors a wonderful southern experience.