June 27, 2024

Beat the Heat in the Lowcountry: 7 Activities to Cool Down this Summer at Freshfields Village

Summer is here in Charleston, South Carolina! Looking to beat the Lowcountry heat this season? At Freshfields Village, we’ve got you covered! We’ve rounded up 7 activities to cool off this summer in The Village. 

1. Cozy up to the Counter at Vincent’s

Shakes, sundaes, ice cream – oh my! Cozy up to the counter at Vincent’s Drug Store and Soda Fountain, your one-stop shop for nostalgic sweet treats guaranteed to cool you down and bring a smile to your face. Whether you crave the classic allure of a cherry cola or yearn for a more adventurous mix like pineapple-orange, Vincent’s has you covered. Their soda fountain hours are as follows: Monday – Friday 11 am – 3pm, Saturday 11 am – 1 pm.

2. Spring for a Facial at Urban Nirvana

This season, prioritize self-care and replenish your inner well-being with a cooling facial at the haven that is Urban Nirvana Spa. Spring for the Collagen Facial, which includes a refreshingly chilled mask gently applied to your face that is sure to help you escape the temperatures in the Lowcountry. Click here to book your service at Urban Nirvana Spa today and rediscover your summer glow from the inside out!

3. Pick up a Smoothie at Java Java

There’s nothing quite as refreshing as a smoothie in the summer. Looking for your smoothie spot at Freshfields? Head to Java Java for deliciously refreshing and nourishing creations! Java Java’s smoothies are the perfect pick-me-up for a hot summer day. Indulge in a treat that is as nourishing as it is tasty!

4. Create Your Own Cooling Salad at King Street Grille

Did you know that you can create your own chopped salad at King Street Grille? That’s right, this meal is not only refreshing, but it’s also a fun activity in making and enjoying your own delicious creation. With endless toppings, proteins and dressings to choose from, the world is truly your oyster when you step inside King Street Grille. Click here to plan your light bite and cool down this summer at Freshfields.

5. Stay the Night and Dip in the Pool at Andell Inn

Looking for a home away from home to become your oasis this summer? Stay the night at the Andell Inn, your serene summer sanctuary, and indulge in their saltwater resort pool. Take a dip to cool off from the summer in Charleston. Click here to book your Lowcountry escape.

6. Treat Your Furry Friend to a Pup Cup at Ben & Jerry’s

Because our pups deserve a pawsitively refreshing escape from the heat, too! Ben & Jerry’s invites you to treat your furry friend to a pup cup, their iconic sweet that’s always a fun delight for both you and your dog. Smile as they quickly make their way to the bottom of the cup, escaping the summer temps in Charleston in the process. Don’t forget to snap an adorable picture while they enjoy their doggy delight, of course!

7. Retreat to the AC for Respite: Shop at Showroom

There’s nothing quite like opening the doors to your favorite shop at Freshfields Village and stepping into a space where retail therapy awaits you as the cool air invites you in. We encourage you to take a stroll into Showroom, a multi-brand boutique offering women’s apparel, shoes, bags, jewelry, and home gifts at luxury and contemporary price points that recently renovated and reopened in their beautiful, larger space. Browse the racks and get a feel for just how luxurious the garments are while you find that perfect, timelessly classic outfit just for you. Let their stylist experts assist you so that you can step in and strut out.

While you beat the Lowcountry heat in style at Freshfields Village, don’t forget to snap photos during your experience and share your fun with us by tagging us on social media!