Looking for the Perfect Gym to Get a Good Workout In? Check out These Options!

Going on vacation doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on getting a good pump in! Getting to the gym in Charleston is easy. No matter where you’re staying in the area, there are several options available. From Folly Beach to Isle of Palms, there is a gym close by that has all of the equipment and space you’re looking for. For even more Charleston activity ideas, be sure to download our Destination Guide. This guide contains all of the top activities to enjoy in the area. Getting a workout done just got a lot easier. Let’s explore the best gyms in Charleston!  

Gyms in Charleston   

Gold’s Gym  

A classic choice is Gold’s Gym. This gym is recognizable by many because of its presence all over the country. There are two locations near the beach communities in James Island and Mount Pleasant. They both have a large selection of cardio and strength machines and free weights. They even have classes for those looking for a group experience. Remember the group fitness classes you can join to get your sweat on!   

O2 Fitness

Another great local option is O2 Fitness! This gym is incredibly convenient if you’re staying on Folly Beach. The Charleston locations are in West Ashley and James Island. O2 Fitness offers a weight room and an array of classes. No matter what you want in a workout session, they will have something for you!   

Coastal Climbing   

A unique gym and fitness experience can be had at Coastal Climbing! This gym specializes in climbing, and there are several ways to enjoy this activity. Owner Kensie Whitfield has over 20 years of experience in climbing and loves to share his passion for the activity with the Charleston community. They offer a climbing experience for solo trainers and classes for those looking for a group fitness adventure! The gym is located in downtown Charleston, so after visiting this gym, you can walk right onto Upper King Street! There are excellent restaurants and local stops to enjoy at every turn!   


If you’re staying on the Isle of Palms, F45 is a quick and easy drive to Mount Pleasant. This gym specializes in fitness classes. Cardio, resistance, and hybrid courses are both offered. The F means functional, and 45 refers to the amount of time classes are. The classes are quick and are a great way to get the day going! After enjoying a gym session, hang out in Mount Pleasant and shop, or head back to Isle of Palms for leisure time on the beach!   

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Vacations to Charleston would only be complete with staying with Charleston Coast Vacations. Our rentals on Isle of PalmsSullivan’s Island, and Folly Beach offer access to local beaches, restaurants, and activities that the entire family will love. We even have pet-friendly and monthly rentals if you’re looking to bring your furry friend or stay a little longer! We can’t wait to welcome you to the Charleston coast!   

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