If you want to live near Charleston and are looking for the most affordable homes, taxes, and insurance, Moncks Corner is a great option to consider. Located about 45 minutes inland from Downtown Charleston, Moncks Corner offers some of the best outdoor activities you’ll find in the area. Lake Moultrie is perhaps the most popular among locals and is just over a 20 minute drive. Lake Moultrie covers more than 60,000 acres, making it the third largest lake in South Carolina.
Old Santee Canal Park is made up of 195 acres surrounding the Santee Canal, which was the first canal constructed in the United States. Built in 1793, the canal today offers wonderful opportunities for canoeing, hiking, and bird watching. Here you’ll also find Stony Landing Plantation and the Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center. Moncks Corner is also home to historic Cypress Gardens, which features 3.5 miles of walking trails, a reptile center, butterfly house, and swamp boat rides. The bald cypress and tupelo trees are brimming with wildlife, and in the spring you’ll see an array of lilies, azaleas, and camellias. Moncks Corner also has a small downtown area, plus you’ll find plenty of shopping and restaurants nearby.
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