Welcome to Huger
A peaceful equestrian community in the luxurious countryside
Huger is a quiet and charming community with a small-town feel just a short drive north of Charleston. It’s also close to beaches, like the Isle of Palms Beach and Sullivan’s Island, where residents can experience the best South Carolina living has to offer. With a subtropical climate near the Atlantic Ocean, the mild weather prevails for much of the year lending opportunities for relaxing at the beach, riding horses, hiking, golfing, and enjoying the outdoors.
Huger is a small town with a strong southern heritage and is home to historical sites from the revolutionary war. There are plenty of state parks, golf courses, and hiking trails nearby. Excellent dining and shopping spots are also close, making life in the Huger area an appealing option for those who want small-town living close to big city amenities. With older, historic homes mixed with newer neighborhood communities, there are residential choices and architectural characteristics to fit various preferences.
What to Love
- Convenient drive to Charleston
- Close to golf courses
- Near parks and preserves
- Plenty of hiking trails
- Historic sites to explore
- Atlantic beaches a short drive away
- Old-time charm
Huger residents enjoy the charm of old-fashioned southern living in a vibrant and modern way. The community has a small-town feel yet Charleston is close, so residents have the best of both worlds. Huger has quiet, peaceful neighborhoods and acreages with lively entertainment, dining experiences, amazing beaches, and beautiful golf courses nearby. Historic plots from days gone by are another unique attribute of this region of the Southeast. Local wildlife sanctuaries provide ample opportunities to hike, enjoy nature, and birdwatch.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Just a short distance from Huger, in the Rivertowne Shopping Plaza, is the Rivertowne Public House with an array of menu options. It is a favored place to watch the game while enjoying seared salmon or fish and chips. In nearby Mount Pleasant is the Wando River Grill where you can enjoy waterfront dining with blackened chicken alfredo or tuna poke.
The Lowco Cafe in Wando is a favored spot for working remotely with a good cup of coffee. They also have meeting rooms available and a nice selection of breakfast and lunch items along with baked goods. Famulari’s Pizzeria is the local pizza parlor that delivers crispy New York-style pizza and thick-crusted Chicago-style pizza.
In Mount Pleasant, just a short drive from Huger, is the Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, a large shopping mall in the area. They have a nice variety of shops including furniture and home decor. The Wine Cellar Wine and Gifts shop has one of the best wine clubs in the area. Sweet Julep’s makes all their chocolates and confections fresh every day. Boutique shopping is also available, such as Southern Cuties Boutique in Summerville, along with many other locally-owned businesses with unique products.
Things to Do
The Huger Recreation Area along Huger Creek and Route 402 is a beautiful green space with plenty of picnic shelters and facilities for picnics and group gatherings. They also have a boat ramp where river and stream fishing are popular. The Francis Marion National Forest is in a gorgeous coastal forest region. The piedmont pine forest covers the Appalachian Mountains and the Intracoastal Waterway. There are opportunities for horseback riding, hiking, biking, four-wheeling, areas for dirt bikes, and fishing.
The Indigo Equestrian Center in Huger is an elite horse boarding facility on a 25-acre site. Their boarding stalls have tack closets, heat lamps, ceiling fans, pastures for riding, and stadium arenas for jumping and dressage.
The Charleston Zipline Adventure is a short, and well-worth-it, drive from Huger. The Zipline Adventure covers 10-acres and seven zip lines reaching 65-feet in the air. They also have a climbing wall and a Kids Zip Koala Course.