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The French Quarter is a small, historic neighborhood in Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston is a historic city, well-known for its role in colonial America. It is now known for its unique southern culture, delicious food, historic buildings, attractions and museums, and thriving arts culture. Residents and visitors can visit Fort Sumter, Charleston City Market, the South Carolina Aquarium, Rainbow Row, the famous Pineapple Fountain, and other historic landmarks. 

The French Quarter, located in the downtown area of Charleston, is one of the more historic neighborhoods in the city. Some of the streets even have brick or cobblestone instead of the more modern asphalt!

Charleston, like the rest of South Carolina, typically has hot and humid summers. There also tends to be plenty of rainfall. However, due to Charleston's location on the coast, you will also likely experience plenty of nice summer breezes. Winters in Charleston tend to be wet and cold. Thankfully, Charleston will typically experience rainfall and not snowfall.

Terrain in French Quarter
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The French Quarter of Charleston is located within the downtown area of the city and, as such, is strongly composed of artificial terrain. However, residents and visitors can get a touch of natural terrain by visiting Waterfront Park and the ocean on the east side of the neighborhood. 


Thankfully, you will find some sidewalks throughout this city, however, many of the streets are extremely narrow, so you should still always exercise caution while out walking Spot everyday. Additionally, many of the sidewalks are quite old and can be made of concrete, bricks, or cobblestone, so always watch your step and be careful while out exploring! 

The boundaries of the French Quarter include North Market Street to the north, the Charleston Harbor to the east, Exchange Street and Broad Street to the south, and Meeting Street to the west. East Bay Street also runs through this neighborhood and is a major roadway in the downtown area. 

Greenways in French Quarter
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Neighborhoods in Charleston have an average of:
3 Greenways
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For such a small neighborhood, there are a few greenways in the French Quarter. The largest and most prominent public greenway is Waterfront Park. Joe Riley Waterfront Park is over one hundred years old and is one of the most well-known parks in the city of Charleston. It is home to the famous Pineapple Fountain, fantastic views of the Charleston Harbor, and plenty of places to sit, rest, and people watch!

Washington Square is the other greenways located in this small neighborhood. This greenway is a well-manicured park outside the Charleston City Hall. While it may not be incredibly dog-friendly, it is still a pretty park to stroll through during a daily walk. 

Other nearby greenways include Hazel Parker Playground,  White Point Garden, Moultrie Playground, and several manicured parks outside of local churches. Both Hazel Parker Playground and White Point Garden have dog parks, so you and Spot have plenty of options for new parks to explore! 

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