Charleston Area
What to See & Do
With more than 500 live performances annually, high-energy festivals, engaging walking tours, outdoor concerts, historic house museums and popular attractions, there is plenty to entertain your guests during their time in the Charleston area.
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A carefully preserved 18th century plantation, National Historic Landmark and home of America's oldest landscaped Gardens. The House Museum highlights family collections and the Middletons' role in American history. Costumed interpreters demonstrate the skills once performed by enslaved Africans.
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CharlestonTours.com is your one stop website for the top rated tours and activities in Charleston. If you're looking to entertain wedding guests, let us help you plan the perfect itinerary with harbor tours or combination tours.
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Open 365 days a year 8am-5:30pm; call for Nov.-Feb. hours. This 17th century estate, acquired in 1676 by the Drayton family, features America’s oldest gardens (c.1680), which bloom year-round. Pre-Revolutionary War plantation house, Biblical garden, antebellum cabin, nature train/boat. Leashed pets welcome. $15, guided tours (House tour, train tour and Boat tour additional.)
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Experience Charleston's history through art! Come face-to-face with stories of the Lowcountry as seen through painting, miniature portraiture, sculpture, photography & more!
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Fort Sumter Tours offers the only tour to historic Fort Sumter, departing from Liberty Square in downtown Charleston and Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant. Fort Sumter is accessible only by boat. Our sightseeing yachts are clean, safe and fully equipped with snack bars and restrooms.
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“A must see!” – NBC Daytime Television. Boone Hall reflects Southern heritage spanning 300 years on one magnificent “still working” plantation. House tours, gardens, slave cabins, plantation coach tours, live performances in season, cafe, plus one of the world’s longest oak-lined avenues.
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When you step onboard a SpiritLine vessel – for a sightseeing tour, dinner cruise, or private event – you will be treated to true southern hospitality. Take in Charleston's beauty by water, and treat your guests to an unforgettable experience.
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The Pride offers daily Afternoon Dolphin Sails and Sunset Sails Mid March - November. Perfect for guests in town and looking to enjoy the sea breeze and serenity that the a sailing vessel has to offer! Call or go online for tickets.
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Voted Charleston's Best! Guided boat tours, kayak & stand-up paddleboard tours and rentals, and the Bulls Island Ferry for groups of any size. Dolphins, history, scenery, top-notch guide service. This is the way Charleston should be seen...from the water!
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Hand crafted tours for discerning individuals. The best private and public brewery and distillery tours, Magnolia and Middleton Plantation tours, and customized Itinerary.
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Kayak or paddleboard bachelor and bachelorette parties! On Shem Creek to Crab Bank Island! Private shuttle transportation available. Voted Mt. Pleasant's best paddlesports company. Fun, interactive games for your wedding party! “Recommended” by National Geographic Adventure! Rentals / group tour outings.
Bulldog Tours
Voted Charleston's "Best Tour Company" the last seven years, Bulldog Tours offers the BEST history, culinary, and ghost tours in town. Featured in Southern Living, NY Times, USA Today, Travel Channel, A&E, The Today Show, and The History Channel.
Charleston Walking Tours with Steve Bailey
Steve Bailey, a licensed and registered tour guide and native Charlestonian, gives a two-hour walking tour of America's most historic city! From the "Four Corners of Law" to the four corners of the original wall, explore historic Charleston with someone who was born and raised here!
Gray Line Bus Tour of Charleston
Locally owned and operated. Experience Charleston's 300+ years of history with a climate controlled tour by a licensed city guide. Save on one of our great combination tours!
Therapy Fishing Charters
Come experience the Holy City by water. Bait, tackle, ice and licenses included. Fishing is my life long passion and I guarantee no one will work harder to catch you a fish!