Charleston, South Carolina is a city with a rich history and a variety of attractions for visitors to enjoy.
Some of the best attractions in Charleston include:
Charleston City Market
This historic open-air market is a popular destination for shopping, dining, and people-watching. It features a variety of local artisanal products, including handmade crafts, jewelry, and food items. Book a walking tour to experience the history of Charleston and learn more about the Charleston City Market. This tour by Lowcountry Walking Tours is a must! Book HERE.
The Battery (White Point Gardens)
This historic waterfront area is home to a promenade with stunning views of the harbor, as well as several historic mansions. The best way to see Downtown Charleston is to book a walking tour to learn more about White Point Gardens and many other historic sites. This tour is a favorite from Walks of Charleston – book HERE.
Fort Sumter National Monument
This iconic fort, located on an island in the harbor, was the site of the first shots of the Civil War. Visitors can take a ferry ride to the fort and learn about its history through guided tours. We recommend this Fort Sumter tour by Bulldog Tours. Click HERE to book.
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
This beautiful plantation, located just outside of Charleston, features stunning gardens and a historic plantation house. It is a popular destination for nature lovers and history buffs. After you tour the plantation, book this walking tour, “Spirits of Magnolia,” and discover Magnolia’s history, mystery, and spirits. You don’t wanna miss this walking tour! Book HERE.
This plantation, located just outside of Charleston, features beautiful gardens and a historic plantation house. It is a popular destination for history buffs and nature lovers. This tour by Pineapple Tour Group is a must when visiting Middleton Place. Book your tour HERE.
This museum is the oldest in the United States and offers a wide range of exhibits on the history of Charleston and the surrounding region. After you visit the museum with your kids we highly suggest booking this awesome treasure hurt tour to make for the perfect fun-filled day in Charleston! Book today HERE.
The Charleston Tea Garden
These gardens, located just outside of Charleston, is the only tea garden in the United States. Visitors can take a tour of the gardens and learn about the process of growing and harvesting tea. We recommend this tour of Wadmalaw Island, where you will experience the Tea Garden, vineyards, and the historic Angel Oak tree. Book HERE!
Drayton Hall is a historic plantation house located in Charleston, South Carolina. It was built in the mid-18th century and is one of the oldest surviving plantation houses in the United States. Book this all-inclusive audio tour to learn more about Drayton Hall HERE.