Battery Park and White Point Garden offer views of Fort Sumter, scenic antebellum homes, and a number of historic monuments. Located at the southeastern point of the city, the area was established... more
If you want a master storyteller as a guide instead of someone who says, "to the left, you see," take this tour. Eric Lavender knows the history and knows how to make it entertaining. I had no idea of... more
in 1744 daniel horry purchased 600 acres near present day mc clellanville for a rice plantation. in the mid 1740's horry built the georgian style mansion you see today. hampton plantation was named... more
We didn't have time to get out to the country to tour a plantation, so we looked for a way to see as many elements of plantation life as we could without leaving the historic old town area.
We chose... more
On 12 April 1861, Confederate shore batteries first opened fire on Fort Sumter, the Union-occupied fortress in South Carolina's Charleston Bay. The rebel barrage continued unabated for the next 34... more
This first carrier was sunk in 1944. Another with the same name was built, and road the seas until about 1980's, when retired to Charleston. Taking a tour of a carrier is long and fantastic. Tickets... more
This recently opened Aquarium has been one of Charleston's major attractions. It features exhibits on all the aquatic eco systems of South Carolina from the mountainous streams of the west to the... more
Our group's first destination after an orientation circuit up and down King and meeting streets was a sunset walk along the point of the Charleston Peninsula at the south end of Old Town, close to... more
The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is Charleston's Catholic cathedral. It was built in the early 1900s on the site of a previous smaller cathedral, however, the diocese ran out of money and the... more
Our tour of Charleston started at the corner of Meeting and Broad, listed in Ripley's Believe it or Not as the only place where four branches of the law sit, federal, state, city and canon. The... more
Our second stop of our first full day in Charleston was at the Charleston Museum which was the first museum established in America in 1773 several years before the colonies expressed their desire to... more
A romantic must see! This place is awesome during the sunset. Just north of Charleston off of Hwy. 17 is Shem Creek. Here you will find a boat-load of seafood restaurants and shops right on the creek.... more
The Spoleto Festival lasts for 17 days and nights, and has been happening since 1977. Named for it's sister festival in Spoleto, Italy, the Spoleto Festival offers theater, music, dance, visual arts,... more
I am proud to be a native of Charleston. The Lord could not have blessed me with a better place to call my home! The history, the people, the weather, the culture, the pride.... all are things I've......
Wow! What a fantastic town to explore, there is so much to do, see, eat and buy here you wouldn't believe it. This town is FULL of historydating back futher than the Revolutionary War and buildings as...
charleston south carolna is one of the most beautiful and historic cities in the southern united states. charleston began as a settlement at charlestown on the ashley river in 1670. in 1680 the city...