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Historic Charleston Walking Tour
"Discover the essentials of historic Charleston on this 2 hour walking tour. After meeting your guide near the Historic City Market you'll continue through the heart of the Old Walled City passing famed Charleston French Quarter before walking down to the tip of the peninsula at White Point Gardens also known as the Battery. On your walk encounter hundreds of historic homes buildings beautifully designed and manicured gardens as well as stately churches. From 1670 through the Civil War and up to the Charleston Modern Renaissance period your guide will entertain you with Charleston’s rich and colorful history.Points of Interest on your tour will include: Historic Charleston Market
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Historic Charleston Walking Tour
"Discover the essentials of historic Charleston on this 2 hour walking tour. After meeting your guide near the Historic City Market you'll continue through the heart of the Old Walled City passing famed Charleston French Quarter before walking down to the tip of the peninsula at White Point Gardens also known as the Battery. On your walk encounter hundreds of historic homes buildings beautifully designed and manicured gardens as well as stately churches. From 1670 through the Civil War and up to the Charleston Modern Renaissance period your guide will entertain you with Charleston’s rich and colorful history.Points of Interest on your tour will include: Historic Charleston Market
From $20.00
 
Historic Charleston Walking Tour
"Discover the essentials of historic Charleston on this 2 hour walking tour. After meeting your guide near the Historic City Market you'll continue through the heart of the Old Walled City passing famed Charleston French Quarter before walking down to the tip of the peninsula at White Point Gardens also known as the Battery. On your walk encounter hundreds of historic homes buildings beautifully designed and manicured gardens as well as stately churches. From 1670 through the Civil War and up to the Charleston Modern Renaissance period your guide will entertain you with Charleston’s rich and colorful history.Points of Interest on your tour will include: Historic Charleston Market
From $20.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Charleston

Magnolia Plantations-Audubon Swamp

Went here with a couple of old folks (Mom and her husband) and walked around the boardwalk with no problems whatsoever. A very easy, beautiful walk around the trees sitting in green, algae covered...
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dustmon
Jun 03, 2010

private boat ride to secluded island

If you want to do something really off the beaten path that's amazing go out to Morris Island by boat. The boat leaves from Folly Beach (20 minutes from downtown Charleston) and it is a private trip...
captgresh
Feb 03, 2010

Visit An Old Oak Tree

You will need a car to see this one. The Angel Oak is located on Johns Island. Estimated to be 300 to 400 years old, the tree is only 65 feet high but has a circumference of 25.5 feet and its area of...
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riorich55
Dec 29, 2009

Longitude Lane

Check out the little alley way / walking path in the down town between East Bay and Church Street. Just after Tradd Street. It is a cool little walkway! Very Romantic you will fill like you slipped...
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mpeagler
Aug 03, 2009

Angel Oak Tree

It's the oldest living Live Oak, and it's absolutely massive. Tucked away in the woods, a short drive brings you to the tree, where a small shack serves as a gift shop. The tree itself is like nothing...
emma5w
Apr 16, 2009

Lake Moulltrie Historical walks

Since the drought Lake Moultrie is extremely low. Its also been uncovering historical artifacts that have been under water since the lake was built in 1939. There has been old Indian Artifacts found...
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techoverload
Nov 30, 2007
 
 
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Folly Beach Nature Trail

We spent a few hours and drove to the northern end of Folly Beach. Our original plan was to take a few pics of the lMorris Island lighthouse and then leave. We were pleasantly surprised by what we...
dulphynn
May 01, 2007

sullivans island

located north of the mouth of charleston harbor is the charming beach town of sullivans island. sullivans island is an interesting and historical place to visit in the charleston area. sullivans...
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doug48
Apr 14, 2007

Folly Island

This beach resort island is south of Charleston on Hwy171 , about a 15 minute drive from the city. Besides the beaches its a great spot to view Morris Island lighthouse which is a few km off the coast...
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Jim_Eliason
Jan 01, 2007

Charleston Museum

We visited the Charleston Museum with our grandchildren and DIL at the time when the Hunley had been found and recovered. The Charleston Museum has an exhibit out front which was a reproduction of...
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grandmaR
Sep 08, 2006

Check out the beaches 2!

If you want to swim go to Folly beach it's only a 20 minute ride South on Route 17, just take the Folly Beach Road exit, turn left and go all the way to the end until you see the Holiday Inn and turn...
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tpangelinan
Oct 08, 2005

Check out the beaches!

If your looking for a day at the beach take a 20 minute ride up Route 17 North to Sullivan's Island and drive toward the coast, find a spot to park and head for the beach. Beautiful dunes and the...
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tpangelinan
Oct 08, 2005

Fort Moultrie - Sullivan's Island

The most important part of Fort Moultrie history was the first decisive victory in the American Revolution. After a nine and one-half hour battle, ten British warships were defeated by South Carolina...
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grandmaR
Aug 27, 2005

Children's Museum of the Low Country

I had thought to visit here (I saw it in the AAA book), but didn't have enough energy. Their website says: "The Children’s Museum of Charleston South Carolina is an interactive destination for all...
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grandmaR
Apr 06, 2005

Top Hotels in Charleston

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205 Meeting St, Charleston, South Carolina, 29401, United States
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149 Wentworth St., Charleston, South Carolina, 29401, United States
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166 Church St, Charleston, South Carolina, 29401, United States
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116 Broad Street, Charleston, South Carolina, 29401, United States
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237 Meeting Street, Charleston, South Carolina, 29401, United States
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2 Vendue Range, Charleston, South Carolina, 29401, United States
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Top Things to Do in Charleston

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Battery Park

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...
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Historic Charleston City Market

Located at 188 Meeting Street A plaque outside the Market Building reads: "On this site stands one of Charleston's oldest public facilities in continuous use. The CHARLESTON CITY MARKET. Earlier...
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Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

This multi-faceted plantation on the outskirts of Charleston has everything from the Old South: swamps, mansion, gardens, slave quarters. If you like to take pictures, time your visit for when the...
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Fort Sumter

Where the American Civil War Began; decades of growing strife between North and South erupted in civil war on April 12, 1861, when Confederate artillery opened fire on this Federal fort in Charleston...
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Waterfront Park

First point, this is not Charleston Waterfront park. That is on the opposite side of the river, in downtown Charleston. This Waterfront Park is in Mt Pleasant. Relatively small and often passed...
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Middleton Place Plantation

middleton place plantation was established by john williams in the 1730's. in 1741 william's daughter married henry middleton whose name was subsequently applied to the plantation. at one point in...
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Top 5 Charleston Writers

MandaJ320

"Charleston, SC"
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tpangelinan

"Welcome to Charleston SC"
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"charleston, south carolina"
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TheTravelingNerd

"The Definitive Guide to Charleston, SC"
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grandmaR

"Queen of the South"
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