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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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Private Historic Carriage Tour of Charleston
"Experience Charleston's downtown historic district by private carriage on a 1-hour guided tour. Travel through the quaint and charming streets of downtown Charleston as your passionate and engaging guide bring to life the history of Charleston for your g you will see famous points of interest that bring the city to life. Based on the route selected (which is determined by the city on the day of your tour) highlighted areas include the Old Exchange Building Rainbow Row and White Point Gardens (The Battery). Your guide will give you the history of the many mansions that line Meeting Street and Church Street. How to book: the price displayed is for a four-passenger carriage. For either option below please select one (1) passenger as the pricing is for the total vehicle.The Vis-a-Vis carriage holds four (4) passengers with the seats face-to-face For groups of five (5) to 16 passengers you must book the large carriage Please note: Routes are chosen prior to departure on the date of travel. This is determined by a City of Charleston Tourism official and is out of the control of the local operator."""
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Savor the Flavors of Charleston
"Come join in as you walk talk and taste your way through Charleston. This 2.5-hour Charleston Culinary Tour will immerse you in the history and culture of the Lowcountry. You will discover how our unique cuisine has evolved over the past 300+ years while sampling delicious speci markets bakeries restaurants and culinary landmarks.Typical tastings include:Stone Ground Grits Charleston Benne Wafers Locally Made Gourmet Chocolates Southern Pralines Sweet Tea Collard Greens Lowcountry Bar""
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drayton hall is a plantation house built for john drayton in 1742. dayton was a indigo and rice planter on the ashley river during the 18 th century. drayton hall is considered the finest example of...
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May 13, 2011

Drayton Hall

Drayton Hall is the only Ashley River Plantation that has survived both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. It was purchased from the Drayton Family in 1974 by the National Trust for Historic...
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Jul 30, 2007

Drayton Hall

Drayton HallDrayton Hall is the only plantation house on the Ashley River to survive the Revolutionary and Civil Wars intact. After seven generations, two great wars, numerous hurricanes and...
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Jan 17, 2004

Drayton Hall

The tour which we took quite unwillingly (my husband hates old house tours and tourguides) turned out to be fabulous!!! It was far more interesting than what we could anticipate. Also, it was the best...
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Things to Do Near Drayton Hall

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Audubon Swamp Garden

This swamp is on the grounds of Magnolia Plantation but is visited with a separate ticket. The garden is a refuge for birds and other animals including alligators. The walk through the gardens is...
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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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Charles Towne Landing

The first permanent European settlement in the Carolinas was at this location, occuring in 1670. The South Carolina State Park system has established an interactive, living history museum here, one...
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Museum

The Old Slave Mart Museum recounts the story of Charleston's role in this inter-state slave trade by focusing on the history of this particular building and site and the slave sales that occurred...
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Aiken- Rhett House

It was a home and working farm with slave quarters along the back in a row as well as horse stalls. It was built in 1820 and the only one to this date preserved in its original condition-except for...
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South Carolina Aquarium

The South Carolina Aquarium is seperated into 8 distinct sections: Mountain Forest, Piedmont, Coastal Plain, Saltmarsh Aviary, Coast, Ocean, and Touch Tank, and the newest exhibit - Camp Carolina. The...
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  • Sunday 11:00 to 03:30
  • Monday 09:00 to 03:30
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 03:30
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 03:30
  • Thursday 09:00 to 03:30
  • Friday 09:00 to 03:30
  • Saturday 09:00 to 03:30

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