Fun Things To Do in Charleston
The historic port city of Charleston is one of the nation's most charming and popular cities — famous for its cobblestone streets, antique shops, plantations and gardens, historic homes and buildings, fabulous museums, monuments and historic forts, beautiful beach resorts, fun restaurants, shopping... and warm Southern hospitality. Take a tour of the city on a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride — day or night, it's a fun way to see the sights.
Fun Charleston and nearby attractions
- Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
- Boone Hall Plantation
- Middleton Place House Museum, Plantation & Gardens
(National Historic Landmark is home to America's Oldest
- Drayton Hall Plantation House
- Nathaniel Russell House
- Edmondston-Alston House
- Heyward-Washington House
- Joseph Manigault House
- Aiken-Rhett House
- The Charleston Museum
- Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
- Fort Sumter National Monument
- The Fire Museum
- Gibbes Museum of Art
- Old Slave Mart Museum
- South Carolina Aquarium
- Folly Beach (some say it's the best beach in South Carolina!)
- White Point Gardens (Battery Park)
- Waterfront Park
Charleston Sightseeing Tours
Charleston Sightseeing Tours and Fun Things To Do
Best Time To Visit Charleston
The best time to visit Charleston is the Springtime (March-May) when it's not too hot and humid and during the Fall (September-November) when temperatures are mild.
Take a Day Trip to Savannah
If you have time, take a day trip to beautiful Savannah — it's about a 2-hour drive from Charleston. Both of these charming Southern cities are not to be missed!
Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Visit Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau for more information on hotels and restaurants in Charleston.
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