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Charleston Water Taxi Dolphin Watch
1. Charleston Water Taxi Dolphin Watch
Charleston may not seem like the place to see marine life, but but right off Charleston's beautiful harbor, you can see majestic dolphins rising in and out of the water. With Charleston Water Taxi Dolphin Watch, you can take an hour-long cruise ideal for dolphin-spotting and photographing. Enjoy the relaxing ride around the harbor as you watch the dolphins swim by.
Charleston Water Taxi Dolphin Watch
1. Charleston Water Taxi Dolphin Watch
Charleston may not seem like the place to see marine life, but but right off Charleston's beautiful harbor, you can see majestic dolphins rising in and out of the water. With Charleston Water Taxi Dolphin Watch, you can take an hour-long cruise ideal for dolphin-spotting and photographing. Enjoy the relaxing ride around the harbor as you watch the dolphins swim by.
2. Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens was founded in 1676 and first opened for tours in 1870, making it the oldest public gardens in the country! Aside from its historical value, Magnolia has been selected as one of "America's Most Beautiful Gardens" by Travel + Leisure Magazine. A visit to these lush grounds is an affordable, educational experience, with special deals making tour prices as low as 5$ during select months!
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
2. Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens was founded in 1676 and first opened for tours in 1870, making it the oldest public gardens in the country! Aside from its historical value, Magnolia has been selected as one of "America's Most Beautiful Gardens" by Travel + Leisure Magazine. A visit to these lush grounds is an affordable, educational experience, with special deals making tour prices as low as 5$ during select months!
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
3. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Established in the 1970's, Patriot's Point began as a naval and maritime museum on the Charleston Harbor. Now, it is an expansive wealth of information and artifacts dedicated to honoring the brave men and women who have defended the U.S. for generations. With the USS YORKTOWN, a World War II aircraft carrier, Cold War Memorial, and the only Vietnam War experience exhibit in the country, the living history at Patriot's Point spans decades.
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
3. Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Established in the 1970's, Patriot's Point began as a naval and maritime museum on the Charleston Harbor. Now, it is an expansive wealth of information and artifacts dedicated to honoring the brave men and women who have defended the U.S. for generations. With the USS YORKTOWN, a World War II aircraft carrier, Cold War Memorial, and the only Vietnam War experience exhibit in the country, the living history at Patriot's Point spans decades.
4. South Carolina Aquarium
Sight-seeing and ecological conservation come together at the South Carolina Aquarium. With exciting exhibits featuring sand tiger sharks, alligators, and river otters, there's no shortage of fun learning opportunities for you and your family. In addition, the aquarium runs its own sea turtle hospital open to guests, so you can see these beautiful creatures as they are rehabilitated and prepared for release. This aquarium offers a unique opportunity to enjoy marine animals and support efforts to preserve endangered species.
South Carolina Aquarium
South Carolina Aquarium
4. South Carolina Aquarium
Sight-seeing and ecological conservation come together at the South Carolina Aquarium. With exciting exhibits featuring sand tiger sharks, alligators, and river otters, there's no shortage of fun learning opportunities for you and your family. In addition, the aquarium runs its own sea turtle hospital open to guests, so you can see these beautiful creatures as they are rehabilitated and prepared for release. This aquarium offers a unique opportunity to enjoy marine animals and support efforts to preserve endangered species.
Folly Beach
5. Folly Beach
Just south of downtown Charleston, Folly Beach is your island escape from the city! This barrier island has a rich history, beautiful beaches, and iconic surf spots. Before it became a tourist destination, Folly Beach Island was home to a native American tribe, sheltered many shiprecked sailors, and even served as a main strategic base during the Civil War. Known to locals as "the Edge of America," Folly Beach is a unique community full of great places to eat, quirky gift stores, and surf shops worth investigating.
Folly Beach
5. Folly Beach
Just south of downtown Charleston, Folly Beach is your island escape from the city! This barrier island has a rich history, beautiful beaches, and iconic surf spots. Before it became a tourist destination, Folly Beach Island was home to a native American tribe, sheltered many shiprecked sailors, and even served as a main strategic base during the Civil War. Known to locals as "the Edge of America," Folly Beach is a unique community full of great places to eat, quirky gift stores, and surf shops worth investigating.
6. Palmetto Carriage Works (Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride)
Charleston is a city with a rich history, and what better way to explore it all than on a horse & buggy ride? Palmetto Carriage Company offers mule or horse-drawn carriage rides through Charleston's historic district. You'll get to see all the most important landmarks and learn from the most knowledgeable and friendly guides as you sit back and enjoy the exciting experience. Taking a relaxing carriage ride is the perfect way to unwind for a little while during a busy day walking through the city!
Palmetto Carriage Works (Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride)
Palmetto Carriage Works (Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride)
6. Palmetto Carriage Works (Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride)
Charleston is a city with a rich history, and what better way to explore it all than on a horse & buggy ride? Palmetto Carriage Company offers mule or horse-drawn carriage rides through Charleston's historic district. You'll get to see all the most important landmarks and learn from the most knowledgeable and friendly guides as you sit back and enjoy the exciting experience. Taking a relaxing carriage ride is the perfect way to unwind for a little while during a busy day walking through the city!
Old Jail
7. Old Jail
There's even more in store for history buffs in Charleston. The Old Jail building on Magazine Street was used as the county prison from 1802 to 1939, and it is now open to the public today. You can tour the historical building and learn about some of its most famous inmates, including highway robbers John and Lavinia Fisher who were held there from 1819-1820. The prison even held sea pirates in 1822! The Old Jail is an intense symbol of our country's past worth discovering on your trip to Charleston.
Old Jail
7. Old Jail
There's even more in store for history buffs in Charleston. The Old Jail building on Magazine Street was used as the county prison from 1802 to 1939, and it is now open to the public today. You can tour the historical building and learn about some of its most famous inmates, including highway robbers John and Lavinia Fisher who were held there from 1819-1820. The prison even held sea pirates in 1822! The Old Jail is an intense symbol of our country's past worth discovering on your trip to Charleston.
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