7. Charleston: The Complete Lowcountry Tour. Get Out of Town!
Explore historical sights and see breathtaking views of one of America’s most historic cities, Charleston, and the South Carolina Lowcountry. Make stops at lesser-known parts of the city and snap memorable photos on this day trip. See Drayton Hall, Folly Pier, and many more.
Visit some memorable points of interest such as Charlotte Street, a street that encompasses several architectural styles, built in the transitional period between the revolutionary to civil wars. Stop by Old St Andrews Parish Church, the oldest surviving church building in South Carolina.
Admire Angel Tree Park, which features a 500-year-old tree. Be surprised at the size of the branches and trunk. Pause for lunch and snack on pre-ordered sandwiches. Enjoy some free time to eat and shop in the market.
See the Magnolia Plantation and gardens, the oldest public gardens in America. Gaze at the thousands of plant and flower varieties and relax in the tranquil landscape.
Visit one of the darkest spots in American history, Fort Moultrie. See the series of fortifications that witnessed the first shots of both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Hear how it temporarily lodged thousands of enslaved Africans transported to the country.
Head to the coast and appreciate the Morris Lighthouse, Sullivan’s Lighthouse, and the Charleston Harbor Resort. Finally, embark on a 30-minute water taxi ride across the Charleston Harbor.
Complete Itinerary: Charlotte Street, Morris Lighthouse, Folly Pier, Angel Tree, Old St Andrews Parish Church, Drayton Hall, Magnolia Plantation, Sullivan’s Lighthouse, Fort Moultrie, Charleston Harbor Resort, Water Taxi