HISTORIC CHARLESTON & Resort Islands

Charleston and Dorchester Counties

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Alive with rich history that can still be found in the very cobblestones lining the streets, historic Charleston is a step back in time, but with all the modern amenities a 21st-century traveler would expect. Hear tales about the city's unique past and see historic homes on a fantastic horse-drawn carriage tour. Or, explore the country's navel history before getting to know more about the area's marine wildlife. Along the way, first-class dining and shopping options await. This is Charleston, where history truly comes alive.

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Tour of Fort Sumter

Hop on a boat and head over to the island fort where the Civil War officially began. While there, learn about the men who were there and became forever encased in the annals of history. Plus, you'll be rewarded with beautiful views of Charleston and its harbor.

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OLD SOUTH
CARRIAGE TOURS

Since 1983, the owners of Old South Carriage Tours have given visitors to Charleston a first-class tour of the historic city. It is a perfect combination of fun and learning. Be on the lookout for the red sashes.

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Folly Beach

Located just 15 minutes from downtown Charleston, this beautiful barrier island is a great day trip. There are beach and surfing opportunities galore, and the island itslef is home to a maritime forest and the Morris Island Lighthouse.