Described as a "living museum," Charleston is one of America's most beautifully preserved architectural and historical destinations. 

Popular Attractions

South Carolina Aquarium

Located on the Charleston Harbor, the South Carolina Aquarium is home to ten thousand plants and animals. They offer self-guided tours along with staff-led programs to fit your groups needs. 

Charleston Tea Plantation 

The largest tea plantation in the U.S.A offers a  "one in a lifetime experience" for tea lovers. The guided plantation tour  and antique trolly ride showcases the history of tea making as you see tea being made. They have hundreds of thousands of tea bushes stretching many acres. 

Carriage Ride 

A one-hour narrated horse drawn carriage tour that covers more than 2.5 miles and 30 blocks of historic Charleston. This tour is a great way to learn about the city's attractions and rich historical areas. 

Angel Oak Tree

Explore the huge and amazing southern live oak tree located in Angel Oak Park on Johns Island near Charleston. The Tree is estimated to be well over 400-500 years old. 

Narrated Cruise Ship Ride

Cruise to the historic Fort Sumter and learn about the events which led to the outbreak of America's most bloody war. A National Park Service Ranger will then provide further details about Fort Sumter and its pivotal role in the American Civil War. 

Guided Ghost Tour 

Enjoy a guided evening walking tour of the Charleston historic district with local storytellers as they share the “ghost stories” that make history come alive.  

USS Yorktown Aircraft Carrier at Patriots Point Naval Museum

Take a self-guided tour of one of the 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World War II. She was named after the Battle of Yorktown of the American Revolutionary War. Enjoy a lunch on board in the ship’s galley. 

Charleston Museum

Students will break into small groups and participate in a scavenger hunt called "Hunt for History" in one of the oldest museums in the United States.

Charleston City Market

Shopping opportunity at one of the nation's oldest public markets and the cultural heart of Charleston. 

Barrier Eco Tours Program 

A naturalist-guided tour to Capers Island Heritage Preserve. The tour departs from the Isle of Palms Marina and takes you through winding salt marsh, tidal creeks, and the Intercoastal Waterway to Capers Island.

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