We have many ways to play. All day. Every day.Hoist a sail or hear a ghost tale. Barrier island recreation or tour a plantation? The number of activities unique to the Charleston area is incredible. Your guests will be thanking you for such a fun, authentic and memorable meeting, so go ahead—take a bow.
Carolina Polo and Carriage CompanyOwned and operated by native Charlestonians whose families arrived here in the 1600's. Private group carriages are available for tours, weddings, and other special occasions. See Charleston as you've never experienced it before. Locations: Doubletree Hotel at 181 Church Street, 105 N. Market in front of Bull & Finch Restaurant, Stables at 16 Hayne Street. $18 Adults; $12 ages 4-10.
Charleston Brews CruiseExperience a taste of Charleston's flourishing micro beer scene with an exclusive tour of local craft breweries. Enjoy generous samples while learning brewing techniques as we visit three local breweries. So sit back and relax because we're doing the driving!
Charleston Tea Party Motorized Private TourWith downtown van pick-up to 14 people, Charlestonian guide takes discerning visitors by van to her friends' private historic homes and gardens, ending with lunch and a silver tea at her house served on Cantonware overlooking the Ashley River. Reservations with Laura Wichmann Hipp 843.577.5896.
Charleston's Finest Historic ToursHours of operation 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Holidays open By appointment Experience the real charm and grace of Charleston and her plantations with Charleston's finest. See the historic city like you have never seen it before and/or end the day at the plantations. Our family has been living South Carolina history since 1690 and we'd like to share it with you!
Edmondston-Alston HouseThe Edmondston-Alston House is one of the first dwellings built on Charleston's High Battery. Enjoy views of Charleston Harbor from the same piazzas where General Beauregard watched the bombardment of Ft. Sumter. Family furniture, books, silver and paintings adorn the high-ceiling rooms. Contact Virginia Mizel
Fort Sumter National MonumentRuins of historic Fort Sumter, where the Civil War began. Hours vary throughout the year. Please call Fort Sumter National Monument for departure times, location and ticket prices.
Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center at Liberty SquareThis state-of-the-art facility is the primary departure point for visitors to Fort Sumter, serving as an interpretive education canter for the National Park Service to communicate the significance of Fort Sumter and its history. Exhibits provide an overview of the events leading up to the Civil War.
George C Birlant & Co. (Antiques)Since 1922, third-generation direct importers of Charleston’s largest and finest personally selected 18th & 19th century Furniture, Silver, China, Crystal, Brass, Longcase Clocks, fabulous lighting fixtures and reproduction gifts. Exclusive makers of the original Charleston Battery Bench. Free parking behind store. In-house lectures by appointment.
Gibbes Museum of ArtExperience Charleston's history through art! Come face-to-face with stories of the South Carolina Lowcountry as seen through painting, miniature, portraiture, sculpture, photography, and more at Charleston's signature art museum. Complimentary cell phone tour (using your own cell phone) is offered with paid admission.
Historic Charleston Foundation Connoisseur ToursConnoisseur Tours are custom-designed, exclusive tours of Charleston and the Lowcountry for small, private groups. Itineraries are tailored to reflect special interests and needs of any small group, i.e.: architecture, antiques, history, gardens. Contact Connoisseur Tours Coordinator : 843.720.1182
Market Shop of Historic Charleston Foundation, City MarketThe anchor store of the newly renovated Great Hall at the City Market. Featuring locally-made and inspired gifts including jewelry, furnishings, Charleston-related books, and tasty treats. Enjoy tax-free shopping and support local preservation efforts.
SpiritLine Harbor ToursExplore Charleston’s rich maritime history aboard a SpiritLine yacht. This narrated tour highlights three forts; Sumter, Johnson and Moultrie and Charleston’s fabled waterfront homes. Boats sail daily from Aquarium Wharf in downtown Charleston and Patriot’s Point in Mt. Pleasant.
The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery TheatreFunny shows by funny people with two-decades experience developing GROUP ENTERTAINMENT and CORPORATE TEAM-BUILDING. Ticket packages with appetizers, beer/wine OR on/off-site personalized programs. Featuring Inspector NoClue's Murder Mystery, ghostly Charleston History Mystery, family-oriented Pirate Treasure Mystery, Sweet T. Christmas Mystery.
The Sound of CharlestonHear the music that helps define Charleston's history. Gospel, Gershwin, Civil War camp songs, jazz, and light classics of Jenny Lind and the St. Cecelia Society, all presented in live 75 minute concerts presented weekly at Circular Congregational.Church, 150 Meeting Street. Call or check website for concert dates.
Theatre 99No Scripts! No Improv! SC’s only professional improv theatre is guaranteed to make you laugh. Each high energy show is based on audience suggestions, making every show different from the last. There are shows every Wed, Fri and Sat nights. Reservations suggested.