Family

Fun For Every Age

From hands-on history lessons and miles of sand castle ready beaches to museums and sweet treats, Charleston is made for family fun.

Time Together
Every Block, A New Adventure

Plantations and piazzas. 90 miles of coastline and 120 public parks. Alligators and artifacts. Patriots and pirates. So many adventures, you’ll have to come back!

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No. 1 Small City in the U.S.

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Charleston Pirate Tours
True Tales, Real Pirates

Explore the waterfront, streets, and alleys once frequented by history’s most famous pirates.

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SC Aquarium
Exploring Our Waters

Come face-to-face with over 5,000 amazing animals, including sharks, rays, turtles, and more.

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Charleston Harbor Tours
Experience Charleston From The Water

Climb aboard to see more than 75 historic landmarks and points of interest.

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Wild Dunes Resort
Vacation Starts Here

Vacation rentals, condos, and cottages – the beach, award-winning golf, tennis and an array of activities for the whole family.

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Boone Hall Plantation
History In Full Bloom

Explore stunning gardens, Gullah culture, a working farm, slave dwellings, historic home, butterfly pavilion, and more.

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Traveling with kids can sometimes mean missing out on the best a destination has to offer, but for Charleston, South Carolina, it's a prime reason to visit."

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Family Playcation

Stroll along the beach. Build a sandcastle. Hop over waves as they break onto the beach. Make long-lasting family memories.

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Nautical Family Escape

Set your sights on family fun, nautical-style. Pack your favorite swimsuits and get ready for three days full of adventure.

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