From blossoming gardens, ancient oaks, and the wonders of sea life to beautiful beaches, Charleston is the perfect backdrop for exploring the natural world around us.
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Connect with more than 5,000 amazing animals and learn how you can protect them. Visit two touch tanks for a hands-on experience with stingrays, horseshoe crabs & sea stars.
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Situated on an island at the entrance to Charleston Harbor, Fort Sumter is where the American Civil War started on April 12, 1861. The fort is accessible only by boat.
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A historic park with camellias and azaleas in bloom in spring, roses bloom in the summer; 1-mile nature trail; Charleston's mounted horse patrol stables nearby.
This peaceful park offers unprecedented views of Charleston Harbor and Fort Sumter. A look back across the street promises fantastic images of beautiful Charleston mansions.
This park is an eight-acre linear park and pier along the Charleston Harbor entry. The park masterfully combines spectacular fountains, spacious lawns, intimate gardens.
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Published annually, the official Charleston Visitors Guide is full of gorgeous photography, insider tips, maps, and resources to help you plan your Charleston vacation.