Tours & Attractions in Charleston, SC in Charleston/West of the Ashley

Looking for things to do in Charleston? Why not stand on the site of the first shot in the Civil War? Come face to face with a giant sea turtle. Take a tour of an antebellum mansion. Climb aboard a WWII aircraft carrier. There are so many blossoming gardens, so many photo opportunities and so many reasons to come back to see us again. Please look for those tour companies that are members of the Palmetto Guild Association to ensure you are exploring with a certified tour guide.

Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

Begin your Charleston experience where English settlers established the first permanent European colony in Carolina. See a 17th-century tall ship replica, cannons and a zoo!

Drayton Hall

Conde Nast Traveler’s Best Place to See in South Carolina. America’s oldest unrestored plantation c. 1738 open daily for house tours, plantation tours, and museum exhibits.

Frothy Beard Brewing

Intimate microbrewery offering tours plus pints, flights & to-go growlers of hand-crafted beer.

Middleton Place

Home to America’s oldest and most important landscaped gardens, the historic site encompasses 110 acres including the Gardens, House Museum, Stableyards, and Eliza’s House.

The Old St. Andrews Parish Church

The oldest surviving church in the Carolinas, founded and built in 1706; a number of historic tombs are located in the church yard. Four services on Sundays.

Looking for things to do in Charleston? Why not stand on the site of the first shot in the Civil War? Come face to face with a giant sea turtle. Take a tour of an antebellum mansion. Climb aboard a WWII aircraft carrier. There are so many blossoming gardens, so many photo opportunities and so many reasons to come back to see us again. Please look for those tour companies that are members of the Palmetto Guild Association to ensure you are exploring with a certified tour guide.

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