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- Kick Back and Relax on the Carolina Belle
Climb aboard the Carolina Belle to enjoy the beauty that Charleston Harbor has to offer. Learn the history of the Holy City during the scenic and relaxing 90-minute tour. A professional USCG licensed captain will narrate history, sights, and facts about the Charleston Harbor as you pass several locations critical to the United States history. Some of these locations include Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie and Johnson, the USS Yorktown, and St. Michael’s Church.
2. Visit the Spoleto Festival in Charleston
One of America’s major performing arts festivals, founded in 1977, Spoleto is a 17-day festival in downtown Charleston that has over 150 performances of opera, dance, theater, classical music, and jazz.
3. Have Your Toes In the Water
Saltwater, that is. Spend your day at one of our three beaches: Folly Beach, Isle of the Psalms, and Sullivan’s Island. If you are going to be accompanied by your little ones, Sullivan’s Island does not have lifeguards on duty.
4. Road Trip to Edisto
Edisto Island is home to Botany Bay Plantation, a preserve and wildlife management area, the Edisto Island Serpentarium and the Charleston Tea Plantation. Only an hour drive from downtown Charleston, Edisto Island is a great day trip to explore another beloved area of the Lowcountry.
5. Visit Important Sites of Our History
Located in Charleston are two forts that are important locations in U.S. history, Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie. They are both fun places to bond with friends and family while learning more about the history of Charleston and our country.