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Ranked #1 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Sail year round on Charleston’s finest, private, and romantic 50ft luxury yacht, "Fate". Rated by Forbes as one of the top... more » Owner description: Sail year round on Charleston’s finest, private, and romantic 50ft luxury yacht, "Fate". Rated by Forbes as one of the top romantic things to do in Charleston! Enjoy the sights of this beautiful city from historical landmarks to a wide variety of wildlife as you relax and feel the ocean breeze, all while your professional captain and mate take care of everything else. Available for hourly, daily and overnight adventures. Most charters are 3-4 hours in length and circle the entire Charleston Harbor. Gourmet Catering options are available and you are welcome to bring your favorite beverages along for the ride. Ask about our sunset sail and overnight at the dock for two special. Longer overnight trips for two are available by request. Professional photography is available. « less
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Ranked #2 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Tours; Adventures
Owner description: Charleston Outdoor Adventures (COA) is an Eco-guiding and rental service. Through COA, an experienced naturalist provide... more » Owner description: Charleston Outdoor Adventures (COA) is an Eco-guiding and rental service. Through COA, an experienced naturalist provide guests with environmental Eco-tours and rentals throughout the saltwater estuaries of Folly Beach and the Charleston area. Charleston Outdoor Adventures services provide clients the opportunity to explore the saltwater estuaries through guided kayak tours, guided paddle board tours, charter boat Eco-tours, inshore fishing charters and kayak/ paddle board rentals. « less
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Ranked #3 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Experience historic downtown Charleston with one of our licensed guides. We offer walking tours covering everything from... more » Owner description: Experience historic downtown Charleston with one of our licensed guides. We offer walking tours covering everything from pirates and privateers to the Civil War in Charleston. Book online or call us today! With advanced notice, we tailor customizable tours to fit the interests of an individual, couple or group. « less
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Ranked #4 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Charleston native and award-winning photojournalist Liz Legare Duren takes you on a stroll through the city her ancestors... more » Owner description: Charleston native and award-winning photojournalist Liz Legare Duren takes you on a stroll through the city her ancestors helped build. Experience Charleston, while YOU are being photographed in the city's most beautiful (or tucked away) locations. Limiting the the tour to only 10 people assures you a more intimate look at the city and a chance for some GREAT photography! Tours are available 7 days a week, please visit our website for all the information you need! « less
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Ranked #5 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Tours; Adventures
Owner description: Family fun for everyone! We offer 3 hour shell and sharks tooth hunting & history trips out to beautiful and secluded Morris... more » Owner description: Family fun for everyone! We offer 3 hour shell and sharks tooth hunting & history trips out to beautiful and secluded Morris Island, as well as romantic sunset and dolphin cruises. Science and eco tours for kids, and school groups that meet or exceed SC school standards as well. Definitely kid and pet friendly, too. Our vessels are perfectly suited for private charters, bachelorette and bachelor parties, anniversaries and birthday parties, any kind of get together you can think of, up to 80 passengers. Come on out and see us! « less
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Ranked #6 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Enchanting historic Charleston comes alive on entertaining and informative walking tours with 7th-generation Charleston... more » Owner description: Enchanting historic Charleston comes alive on entertaining and informative walking tours with 7th-generation Charleston native Michael Trouche. Discover stunning architecture, glorious gardens, Civil and Revolutionary War sites, cobblestone streets, wrought iron gates, legendary graveyards, and the local flavor of the fabled “Holy City” that no one knows better than Michael, who grew up in the famous "South of Broad" area, and has written two popular books on Charleston, where his family has lived for more than 215 years. Michael won numerous prestigious awards as host of the acclaimed "Carolina Camera" television program for 20 years on the local Charleston CBS affiliate, and has charmed tour guests for 10 years with his unparalleled knowledge of South Carolina's history, culture, plants and animals, as well as colorful insights, locations and anecdotes that only a lifelong Charleston native would truly know. « less
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Ranked #7 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Walking tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Lowcountry Walking Tours is Charleston's premiere walking tour company. We now offer three walking tours -- the Downtown... more » Owner description: Lowcountry Walking Tours is Charleston's premiere walking tour company. We now offer three walking tours -- the Downtown Walking Tour, Charleston's Most Beautiful Walk and our newest tour: Charleston's Alleys and Hidden Passages! Visit our website to see our tour schedule! « less
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Ranked #8 of 195 activities in Charleston
Owner description: Experience the charm of Charleston in a two hour walking tour with genuine local flavor. Join native Charlestonian sisters... more » Owner description: Experience the charm of Charleston in a two hour walking tour with genuine local flavor. Join native Charlestonian sisters Mary Helen Dantzler and Therese Smythe, whose family dates from 1793, as you stroll through Charleston's most beautiful streets and scenic alleyways. « less
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Ranked #9 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Join a 13th generation Middleton, for a personalized local perspective. End the tour in a private garden with refreshments.
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Ranked #10 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Walking tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Free, name-your-own-price sightseeing tours of Charleston. We provide a platform for licensed, professional, freelance tour... more » Owner description: Free, name-your-own-price sightseeing tours of Charleston. We provide a platform for licensed, professional, freelance tour guides to lead tours at no upfront cost, so that you may enjoy a quality sightseeing experience no matter what your budget. « less
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Ranked #11 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Tours; Adventures
Owner description: This private 2 hour boat adventure is what Charleston is really all about! I'm a native captain, so we'll glide through the... more » Owner description: This private 2 hour boat adventure is what Charleston is really all about! I'm a native captain, so we'll glide through the uncrowded backwaters of the most pristine estuaries in the country. We'll learn to harvest oysters, catch shrimp and identify local shore birds. Next, we'll find the Bottlenose Dolphins. Having them swim next to the boat is exciting, but if we find them feeding in the shallows it's spectacular! Our next destination is Morris Island where I'll teach you about its rich Civil War history as well as my own family ties to it. We'll then walk its shores looking for shells and artifacts as the sixth oldest lighthouse in the nation serves as our backdrop! So as you can see we have something for everybody on this trip. The dolphins are always here, the beach is loaded with shells, and if you listen hard enough you just may hear the roar of cannons from the past. So come on and join me! You never know what washed up the night before... « less
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Ranked #12 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Boat Tours; Adventures
Owner description: Join us for a relaxing sail aboard Prevailing Winds, a 27' Stiletto Catamaran Sailboat, sailing daily from the Charleston... more » Owner description: Join us for a relaxing sail aboard Prevailing Winds, a 27' Stiletto Catamaran Sailboat, sailing daily from the Charleston Maritime Center. The environmentally friendly way to explore historic Charleston Harbor. Fast and stable, Prevailing Winds is fun for all ages. Experience close encounters with dolphins and other marine wildlife, quietly while under sail. Offering multiple trips daily. Limited to six passengers for a highly customized experience, with no crowds. Private Charters, special events, and sailing lessons available. All trips are BYOB. « less
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Ranked #13 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Experience Charleston’s incomparable beauty, unique history and flourishing preservation with your acclaimed guide, Joyce... more » Owner description: Experience Charleston’s incomparable beauty, unique history and flourishing preservation with your acclaimed guide, Joyce Weir, whose knowledge of Charleston heritage, culture, and architecture is unmatched. Your 2 hour tour can be customized to what interests you most, which may include magnificent mansions, mysterious graveyards, graceful gardens, Revolutionary and Civil War sites, secret passageways, cobblestone streets,slave history. Got a camera? Photo tips provided! Tours depart 7 days a week at 96 Meeting Street in Washington Park. 9am in July and August. 10am the rest of the year. Reservations required. « less
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Ranked #14 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Tours; Adventures
Owner description: Coastal Expeditions is Charleston's original and premier kayaking, SUP and outdoor outfitter! With over 20 years servicing... more » Owner description: Coastal Expeditions is Charleston's original and premier kayaking, SUP and outdoor outfitter! With over 20 years servicing the Lowcountry, their guides know the creeks, estuaries and rivers that weave through the area better than anyone else, and they can't wait to share their knowledge about the natural and human history that defines Charleston. As the local kayak and charter company for REI Adventures, Backroads International, The Nature Conservancy, US Fish & Wildlife and other groups, you can feel confident that you are choosing a good touring company for your day on the water! Kayaking, Stand-Up Paddleboards, Boat Excursions, Bulls Island Ferry. « less
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Ranked #15 of 195 activities in Charleston
Owner description: LADIES OF THE LOWCOUNTRY, THE BRIDESMAIDS TOUR, and 2 GRAVEYARDS & A COCKTAIL are specialty tours offered by Mary-Margaret's... more » Owner description: LADIES OF THE LOWCOUNTRY, THE BRIDESMAIDS TOUR, and 2 GRAVEYARDS & A COCKTAIL are specialty tours offered by Mary-Margaret's Walking Tours. Explore the graves of famous patriots, Hear about the Grimke sisters who were famous abolitionists, Learn about wedding traditions, Ladies Finishing Schools and Historic couples on the Bridesmaids' Tour. Explore Charleston's alleys, the beautiful sea wall, and walk by beautiful mansions all while Mary-Margaret fills you in on the amazing Women and men of Charleston then and now! « less
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Ranked #16 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Hi, my name is Brian Simms. My family has been in the area for 10 generations. Charleston Sole offers two types of tours. Our... more » Owner description: Hi, my name is Brian Simms. My family has been in the area for 10 generations. Charleston Sole offers two types of tours. Our All About Charleston tour features history, culture and the architecture of the area. Our Houses of Worship tour concentrates on the many backgrounds who settled the "Holy City" and the history of the beautiful stone carvings and symbolism behind many famous Charlestonian graves. We do enter a few structures during our tour. There is a rich history and culture I would like to share and look forward to showing you the sights of our beautiful city, creating an experience you will remember for years to come! « less
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Ranked #17 of 195 activities in Charleston
Owner description: Private charters available for couples and groups of up to 6. We provide comfortable seating, commentary and a chance to... more » Owner description: Private charters available for couples and groups of up to 6. We provide comfortable seating, commentary and a chance to steer and trim sails. Food and beverages may be purchased (byob). Sailing lessons on request. « less
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Ranked #18 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Tours; Food and Drink
Owner description: Experience a taste of Charleston's flourishing craft beer scene with an exclusive tour of the five local craft breweries.... more » Owner description: Experience a taste of Charleston's flourishing craft beer scene with an exclusive tour of the five local craft breweries. Enjoy four generous samples as we visit three local breweries on each tour. Learn brewing techniques and expand your palate as you enjoy a taste of Charleston. Tour schedules vary based on the day so visit our website to view which breweries you wish to attend. So sit back and relax because we're doing the driving! « less
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Ranked #19 of 195 activities in Charleston
Owner description: Adventure Event Planning Services. Bachelor Parties | Corporate Team Building | Signature Events We throw "mother-in-law"... more » Owner description: Adventure Event Planning Services. Bachelor Parties | Corporate Team Building | Signature Events We throw "mother-in-law" approved bachelor and bachelorette parties in Charleston, SC. Our corporate team building is sure to get your staff out of the 'bored' room. Have an idea for an event and need help making it happen? « less
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Ranked #20 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Walks In History, LLC is excited to be operating in the most beautiful and historic city in the United States. We offer a... more » Owner description: Walks In History, LLC is excited to be operating in the most beautiful and historic city in the United States. We offer a Supernatural Charleston Tour at the ca. 1822 Old Citadel and ca. 1770 College of Charleston, a French Quarter Walk inside the original walled city and along the waterfront, and a Marion Square History tour. The Supernatural Charleston Tour takes place in the heart of the historic downtown peninsula, one of the oldest parts of the Holy City, including points of interest: the College of Charleston, the Old Citadel, a Revolutionary War Burial Ground, the Site of the ca. 1790 Charleston Orphan House, the Second Presbyterian Churchyard and Confederate graves, and a life-size replica of the Hunley submarine to name a few. We offer the most authentic and detailed tours in The Holy City. « less
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Ranked #21 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Tours; Adventures
Owner description: Incredible Fishing! Avid Angling Fishing Charters offers Inshore, Nearshore and Fly Fishing Charters to the Charleston, SC... more » Owner description: Incredible Fishing! Avid Angling Fishing Charters offers Inshore, Nearshore and Fly Fishing Charters to the Charleston, SC Coastal area. Catch Huge redfish, sharks, trout, flounder, amberjacks, cobia, grouper and many more! Trips depart daily and we offer flexible fishing for all levels of anglers and ages. Your Adventures depart from Downtown Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Isle of Palms, Folly Beach, and Kiawah Island. Backwater/backcountry charters also available if you want to explore areas away from the city. Either way, come along a fishing charter and see what you can catch! If fishing is not your thing we offer sunset cruises and eco tours, including secret spots that most folks don't often get to experience! « less
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Ranked #22 of 195 activities in Charleston
Owner description: I'm Captain Kevin Blair and I'd like you to join us for some exciting fishing in Charleston and Folly Beach SC! Our fishing... more » Owner description: I'm Captain Kevin Blair and I'd like you to join us for some exciting fishing in Charleston and Folly Beach SC! Our fishing charters launch daily from Folly Beach and we have several daily pickup locations for customers who will be charter fishing in Charleston. Our fishing guides are expert anglers and have been fishing in Charleston and Folly Beach for years. We offer both inshore and nearshore fishing charters. This includes Charleston and Folly Beach flats fishing and reef fishing. This is a great way to spend time with family and friends. Call, email or you can book a trip online right now! « less
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Ranked #23 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Walking tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Old Charleston Walking Tours is proud to offer an array of narrated walks that cover the most interesting historical issues... more » Owner description: Old Charleston Walking Tours is proud to offer an array of narrated walks that cover the most interesting historical issues and sights in a city known for its turbulent past and unusual beauty. Our guides are the best in the business, with years of research and storytelling experience. They promise the kind of accuracy, insight and enthusiasm that create a delightful touring experience. Let them lead you to Charleston's hidden alleys and tell you what went on behind its closed doors.The daytime walks last approximately two hours. The ghost walks are shorter (and scarier).We go rain or shine. There are no hills. The pace is easy. Please join us. You'll be glad you did! « less
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Ranked #24 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Performances
Owner description: Original live theater in the heart of Charleston! Experience our cheerful SWINGING CHRISTMAS as you relax, unwind and laugh... more » Owner description: Original live theater in the heart of Charleston! Experience our cheerful SWINGING CHRISTMAS as you relax, unwind and laugh with friends. Fun drinks and savory bites are standing by. At the corner of Meeting and Pinckney Streets, use our Pinckney Street entrance. We look forward to seeing you at the show! « less
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Ranked #25 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Walking tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Martine P. Dulles, licensed guide, offers tours of in English and in French of Historic Charleston and the Lowcountry:Charles... more » Owner description: Martine P. Dulles, licensed guide, offers tours of in English and in French of Historic Charleston and the Lowcountry:Charles Towne (1670)- Charleston (2013). Holy City: Places of Worship and Cemeteries / Ville Sainte: Sites religieux et Cimetieres. Art & Architecture: Museums / Musees. Plantations, etc. « less
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Ranked #26 of 195 activities in Charleston
Owner description: Exclusive Fishing Charters specializes in catching year round species like Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Sheepshead, and... more » Owner description: Exclusive Fishing Charters specializes in catching year round species like Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Sheepshead, and Flounder. We also target seasonal species like, Spanish Mackerel , King Mackerel, Bluefish, Ladyfish, Jack Crevalle and Sharks. Inshore and nearshore fishing charters are our specialty! Since his youth, Captain Jonathan Smith has been fascinated with the waterways in the Charleston area. Fishing has become a lifetime passion for the captain. With his local knowledge of the inlets, creeks and rivers, area fish have become a simple catch. Captain John enjoys teaching new anglers about local fishing techniques, as well as sharing the rich history of the area. From newcomers to experts, all are welcome to have a great day on the water! We would like to invite everyone to come and experience the trip of a lifetime today! « less
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Ranked #27 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Tours; Walking tours; Food and Drink
Owner description: Charleston Culinary Tours combine the best of Charleston history, cocktails and food with unique tours that highlight the... more » Owner description: Charleston Culinary Tours combine the best of Charleston history, cocktails and food with unique tours that highlight the Lowcountry. Each Charleston Culinary Tour visits several different restaurants, bars or the Farmer's Market to combine elements of a historical tour with a culinary adventure. The food and drinks on the tours are chosen by various restaurant and bar partners and feature an array of eclectic dishes and concoctions that provide insight into Charleston's cuisine and cocktail scene. On each tour, you will not only have an opportunity to sample some of the Lowcountry's finest offerings, but also to meet the owners, chefs and mixologists behind Charleston's impressive culinary and bar innovations. Five Tours Available:Historic Downtown, Upper King Street, Chefs' Kitchen, The Farmer's Market and Mixology Tour. As most tours sell out, all reservations are required in advance. Groups need to be booked at least three days prior to tour. Each tour is limited in size. Charleston Culinary Tours are held rain or shine. « less
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Ranked #28 of 195 activities in Charleston
Owner description: Take a fabulous 90 minute ride on our plush minibuses as we take you back in time and tour Charleston's Historic District.... more » Owner description: Take a fabulous 90 minute ride on our plush minibuses as we take you back in time and tour Charleston's Historic District. All tours are conducted by the owner. You will quickly discover his love for the city and enthusiasm for hosting visitors. Tours leave from the Charleston Visitor Center at 9:30, 12:00 and 2:30 daily. « less
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Ranked #29 of 195 activities in Charleston
Category: Biking Trails; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Charleston Bicycle Tours offers 3 and 6 day bicycle tours of Charleston, Beaufort and Savannah and their surrounding quaint... more » Owner description: Charleston Bicycle Tours offers 3 and 6 day bicycle tours of Charleston, Beaufort and Savannah and their surrounding quaint towns and coastal islands. Cycle on back roads,quiet streets and alleys past historical homes and experience the charm of the Low country shown by an 11th generation South Carolinian.Includes luxury accommodations,excellent meals,licensed guide,van support,and fun/small groups. « less
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Ranked #30 of 195 activities in Charleston
Owner description: Inshore light tackle and fly fishing charters year round in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. Fish the many bodies of... more » Owner description: Inshore light tackle and fly fishing charters year round in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. Fish the many bodies of water surrounding the low country including Kiawah Island, Folly Beach and Isle of Palms. All equipment, bait, fishing licenses, soft drinks and snacks are provided. Capt. Bennett is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable charter to anglers of all skill levels and ages. « less
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