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Boneyard Beach
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H. L. Hunley
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Pawleys Island Historic District
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Angel Oak Tree
Points of Interest & Landmarks, Geologic Formations
St. Philip's Church
Sacred & Religious Sites, Cemeteries
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
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Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church
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Lowcountry Walking Tours Charleston
#1 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Bill was one of the best tour guides we've had in years - highly knowledgeable, engaging and fun! Seeing the homes and sights in the small alleys and hard to reach places was the "icing on the cake" of our trip to...
Bob was very personable and did an excellent job describing the historic sites and history of the city.
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St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church Hilton Head
#2 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
We attend weekly Mass here and enjoy the beautiful setting with large windows to enjoy the views of nature on the north end of the island.
Charleston History Tours Charleston
#3 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
For the remainder of our trip, we knew the big landmarks and hidden history of Charleston and enjoyed pointing it out to each other around the city in the remainder of our trip.
The driver was so knowledgeable and so full of fun as he explained the sights to us all.
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Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist Charleston
#4 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Enjoyed our time of prayer at SJP. Add to your list of sights to visit.
... the Residence Inn Riverview, and were initially planning to go to mass closer to the hotel until we saw St. John's Cathedral listed as a site on TripAdvisor while researching other sites to see around Charleston.
The Church of the Cross Bluffton
#5 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
This historic church is well worth a visit to enjoy scenic views of the May River in Bluffton, SC and a well-preserved house of worship dating back to the antebellum years.
This beautiful church sits on a bluff overlooking the estuary, a terrific view (and a great place to come and picnic, by the way), framed by oak trees dripping with Spanish moss.
Hopsewee Plantation Georgetown
#6 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Once the tour was over we were able to explore the grounds with it's amazing river views, large old oak trees and beautiful flowers.
An historic landmark for sure, our tour guide was very knowledgeable in the history of the house and the plantation.
Beaufort National Cemetery Beaufort
#7 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
As it turns out, my Great Grandfather was care taker of Beaufort National Cemetary, in the late 1920"s or 1930"s, so visiting this site was personal for me, but each citizen of this great country, should stop by a...
A beautiful well manicured historical landmark
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St. Helena's Anglican Church Beaufort
#8 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
The historic church is surrounded b a walled cemetery with Revolutionary War grave sites, as well as many Civil War grave sites.The burial sites have respectful and informative signage.
This site played significant roles in both the American Revolutionary War and the Civil War.
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Charleston
#9 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
The tour provides a wonderful view of Jewish history in this city and state, as well as a chronicle of the congregation and its role in the development of Reform Judaism.
One of our favorite things to do while traveling is to visit historic religious sites.
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge Charleston
#10 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
This beautiful bridge spans Charleston Harbour and connects the city to historic Patriot's Point, home of the USS Yorktown, and to Sullivan's Island, home of Fort Moultrie, a National Parks Site and a fortress sit...
But, if you are really into exercise, you can walk the entire bridge from Mt. Pleasant to Charleston! Great exercise, great views, fresh air, and...it's FREE!
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St. Michael's Church Charleston
#11 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Quiet church, wonderful to view, perfect for a visit, a prayer, and to light a candle.
Present day St. Michael's is built upon the site of the first Anglican church constructed south of Virginia and the first church constructed in Charles Town.
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The Point Beaufort
#12 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
We loved strolling through the area and catching the breathtaking views of the water and admiring the grandiose antebellum homes.
We rode out on our free bikes from City Loft Hotel and stood looking at the view.Our chat attracted dolphions who played around us on the shore
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Myrtle Beach
#13 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Wonderful ball park, clean, unobstructed views, lots of food choices and fun entertainment.
Most seats give an excellent view of the field along the baselines.
Hunting Island Lighthouse Beaufort
#14 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Wonderful view and was greatly maintained Love the historical buildings and exhibits which were in great shape and presented well.
Enjoyed visiting the lighthouse, and you have the opportunity to climb to the top for even more wonderful views of the park, small gift shop for drinks and snacks.
McLeod Plantation Historic Site Charleston
#15 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Our guide, Ashley was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and engaging and filled us in on the rich history of the plantation, the buildings on site, and the background of the quality of crops (what makes sea island...
This is one of the few plantations that gives a completely rounded view of the ante-bellum South, and what life on a plantation was like for master and slaves alike, as well as tracing the fascinating history of t...
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Angel Oak Tree Johns Island
#16 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
There is a gift shop and a place where you can donated to the preservation of the Angel Oak tree (which I highly suggest) but to view the Oak in all it's splender is absolutely free.
Free admission and the beautiful site makes this visit an absolute must!
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Mount Pleasant Pier Mount Pleasant
#17 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Walk on out along the pier which is very wide, and you will enjoy a lovely breeze and a view of the City of Charleston, and boats, ships, etc.
Great walk, nice gift shot and restaurant and wonderful marsh views.
Riley Waterfront Park Charleston
#18 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Great ocean view, wonderful park with swings on the pier, can watch the boats go by, metered parking as well as nearby garage, also delicious ice cream across the street, and the water fountain was beautiful with...
The sea views are awesome, the little islands in the harbor, the graceful sailboats, wonderful view of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, the seagulls and other shore birds, the live musicians (one guy singing some re...
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Unitarian Church in Charleston Charleston
#19 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
A docent is on site to share the story and beautiful architecture .... worth the stop in.
Beautiful landmark with a knowledgeable guide
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The Citadel Charleston
#20 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
The campus feature some unique historical sites, such as the Memorial Chapel and Mark Clark Hall.
On that visit we arrived early enough to easily find parking on site and enjoyed a leisurely stroll across campus before taking our seats on the parade ground bleachers.
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Magnolia Cemetery Charleston
#21 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
In our travels across the country, my wife and I love to visit historical sites, especially battlefields and cemeteries and ghost towns and antebellum mansions.
Loved the beauty of the old graves, the live oaks and the view!
H. L. Hunley North Charleston
#22 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Extremely well done interpretation center with a view of the ongoing preservation of this important piece of naval history... North or South, it is an important part of our history...
We normally stay in Myrtle beach when we vacation in SC and decided to stay in Charleston this year so we could see more of the historical sights and the Hunley was on our list of things we MUST do.
Folly Beach Fishing Pier Folly Beach
#23 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Winter & Late Fall crisp mornings, stunning sunsets and people stroll with dogs & for shells... Spring to October, warm sunny strolling, hubby & kids fish, I shop or take in sights, meet others, lots of places to...
Open until around 9-11pm call to check one the day you are going, but also great views of the sky at dark! Perfect romantic stroll after dinner!
Fort Moultrie Sullivan's Island
#24 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
The site displays impressive history of naval fortification history along with weapons from Revolutionary War to WWII, and in that way much different and better than Fort Sumter (which is also very good).
The fort itself is very clean and well preserved, offering beautiful views of the Charleston Harbor, various cannons on display, rooms to tour, and a place to pic-nic by the water.
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College of Charleston Charleston
#25 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
You can also get free map of campus from the bookstore so you can do a walking tour of all the below historical landmark sites.
The area offers wonderful views of water, vegetation, history, and spectacular architecture.
Fort Sumter National Monument Charleston
#26 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
The ferry ride across the Charleston Harbor on a pleasant autumn afternoon was wonderful with great views of the old city, the magnificent Arthur Ravenel Bridge, all sorts of boat traffic on the water, and the lov...
Gabby, the ranger, gave us an excellent overview of the fort, and Chuck, a volunteer, was very knowledgeable about the history and discoveries on the site.
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Morris Island Lighthouse Charleston
#27 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
... the end of the path there is a beautiful view of the beach and lighthouse.It was so very peaceful.This made for some great pics and you can stay as long as you want and just enjoy the ocean and great views.
At the end of th unassuming path opens up to a beautiful view of the beach, sand dunes and grasses and the lighthouse.
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Aiken-Rhett House Charleston
#28 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Wonderful to see a historical site that has been preserved rather than restored - it gave a true picture of the layers of history a house experiences
Love the old neighborhoods, this home is amazing to view and history is interesting.
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The Pier at Garden City Beach Garden City Beach
#29 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
It provides a beautiful view of the Atlantic on the way out & a beautiful view of the Garden City skyline on the way back.
Saw lots of fishermen and has some great views of the beach and skyline.
MarshWalk Murrells Inlet
#30 of 184 Sights & Landmarks in Coastal South Carolina
Quite a few restaurants, great view of the inlet marshes, tons of birds and turtles and fish to see! Dead Dog Saloon was awesome for lunch!
Stroll along the marsh walk with your favorite beverage in hand and take in the sights (people and landscape) and listen to the variety of music being played at the various restaurants along the way.