LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORIC LOWCOUNTRY

CHARLESTON MUSEUM

The Charleston Museum is America’s first museum. Learn the history and culture of this wonderful city during your vacation.

BOONE HALL PLANTATION

Boone Hall Plantation has been recognized as the #1 Plantation in Charleston. Tour, explore, and create memories at this beautiful plantation.

MIDDLETON PLACE

Middleton Place’s 110 acres include 65 acres of America’s oldest landscaped gardens, a museum, stable yards, a restaurant, and a farm.

DRAYTON HALL

Drayton Hall, the iconic 18th century estate in the Lowcountry, is vital to our understanding of early American history. Take a tour.

FORT SUMTER

Learn about where the American Civil War began and Fort Sumter’s role from park rangers and visitors. Only accessible by boat.

FORT MOULTRIE

A visitor to Fort Moultrie moves steadily backwards in time from the WWII Harbor Entrance Control Post to the site of the Palmetto log fort of 1776.

USS YORKTOWN

Patriots Point was established in the 1970s to develop a maritime museum with the WWII aircraft carrier, USS Yorktown, as its centerpiece.

CARRIAGE TOUR

Palmetto Carriage Works, the oldest carriage tour company in the city, offers a blend of knowledge, humor & history – all while exploring the best sites.

CHARLESTON CITY MARKET

The historic Charleston City Market features work from hundreds of artists, craftsmen, and small local businesses. Open April-December.