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Charleston For the Beginner or Expert

Charleston’s Best Tours, LLC in Charleston, SC would like to share a list of our personal favorite Charleston and greater-Low Country attractions that are either bona fide items or less clichéd attractions, depending on the visitor. Take a look at the selections for beginners and experts below.

“Charleston for the Beginner”

  • Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon
  • Waterfront Park
  • U.S. Custom House
  • Fort Sumter
  • Fort Moultrie
  • Patriots Point
  • Charleston Museum
  • House Museums (Manigault, Aiken-Rhett, Nathaniel Russell, Calhoun, Heyward-Washington, Edmunston-Alston)
  • Plantations (Boone Hall, Drayton Hall, Magnolia Gardens, Middleton)
  • Thomas Ryan Slave Mart Museum
  • Confederate Museum

“Charleston For The Expert”

  • Charlestowne Landing (located west of the Ashley River)
  • Magnolia Cemetery (located on north side of downtown)
  • Cypress Gardens (located in Moncks Corner)
  • Mepkin Abbey (located in Moncks Corner)
  • C.S.S. Hunley (located in North Charleston)
  • Fire Museum (located in North Charleston)
  • James Island County Park (located on James Island)
  • Morris Island Lighthouse (located on Folly Beach)
  • Water Taxi to Shem Creek (located in Mount Pleasant)
  • Caw Caw Interpretive Center (located in Ravenel)
  • Angel Oak (located on Johns Island)
  • Beachwalker County Park (located on Kiawah Island)
  • Edisto Beach (and canoeing the Edisto River)
  • Hampton Plantation State Historic Site (located in McClellanville)
  • Historic Downtown Georgetown (located in Georgetown)
  • Brookgreen Gardens (located on Pawleys Island)