Drayton Hall Plantation Cape Roman National Wildlife Refuge Boone Hall Plantation, Avenue of the Oaks William Aiken House Historic Charleston Patriots Point Golf Links Aquarium Terrace Historic Carriage Tour Lowcountry Boil Queen Mary Cruise Ship Rainbow Row, Downtown Charleston

AFTERNOON IN HISTORIC CHARLESTON


Tour Charleston’s beautiful old historic district with a drive through the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. Travel through some of her unique early suburbs, Mazyck-Wraggborough and Harleston Village. View the lovely homes along the Battery, 18th century Rainbow Row, magnificent public buildings and churches, and many other point of interest. Finally, before returning to your hotel spend some time shopping and browsing in the Old City Market before returning to the Convention Center.

Date: Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Time: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Price: $34.00 Per Person

 

FORT SUMTER TOUR

As you cruise through Charleston’s scenic harbor, you will view the beautiful homes along the Battery and watch the sea gulls and the dolphins play in the harbor. Upon arrival at Fort Sumter, where the Civil War began, rangers from the National Park Service will give you an informative introduction before you begin your tour of this famous bastion and its marvelous museum. Time is allowed to view the excellent Civil War Exhibit at Liberty Square. Includes round trip transfers to Liberty Square.

Date: Thursday, January 5, 2012
Time: 1:30 PM – 5:15 PM
Price: $45.00 Per Person

 

MAGNOLIA PLANTATION AND GARDENS

Carved from a Cypress Swamp by the Rev. JohnDrayton in the early 19th century Magnolia Gardens is considered one of the most beautiful romantic gardens in the world. As you stroll her lush garden pathways these unique gardens will enchant you. Magnolia has one of the oldest and largest camellia collections in the world. In January they will be in full bloom and marvelous to behold. After touring the gardens board the Nature Train which will take you into part of the Audubon Swamp Garden, home to scores of water loving creatures, and past the newly restored Slave cabins which interpret African American life on the plantation. You may even see an alligator and will have the opportunity to view the abundant bird population of the lowcountry. To complete your plantation experience tour Magnolia’s unique Plantation House.

Date: Friday, January 6, 2012
Time: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Price: $56.00 Per Person

 

THE GHOSTS OF CHARLESTON WALKING TOUR


This city by the sea has survived wars, hurricanes, fires and even an earthquake. Where sadness and natural disasters abound so do members of the spirit world. Throughout her rich history there have been stories of Charleston Ghosts; even still, many Charlestonians firmly believe that they do exist. Some are meek and mild while others like Lavinia Fisher who murdered countless people are terrifying. On this evening ghost walk your guide and expert storyteller will entertain you with our traditional tall tales and perhaps an even more recent sighting.

Date: Wed., January 4, 2012, Thur. 5, 2012, & Fri., January 6, 2012
Time: 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Price: $14.00 Per Person
Note: This tour will begin and end outside the US Customs House in downtown Charleston. There will be a SICB complimentary shuttle downtown each evening.
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