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How To See Charleston In 2 Days

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Charleston is a charming, architecturally picturesque city filled with a treasure trove of magnificent antebellum homes, beautifully preserved churches and public buildings and hidden gardens down cobblestone lanes.  Founded in 1670, it is one of America’s oldest cities.  Most of its beautifully restored homes and buildings are in the Historic District, on what is known as The Peninsula, an area of low-lying land between the Ashley and Cooper rivers. Spend the first day of your 2-day visit to Charleston in the Historic District. On the second day, sample distinctively delicious Lowcountry cuisine on a food tour in the morning and take a short car ride from the Historic District to Ashley River Road for an afternoon spent touring remarkable antebellum plantation homes and spectacular gardens.

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Ultimate Vacation Guide To Historic Charleston

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Historic Charleston is history preserved. For history buffs, it’s a treasure-trove of sites covering a long span of American history – Colonial, Antebellum and Civil War. The long list of well-preserved historic homes, churches and public buildings of this charming city are located in the Historic District of Downtown, a 4-5 square mile, the low-lying land between the Ashley and Cooper rivers.

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Charleston Ghost and Graveyard Tour Review

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Autumn leaves, apple cider, candy corn and Halloween are the makings of a festive fall season. Spice up your Halloween by taking part in the Charleston Ghost and Graveyard Walking Tour. You will have the opportunity to walk through this historic graveyard, one of the oldest in Charleston, and catch a glimpse of some history by reading the gravestones. Your experienced tour guide will tell you about the lives of those whose final resting place lies within the gates of the Holy City. You will not want to miss this unique after-dark experience. Don’t forget your camera – you might be able to catch the image of a ghost!

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Family Things to Do in Charleston

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window-sillCharleston is renowned for its cuisine, hospitality and fine antebellum architecture. Consider these top family friendly destinations when visiting this historic port city.

An Old South Charleston Carriage Tour is a wonderful way to experience the downtown area. Aboard a horse-drawn carriage, your family can view Rainbow Row, the Battery, mansions and other landmarks lining the cobblestone streets. Knowledgeable guides provide entertaining and informative stories about the sites along the way. Three hundred years of history will come alive during the one-hour tour.

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Charleston Ghost Tour Coupons

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Take advantage of an exclusive opportunity to journey inside the gates of one of the oldest graveyards in Charleston – after dark! You have likely heard of the city’s spooky ghost stories. Now you have the chance to personally experience those tales during an otherworldly tour that will take you where others fear to tread. Get the true history of this legendary cemetery’s past of intrigue and it’s stories of love and loss.

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