Charleston Area Attractions
4300 Ashley River Road Charleston, SC
(800) 782-3608 | www.middletonplace.org
Middleton Place is an 18th century rice plantation and National Historic Landmark comprising 65 acres of America’s Oldest Landscaped Gardens, the Middleton Place House Museum and the Plantation Stableyards. The Gardens reflect the elegant symmetry of 17th century European design. Sculpted terraces, parterres, and reflection pools inhabited by swans are highlights of their intricate design. Rare camellias bloom in the winter, while vibrant azaleas blanket the hillside above the Rice Mill Pond in the spring.
South Carolina Aquarium
100 Aquarium Wharf Charleston, SC
(843) 720-1990 | www.scaquarium.org
Fun, wonder and education come together in one amazing experience when you visit the South Carolina Aquarium and participate in our interactive exhibits and programs. You’ll marvel at loggerhead turtles, sharks, otters, moray eels, alligators and more.
360 Meeting Street Charleston, SC
(843) 722-2996 |www.charlestonmuseum.org
America’s first museum showcases a variety of cultural and natural history artifacts that tell the story of the Lowcountry. Visitors will be transported back through time, viewing artifacts from ancient fossils and an enormous whale skeleton, to elegant costumes and Charleston silver.
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
40 Patriots Point Rd. Mt. Pleasant, SC
(866) 831-1720 | www.patriotspoint.org
At Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, tour the USS Yorktown, USS Clamagore, Medal of Honor Museum, Cold War Submarine Memorial and the only Vietnam Support Base Camp in the U.S. Its history you can touch.
Charleston's Waterfront Park
34 Prioleau Street Charleston, SC 29401
Waterfront Park is comprised of eight-acres of beautiful coastal land along the Charleston Harbor entry. The park features spectacular fountains, green lawns, picnic tables, swings, and intimate garden “rooms.” The park is conveniently located to all the fine shops and restaurants of Historic Charleston.