South Carolina, Charleston Guide (B): Charleston, SC | Things to Do in 24 Hours

Charleston, SC | Things to Do in 24 Hours
Charleston — the oldest city in the South Carolina famous for its Southern belle charm, historic architecture, cobblestone streets lined with palmetto trees and world-class culinary has all the power to entice its first-time visitor. In 2016, Charleston earns its reputation as the “World’s Best City” by Travel+Leisure magazine. It was on my wishlist for so long until next month I finally got a chance to visit there during Independence Day weekend.

Exploring the entire Charleston in 24 hours is a herculean task in itself but here is the list of some amazing things to do in a day that will make your entire experience memorable.

1) Start Your Morning Strolling at the Liberty Square

Liberty Square is a beautiful urban park in front of the Cooper River. Its one side is South Carolina Aquarium and another side is Fort Sumter National Monument. I didn’t go to the aquarium as I already went to Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta which is the largest aquarium in the western hemisphere. 

I went inside the Fort Sumter National Monument which is a getaway to Fort Sumter — a sea fort famous for American Civil War. You can buy ferry tickets from here that will take you to the fort. 

Usually, there are 1-3 tours per day, depending on the time of year. The tours include a 30-minute ferry ride to and from the fort and 60 minutes on the island. The total length of the tour is about 2.5 hours.

However, I didn’t go for a Fort Sumter tour due to lack of the ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Charleston, SC | Things to Do in 24 Hours
Guide Location: USA » Charleston
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Liberty Square   Fort Sumter National Monument   Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum   Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge   Charleston City Market   King’s Street   Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit   Basil Thai Restaurant   Rainbow Row  
Author: Ana Ojha
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