Day Trip to Charleston From Myrtle Beach
Enhance your experience in Myrtle Beach, SC with one of the amazing Day Trips to Charleston offered from the area. With one of these awesome adventures, guests can not only see the best of Myrtle Beach, but they can explore the historic parts of Charleston - its Southern neighbor - and learn about the awesome history there.
With a convenient pick-up at the guests' location, this bus tour truly creates an unforgettable way to experience the city. Climb aboard an immaculate and comfortable coach bus where guests will be able to ride along to Charleston. There, they'll be able to see some of the most amazing sights in the area including the Cooper River Bridge, the cobblestone streets of Charleston, a tour of the Historic District, and a stop at the Old City Market.
About Cooper River Bridge
Also known as the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, the Cooper River Bridge is America's longest cable-stayed bridge as well as the tallest structure in South Carolina.
About the Historic District of Charleston
Take a step back in history with gorgeous cobblestone pavements and century-old buildings. This Historic Landmark District is home to beautiful 18th and 19th-century buildings and mansions which are sure to spark the interest of any architecture-lover. Just a few of the famous buildings found in this area include St. Michael's Episcopal Church and the 1792 Charleston County Courthouse.
About Old City Market
Your tour also includes a stop at Old City Market, where you'll be able to get out and enjoy the shops and eateries. The City Market features a daily market offering everything from paintings to homemade jewelry and specialty shops. Guests can also find eateries featuring goods such as the 12-layer Ultimate Coconut Cake from Peninsula Grill. Guests will also be treated to a delicious lunch during their tour. This takes place at one of the locally-owned restaurants at Old City Market.
The tour also includes a visit to one of three amazing historic places. Guests will be able to go to Fort Sumter, Boone Hall Plantation, or Patriots Point once the group splits up after lunch.
About Fort Sumter
Located in South Carolina, this sea fort was used in two battles of the Civil war. These Battles of Fort Sumter truly shaped the history of the Civil War and its outcome. The fort was the location of the first shots sounded of the war. Guests can tour the fort during their day trip.
About Boone Hall Plantation
The Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens are absolutely beautiful. The Plantation was in operation since 1743 and truly gives insight into the history of the Civil War era. Since 1955, it has been open to public tours, allowing guests to see the elaborate home with original antiques. The plantation also features a gorgeous sprawling garden.
About Patriots Point
The last option on this tour is the Patriots Point. This naval and maritime museum gives guests information about water travel and its impact on South Carolina and Charleston. Guests will even be able to get a glimpse at the massive USS Yorktown.
About the Carriage Tour
When guests choose the carriage tour option, they will be able to do all of the amazing things included on the bus trip, but they will do so by horse-drawn carriage! Guests are sure to have a blast.
The bus brings visitors back to their Myrtle Beach hotels around 6 PM. With so many things to see and do in Charleston, there truly is no better addition to your vacatoin than one of these Charleston Day Trips. Book this day trip now and tons of other great sightseeing tours when you book your all inclusive getaway to Myrtle Beach today.
- What is included in the admission price?
Includes roundtrip transportation, a bus or carriage tour in Charleston, a boat tour, lunch, and admission to Boone Hall Plantation or Patriots Point Naval Museum.
- What methods of transportation does the Day Trip to Charleston From Myrtle Beach use (if any)? (Give specific vehicle description)
Bus tour or carriage tour.
- Is there any walking involved?
Yes. There is free time at the City Market and
- Approximately how long does the Day Trip to Charleston From Myrtle Beach last?
The day trip is approximately 10 hours total.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
Great for all ages.
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
- Will there be time allotted for dining on the Day Trip to Charleston From Myrtle Beach?
Yes. There is a box lunch available on the Harbor Tour.
- What sights will actually be visited while on the Day Trip to Charleston From Myrtle Beach?
Charleston's Historic District, Boone Hall Plantation or Patriots Point Museum, City Market, Charleston Harbor, Fort Sumter.
- Is photography / video recording allowed on the Day Trip to Charleston From Myrtle Beach?
- Are any meals included?
A boxed lunch is provided on the boat tour.
- Is tranportation to the departure location available for the Day Trip to Charleston From Myrtle Beach?
Hotel pickup is included for Myrtle Beach's beachfront hotels.