Colonial Charleston

3-Day Charleston Colonial Experience – USA

Prices from £268 pp

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Duration3 days / 2 nights (flexible)

LocationCharleston

Suitable for families

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Overview

Charleston is a historic city with a colonial feel, as it used to be owned by French merchants and is sometimes called the French Riviera of the south. With its cobbled streets and pastel houses and even horse-drawn carriages you may feel like you’ve stepped back in time. It played a major role in the American Civil War and this is where the first shot was fired. There is lots more history to learn about here with the The Old Slave Mart Museum.

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  • Accommodation – price based on 2 people sharing

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Charleston Arrival

Today you will either drive here from Savannah or maybe even Washing ton DC and will be making this a full East Coast road trip! Either way you will find a lively city on the water with lots or bars, restaurants and music to discover. You’ll sleep in a centrally located city hotel with a swimming pool and within walking distance from all the action. Take the time to visit Fort Sumter, which can be reached by ferry or a take a trip to The Old Slave Mart Museum, where you’ll learn more about South Carolina’s slavery past.

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Delving Deeper Into Charleston

Get up early this morning, as there is still a lot to see in the city that some call the French Riviera of the South. You can visit the Boone Hall Plantation, where the movie ‘The Notebook’ was filmed and is one of the largest, continuously working plantations in the area. You can participate in a guided tour of the house that includes eight slave houses on the grounds, bringing you closer to the area’s past, as you find small exhibitions consisting of photos, old objects and information boards.

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Leaving Charleston

You’ll need a big breakfast this morning as the travel distances are a bit longer today. Whether you are travelling South to scenic Savannah, East to Cherokee or North to Washington DC where you can drive part of the beautiful Appalachian Trail.

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