15 Of The Best Day Trips From Charleston SC

Charleston, South Carolina, is a city that offers travelers everything they could need: an abundance of eateries, picturesque streets, rich history and culture.

Suggested day trips in this story are arranged in order of distance starting with the nearest to Charleston’s historic district through the farthest away.

Visitors can enjoy an informative tour guided by the park ranger, see the original fort foundations, walk among ruins, and see the weaponry used during the war.

Fort Sumter National Monument

Boone Hall is the only plantation in the South Carolina lowcountry that offers such a presentation on the Gullah culture.

Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens

The island once consisted of plantations, with some ruins still visible, like that of Sea Cloud and Bleak Hall.

Edisto Island

About 2 hours drive from Charleston, this beach is worth visiting as it offers you a beautiful, white sandy coastline with waters perfect for swimming, fishing, and surfing.

Myrtle Beach

Hilton Head Island boasts one of the top 10 family beaches in the U.S., where you can enjoy activities like beach volleyball, boat cruises, and deep-sea fishing.

Hilton Head Island

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